PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Nelson City Council January 2012(Video) (1/5/2012)

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  • Happy New Year-but don't expect business as usual says Pickens County Tea Party (1/2/2012)

    With all the emphasis on the Republican candidates and the upcoming primaries, attention is off the present administration and all the games being played to achieve the "total transformation of America". Once again a deadline to continue or stop payroll tax exemptions garnered a paltry 2 month exte... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January (1/2/2012)

    Happy New Year 2012... Wow! It’s here! Time just seems to be flying by, but I want to take a little time to let you know about upcoming events at Sharptop Arts. We start off the year with OPEN MIC NIGHT. This will be held Friday, January 13, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Sharptop Arts Center. Eric... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP (12/30/2011)

    At the last two meetings of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®), members have heard from guest speakers. Although not a requirement to be a member of IAAP, several members are certified as a Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP) and ha... more
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP
  • How to Survive the Jungle! (12/29/2011)
    Free program for local administrative professionals
    The Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP) is hosting a free educational program for local area administrative professionals. The program titled How to Survive the Jungle! will be presented by Past Georgia Division IAAP President Donna Mitchell, CAP... more
  • Rotary Youth Park Project Phase I Completed (12/26/2011)
    Ground Breaking Ceremony held on Wednesday, December 21
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  • Rotary Youth Park Project Phase I Completed
  • Pickens County 4-H Places Well At Livestock Show (12/22/2011)

    The Gordon County Young Farmer Association held its annual Christmas Classic Livestock Show December 17-18 in Calhoun. Pickens County 4-H had 14 members to participate in this show. Showing lambs was Davon Painter and Mason Sims. 4-H’ers showing goats were Davon, Courtney, and Travis Painter. Ho... more
  • Pickens County 4-H Places Well At Livestock Show
  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, December 13th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Special thanks to the sponsor, United Community Bank. This month’s program was “Celebr... more
  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Community Bank of Pickens County was awarded the Large Business of the Month. Mr. John Trammell was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC, the sponsor of the Business o... more
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County (12/18/2011)
    EAGLE is a statewide program recognizing excellence in students enrolled in adult education.
    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Appalachian Campus proudly proclaims Tonya Merrell as the EAGLE nominee for Pickens County. EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult ... more
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County
  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video) (12/17/2011)
    Organizations serving the community discussed what they aspire for in 2012
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  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video)
  • A LITTLE HISTORY FROM THE PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY (12/15/2011)

    As the political he said she said politics as usual continues in 2011 and gearing up to 2012, here is a little history we thought we might share to show that the fight goes on and opinions have yet to change. Sadly, as long as "career" politicians run things, they may never change. A reporter w... more
  • Northeast Georgia Chapter of The American Red Cross “Shine and Inspire” Open House (12/15/2011)

    During this joyous holiday season, the Northeast Georgia Chapter of The American Red Cross is hosting a “Shine and Inspire” Open House to its volunteers, donors, and the community. Open house is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.21 at the Red Cross office in the Lanier Park building, 675 W... more
  • Pickens County recognized for efforts in Adult Education by TCSG (12/15/2011)

    The board members of the Pickens Certified Literate Community Program were recently honored for their work with adult education in the community. A plaque was awarded by the Technical College System of Georgia to Pickens CLCP for the largest percentage of growth in GED graduates from 2009 to 2010. ... more
  • Pickens County recognized for efforts in Adult Education by TCSG
  • Make a difference with KnowPickens.com and bring Christmas to seven boys from three different families (12/10/2011)

    KnowPickens.com was given Christmas wish lists for three boys through Pickens DFCS. Not only does DFCS help neglected and abused children, but they assist low income, out-of-work parents get back on their feet through various training and programs. One child is 16 and too old to benefit from Fill... more
  • Make a difference with KnowPickens.com and bring Christmas to seven boys from three different families
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