PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Four Legged Love from Flash (2/6/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. FLASH - Hi, I am Flash, a female, bob tail, black and white cat. I am 10 months old and litter box trained. I get along well with people and other cats. My bob tail and great personality make me very special. Please co... more
  • Four Legged Love from Flash
  • Free Guide to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Now Available (2/6/2012)

    Chilly February is when many of us start daydreaming about warmer weather and weekend escapes. The newly published “2012 Guide to Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites” is the perfect resource for planning a quick getaway, spring break and summer vacation. The free, 64-page booklet is filled with ti... more
  • Free Guide to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Now Available
  • Open Mic Night and Matters of the Heart Exhibit at Sharptop Arts Center This Month (2/6/2012)
    Birdhouse Competition Entry Forms Available
    Yes… February 11, Sharptop Arts will host the second Open Mic Night 7-9 p.m. If you missed the first one (by the way, a lot of fun) you have another chance. Don’t miss it. Before you know it April is here. Birdhouse entry forms are due by April 19 to the Sharptop Arts Center. Sharptop Arts will... more
  • Open Mic Night and Matters of the Heart Exhibit at Sharptop Arts Center This Month
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur Lost Weight with the Carriage House Diet Challenge (2/4/2012)
    Ernie lost 6 lbs.
    Lt. Ernie McArthur, with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office, decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Ernie ate breakfast and lunch there daily for the last four weeks. His food choices were monitored by the Carriage House. He was able to lose 6 lbs, ev... more
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur Lost Weight with the Carriage House Diet Challenge
  • Matters of the Heart Opening (2/3/2012)

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  • Matters of the Heart Opening
  • Mother’s Day the Native Way (2/3/2012)
    Mother's Day Pow-Wow Indian Festival - May 13, 2012
    Mother’s Day celebrations have been around since mothers first appeared as even the Bible recognizes Eve in bestowing her with the title “Mother of All the Living”. Hindu scripture credits the Great Mother, Kali Ma, with the invention of writing through alphabets, pictographs and beautiful sacred i... more
  • Mother’s Day the Native Way
  • Physician Assistants to “Prescribe” Healthy Hikes In Georgia’s State Parks (2/3/2012)

    Everyone knows that exercise is one key to being healthy, but not everyone enjoys going to the gym. Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physicians Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more fun... more
  • Physician Assistants to “Prescribe” Healthy Hikes In Georgia’s State Parks
  • SPECIAL NIGHT FOR AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY'S JUDICIAL 101 TOUR (2/3/2012)

    On Tuesday, February 21st, Americans for Prosperity are hosting a very special program for the monthly Pickens County Tea Party meeting, which is a part of their nation wide tour entitled JUDICIAL 101. This tour has been running since last summer to all the states to bring a new perspective about o... more
  • Vangoghs & BMT VD Shopping (2/3/2012)

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  • Vangoghs & BMT VD Shopping
  • Dr. Ron Newcomb Named President of Chattahoochee Technical College (2/2/2012)

    Dr. Ron Newcomb was officially announced today as the new president of Chattahoochee Technical College. The announcement of this appointment was made by Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson after his choice was approved by the state board. “I look forward to continuing my... more
  • Dr. Ron Newcomb Named President of Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Freshman point guard Sean Tate named GCAA Player of the Week (2/2/2012)

    The Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association has named freshman Sean Tate the Player of the Week for Week 4 of the men’s basketball conference season. Tate, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Sequoyah High School in Canton, Ga., averaged 17 points, eight assists and 3.5 steals in two games last week while s... more
  • Gilmer, Fannin & Pickens Residents Gather to Kick Off 2012 March for Babies (2/2/2012)
    Feburary 9th at 12 p.m. at Charlie's Restaurant in East Ellijay
    WHO: Energized Gilmer, Fannin & Pickens residents dedicated to giving babies a healthy start in life, including local business leaders, business teams and families of premature babies. WHAT: 2012 March for Babies Kickoff Area residents gather to mark the start of the 2012 March for Babies seas... more
  • Gilmer, Fannin & Pickens Residents Gather to Kick Off 2012 March for Babies
  • Golden Eagles lose barnburners at home to GCAA foe Albany Tech (2/2/2012)

    The Chattahoochee Tech basketball squads dropped heartbreakers to Albany Tech on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at the Smyrna Community Center. The women’s team kept it close in the second half, drawing to within three points late in the game, but fell 55-49 to the Lady Titans, and the men lost 57-56 on a buzzer-... more
  • New Group Formed 'Pickens County Citizens for Effective Leadership' (2/2/2012)
    Purpose is to recruit and elect effective political leadership
    The Purpose of the Pickens County Citizens for Effective Leadership (PCCEL) is to recruit and elect effective political leadership for local and state offices. As stated the PCCEL has two primary initiatives:
  • Recruit quality citizens to run for elected office that have demonstrated tradit... more
  • Pickens Sheriff's Office February Newsletter (2/2/2012)

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  • Pickens Sheriff's Office February Newsletter

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