PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Take a Community Survey About Your Views About Life in Pickens County (8/8/2011)
    Survey ends September 30, 2011
    Dear Pickens County Citizen, Below is a link to a Community Survey designed to obtain your views about life in Pickens County, and how we can improve our Community. We would be most appreciative if you would answer the questions on the survey at the link below. This is an anonymous and conf... more
  • It's Time! 2011 Most Beautiful Pet Contest (8/6/2011)

    Listen up, all you owners of beautiful dogs, cats & other pets in Pickens County! Registration is under way for Pickens Animal Rescue's annual Most Beautiful Pet contest. Here's your chance to show off that glorious fur-friend you brag about to your friends, family and co-workers. The one you kee... more
  • It's Time!  2011 Most Beautiful Pet Contest
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Rebuilds (8/6/2011)
    Your Help Is Still Needed
    The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region needs more than 23,000 blood donors just in August to continue rebuilding an already fragile blood supply. The Red Cross appreciates the hundreds of donors in this community who responded to the appeal for blood issued in July. However, the ne... more
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Rebuilds
  • The Tea Party's featured speaker of August 23rd asks, "Are you ready to bet your life on Obamacare?" (8/5/2011)

    Well, now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Law (ObamaCare) has become law, you had better be. Even thought 75% of Americans loudly protested the passing of the law, 2 different Federal Judges have declared all or part of the law unconstitutional and about 20 more states have taken t... more
  • The Tea Party's featured speaker of August 23rd asks,
  • Pickens County Senior Center Collecting Toothbrushes for our Military (8/4/2011)
    2100 needed and collection ends August 29, 2011
    The Pickens County Senior Center will be collecting Toothbrushes for our Military. A simple, yet touching way to let our Finest know that we are thinking of them and care about their comfort! Please drop off INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED toothbrushes to the Pickens Senior Center anytime M-F from 8am to ... more
  • Pickens County Senior Center Collecting Toothbrushes for our Military
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial (8/4/2011)
    Replacing Heart Valves Without Surgery
    Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians are currently accepting patients for the Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Clinical Trial. Piedmont Hospital is one of 40 hospitals across the United States to participate in the trial to evaluate a revolutionary non-surgical, less-invasive procedure as a treatment altern... more
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Host Soft Skills Town Hall Meetings (8/3/2011)

    What: Chattahoochee Technical College has been selected to host a town hall meeting for the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development (GOWD). HB 186, which was signed into law, establishes certification in soft skills such as punctuality, ability to learn, appropriate business attire and abil... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Host Soft Skills Town Hall Meetings
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2011 Report (8/3/2011)

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  • Bear Sightings Spike in the City of Jasper prompts Mitch Yeargin with DNR to speak at City Council Meeting (8/2/2011)

    Mitch Yeargin with DNR attended the Jasper City Council Meeting to educate on the increase in bear sightings within the city limits. While on call last weekend, he answered 28 calls about bears with eighty percent from Pickens County. Mr. Yeargin explained why there is an increase in sightings, p... more
  • Bear Sightings Spike in the City of Jasper prompts Mitch Yeargin with DNR to speak at City Council Meeting
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Remains At Seriously Low Levels (8/2/2011)
    Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments
    American Red Cross blood supplies remain at seriously low levels even after hundreds of area residents responded to the national appeal for blood donors. Blood products are going out to area hospitals just as quickly as donations are coming in, the Red Cross said today. In addition, the massive ... more
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Remains At Seriously Low Levels
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s graduation rate increases dramatically (8/1/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College saw a strong increase in the number of graduates and degrees conferred in the 2010-2011 school year. Jumping nearly 37 percent over the year before, Georgia’s largest technical college saw almost 500 more graduates. “The increase confirms that students are finding... more
  • DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT THE WORD ‘SHUTTERBUG’ MEANS? (8/1/2011)

    Shutterbug definition: An avid hobbyist in the field of vernacular photography (amateur photography). So with that thought in mind, the avid hobbyist tackles his project, fine tunes and perfects his craft, becomes a professional. This pertains to the members of the Bent Tree Shutterbugs. Many ... more
  • DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT THE WORD ‘SHUTTERBUG’ MEANS?
  • Tater Patch Players 2012 Regular Season Productions (7/31/2011)

    2012 Season Ticket Package Dixie Swim Club February 9-12 and 16-19 Five women, who have been long-time friends since their college swim team, meet each year in August for a long weekend at a cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Their reunions span over 33 years and the play cov... more
  • Tater Patch Players 2012 Regular Season Productions
  • A NEW DAY- THE OLD WAY SAYS THE PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY (7/28/2011)

    The push is on to help our Pickens County Animal Shelter improve the look of the grounds. Thanks to Pickens County Pawn & Gun of Tate, touch up mowing around the building will be super easy with the self propelled Honda mower they donated. You will also be seeing signs for Adoption Days and Volunt... more
  • A NEW DAY- THE OLD WAY SAYS THE PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY
  • Payment deadline extended for Chattahoochee Technical College (7/27/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College students have a little bit longer to pay tuition and fees for Fall Semester. The first deadline, originally set for July 29 at noon, has been postponed to August 12 at noon. This will give students an additional two weeks to pay out of pocket expenses for the upcoming... more
  • Payment deadline extended for Chattahoochee Technical College
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