PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech Continues Season Sunday At Home Against Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech (9/13/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Golden Eagles club football team will play its second game of the 2011 season against the Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech (S.C.) club team on Sunday at CTC's home field of Osborne High School. The game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. and will be the Golden Eagles' first contest against a f... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Continues Season Sunday At Home Against Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech
  • Statement from Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki (9/13/2011)

    "Yesterday, the President sent the American Jobs Act <http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/legislative/reports/a merican-jobs-act.pdf> to Congress for considerat... more
  • Upcoming Classes at Sharptop Arts Association (9/12/2011)

    Wow! I canít believe fall is here. It is the one of the busiest times of the year for the First Mountain City. With the leaves changing, life in this place we call home seems to burst with color. Because of this, I thought it might be appropriate to help you fill out your calendar, just so you donít... more
  • Upcoming Classes at Sharptop Arts Association
  • Admins received an Introduction to OSHA (9/9/2011)

    At the August 23 chapter meeting for the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionalsģ, the members were informed about OSHA from guest speaker Mr. Jerry F. Daniels. Mr. Daniels is the president and owner of North Georgia Safety Training Institute, LLC. He share... more
  • Admins received an Introduction to OSHA
  • Do We Remember Patriots, Citizenship Day, and American Law? (9/9/2011)

    Your Pickens County Tea Party wants to be sure that everyone does not forget. These are tough times for all of us and to make America strong again, we must all pull together just as Americans have pulled together in the past during trying times. 9/11, 2001 took us totally by surprise but as we ... more
  • Tate Day 2011: Grandeur of Marble (9/9/2011)
    Saturday, November 5
    The annual Tate Day event has a few changes from last year. It will be going back to just a one day event to be held on Saturday, November 5. Another change will be the annual Hall of Fame banquet, which has traditionally been held in conjunction with Tate Day, will be on its own this year on Octo... more
  • Tate Day 2011: Grandeur of Marble
  • VA Announces Expansion of Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (9/8/2011)

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it will expand its pilot for the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER), which enables sharing of Veterans' health records. "The expansion of the VLER pilot program will allow more Veterans and facilities to participate in this exciting ... more
  • VA Streamlines Online Applications for Health Benefits Renewal (9/8/2011)
    Automated 10-10EZR Form Simplifies Updates
    - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has automated its online Health Benefits Renewal (10-10EZR) form as part of its ongoing effort to streamline access to benefits. "This action dramatically reduces the time it will take for enrolled Veterans to submit updates to their demographic informat... more
  • Minor damage, trees down and power outages from Labor Day severe weather (9/6/2011)
    Pickens County EOC activated
    Pickens County EOC (Emergency Operations Center) was activated Monday from 3:00pm to 10:30pm with two pre-storm shelters opened and occupied. A cloud rotation was reported by First Responders around 4:10 p.m. and followed by damage reports. There were no reported injuries and some structure damag... more
  • VA's Telephone Service Helps Family Members (9/6/2011)
    Encourage Veterans to Seek Medical Care
    - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a telephone service, Coaching into Care, to provide assistance to family members and friends trying to encourage their Veteran to seek health care for possible readjustment and mental health issues. "Those closest to Veterans are often the fi... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech smashes Point University, 38-6, in season opener (9/5/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech club football team dominated NAIA Point University, 38-6, on a rainy Labor Day evening at home field Osborne High School. The Golden Eagles blocked two punts on the night, covering one for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, and recovered two of their own fumbles in the end zon... more
  • The Truth About Cell Phones and the National Do-Not-Call List (9/4/2011)

    You may have received an email telling you cell phones will start to get unwanted telemarketing calls unless you add your wireless number to a special Do-Not-Call Registry. However, placing telemarketing calls to wireless phones is, and always has been, illegal. It is unlawful for anyone to ... more
  • T-SPLOST Ö Gesundheit (9/3/2011)

    Today I want to explore something that could affect us all by hitting our wallets. The most significant tax increase in the history of the state looms ahead of us. T-SPLOST stands for Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. We are slated to vote on this one percent tax next year. W... more
  • Chamber Announces 2012 Board Recommendations (9/2/2011)
    Deadline for letters of interest and/or nominees is noon, Friday, September 23rd.
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting letters of personal interest and/or potential candidate recommendations for the 2012 Chamber's Board of Directors. This year we have (4) four openings for three-year terms on the Board of Directors and one (1) two-year term to fill. ... more
  • Chamber Announces 2012 Board Recommendations
  • Chattahoochee Tech Kicks Off Season Monday At Home Against NAIA Point University (9/2/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Golden Eagles club football team will begin its second season of play this Monday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. against NAIA Point University at its home field of Osborne High School in Marietta. The contest, which was finalized on Thursday, replaces the recently canceled Labor Day game ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Kicks Off Season Monday At Home Against NAIA Point University
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