PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • USO Thanks from Everywhere (12/3/2011)
    Show our troops how much you care. Send a message of support or read other Thank You messages throughout the USA.
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  • VAntage Point, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (12/3/2011)
    VA talks about things you might not have been aware of, and they break down and explain processes which might have bewildered you.
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  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Honor Auxiliary Member With Flag Dedication (12/1/2011)
    American flag from Billy Ledford’s memorial service to be flown during December.
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital plans to honor former Auxiliary member and Jasper, Ga. resident, Billy Ledford, by flying his memorial flag in front of the hospital December 1 to 31. A United States Navy veteran and active Auxiliary member, Ledford passed away July 9, 2011 at the age of 76. The flag ... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Program Underway & Needs Your Help (11/30/2011)
    $53,000 worth of Christmas gifts to the children of Pickens County last year
    Last year the Fill-A-Stocking project served 1061 needy children from 469 Pickens County families. Applications for Christmas gifts are already pouring in, and with the increasing number of requests for financial assistance received by the Jasper Lions Club, it is likely that help will be requested... more
  • Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Program Underway & Needs Your Help
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia needs your help! (11/30/2011)
    Volunteers needed with good writing ability to help with grants program.
    If you have a passion for helping kids, but don’t have much time available, this may be for you! Our clubs need local volunteers who are organized and have good writing ability to help with our grant program. You can work from home on your own computer, and on your own schedule. We will teach you wh... more
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia needs your help!
  • Help Keep Pickens Warm! Coats of Many Colors ~ Coat Drive 2011 (11/29/2011)
    Donate your coats by December 12
    Coats will be given to children and adults of all ages who are in need. Contact Jacque at 678-910-6597 or email jacquelynbolton@yahoo.com for pick up.... more
  • Help Keep Pickens Warm! Coats of Many Colors ~ Coat Drive 2011
  • Vote for Your Pickens County Mardi Gras 2012 King and Queen Dave Garner and Dawn Popadics (11/29/2011)
    Monetary donations equal votes-$10.00 is 10 votes
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  • Vote for Your Pickens County Mardi Gras 2012 King and Queen Dave Garner and Dawn Popadics
  • 32 Chattahoochee Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award (11/28/2011)

    Instructors at Chattahoochee Technical College have nominated 32 of their students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition, according to Lucylle Shelton, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program. Now in its 40th year, GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical Coll... more
  • 32 Chattahoochee Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award
  • APPLAUSE FOR ANGELS AND HORSES (11/28/2011)

    HEARTFELT THANKS to so many who made this year at Angels on Horseback ALL THAT IT WAS!!!
  • To all the VOLUNTEERS who work regularly at all the varied jobs required by the program.
  • To all the BUSINESSES in Pickens County who take care of us.
  • To the Reid's, Atkinson's, Beaver's an...
  • APPLAUSE FOR ANGELS AND HORSES
  • BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING... ART WALKING THAT IS !!!!! (11/28/2011)
    Sharptop Member's Show Reception December 2nd from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
    What’s going on you ask?????? Sharptop Arts Association would like you to join us Friday, December 2, 2011 5:00-7:30 for our opening Member’s show reception. This show will continue through December 23rd. Our Annual Member’s Show will be a great event to start off this Holiday season. Artfu... more
  • BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING... ART WALKING THAT IS !!!!!
  • Appalachian Chapter of IAAP members and guests learned to be “Fit While You Sit” (11/25/2011)

    Appalachian Chapter of IAAP members and guests learned to be “Fit While You Sit” at their November 22 meeting. The work place wellness educational program was presented by Dr. Jon A. Wise of Wise Chiropractic. Dr. Wise discussed what health is, work station posture, why motion is important, an... more
  • Appalachian Chapter of IAAP members and guests learned to be “Fit While You Sit”
  • Chattahoochee Tech to hold first graduation since semester on December 15th (11/23/2011)

    This December around 1,000 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Approximately 300 are expected to walk in the ceremony. Scheduled for Dec. 15, the ceremony will honor those completing their programs of study during... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Herring wins statewide award for her efforts (11/23/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College Recruiter Brookeanna Herring was honored at the recent Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual meeting with the organization’s Outstanding New Professionals Award. Herring is the first such recipient from CTC. The statewide awar... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Herring wins statewide award for her efforts
  • Lakota Cove and Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen (11/23/2011)
    Please Bring Your Items to Lakota Cove By Sunday, November 27, 2011 to Ensure Delivery for the Holidays
    Lakota Cove is now excepting Holiday Gift Basket donations for our soldiers overseas. Please help our troops while they are fighting for our freedom. Below are items that we will be excepting for donations NON-CONSUMABLE Items Needed (Travel Size Only & Must Be In Original Carton...No Aeroso... more
  • Lakota Cove and Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Annual Love Lights Fundraiser (11/23/2011)
    November 30 at 5:30 p.m.
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Love Light Tree Ceremony in the hospital main lobby on November 30 at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will feature a beautiful living tree that was planted in a permanent location in front of the hospital last year. ... more
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