PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant Cliff Sticher named Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year (8/26/2011)

    The District Attorney's Association of Georgia has chosen Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant District Attorney Cliff Sticher as Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year for 2011. Mr. Sticher was nominated for the award by Appalachian Circuit District Attorney Joe Hendricks. Cliff and ... more
  • Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant  Cliff Sticher named Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year
  • Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch Adoption Day (8/26/2011)
    Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch opened in 2003 to house the overflow of stray animals and now is their adoption center. Every Saturday is Adoption Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and pets are shown at other times by appointment only. Pets are current on vaccinations, Heart Worm prevention, worming and have b...
  • Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch Adoption Day
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Introduces New Urology Practice (8/26/2011)
    Piedmont Physicians Urology to be located on Piedmont Mountainside Hospital campus.
    Piedmont Physicians Group welcomes urologist Edward Rojas, M.D. and Piedmont Physicians Urology to the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital campus. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Rojas comes most recently from Gordon Hospital, in Calhoun, Ga. “Dr. Rojas brings a great deal of experience to the ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Introduces New Urology Practice
  • No. 7-ranked CTC club football team holds first-ever media day (8/25/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech football team, ranked No. 7 in the National Club Football Association's preseason coaches poll, held its first-ever media day on Wednesday at its Marietta campus. Local newspaper, online and television news outlets got their first look at the 2011 Golden Eagles. School preside... more
  • No. 7-ranked CTC club football team holds first-ever media day
  • September To Be Exciting, Busy Month declares the Tea Party (8/25/2011)
    Joe W. Hendricks, Jr., District Attorney - Appalachian Judicial Circuit will speak at the September 27th Tea Party Meeting
    September is supposed to be the month when the heat stops and fall comes creeping in to calm everything down. But this September will be an exciting month of special activities that will begin a tradition for Pickens County. September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the "day of infamy" a... more
  • September To Be Exciting, Busy Month declares the Tea Party
  • Tater Patch Players directors breaking new ground (8/25/2011)

    Christina Hill was the assistant director for 2010's Proof, but otherwise is familiar to Tater Patch friends as an actress, having started with the troupe in The Producers. Kenneth Farmer started acting way back in The Wizard of Oz in 2004 and was seen in several subsequent productions. Then he tu... more
  • Tater Patch Players directors breaking new ground
  • Time is running out to see the PHS SnapDragons ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ photography exhibit at the Pickens County Admin Building (8/24/2011)

    The Pickens County High School SnapDragons Photography Club exhibit ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ will be leaving the Pickens County Administrative building at the end of August. The exhibit was made possible with a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts. The SnapDragons chose 20 nominated her... more
  • Time is running out to see the PHS SnapDragons ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ photography exhibit at the Pickens County Admin Building
  • Sen. Gooch Votes to Cut Gas Tax (8/23/2011)

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  • Sen. Gooch Votes to Cut Gas Tax
  • Bring your pets to the Jasper Farmers' Market (8/22/2011)

    A new vendor was at the farmers market last Saturday offering an unusual and convenient service to our customers - vaccinations for your pet! Dr. Craig Chester and his wife Charmet Chester from Animal Medical Center were providing discount prices on rabies and other vaccination. They said that t... more
  • Bring your pets to the Jasper Farmers' Market
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to Its First Semester (8/22/2011)
    713 enrolled at the Appalachian Campus
    Chattahoochee Technical College began its first semester Monday with 11,873 students on the rolls. Students returning to campus are faced with the changes of the academic schedule, including classes starting a month earlier and now earning an average of three credit hours rather than five per class.... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to Its First Semester
  • Greetings Pet Lovers! The 2011 FUR BALL is just around the corner. (8/22/2011)
    Saturday, November 5th beginning at 6:30pm - Chattahoochee Technical College
    Make your donation today for just $65.00 and receive a ticket to attend this Semi-Formal Gala in honor of our pets. This is $10 off the regular ticket price as an "early incentive", only available through September. 100% of your ticket donation directly goes to help our rescues! Our theme this ... more
  • Greetings Pet Lovers!  The 2011 FUR BALL is just around the corner.
  • More to see at the Sharptop Arts Gallery (8/22/2011)

    The Sharptop Arts Gallery is always changing. It can feel that you are looking through a kaleidoscope. It seems that with every turn, you see and experience something different. In addition to the Gallery Art shows, the building houses art provided by a host of artists. This week, I would like to in... more
  • More to see at the Sharptop Arts Gallery
  • Has Your Child Eaten 7-13 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Today? (8/19/2011)
    Pickens Juice Plus+® is conducting a Children's Health Study and Needs Your Help
    Juice Plus+®, the next best thing to fruits and vegetables, is now represented in Pickens County and seeks your help in conducting a Children’s Health Study. Juice Plus+® provides whole food nutrition from 17 different fruits, vegetables, and grains in convenient and inexpensive capsule and soft che... more
  • Has Your Child Eaten 7-13 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Today?
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Offers Help With Smoking Cessation - Class starts August 23 (8/18/2011)
    Smoking in Pickens County higher than state average.
    Smoking rates among citizens of Pickens County are above the state average according to a recent project by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. An estimated 29 percent of Pickens County residents smoke. To combat the smoking epidemic, Piedm... more
  • The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed three new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails (8/18/2011)

    The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed the new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails today. All the trails are blazed with metal blazes and there are new trail signage at the major trail junctions. There are three new trails: the Crest Trail which is 0.3 miles and rated Easy; the Preserve Trail at 1.0 mile ... more
  • The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed three new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails
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