PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • When School's In, Don't Be Out - New Truancy Ordinance Makes It Unlawful (7/27/2011)
    Unlawful for any minor under the age of 16 years to loiter, wander, stroll, or play in or upon any public place unsupervised between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on any school day
    § 42-3.1 Purposes The Commissioner of Pickens County has determined that an increase in juvenile violence and crime by persons under the age of 16 in Pickens County can be avoided. It is known that persons under the age of 16 are particularly susceptible by their lack of maturity and experience t... more
  • When School's In, Don't Be Out - New Truancy Ordinance Makes It Unlawful
  • Chattahoochee Tech partners with Crane Industry Services for Training (7/26/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently announced a partnership with nationally recognized Crane Industry Services that will provide comprehensive training to crane operators, riggers and signal persons. The 40-hour operator training and 16-hour signal and rigger program will be available through t... more
  • ABSOLUTE SUCCESS FOR PICKENS COUNTY 4-H (7/25/2011)
    Crystal Buckingham, Justin Fellenbaum, and Amanda Rogers placed at State Congress
    Pickens County 4-H had the honor of attending 4-H State Congress July 19-22. 4-Hers compete throughout the year on a district level in various project areas. Once they achieve 1st place at district this reserves them a chance to compete against other 4-Hers throughout the state at 4-H State Congre... more
  • ABSOLUTE SUCCESS FOR PICKENS COUNTY 4-H
  • Big Tomatoes at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/25/2011)

    Tomatoes ruled at the Jasper Farmers Market last Saturday. It was the predominate vegetable and every other vendor had some. And it was the only vegetable to win the Biggest/Longest Contests. No summer squash showed up. The two big tomatoes brought in for judging were neck and neck throughout th... more
  • Big Tomatoes at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • PSO Alert - Church Break In (7/24/2011)
    Help Needed to Identify Vehicle Caught on Camera at Time of the Burglary
    Today, the Sheriff's office received the second report of a Church Break in this week. During both break-ins, a safe has been taken. The first break in occurred off of Hwy 108 at Pleasant Valley Church. Today, a report was made at Yellow Creek Church. In an effort to predict the efforts of these ind... more
  • PSO Alert - Church Break In
  • Bus Route Information for Pickens County Schools (7/20/2011)
    List of Street Names and Bus Stop Locations
    Pickens County Schools are back in session on August 3rd with new times and bus route changes. Start and end times are as follows: Elementary Schools Start at 7:45 AM and End at 2:30 PM, Middle Schools Start at 8:10 AM and End at 3:25 PM, and High School Start at 8:10 AM and End at 3:10 PM ... more
  • Bus Route Information for Pickens County Schools
  • Men’s basketball’s Collier signs with NCAA Lemoyne-Owen College (7/20/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball player Brian Collier has signed with four-year Lemoyne-Owen College in Memphis, Tenn. He will have two years of eligibility remaining for the Magicians, who play in the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. “I think it’s great that Bri... more
  • GA AMONG 8 STATES SELECTED TO APPLY FOR TIFIA LOAN (7/19/2011)
    For the Interstate Highways 75&575 Northwest Corridor managed lanes project in Cobb and Cherokee counties
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  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Drops to Critically Low Levels (7/19/2011)
    Red Cross extends blood drive hours and asks eligible blood donors to make and keep appointments
    The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region is facing a critical blood shortage and today issued an appeal for blood donors. Many donors are busy or traveling, school is out of session and donations in May and June dropped to the lowest levels the Red Cross has seen during this timefra... more
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Drops to Critically Low Levels
  • Chattahoochee Tech students, faculty and staff countdown to Q2S (7/18/2011)

    Thousands of Chattahoochee Technical College students are doing something they have never done before now. They are registering for classes under the semester system – a first for the technical college students in Georgia. Chattahoochee Technical College, along with 25 other technical colleges i... more
  • Don’t miss the Southern Appalachian Artists Guild Gallery Show.. (7/18/2011)

    If you haven’t made it to the current Sharptop Art Gallery show... it is time that you do. Your time is running out to enjoy this diverse show. "Appalachian Splendor" will continue through July 31,2011. WHO IS THE SAAG GROUP? SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN ARTIST GUILD is an umbrella organization of The Ar... more
  • Don’t miss the Southern Appalachian Artists Guild Gallery Show..
  • Financial Aid Fields Questions as Summer Session Gets Under Way (7/18/2011)

    ) Like most college students, the ones at Chattahoochee Technical College must consider more than the classes they want to take and the schedule available when deciding to go to school. One of the biggest questions for a student or prospective student is that of financial aid. “Students typically... more
  • Now is the time for all Artists to get to work... (7/18/2011)
    Sharptop Arts Association hosting ‘Fall Colors’ Art Competition... Come one.. Come all!!!!
    It has been some time since the last art competition at the Sharptop Arts Center, but another one is planned for this coming November, and it is time for all the artists in this area to get to work. The theme for the new competition is “Fall Colors.” All mediums are accepted, and artists from the ag... more
  • From the Farmer's Market to Your Table (7/17/2011)
    Two Master Gardeners shared some new ideas for what to do with all of the good foods you can buy there
    Most of the folks in the Master Gardeners group are good cooks. Last Saturday at the Jasper Farmer's Market, two of them shared some new ideas for what to do with all of the good foods you can buy there. In Debbie Dickson’s and Anita Rosen’s presentation, “From the Farmer's Market to Your Table” ... more
  • From the Farmer's Market to Your Table
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