PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party (1/10/2012)
    Saturday, January 28th from 1 to 4 p.m. at Amicalola EMC
    Relay For Life of Pickens County wants you to join them for the 2012 Kick Off Party. This year's theme is "Purple Passion Around the World". Lunch will begin at 1 p.m. and the fun activities will follow at 2 p.m. at the Amicalola EMC Dean Center. Awards will be given for those showing the mos... more
  • Relay For Life of Pickens County 2012 Kick Off Party
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy (1/10/2012)
    The Dixie Swim Club opens February 10th
    Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each ... more
  • The Tater Patch Players First Show of 2012 is a Warm and Very Funny Comedy
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC (1/9/2012)
    667 Students enrolled at the Appalachian Campus in Jasper
    Chattahoochee Technical College opened its second semester with an influx of new and returning students. As of the first day of classes, 12,115 students were on the rolls for the college’s more than 70 diploma, certificate and degree programs. The numbers are in line with Fall 2011 numbers, whi... more
  • Thousands starting the New Year by going back to school at CTC
  • Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge (1/6/2012)

    Lt. Ernie McArthur with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office decided to take the Carriage House Diet Challenge after gaining weight over the last year. Albert Hamrick, owner of the Palace Barber & Style Shop, lost 60 lbs. over the last year by changing his eating habits and eating at the Carriage House 11... more
  •  Lt. Ernie McArthur takes the Carriage House Diet Challenge
  • Dinner and Discussion: Thyroid Deficiency and the Effects of Misdiagnosing Thyroid Disease (1/6/2012)

    WHAT: According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, more than 27 million Americans have either an overactive or underactive thyroid, but only half of them know it. In this discussion, Lawrence Robinson, Jr., M.D., will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of thyroi... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week (1/6/2012)

    Help is needed for eight people from three families that are homeless after a fire earlier this week at their rental home in Talking Rock. The Red Cross provided accommodations for two nights as well as giving them financial assistance for food and clothes. John Rauch with Talona Creek Campgrou... more
  • Help is needed for three local families that lost everything in a fire this week
  • New standards require light bulbs to be 25% more efficient (1/6/2012)

    In 2007, Congress passed the bi-partisan Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), which included new, higher efficiency standards for the basic light bulbs we use today (think of the Edison light bulb). Beginning in January 2012, these new standards will require these bulbs to be roughly 25 perc... more
  • The U.S. Constitution is 'Under Fire' says the Pickens County Tea Party (1/6/2012)
    Pickens County Tea Party on January 24th at 7 p.m.
    When the founding fathers created the Constitution, they knew there would never be a time when all people interpreted and agreed with the document totally. But they built into the framework, the tools to achieve success by looking at the history of the previous rule by Britain and the other ancient... more
  • The U.S. Constitution is 'Under Fire' says the Pickens County Tea Party
  • Food for the Hungry (1/5/2012)

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  • Food for the Hungry
  • Message from Cherie Martin about starting her new venture 'The Cherie Show' (1/5/2012)
    Cherie's Show on ETC was cancelled at the end of December 2011
    Welcome to the year 2012 and the most amazing thing to happen to ME!!!!!! It’s almost unthinkable to be facing a new program and a new adventure when in all honesty I didn’t think I was finished with the adventure I was on. Four years ago, I was hired to host a morning talk show on a local ca... more
  • Message from Cherie Martin about starting her new venture 'The Cherie Show'
  • Nelson City Council January 2012(Video) (1/5/2012)

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  • Happy New Year-but don't expect business as usual says Pickens County Tea Party (1/2/2012)

    With all the emphasis on the Republican candidates and the upcoming primaries, attention is off the present administration and all the games being played to achieve the "total transformation of America". Once again a deadline to continue or stop payroll tax exemptions garnered a paltry 2 month exte... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January (1/2/2012)

    Happy New Year 2012... Wow! It’s here! Time just seems to be flying by, but I want to take a little time to let you know about upcoming events at Sharptop Arts. We start off the year with OPEN MIC NIGHT. This will be held Friday, January 13, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Sharptop Arts Center. Eric... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association hosting an Open Mic Night and Mad Hatter Tea Party in January
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP (12/30/2011)

    At the last two meetings of the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®), members have heard from guest speakers. Although not a requirement to be a member of IAAP, several members are certified as a Certified Administrative Professional® (CAP) and ha... more
  • Educational programs for continued learning a part of IAAP
  • How to Survive the Jungle! (12/29/2011)
    Free program for local administrative professionals
    The Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP) is hosting a free educational program for local area administrative professionals. The program titled How to Survive the Jungle! will be presented by Past Georgia Division IAAP President Donna Mitchell, CAP... more
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