PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech Gold Eagles Basketball Players Dixon-Tatum and Tate earn All-Conference honors (3/3/2012)

    The Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association released its All-Region men’s basketball teams, and two Golden Eagles players received recognition for outstanding play during the regular season. Asauhn Dixon-Tatum, CTC’s 6-foot-11 sophomore center, earned second-team All-GCAA honors, as well as Defensiv... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Announces New Officers, Board Members and Other Changes (3/3/2012)
    New offices hours are Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Keep Pickens Beautiful is excited to announce that Carol Opdenhoff is our new President, Bill Wilson started on as Vice President, and Beth Coberly has taken on the position of Secretary ~ Treasurer. Sharon Harp, Chair of Recycling has resigned as a Board member and accepted the position of Offi... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Announces New Officers, Board Members and Other Changes
  • *Sign up for the FREE CodeRED Emergency Notification System (3/2/2012)

    The CodeRED system gives county officials the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city at a rate of up to 60,000 calls per hour. It also allows callers to receive severe weather warnings on the telephone as soon as... more
  • *Sign up for the FREE CodeRED Emergency Notification System
  • Four Legged Love From Charlie (3/2/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. CHARLIE - Hi, I am Charlie, a beautiful black male Papillion. I am house trained, walk well on a leash, get along well with other dogs, and I am small enough to be your perfect lap dog. I got lost and a mean tick bit me and... more
  • Four Legged Love From Charlie
  • Join Bent Tree Golf Club with Three Friends and Your Golf Membership is FREE (3/2/2012)

    Bring Three and the Fourth is Free to join Bent Tree Golf Club, one of North Georgia’s Best Golf Venues. Bent Tree Golf Course, located in the North Georgia Mountains in Jasper, Georgia, is a challenging 18 holes, 72 par course designed by the renowned course designer Joe Lee. For a limited ... more
  • Join Bent Tree Golf Club with Three Friends and Your Golf Membership is FREE
  • MISSING DOG! Refuge Road / Tate Area (3/2/2012)

    Lost Black Cairn Terrier name "Angel" from Refuge Valley Road. She is a 12 years old family dog. She has a green collar, white hair on chest, and gray hair around her eyes. The number on her tag has been disconnected. Please contact Krissy Carter at 678-454-5317.... more
  • MISSING DOG!  Refuge Road / Tate Area
  • NOTICE FROM PICKENS EMA (3/2/2012)

    Pickens County will continue to monitor the weather for tonight and will notify EOC personnel if an activation needs to takes place. Today's 2:00pm webinar showed Pickens County on the moderate to slight risk for severe storms tonight between the hours of 7:00pm and 3:00am tomorrow. We are planni... more
  • The Supreme Decision: State-Run Charter Schools (3/2/2012)

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  • Chattahoochee Technical College Horticulture Students Prepare to Aim High at National Competition (3/1/2012)

    (Acworth, Ga.) Twenty-one students, along with faculty from Chattahoochee Technical College will board a bus March 6 for Auburn University in hopes of returning as the best of the best at the annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days. The weekend event includes seminars, a ca... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Horticulture Students Prepare to Aim High at National Competition
  • Gibbs Gardens Opening Day (3/1/2012)

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  • Gibbs Gardens Opening Day
  • Leadership Pickens is Back! (3/1/2012)

    You have asked for it... Even begged for it...We are proud to announce...IT'S BACK! Leadership Pickens is an eight-month program that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds and offers an educational experience designed to expose them to many facets of our community. An orientation/... more
  • Leadership Pickens is Back!
  • Explosive Device Found at Pickens High School Student's Residence (2/29/2012)

    The Pickens Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a suspicious device reported by a Pickens High School parent at approximately 4:30 p.m. The device was located at the residence of a student of Pickens High School. Deputies arrived at the residence and identified what appeared to be a pip... more
  • ART IS BLOOMING WITH THE YOUTH ART MONTH AT SHARPTOP ARTS GALLERY (2/28/2012)

    The daffodils are blooming… birds are chirping…. warmer breezes are teasing us with spring right around the corner. So with spring the art created by our Pickens County youth comes into full bloom. Yes, it is that time of year… aaaah! The Youth Art Month at Sharptop Arts Gallery will be begin with ... more
  • ART IS BLOOMING WITH THE YOUTH ART MONTH AT SHARPTOP ARTS GALLERY
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE WORK ON TWO HIGHWAYS IN GILMER COUNTY (2/27/2012)
    Tuesday, February 28 through Friday, March 2, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Maintenance work on State Route (SR) 52 and SR 515 in Gilmer County. Georgia DOT’s maintenance crews will be repairing the shoulders of SR52 between mile posts 15 and 20 and those of SR 515 between mile markers 11 and 19 in Gilmer County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. an... more
  • RIGHT LANE OF I-575 SOUTH BETWEEN EXITS 27 AND 24 CLOSED TODAY FOR BRIDGE JOINT SEALING (2/27/2012)
    Monday, February 27, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    The right lane will be closed on Interstate 575 southbound at Sharpe Mountain Creek Bridge in Cherokee County. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on I-575 southbound between Exit 27/State Route (SR) 5 Business and Exit 24/Airport Drive in Cherokee County. This lane closure is necess... more
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