PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 2011 Chamber 500 Annual Auto Give-Away (7/10/2011)

    How would you like to wake up Sunday morning $20,000 wealthier, driving a 2011 Chevy Extended Cab Silverado Truck, or a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox from Lawson Chevrolet? This could be you ONLY if you purchase one of 500 tickets being sold for the Chamber 500 Auto Giveaway, being held Saturday, August 2... more
  • 2011 Chamber 500 Annual Auto Give-Away
  • Bushels of Beans at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/10/2011)

    There were green beans everywhere; bushels, baskets and bags of beans. One of the bean vendors was Joshua Amos, a 10 grader at Pickens High School. Joshua, the grandson of Jim Buchanan, lives in Marble Hill, and grows his beans on land that has been in his family for five generations. His uncle, L... more
  • Bushels of Beans at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Disaster Preparedness Checklist for People With Disabilities (7/10/2011)

    Checklist for Evacuation General Items: Cash or travelers - checks and coins (banks may close and ATMs may be inoperable) Credit cards: also make a copy of the back of your credit cards (the back has contact numbers you may need - especially if you lose them) Extra set of house keys and car keys... more
  • PETER PAN IS SOARING YOUR WAY (7/10/2011)

    Tater Patch Players summer production of Peter Pan will be opening soon. This is not the “fly by wire” show that has been performed elsewhere. It requires work on the part of the audience. You must try hard to become child-like. Learn to dream, to imagine, to soar through the air to Never Land o... more
  • PETER PAN IS SOARING YOUR WAY
  • Pickens County 14 & Under Girls Softball Team at State Tournament (7/7/2011)

    The Pickens County 14 & under Girls Softball Team beat Temple 16-1 last night and advanced at the State Tournament in Adel, Georgia. They play Hawkinsville today at 2 p.m. Congratulations for being the first 14 & under girls softball team to go to the State Tournament. ... more
  • Pickens County 14 & Under Girls Softball Team at State Tournament
  • Piedmont Physicians Help Send Boy Scouts To Summer Camp (7/7/2011)

    With a required physical out of the way, the Boy Scouts of Troop 288 are off to summer camp. Carl McCurdy, M.D. and Piedmont Physicians at Pickens met with the scouts on June 22 to provide complimentary check up exams. After giving each scout a clean bill of health, Dr. McCurdy and spoke to the grou... more
  • Piedmont Physicians Help Send Boy Scouts To Summer Camp
  • Chattahoochee Tech begins abbreviated summer session July 7 (7/6/2011)
    300 Students to begin at Appalachian Campus
    Some Chattahoochee Technical College students are starting back to class July 7 in a one of a kind 5-week summer session. More than 6,000 students have chosen to take advantage of the unique opportunity. With the new term calendar changes approaching, some students still had courses they needed ... more
  • Men’s basketball adds to signing class with two local products (7/5/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball added to its 2011 signing class with forwards Jerrod Jenkins (South Cobb High School, Austell, Ga.) and Tyler Gordon (Shiloh High School, Snellville, Ga.). The pair, both 6-foot-5, brings the incoming class to eight signees, all from Georgia. Jenkins averaged 1... more
  • Men’s basketball adds to signing class with two local products
  • PSO Business Watch Alert - Air Conditioner Thefts (7/2/2011)

    Today, our office began investigating the air conditioner thefts of two separate churches on the north end of Pickens County. Both thefts are actively being investigated by our Detectives and our Deputies have begun a heavy patrol of all churches throughout the county. If you have any information... more
  • “Santa” Bud Ison Drops In on Habitat for Humanity... (7/1/2011)

    On May 24, 2011, “Santa Clause", disguised as Big Canoe resident, Bud Ison, paid a surprise visit to the Habitat for Humanity – Pickens County Board of Directors’ meeting. From his bag of goodies, “Santa Bud” pulled out a check for the largest single donation every given to the Pickens County Hab... more
  • “Santa” Bud Ison Drops In on Habitat for Humanity...
  • 7th Annual Don Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament to be held August 8th at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville (6/29/2011)
    Proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross - Download Brochure
    Don Gordon, Chairman of the Board of Dawson County's United Community Bank, retired at the age of 62 from an active role with the local bank in July 2004. He retained his role as Chairman of the bank's Board of Directors. He died of a heart attack at Sacred Heart Hospital in Destin, FL, just two wee...
  • 7th Annual Don Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament to be held August 8th at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presented With Special Gift (6/29/2011)

    On Thursday, June 23, Captain Ramón Medina of the United States Army Reserve presented Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Mountainside Anesthesia Consultants with a flag from his most recent tour in Afghanistan. A nurse anesthetist with both the hospital and the U.S. Army Reserve, Medina made the pr... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presented With Special Gift
  • Chattahoochee Tech Cross Country finalizes 2011 meet schedule (6/28/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech has announced its schedule for the 2011 men’s and women’s NJCAA Division I cross country season, which will include seven regular season meets. The Golden Eagles continue their trend of competing against the best runners in all levels of competition, traveling to the likes of the ... more
  • Cheap Computer Upgrades 101: Memory (6/28/2011)

    Looking for a cheap way to upgrade your computer without buying a new system? Try adding more memory! Grab a screw driver and follow this easy how-to: 1) First, you'll have to figure out what type of memory your computer uses. Boot your computer up and go into the Set-up or BIOS menu, usually... more
  • Cheap Computer Upgrades 101:  Memory
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs June Newsletter (6/28/2011)

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