PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech to hold first graduation since semester on December 15th (11/23/2011)

    This December around 1,000 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Approximately 300 are expected to walk in the ceremony. Scheduled for Dec. 15, the ceremony will honor those completing their programs of study during... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Herring wins statewide award for her efforts (11/23/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College Recruiter Brookeanna Herring was honored at the recent Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual meeting with the organization’s Outstanding New Professionals Award. Herring is the first such recipient from CTC. The statewide awar... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s Herring wins statewide award for her efforts
  • Lakota Cove and Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen (11/23/2011)
    Please Bring Your Items to Lakota Cove By Sunday, November 27, 2011 to Ensure Delivery for the Holidays
    Lakota Cove is now excepting Holiday Gift Basket donations for our soldiers overseas. Please help our troops while they are fighting for our freedom. Below are items that we will be excepting for donations NON-CONSUMABLE Items Needed (Travel Size Only & Must Be In Original Carton...No Aeroso... more
  • Lakota Cove and Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Annual Love Lights Fundraiser (11/23/2011)
    November 30 at 5:30 p.m.
    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Love Light Tree Ceremony in the hospital main lobby on November 30 at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will feature a beautiful living tree that was planted in a permanent location in front of the hospital last year. ... more
  • Georgia Department of Labor hosts “Starting Your Own Business” online chat Wednesday, Nov. 30 (11/22/2011)

    State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host an online chat about “Starting Your Own Business” Wednesday, Nov. 30. The chat will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the GDOL website www.do... more
  • Iowa Central, South Plains dominate CTC-hosted half-marathon national championships at Silver Comet Trail (11/21/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech hosted the NJCAA half-marathon national championships on Saturday at the Silver Comet Trail in Dallas, welcoming 23 schools and hundreds of long-distance runners from around the country. Powerhouse Iowa Central Community College won the men’s title outright and shared the women’s ... more
  • Iowa Central, South Plains dominate CTC-hosted half-marathon national championships at Silver Comet Trail
  • THANKSGIVING is a time to be thankful! (11/21/2011)

    On behalf of the Sharptop Arts Association, we hope that you have a very nice Thanksgiving with family and friends. It is also a time that we would like to ‘thank’ everyone who has been involved with the Arts Association in the past, present, and hopefully the future. THANK YOU to the artists. ... more
  • THANKSGIVING is a time to be thankful!
  • 'Squirrels in the Glove Box' (11/19/2011)

    This is aimed at YOU, not your neighbor or cousin. Observing the current state of the economy and real estate market, I am reminded of two things I saw on television. One was a commercial several years ago where an “old timer” went out to the barn, pulled some hay bales off an old truck t... more
  • Gilmer and Pickens County Seniors Converge on Chattahoochee Tech (11/18/2011)

    Yellow buses lined the parking lots of Chattahoochee Technical College Friday morning as more than 100 local high school seniors experienced a day as students of Georgia’s largest technical college. “You can tell these students all about college as much as you want, but this is really a chance f... more
  • Gilmer and Pickens County Seniors Converge on Chattahoochee Tech
  • Population Movement in Pickens (11/18/2011)

    For those who claim real estate is a bad investment, I respectfully ask that you please pay attention to this. Let us make a few simple assumptions. Everyone has to live someplace. They are not creating any more real estate on this planet. Supply and demand determine value. I ran across some i... more
  • Population Movement in Pickens
  • 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Show (11/17/2011)
    Application deadline is November 28ty
    Burnt Mountain Trading Co, Jasper Drugs & Gifts, and the Jasper Merchants Association invites everyone to participate in our second annual Gingerbread House contest to show off your works to the community. The concept is simple: build a gingerbread house and put it out for display for everyone to vi... more
  • 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Show
  • Annual Clay Market December 1 - 11, 2011 (11/17/2011)

    The Annual Clay Market is presented by the GEORGIA CLAY COUNCIL at 120 South Main Street, Jasper, Georgia at the studios of ARTSMITH Pottery and REGINA HINES. From December 1 – 11, 2011 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00am – 7:00pm and Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00pm. Visitors will ha... more
  • CTC ready to host NJCAA half-marathon championships this Saturday at Silver Comet Trail (11/16/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Technical College cross country program will host its first-ever national meet this Saturday, Nov. 19 when it welcomes hundreds of long-distance runners to Paulding County for the NJCAA half-marathon national championships. The course for Saturday will begin at the Paulding Co... more
  • The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross held Special Board Meeting at Pickens County Admin Building (11/16/2011)
    Recognized Rob Jones for help during April 2011 tornados and group toured Disaster and 911 Call Centers
    On October 27, 2011, The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted a special board meeting at the Pickens County Admin building to honor local officials for their help and dedication during the April 27, 2011 tornado disaster and clean up. Andy Thompson, Financial Development Director of...
  • The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross held Special Board Meeting at Pickens County Admin Building
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Wins Two National Awards For Excellence (11/15/2011)
    Press Ganey Associates recognizes hospital for patient, physician and employee satisfaction.
    Press Ganey Associates Inc. has named Piedmont Mountainside Hospital a 2011 Partner of Choice and Best Place to Practice Award winner. The hospital first received the Partner of Choice award in 2010 and is one of only three Press Ganey client facilities in the nation to receive the award in 2011. Pi... more
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