PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Appalachian Chapter Members Recertify (5/4/2011)

    Within the last two months, three of the members of the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® met the recertification requirements to maintain their professional certification credentials. Linda Jones, CPS/CAP, Cindy Poole CPS/CAP and Sheri Crowe, CPS/CAP... more
  • Appalachian Chapter Members Recertify
  • Georgia’s Red Cross Responds to Deadly Tornadoes (5/4/2011)

    American Red Cross relief efforts continue this week in tornado-ravaged Georgia, where heart-broken families mourn the loss of loved ones and nearly 1,100 homes have been heavily damaged or destroyed....
  • Georgia’s Red Cross Responds to Deadly Tornadoes
  • Pickens County 4-H’er wins big at State Contest (5/4/2011)

    On May 3, four Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to Crawford, GA for the State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest. Pickens County competed at the district contest in April and won a trip to compete at the state level. Representing Pickens County 4-H was Katherine Kirby, William Roper, Clay Wilkie, and Timo... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’er wins big at State Contest
  • Scholarships Awarded by Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (5/4/2011)

    During the 18th annual Administrative Professionals Week® luncheon celebration held on April 28 in Jasper, GA, eight high school seniors were awarded scholarships by the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP.) Two students each were awarded from Pic... more
  • Scholarships Awarded by Appalachian Chapter of IAAP
  • Storm Relief for Pickens County (5/4/2011)

    With the overwhelming response from our community and surrounding communities, we have received an overwhelming amount of donations to be distributed to the victims of the April 27th tornado that struck Pickens County. Our office has worked with the local Red Cross Chapter, Masonic lodges, churches,... more
  • Storm Relief for Pickens County
  • CTC men’s basketball program signs two players for 2011-12 season (5/3/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball program announced the signing of two players for the 2011-12 season. The Golden Eagles welcome 6-foot-4 guard/forward Devarick Houston from Mays High School in Atlanta, and 6-3 guard Jacoby Patton from New Mexico State/Southern Polytechnic. ... more
  • CTC men’s basketball program signs two players for 2011-12 season
  • Economic Development Report ~ First Quarter 2011 (5/2/2011)

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  • Economic Development Report ~ First Quarter 2011
  • Habitat for Humanity Honors Former Director, Patricia Turner….. (5/2/2011)

    On May 2, 2011, Habitat for Humanity – Pickens County honored charter member and outgoing director, Patricia Turner for years of loyal service to Habitat. Tricia’s many years of service to Habitat included organizing and leading Habitat’s Volunteer Relations functions. She was the founding cha... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Honors Former Director, Patricia Turner…..
  • Marrying flowers with art is sure to win ‘bloom ribbons’ (5/2/2011)
    Art in Bloom comes to Big Canoe
    If you could be any flower in a bouquet, what would you be? Flowers have their own special language, you know. Maybe a gardenia signifying secret love, or a red carnation blushing with admiration? Perhaps you’d be a crocus singing of cheerfulness, or a geranium screaming folly. Or would you wear ... more
  • Marrying flowers with art is sure to win ‘bloom ribbons’
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Generates $97 Million for Local Economy (5/2/2011)

    In 2009, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital generated more than $97 million in revenue for the local economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), an increase over the prior year. The report also included the cost of uncompensated care at $3.4 million (not including unp... more
  • Rep. Graves Statement on U.S. Elimination of Osama Bin Laden (5/2/2011)

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) issued the following statement on the news that U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan: “For the victims of 9/11, U.S.S. Cole, the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and countless other terror attacks across the globe, justice has fin... more
  • So many things to do! So little time! -- Blackberry Creek Artist Exhibit in May (5/1/2011)

    BLACKBERRY CREEK ARTISTS EXHIBIT MAY 5-29 So many things to do! So little time! Here's one thing you should definitely include on your calendar. Once again the talented group from our area, the Blackberry Creek Artists, will be exhibiting their work at Sharptop Arts Gallery. The group of award wi... more
  • So many things to do! So little time! --  Blackberry Creek Artist Exhibit in May
  • Buy From Your Friends and Neighbors at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/30/2011)
    Darla Huffman
    After a chilly 7:30 start, things warmed up at the Jasper Farmers Market for a perfect spring day, with a sociable crowd enjoying the sunshine, the conversation and of course the shopping. Next Saturday, May 7th at 10:00, Zach White will be presenting an Educational Event at the Jasper Farmers Mar... more
  • Buy From Your Friends and Neighbors at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presents AED to Local High School (4/29/2011)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital recently presented Mountainside Education Center High School with an AED, or an automatic external defibrillator. Sudden cardiac arrest strikes over 300,000 people in America each year, making it one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Because sudden c... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presents AED to Local High School
  • Donations for Storm Victims (4/28/2011)

    As I am sure that most of you are aware, Pickens County was struck by a tornado last night. The western portion of Pickens County was struck in the Jerusalem area. Our office has been working closely with the Pickens County Fire Department, Emergency Medical Personnel, the Emergency Management Agenc... more
  • Donations for Storm Victims
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