PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, December 13th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Special thanks to the sponsor, United Community Bank. This month’s program was “Celebr... more
  • Celebrating 2011 at the December Pickens Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month (12/18/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Community Bank of Pickens County was awarded the Large Business of the Month. Mr. John Trammell was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC, the sponsor of the Business o... more
  • Community Bank of Pickens County named Large Business of the Month
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County (12/18/2011)
    EAGLE is a statewide program recognizing excellence in students enrolled in adult education.
    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Appalachian Campus proudly proclaims Tonya Merrell as the EAGLE nominee for Pickens County. EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult ... more
  • Tonya Merrell EAGLE Nominee for Pickens County
  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video) (12/17/2011)
    Organizations serving the community discussed what they aspire for in 2012
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  • Pickens County Family Connection Roundtable Discussion (Video)
  • A LITTLE HISTORY FROM THE PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY (12/15/2011)

    As the political he said she said politics as usual continues in 2011 and gearing up to 2012, here is a little history we thought we might share to show that the fight goes on and opinions have yet to change. Sadly, as long as "career" politicians run things, they may never change. A reporter w... more
  • Northeast Georgia Chapter of The American Red Cross “Shine and Inspire” Open House (12/15/2011)

    During this joyous holiday season, the Northeast Georgia Chapter of The American Red Cross is hosting a “Shine and Inspire” Open House to its volunteers, donors, and the community. Open house is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.21 at the Red Cross office in the Lanier Park building, 675 W... more
  • Pickens County recognized for efforts in Adult Education by TCSG (12/15/2011)

    The board members of the Pickens Certified Literate Community Program were recently honored for their work with adult education in the community. A plaque was awarded by the Technical College System of Georgia to Pickens CLCP for the largest percentage of growth in GED graduates from 2009 to 2010. ... more
  • Pickens County recognized for efforts in Adult Education by TCSG
  • Make a difference with KnowPickens.com and bring Christmas to seven boys from three different families (12/10/2011)

    KnowPickens.com was given Christmas wish lists for three boys through Pickens DFCS. Not only does DFCS help neglected and abused children, but they assist low income, out-of-work parents get back on their feet through various training and programs. One child is 16 and too old to benefit from Fill... more
  • Make a difference with KnowPickens.com and bring Christmas to seven boys from three different families
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy Acting Classes (12/9/2011)
    On Tuesdays, January 17th through March 20th
    Where: Creative and Performing Arts Academy, 95 Whitfield Dr., Jasper GA When: On Tuesdays, January 17th through March 20th (ten Tuesdays) 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM -- 9 to 14 years $100 due by Friday, January 13th (scholarships available) Young actors will develop basic acting skills while ha... more
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy Acting Classes
  • CTC achieves preseason goal of club football national championship (12/9/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech football had held the top spot in the National Club Football Association rankings since late September after a 3-0 start, but there was still a measure of suspense before the final coaches poll was released on Wednesday. Relief came when head coach Tim Freeman received a call ... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2011 Report (12/8/2011)
    21 Permits in November and 305 for 2011
    ... more
  • Public Hearing on proposed 2012 Budgets of All Pickens County Government Funds (12/8/2011)
    To be held on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at 1266 East Church Street
    A public hearing on the proposed 2012 budgets of all Pickens County Government funds will be held Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at 1266 East Church Street. Budgets are available for review at www.pickenscountyga.gov or in the Finance Director’s office between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mo... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College narrows down list of Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction to three instructors (12/7/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced this week the three finalists for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's 25 member institutions. The three inst... more
  • CTC football team takes NCFA title in second year of competition (12/7/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Golden Eagles football team was named champion of the National Club Football Association in the organization's final coaches poll, released Wednesday, Dec. 7. CTC finished with 141 total points in the final poll, including seven first-place votes. The Golden Eagles first ... more
  • CTC football team takes NCFA title in second year of competition
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Adopts Electronic Medical Records Standards (12/7/2011)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has successfully implemented a new, computerized patient record and physician order entry (CPOE) system. Hundreds of physicians and clinicians have been trained to use the system, which can be accessed securely from the hospital, office or home. This system will greatl... more
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