PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • CTC receives its own Shuler Award for successful partnership (4/27/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) He may not sing or dance, but Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Sanford Chandler walked away with a Schuler Award Tuesday night. The college has partnered with the Schuler Awards, which celebrates musical theater in high schools across Georgia, since its inception in 2009... more
  • April Showers Bring New Flowers at Sharptop Arts... (4/26/2011)

    The Sharptop Arts Association will be blooming with new ‘gallery shows’ and new ‘Classes’. Please checkout the information below. We hope that you will take advantage of the opportunities offered to you. You do not have to be a member of Sharptop Arts to attend classes or enjoy the free exhibits.... more
  • Everyone is a Winner ! (4/26/2011)

    I am talking about the Youth High School Art Show. If you were fortunate enough to see this art presentation in person, you were definitely a winner ! It was a great opportunity to see and appreciate some of the talent of our local students. I find it absolutely necessary to recognize the award win... more
  • Everyone is a Winner !
  • Another Successful Pickens County Health Fair (4/25/2011)

    Last Saturday, April 23, between 7:00 A.M. and 11:00 A.M. 500 people attended the 2011 Pickens County Health Fair at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. This was the 26th annual County Health Fair. Many thanks to Jim Looney of Chattahoochee Tech for serving on the committe... more
  • Another Successful Pickens County Health Fair
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market (4/25/2011)

    Beautiful spring day, fifty vendors, strawberries, asparagus, spinach, all of that and more made for a great Jasper Farmers Market. The strawberries came from Payne Farms of Calhoun, in adjacent Gordon county; a farm on land that has been in the Payne family since 1945. Millard Payne, grandson ... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) Team (4/25/2011)

    The Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) team is off to another great year. The team resumed practice in September at the Pickens County Sportsman Club. The team meets every on Sunday @ 2:00 pm to practice and perfect their shooting skills. The Pickens County Sportsman... more
  • Pickens County 4-H S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun & Education) Team
  • Local Teen Wins District Leadership Award (4/22/2011)

    Youth volunteers are a growing trend. Youth provide enthusiasm, energy, and excitement for projects when asked to provide leadership for community endeavors. In turn, the youth are able to develop valuable life skills including planning, conducting, implementing, and evaluating projects. In some com... more
  • Local Teen Wins District Leadership Award
  • All Three Wildwood Odyssey Teams Advance to World Competition - Highest Honor Awarded (4/21/2011)

    Wildwood Christian Academy earned two 1st place and one 2nd place award, as well as the coveted Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award, at the Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament held April 16th in Columbus. Considered the highest honor in Odyssey of the Mind, the Ranatra Fusca acknowledges exceptional cre... more
  • All Three Wildwood Odyssey Teams Advance to World Competition - Highest Honor Awarded
  • Piedmont Physicians Group Welcomes Mark Supan, M.D., to the Women’s Specialty Center of North Georgia (4/21/2011)

    Piedmont Physicians Group welcomes new partner Mark A. Supan, M.D., to Piedmont Physicans Obstetrics and Gynecology, home to the Women’s Specialty Center of North Georgia. He will be joining Karen Hamilton-Grimes, M.D.; Vincent G. Molinari, M.D. and Allison Ward, M.D. in the office at 220 J.L. White... more
  • Piedmont Physicians Group Welcomes Mark Supan, M.D., to the Women’s Specialty Center of North Georgia
  • Pickens Family Partners Placed 439 Pinwheels on the Courthouse Lawn for National Child Abuse Prevention Month (4/19/2011)

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. Pickens Family Partners recently placed 439 pinwheels on the courthouse lawn. Each pinwheel represents a reported case of child abuse or neglect made last year to the Pickens Department of Family and Children's Services. Please support Pinwheels for P...
  • Pickens Family Partners Placed 439 Pinwheels on the Courthouse Lawn for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
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