PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • U.S. Government Prepares Global Public for New $100 Note (7/22/2010)

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  • U.S. Government Prepares Global Public for New $100 Note
  • GED graduate found recipe for success at CTC (7/16/2010)

    Without a high school or GED diploma a person will earn on average $9,000 less a year than someone with a secondary education credential. That number along with statistics of higher chances of arrest and jail time, poorer health, more troubled finances and lower self-esteem are all reasons that peop... more
  • CHANGE, BUT WHAT KIND OF CHANGE? (7/15/2010)

    Once again the Pickens County Tea Party is bringing to the front a speaker who knows about socialism and communism first hand because he lived to tell the story. His name is Octavio Orta (Tony), a naturalized American of Cuban descent. He came to the United States at the age of 16, not because ... more
  • CHANGE, BUT WHAT KIND OF CHANGE?
  • Pickens County Planning and Development June 2010 Report (7/15/2010)

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  • Chattahoochee Technical College Will Convert from Quarters to Semesters Starting Fall (7/12/2010)

    Georgia’s 26 technical colleges, including the system’s largest – Chattahoochee Technical College – will convert from the quarter to semester system, beginning with the fall semester in August 2011, a change that furthers seamless education in Georgia and improves the state’s workforce development. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Legacy Awards to honor Ambassador Andrew Young in October (7/5/2010)

    Ambassador Andrew Young will be honored by the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation at its signature fundraising event Oct. 7 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta Georgia Trend magazine is serving as the presenting sponsor for the sixth annual Legacy Awards luncheon. “After the challenging p... more
  • CTC Foundation seeks sponsorships for Legacy Awards (7/5/2010)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation has announced plans to honor Ambassador Andrew Young at this year’s Legacy Awards luncheon on Oct. 7. The fundraiser, which is held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, is coordinated annually by the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. “This is our sixth annu... more
  • Dont Text and Drive starting July 1st - Caleb Sorohan Act for Saving Lives by Preventing Texting While Driving (6/30/2010)

    To establish the "Caleb Sorohan Act for Saving Lives by Preventing Texting While Driving"; to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to change certain provisions relating to the suspension or revocation of the licenses of habitually ne... more
  • Pickens County Tea Party Issues an S.O.S......... (6/30/2010)

    Nearing the 234th birthday of America, the Pickens County Tea Party issues an S.O.S. to all citizens who have finally had enough and want to SAVE OUR SOCIETY (Way of Life). In another effort to make everyone aware of what the Tea Party is about, the Lions' Club annual fair and fireworks event at Le... more
  • PSO Patrol Car in National Contest (6/30/2010)

    Pickens County Sheriff's Office has entered their new Patrol Car into a national contest with Police Fleet Manager magazine. One of the awards issued is for the People’s Choice Awards. They are currently accepting votes for this award and we are asking you to go online and vote. It will only allow o... more
  • PSO Patrol Car in National Contest
  • CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND ART PATRONS -LOCAL FINE ARTS COMPETITION (6/28/2010)

    Attention All Artists, A great opportunity for artists to sell their work and possibly win prize money is coming this fall. Pickens County, GA hosts the Georgia Marble Festival each year the first full weekend in October. 2010 is the 30th year for the festival, and it will be held on October 2 ... more
  • CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND ART PATRONS -LOCAL FINE ARTS COMPETITION
  • CHOICES PET SITTERS JOINS PET SITTERS INTERNATIONAL (6/28/2010)

    Choices Pet Sitters has been accepted for membership in Pet Sitters International (PSI), an organization of more than 8,000 independent professional pet sitting services throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Founded in 1994, PSI is the world’s largest educational association for professio... more
  • A Magical Time at the Summer Solstice Celebration (6/24/2010)

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  • A Magical Time at the Summer Solstice Celebration
  • The Pickens County Tea Party Presents a Sizzling Program.... (6/24/2010)

    Jim Vann, an active member, opened with a little fun and frolic in the form of a short, interactive presentation. A rousing video called the American Flag helped set the tone of the June 22nd meeting of the Pickens County Tea Party. With the 234th birthday of America imminent, the purpose of th... more
  • The Pickens County Tea Party Presents a Sizzling Program....
  • North Georgia Land Trust Helps the State purchase 469 Acres in Dawson Forest (6/23/2010)

    Jasper, Georgia based non-profit, Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia (MCTGA) provided funding along with private and federal partners to assist the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the state of Georgia to acquire 469 acres in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. For over 15 y... more
  • North Georgia Land Trust Helps the State purchase 469 Acres in Dawson Forest
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