PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • WILDWOOD ROCKS THE WORLD FINALS (6/16/2011)

    Had anyone told Wildwood Christian Academy that in three short years it would compete in the World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind . . . then after competing against U.S. and international teams that itís three teams would finish 2nd, 4th and 16th in the World, heavy frowns would have appeared on many... more
  • WILDWOOD ROCKS THE WORLD FINALS
  • Groundhog No Longer Part of the Vision (6/15/2011)
    Trapped by Jasper's Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters for destroying Sharptop Arts Visionary Garden
    It took less than 24 hours to trap the nuisance woodchuck, commonly called a groundhog, at Sharptop Arts Visionary Garden by City of Jasperís Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters. The animals can destroy a garden in a short amount of time by burrowing a network of tunnels for security from predat... more
  • Groundhog No Longer Part of the Vision
  • American Red Cross Summer Safety at Pickens County Public Library (6/14/2011)

    Andy Thomas, employed 17 years with the American Red Cross, held a Summer Safety Class at the Pickens County Public Library on June 14, 2011. Topics included disasters with house fires, tornados and thunderstorms as well as summer safety with heat waves, identifying poison ivy and swimming. Particip...
  • American Red Cross Summer Safety at Pickens County Public Library
  • CTC menís basketball signs guard Sean Tate of Sequoyah H.S. (6/14/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech menís basketball announced the signing of Sequoyah High School guard Sean Tate on Monday. Tate is the third member of the 2011 recruiting class to ink with the Golden Eagles, and the second metro Atlanta high school senior. A 5-foot-8 point guard, Tate racked up a slew of hon... more
  • CTC menís basketball signs guard Sean Tate of Sequoyah H.S.
  • June 23 is right around the corner and so is the Sharptop Arts Gallery. (6/13/2011)

    Charlie Patricolo is teaching cloth doll classes "Little Figures" on June 23 and "Standing Ladies" on September 16/17. Charlie has been making unique and quirky dolls for over forty years. She added teaching others about twelve years ago. She makes dolls for galleries and to sell at a few shows e... more
  • June 23 is right around the corner and so is the Sharptop Arts Gallery.
  • The Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market Opens June 15 (6/12/2011)

    There was still plenty of lettuce available at the Jasper Farmers Market Saturday. Andy and Marie Givhan from Rydal Ga, where they operate an aquatic plant nursery in addition to growing vegetables, had lettuce, kale, carrots, onions and some exotic looking bog plants for sale. Another vendor k... more
  • The Wednesday Jasper Farmers Market Opens June 15
  • Chatt Tech football program finalizes 2011 game schedule (6/7/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech football program announced it will play 11 regular season games and one scrimmage in the 2011 season. The Golden Eagles, entering just their second season of play, will again compete as an independent member of the National Club Football Association (NCFA) and will again host ... more
  • Chatt Tech football program finalizes 2011 game schedule
  • The Tater Patch Players are hosting their sixth annual Theater Camp (6/7/2011)
    Two weeks from June 20 through 24 and June 27 through July 1
    The Tater Patch Players are hosting their sixth annual Theater Camp. This summer's camp program is for kids from rising third graders through high school. For two weeks, from June 20 through 24 and June 27 through July 1 there are opportunities to learn about all things theater and have a lot of f... more
  • The Tater Patch Players are  hosting their sixth annual Theater Camp
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market (6/6/2011)

    Along with the vegetables, eggs and baked goods at the market there were several wood crafters, jewelry makers and many more vendors and variety that included some very good artist. Mike Brown is a talented wildlife and landscape artist who lives in Canton and sells prints all over the world from... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Kyle Waters Auction Company Ribbon Cutting (6/6/2011)

    Kyle Waters Auction Company is owned and operated by Kyle Waters and his wife Rachel. Currently, the staff includes many family members and friends. Their team has over one hundred years of combined experience in the auction industry and within their journey have experience and knowledge in almos... more
  • Kyle Waters Auction Company Ribbon Cutting
  • PSO Business Watch Alert - Reports of Counterfeit Money Being Passed in Pickens County (6/6/2011)

    Over the weekend, our office has received several reports of counterfeit money being passed throughout Pickens County. Two of the instances were at local yard sales while the third was passed at a local restaurant. The money is reported to be obviously fake and appears to be a photocopy of an actual... more
  • Graves Statement On May Unemployment Report (6/3/2011)

    (Washington, DC) Ė U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) issued the following statement on the Department of Laborís May Unemployment Report that showed the jobless rate rose to 9.1 percent: ďTodayís unemployment figures bookend a tough week of economic news for America. Itís an even tougher week for t... more
  • Hats Off to 'Mad' Campers (6/3/2011)

    Last Friday, the Creative and Performing Arts Academy presented it's 40 young campers to their family and friends in a Mad Hatter's Camp Celebration performance of scenes from the musical Alice, based on Alice in Wonderland. With 5 different Alices, 2 White Rabbits, and 4 Tweedles plus many more ch...
  • Hats Off to 'Mad' Campers
  • PSO Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training (6/3/2011)

    Pickens County Sheriff's Office hosted their first Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training course the last week in May. April Young from the Sheriff's Office facilitated the CIT training course. In this course, police officers were taught to recognize individuals who are experiencing a mental il... more
  • PSO Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
  • RED CROSS DAY @ THE LIBRARY (6/3/2011)
    June 14, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
    Tuesday June 14th will be Red Cross Day at the Pickens County Library. Starting at 10:30 a.m. there will be a summer safety program for children and grownups alike. Safety tips for the summer such as; water safety, bee stings, poison ivy, snake bits and heat related problems. There will be prizes... more
  • RED CROSS DAY @ THE LIBRARY


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