PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • TDS® wins Cisco U.S. Service Provider Small Business Partner of the Year award at Cisco Partner Summit 2011 (3/24/2011)

    MADISON, Wis. — TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®)announced today it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit regional award for United States Service Provider Small Business Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners March 1 at its annual channel partner conference in New Orleans. "Cisc... more
  • Blue Ridge Woman Gets New Lease On Life with Mechanical Heart Technology (3/23/2011)
    Piedmont Heart Institute implants ventricular assist devices that extend life in heart failure patients.
    BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – In April 2008, Clair Underhill’s best friend, Mara Roberts, took her to the Emergency Department at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and watched the life go out of her. But today, with an assistive device from Piedmont Heart Institute, Clair can look back on that day as nothing more ... more
  • Blue Ridge Woman Gets New Lease On Life with Mechanical Heart Technology
  • 2010 Georgia Census Information (3/22/2011)

    Pickens County 29,431...
  • 2010 Georgia Census Information
  • 'Crossover Day' - update from Rick Jasperse - State House Representative District 12 (3/21/2011)

    Wednesday, March 16th marked the 30th legislative day of the 2011 session. Known as “Crossover Day,” this critical day marks the last chance that most House bills will have to pass the House and make their way to the Senate. Wow! What a busy day in the life of this freshman legislator! I have he... more
  • CTC men’s basketball team to hold open tryouts April 2, May 14 (3/21/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball team will hold open tryouts on Saturday, April 2, and Saturday, May 14, both from 1-3:30 p.m. at J.H. Morgan Gym in Cartersville. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. on each date. To register, participants must bring: 1. High school t... more
  • Mark Your Calendar ~ 1st Annual Pastor’s Pot Runneth Over: CARES Cooking Challenge (3/21/2011)
    May 7, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    To be held at Jasper United Methodist Church Celebration Center. Area churches will showcase their favorite dishes in four categories. A $10 admission fee will enable you to sample soups and stews, sandwiches and salads, desserts or a wildcard entry which might be an appetizer or other treat. ... more
  • So much happening with the Arts in Pickens County... (3/21/2011)

    You better get out your calendars and circle the dates so you don’t miss all of the upcoming events and classes. We sure don’t want to miss YOU!! MARCH 27 Sunday...A Gallery Reception for the Middle School Youth will be held at the Sharptop Arts Gallery from 1:30 - 3:30. Join us in recognizing th... more
  • Two House Fires in Pickens County (3/21/2011)

    There were two house fires in Pickens County since last Thursday. The Kirby family on Collins Road had a fire in their mobile home about 7:00 pm Thursday evening, March 17 displacing two adults and three children. All members of the family were either not home or got out safely. Tommy Clark’s hou... more
  • Veteran's Information and Referral Office (VIRO) Grand Opening (3/21/2011)

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  • Veteran's Information and Referral Office (VIRO) Grand Opening
  • Chattahoochee Tech Places Fourth at 2011 PLANET Student Career Days (3/20/2011)

    (Acworth, Ga) More than 20 Chattahoochee Technical College students, instructors and staff members celebrated Sunday in Joliet, Illinois as it was announced that the team had placed fourth in the annual competition portion of PLANET Student Career Days. “It was a great result,” said Shane Evans... more
  • Nominations being accepted for Administrative Professional of the Year (3/18/2011)

    Executives and supervisors are encouraged to nominate their administrative assistant for the honor of being named the 2011 Administrative Professional of the Year. The award is being sponsored by the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP.) Nomi... more
  • CTC cheerleading flying high after second-place finish in first-ever meet (3/17/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) – In its first-ever competitive meet, the Chattahoochee Tech club cheerleading squad took second place in the Level 6 division at the Spirit Unlimited Competition in front of more than 1,500 onlookers. The meet, held on Saturday, March 12 at the Georgia State University Sports Arena,... more
  • CTC cheerleading flying high after second-place finish in first-ever meet
  • Rep. Graves on Terminating Taxpayer Funds To NPR: ‘Sacred Cows Are An Endangered Species’ (3/17/2011)

    (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 1076, which prohibits taxpayer funding of National Public Radio [NPR]: “With our nation’s debt exceeding $14 trillion, it’s blatantly irresponsib... more
  • America Red Cross Disaster Online Newsroom (3/15/2011)
    Response updates and resources from the ground
    The American Red Cross today announced an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist in its ongoing efforts to provide medical care and relief assistance to the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. ...
  • America Red Cross Disaster Online Newsroom
  • Bahamas native Archer wraps up CTC track career, looks forward to next step (3/15/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) – Chattahoochee Tech track athlete Andrew Archer officially finished up his eligibility as a Golden Eagle at the March 4-5 NJCAA National Indoor Meet at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Tex. But that doesn’t mean the 22-year-old Bahamas native is done as a collegiate runner, or as a... more
  • Bahamas native Archer wraps up CTC track career, looks forward to next step
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