PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
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
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
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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
(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
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
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
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
(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
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
(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
(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
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. ...
(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