PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • CTC Graduation largest in Georgia History (6/17/2010)

    In front of a large crowd of family, friends and supporters, more than 300 Chattahoochee Technical College graduates marched into the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center to receive their degrees and diplomas. The more than 300 graduates in their official caps and gowns were just a fraction of the 1,... more
  • CTC Graduation largest in Georgia History
  • Georgia Mountains Hospice Family Night at East Ellijay IHOP - Tuesday, June 22 from 5 to 9 PM (6/15/2010)

    Come out and show your support! When you leave the restaurant, drop your food receipt in the basket at front counter. Georgia Mountains Hospice will receive 20% back of participant sales.... more
  • Some Like It Hot and Main Street Mania Didn't Disappoint (6/14/2010)

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  • Some Like It Hot and Main Street Mania Didn't Disappoint
  • No Better Way to Raise Money than a Day on the Course (6/12/2010)

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  • No Better Way to Raise Money than a Day on the Course
  • Big Top Fun watching the Commissioner, Mayor, and Sheriff getting soaked at the Chamber Picnic (6/10/2010)

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  • Big Top Fun watching the Commissioner, Mayor, and Sheriff getting soaked at the Chamber Picnic
  • Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia Hires New Director (6/9/2010)

    Liz Cole has been name the new Executive Director of regional land trust, Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia (MCTGA). Cole joins the Trust with over 20 years of experience working with federal, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and community groups to develop greenway, blueway, ... more
  • Mountain Conservation Trust of Georgia Hires New Director
  • TDS® adds multi-transport service to business suite of available products (6/9/2010)

    Today, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) announces it’s collaborating with Sprint to offer MPLS-VPN (Multi-Protocol Label Switching-Virtual Private Network). A multi-location data service, MPLS-VPN is managed, end-to-end, by TDS to provide businesses with a secure and reliable network anywhere in ... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw (6/8/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw, at 74 Georgianna Street, Jasper. The Mumaw home is has it all, beautiful flowers, rhododendrons, peonies beds, bird houses, flower boxes and a variety of sitting areas. To add to it all, Ms. Mumaw shows her patriotism by sur... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw
  • 1400 Trout were caught at annual Fishing Rodeo (6/5/2010)

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  • 1400 Trout were caught at annual Fishing Rodeo
  • Basketball Camp let's younger players learn from varsity Dragons then show their skills in 3-on-3, free throw, other contests (6/4/2010)

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  • Basketball Camp let's younger players learn from varsity Dragons then show their skills in 3-on-3, free throw, other contests
  • Student Success Centers now open at all CTC campuses – Open House Scheduled for Jasper – June 1 at noon and five (5/27/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that students at all seven of the school’s campuses will have access to free tutoring and workshops to help them reach their academic goals. More than 300 students, faculty and staff are expected to be on hand for the open house at one of the college’s... more
  • R&R Trikes, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Motor Trike fulfill a hospice patient's 'Wish & Dream' (5/17/2010)

    Darren Silvers, 49, of Waleska, GA has been riding motorcycles since he was 12 years old. He and his wife Anna's love for motorcycles has not wavered. Darren has been sick for a couple of years and as his health has declined, he became a patient of Georgia Mountains Hospice. Darren's dream was ... more
  • R&R Trikes, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Motor Trike fulfill a hospice patient's 'Wish & Dream'
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