PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Community Center Ground Breaking Ceremony at Roper Park (3/8/2011)

    The ground breaking ceremony for the 30,000 sq. ft. Community Center was held today at Roper Park. The facility will feature two full size gymnasiums, four full size classrooms, indoor walking track and an outdoor pavilion. The contract states that it is to be complete in 200 days. ...
  • Community Center Ground Breaking Ceremony at Roper Park
  • CTC men’s hoops caps off first NJCAA season with playoff berth (3/8/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball team experienced a successful transition to NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) competition with a winning record and playoff appearance in 2010-11. In their first year of sanctioned junior college play, the Golden Eagles finished 16-14 ov... more
  • CTC men’s hoops caps off first NJCAA season with playoff berth
  • KnowPickens.com visits ETC's North Georgia NOW Today (3/7/2011)

    Mari Livsey, President of KnowPickens.com, was a guest on ETC's North Georgia NOW Today with host Cherie Martin and co-host Bill Siniard. The main topic of discussion was the Know Fare Scavenger Hunt. Don't look for any answers because Cherie and Bill didn't get any correct. Video is close to 40 min...
  • KnowPickens.com visits ETC's North Georgia NOW Today
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA (3/7/2011)

    13 Pickens County 4-H’ers competed in the District Project Achievement competition held at Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA March 4-6. This annual competition for 7th through 12th grade students proved to be a success again for Pickens County. In order to compete in this special event, 4-H DPA partici... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’ers Compete at DPA
  • Wow! Youth Art Month is NOW !!! (3/7/2011)

    There is alot to say ‘WOW’ about when you see the art being displayed at the Sharptop Arts Gallery. Leonardo da Vinci, Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali. I am sure you recognize these names of famous artists that have shared their extreme talents with the world to see and enjoy. Well, guess wha... more
  • Wow! Youth Art Month is NOW !!!
  • A Day at the Pickens County Adult Detention Center (3/4/2011)

    KnowPickens.com visited the Pickens County Adult Detention Center for an in-depth overview of the facility. Fingerprint services are utilized for firearm permit applications, employment or other reasons, but we wanted to explore behind the locked doors. Lt. Steve Riggs, Jail Administrator, took time...
  • A Day at the Pickens County Adult Detention Center
  • Golf Ball Drop - win $50, $100 or $200 - Proceeds go to Youth Leadership Pickens (3/3/2011)

    You can Purchase individual Golf Balls for $2 or 12 for $20. Golf Ball Drop will take place at the Golf Tournament on March 21, 2011. ...
  • Golf Ball Drop - win $50, $100 or $200 - Proceeds go to Youth Leadership Pickens
  • The Nurturing Parenting Program for Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers is being offered at NO COST (3/3/2011)

    The Nurturing Parenting Program for Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers is being offered at NO COST to participants at The United Methodist Church in Jasper, Ga. Classes will begin on Thursday March 10. Enrollment day is Tuesday, March 8th at Emerging Healthcare, 95 Whitfield Dr., Suite D, Ja... more
  • Attention Public School and Home-Schooled Students: Wildwood Christian Academy Offering eADAP and ACT EXPLORE on April 30 (3/1/2011)

    In order to obtain their driver’s license, Georgia teens under the age of 18 are required to successfully complete the Electronic Alcohol Drug Awareness Program (eADAP). In most cases, teens are able to complete ADAP through their high school; however, for those teens that are home-schooled, have mo... more
  • Attention Public School and Home-Schooled Students:  Wildwood Christian Academy Offering eADAP and ACT EXPLORE on April 30
  • Run for Relay - Piedmont Outpatient Center 5k and 1 Mile Run (3/1/2011)
    Proceeds benefit Gilmer County Relay for Life
    Saturday, April 30, 2011 $20 pre-registration or $25 day of race. Pre-registration includes race t-shirt. Proceeds benefit Gilmer County Relay for Life....
  • Run for Relay - Piedmont Outpatient Center 5k and 1 Mile Run
  • Safety Course for New Parents by American Red Cross and Pickens Family Partners (3/1/2011)

    The American Red Cross and Pickens Family Partners held a safety course for new parents at the Pickens Family Partners facility in Tate. The session consisted of a CPR demonstration along with advice on what to do if a child is choking. Other tips discussed were about home safety, including poisoni... more
  • Safety Course for New Parents by American Red Cross and Pickens Family Partners
  • Artistic talent of Pickens County starts at an early age..... (2/28/2011)
    Youth Art Month begins at the Sharptop Art Gallery
    YOUTH ART MONTH SHOWS: March 3-13 Elementary Show, Reception on March 13 from 1:30 to 3:30; March 17-27 Middle Show Reception on March 27 from 1:30 to 3:30; March 31-April 17 High Show Reception on April 17 from 1:30 to 3:30 UPCOMING CLASSES: In addition to the Youth Art Exhibits, you need to kno... more
  • Artistic talent of Pickens County starts at an early age.....
  • HOPE IS HERE TO STAY (2/28/2011)
    Town Hall Meeting on HOPE on March 10th at 6:30pm at Admin Building
    I thought I would spend this weeks’ column talking about HOPE and how it will affect your family in the future. Governor Deal’s proposal for HOPE and Pre-K has just been released, and I hope I can clear up some of the questions I am getting. As a parent of three children, all who received HOPE in... more
  • Jasper Christian School Accepting New Students for Kindergarten-3rd Grades (2/28/2011)
    Register now to save $25 off the registration fees until March 31, 2011
    Now Registering for the 2011-2012 School Year. If your child is preparing to start Kindergarten this coming school year, call us at 706-253-5113 to set up an appointment and learn how we can help with your child's future. We provide education with a purpose! ... more
  • Pop the Champagne! Tater Patch Players Theater is a Reality (2/25/2011)

    The Tater Patch Players closed today on their own theater and renovations will begin immediately since their next show, The Odd Couple, is scheduled to open on May 5th. Many were there to celebrate the accomplishment and champagne corks were flying. No time was wasted in making it home ...
  • Pop the Champagne!  Tater Patch Players Theater is a Reality
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