PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Big Canoe resident and Forsyth County counselor, Barbara J. Peters, RN, LPC, NCC, specializes in marriage counseling and just penned her first book, The Gift of a Lifetime: Building a Marriage That Lasts (1/4/2010)

    Big Canoe resident and Forsyth County counselor, Barbara J. Peters, RN, LPC, NCC, specializes in marriage counseling and just penned her first book, The Gift of a Lifetime: Building a Marriage That Lasts, published in December and available on Amazon.com. Barbara’s passion for the institution of ma... more
  • Birdhouse Building Contest (12/21/2009)

    Burnt Mountain Trading company is hosting the first official fundraiser for Sharptop Arts Association's Visionary Gardens in the form of a Birdhouse building contest. The application deadline is March 1st. The last day to submit a birdhouse is March 27th. The sky is the limit in regards to what o... more
  • Tater Patch's February play has been cast and will start rehearsal this weekend (12/18/2009)

    Tater Patch's February play has been cast and will start rehearsal this weekend. The play is called Almost, Maine. It's a delightful show -- set in the North Woods of Maine during a wonderful display of the Northern Lights. The play is composed of eight short plays plus a series of scenes that ti... more
  • First Students Graduate from PTA Program at Chattahoochee Tech (12/17/2009)

    Acworth, GA -- Convocation was held on December 15 for students graduating from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Chattahoochee Technical College, North Metro Campus. The convocation is a celebration for the students who have reached the major milestone of completing the demanding PTA prog... more
  • First Students Graduate from PTA Program at Chattahoochee Tech
  • Fall 2009 Commencement Exercises (12/16/2009)

    Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus students proudly pose for a picture prior to the Fall 2009 Commencement Exercises held at the Cobb Galleria on December 16, 2009. This was the first commencement exercise for the newly merged college. Effective July 1, 2009 three colleges (Appala... more
  • Fall 2009 Commencement Exercises
  • Optimist Club of Jasper 2009-10 Essay Contest (12/14/2009)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper invites the youth of Pickens County to enter the annual Optimist Club Essay Contest. The 2009-10 essay topic is: “The Internet: Today’s Evolution or Tomorrow’s Menace?” Any individual who currently a student in a school in Pickens County or a resident of Pickens Coun... more
  • Mountain Stewards 2009 Operations Report (12/10/2009)

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  • The Heritage of Pickens County 1853 - 1998 is available to purchase this Christmas at the reduced cost (12/8/2009)

    The Heritage of Pickens County 1853 - 1998 is available to purchase this Christmas at the reduced cost of $75.00. An additional $5 is required if the book is to be mailed. The 525 page book is an update of The History of Pickens County by Luke Tate. The numerous photos in the book are of excel... more
  • Ferst Meets First Goal (12/8/2009)

    Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy started their program mid-2009 to provide free books each month to Pickens County children under the age of 5. The Community Action Team made up of local volunteers set a goal of registering 600 children for the program by the end of the 2009. This n... more
  • Expo Showcases TCSG Colleges for Georgia’s School Counselors (11/24/2009)

    Atlanta - Some of the top programs that Chattahoochee Technical College and the 27 other institutions in the Technical College System of Georgia have to offer were on display for the state’s school counselors during the TCSG Expo 2009, which was held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atla... more
  • Kamilla McNac to attend EAGLE Leadership Institute (11/24/2009)

    Acworth, GA --Kamilla Sherrice McNac of Acworth has been chosen to represent Chattahoochee Technical College at the EAGLE Leadership Institute February 10-12, 2010. She will attend the event in Atlanta along with her instructor, Becky Wilke, and Adult Education Executive Director, Jon Collins. Th... more
  • Kamilla McNac to attend EAGLE Leadership Institute
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Learn the Art of Ice Sculpting (11/17/2009)

    Students in the Culinary Arts Program at Chattahoochee Technical College received valuable hands-on training in the art of ice sculpting as part of their curriculum for the course Garde Manger, the Classical Art of the Cold Kitchen. “We feel fortunate to be able to give our students the hands-on ex... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Learn the Art of Ice Sculpting
  • Annual GED Awards Luncheon Honors Georgia’s Adult Learners (11/13/2009)

    More than 1.1 million Georgians over the age of 25 are without their high school or GED® diploma. Many face considerable odds against achieving personal success, including a greater chance of being incarcerated. Their likelihood of suffering from low self-esteem is higher, and most will earn an av... more
  • Annual GED Awards Luncheon Honors Georgia’s Adult Learners
  • Chattahoochee Technical College’s Assistant Public Safety Chief Successfully Completes Chief Executive Training Class (11/4/2009)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Assistant Public Safety Chief, Darell R. Streefkerk of Marietta, GA, successfully completed the Chief Executive Training Class at the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Headquarters Building in Duluth, GA, held October 19th through October 28th, 2009. This i... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College’s Assistant Public Safety Chief Successfully Completes Chief Executive Training Class
  • Piedmont Healthcare Hospitals Named 2008 Most Wired Hospitals (7/18/2008)

    Piedmont, Piedmont Fayette and Piedmont Mountainside Receive Awards Piedmont Hospital, Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Mountainside Hospital have been named three of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2008 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study released in... more
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