PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Town of Talking Rock preparing for the 17th Annual Heritage Days Festival October 15 & 16 (8/30/2011)
    Vendor application deadline September 1, 2011
    The business section of Talking Rock ordinarily is rather quiet, a nice place to browse in the antique shops and general store. However, October 15 ~ 16 begins our two day 17th Annual Heritage Days Festival from 9:00 am ~ 5:00. The festival will feature other antique vendors from around the st... more
  • Town of Talking Rock preparing for the 17th Annual Heritage Days Festival October 15 & 16
  • VA Launches Open Source Custodian (8/30/2011)
    Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent Begins Operations
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it has completed an important milestone on its joint path with the Department of Defense (DoD) to create a single electronic health record system for servicemembers and Veterans. OSEHRA, the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent, has begu... more
  • Qualifying for four Nelson City Council Seats (8/29/2011)
    Qualifying from August 29 to September 2, 2011
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  • Qualifying for four Nelson City Council Seats
  • PSO Alert: Break In at Fuego Friday Night and Looking for Leads (8/27/2011)

    Last night, August 26th, two individuals broke into the Fuego Restaurant off of Steve Tate Rd, in the Marble Hill area of Pickens County. The individuals entered the restaurant through a window and removed several large flat-panel televisions. They also took an unknown quantity of wine and liquor. ... more
  • PSO Alert:  Break In at Fuego Friday Night and Looking for Leads
  • Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant Cliff Sticher named Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year (8/26/2011)

    The District Attorney's Association of Georgia has chosen Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant District Attorney Cliff Sticher as Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year for 2011. Mr. Sticher was nominated for the award by Appalachian Circuit District Attorney Joe Hendricks. Cliff and ... more
  • Appalachian Circuit Chief Assistant  Cliff Sticher named Georgia's Assistant District Attorney of the Year
  • Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch Adoption Day (8/26/2011)
    Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch opened in 2003 to house the overflow of stray animals and now is their adoption center. Every Saturday is Adoption Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and pets are shown at other times by appointment only. Pets are current on vaccinations, Heart Worm prevention, worming and have b...
  • Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch Adoption Day
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Introduces New Urology Practice (8/26/2011)
    Piedmont Physicians Urology to be located on Piedmont Mountainside Hospital campus.
    Piedmont Physicians Group welcomes urologist Edward Rojas, M.D. and Piedmont Physicians Urology to the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital campus. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Rojas comes most recently from Gordon Hospital, in Calhoun, Ga. “Dr. Rojas brings a great deal of experience to the ... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Introduces New Urology Practice
  • No. 7-ranked CTC club football team holds first-ever media day (8/25/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech football team, ranked No. 7 in the National Club Football Association's preseason coaches poll, held its first-ever media day on Wednesday at its Marietta campus. Local newspaper, online and television news outlets got their first look at the 2011 Golden Eagles. School preside... more
  • No. 7-ranked CTC club football team holds first-ever media day
  • September To Be Exciting, Busy Month declares the Tea Party (8/25/2011)
    Joe W. Hendricks, Jr., District Attorney - Appalachian Judicial Circuit will speak at the September 27th Tea Party Meeting
    September is supposed to be the month when the heat stops and fall comes creeping in to calm everything down. But this September will be an exciting month of special activities that will begin a tradition for Pickens County. September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the "day of infamy" a... more
  • September To Be Exciting, Busy Month declares the Tea Party
  • Tater Patch Players directors breaking new ground (8/25/2011)

    Christina Hill was the assistant director for 2010's Proof, but otherwise is familiar to Tater Patch friends as an actress, having started with the troupe in The Producers. Kenneth Farmer started acting way back in The Wizard of Oz in 2004 and was seen in several subsequent productions. Then he tu... more
  • Tater Patch Players directors breaking new ground
  • Time is running out to see the PHS SnapDragons ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ photography exhibit at the Pickens County Admin Building (8/24/2011)

    The Pickens County High School SnapDragons Photography Club exhibit ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ will be leaving the Pickens County Administrative building at the end of August. The exhibit was made possible with a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts. The SnapDragons chose 20 nominated her... more
  • Time is running out to see the PHS SnapDragons ‘Heroes of Pickens County’ photography exhibit at the Pickens County Admin Building
  • Sen. Gooch Votes to Cut Gas Tax (8/23/2011)

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  • Sen. Gooch Votes to Cut Gas Tax
  • Bring your pets to the Jasper Farmers' Market (8/22/2011)

    A new vendor was at the farmers market last Saturday offering an unusual and convenient service to our customers - vaccinations for your pet! Dr. Craig Chester and his wife Charmet Chester from Animal Medical Center were providing discount prices on rabies and other vaccination. They said that t... more
  • Bring your pets to the Jasper Farmers' Market
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to Its First Semester (8/22/2011)
    713 enrolled at the Appalachian Campus
    Chattahoochee Technical College began its first semester Monday with 11,873 students on the rolls. Students returning to campus are faced with the changes of the academic schedule, including classes starting a month earlier and now earning an average of three credit hours rather than five per class.... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Opens Doors to Its First Semester
  • Greetings Pet Lovers! The 2011 FUR BALL is just around the corner. (8/22/2011)
    Saturday, November 5th beginning at 6:30pm - Chattahoochee Technical College
    Make your donation today for just $65.00 and receive a ticket to attend this Semi-Formal Gala in honor of our pets. This is $10 off the regular ticket price as an "early incentive", only available through September. 100% of your ticket donation directly goes to help our rescues! Our theme this ... more
  • Greetings Pet Lovers!  The 2011 FUR BALL is just around the corner.

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