PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • KEEP PICKENS BEAUTIUFL RECEIVES AWARD (9/16/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful received an award from Department of Community Affairs Keep Georgia Beautiful for participation in the Great American Cleanup. The theme this year was GREEN STARTS HERE. This cleanup is nation wide and takes place during March, April and May each year. The combined efforts ... more
  • KEEP PICKENS BEAUTIUFL RECEIVES AWARD
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2010 Report (9/16/2010)

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  • What’s eating up an IT professionals’ time? (9/16/2010)

    Updating software, malware detection, and getting rid of hackers (or viruses) can take up nearly 90 percent of an IT security professional’s time, according to InformationWeek’s 2010 Strategic Survey. With the economic woes continuing to plague businesses across the nation, and around the world, hav... more
  • Mike Robertson Recognized For Innovation By Health Care Industry (9/13/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital CEO Mike Robertson has been named to the 2010 “Up and Comers” list by Modern Healthcare magazine. His leadership has helped the hospital achieve superior patient satisfaction rates and flourish despite a difficult economic environment. The Up and Comers list annual... more
  • Mike Robertson Recognized For Innovation By Health Care Industry
  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County held a ground breaking ceremony for its 12th home located on Gennett Court. (9/10/2010)

    Habitat for Humanity Pickens County held a ground breaking ceremony for its 12th home located on Gennett Court. Kevin and Colleen Plummer and their children, Justin, Levi and Destiny are the family that was selected to own this home when completed. Habitat President, Ron Ceravolo presided over the... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Pickens County held a ground breaking ceremony for its 12th home located on Gennett Court.
  • Congressman Graves Announces Annual 9th District Congressional Art Competition (9/7/2010)

    U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (GA-09) today announced that the annual 9th District Congressional Art Competition to showcase the artistic talent of high school students in the district will be held November 4 through December 9, 2010. This year’s competition, An Artistic Discovery: the Congressional Art... more
  • Local 4-H'ers show off their meat goats which is one of the fastest growing livestock industries (9/7/2010)

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  • Local 4-H'ers show off their meat goats which is one of the fastest growing livestock industries
  • NE GA Chapter Emergency Response Vehicle headed to Raliegh NC to aid with Hurricane Earl's effects (9/2/2010)

    Our NE GA Chapter Emergency Response Vehicle, crewed by husband & wife trained Red Cross volunteer relief workers Eva and Joe Edwards (see photo) from Rome, GA, headed out Wednesday afternoon from our Chapter’s headquarters in Gainesville to Raleigh, NC, to be assigned wherever needed in response to... more
  • NE GA Chapter Emergency Response Vehicle headed to Raliegh NC to aid with Hurricane Earl's effects
  • September 11: The Ninth Anniversary ~ A Legacy of Heroes (9/2/2010)

    by Clint Smith I am sure that everyone can remember what they were doing and where they were on the tragic date: September 11, 2001. I was serving in the Georgia General Assembly. As I drove to the State Capitol in Atlanta, I heard over the radio initial reports of a plane hitting the World Tr... more
  • Fly Like a Hawk 5K Fun Run/Walk and Flying Hawks Dash - October 16, 2010 (8/31/2010)

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  • Pickens County Planning and Development July 2010 Report (8/31/2010)

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  • Special Legislative Alert - S. 3578, the "Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act." (8/30/2010)

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  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Poetry Contest (8/28/2010)

    Pick up your entry envelope at the Pickens Library. Max of 20 lines per poem $5 entry fee per poem Do not put your "by" line on the poem but inside a seperate envelope attached to your poem. Deadline is September 24th. Winners will be announced at the Marble Festival on stage. ... more
  • Pickens County Recreation Basketball Registration Form - September 27 - October 27 (8/26/2010)

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  • Annual Heritage Days Festival October 16 - 17 (8/25/2010)

    The business section of Talking Rock ordinarily is rather quiet, a nice place to browse at the antique shops and general stores. However, October 16 ~ 17 is the sixteenth Annual Heritage Days Festival, our little town will be filled with booths featuring a wide variety of arts, crafts, antiques wi... more
  • Annual Heritage Days Festival October 16 - 17
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