PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • WANTED: PROM Dresses (formals) (3/22/2010)

    Last seen: Taking up space in your closets We want your gently used formals! In an effort to help offset the cost associated with attending prom, we are accepting donations of gently used formal dresses - any size, any color, any length. Donations can be left at the front office of PHS. This... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Received National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll (3/19/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The Corporation for National and Co... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Received National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll
  • Spring Plant Sale at Sharptop Arts Association (3/15/2010)

    “April Showers bring May flowers”…and so does Sharptop Arts Association! Saturday April 17th from 11am to 3pm, Sharptop will have a plant sale to benefit our Visionary Gardens project. We will be bringing in plants from numerous wholesale nurseries and offering them to you at a great price. A win... more
  • Spring Plant Sale at Sharptop Arts Association
  • Burnt Mountain Trading Co. hosts “The Feathered Event” Gala for Sharptop Arts Center (3/13/2010)

    Sharptop Arts Association is in the process of transforming the grounds around the art gallery from a deserted lawn into a Visionary Garden. To achieve this, they have divided the gardens into 20 different zones called “vistas”. All 20 vistas have been adopted by various people and businesses arou... more
  • Beneficial Bugs: The Ladybug (3/12/2010)

    There are many different critters and creepy crawlers that you’ll find in your garden and what most folks don’t realize is that a lot of them are good guys! Now, I’m not asking you to cuddle up to some freaky spider or to think scorpions are cute; the critter we’re talking about today is much easie... more
  • Beneficial Bugs: The Ladybug
  • Commissioner Rob Jones signs the Proclamation for FERST Week/March 20-27, 2010 (3/12/2010)

    Pickens Ferst Week Proclamation Whereas The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy was chartered by the State of Georgia in 1999 as the result of Georgia Citizen, Robin Ferst, learning of the successful literacy program “The Imagination Library”,begun by entertainer, Dolly Parton, in Sevier Co... more
  • Commissioner Rob Jones signs the Proclamation for FERST Week/March 20-27, 2010
  • Sharptop Arts Association Hosts Annual Pickens County Youth Art Show (3/12/2010)

    That time is here again where Sharptop Arts Association showcases the talents of the Youth of Pickens County! These shows have become so popular they have to be broken down into 3 shows to accommodate all the art produced by our future artisans. First up is the Elementary School show from March 31... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association Hosts Annual Pickens County Youth Art Show
  • Tater Patch Theater in Sight (3/9/2010)

    Your actors need your help. We have found a building that will work for us as a theater. However, times being what they are, financing has tightened up considerably at the banks. We find that, while we can do the build out and make the payments, there is a need for a larger down payment than we h... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association Gallery Now Open Showing Member Gallery Art (3/7/2010)

    Are you searching for that one of a kind gift for the person in your life that already seems to have everything? Then you need to check out Sharptop Art Center in downtown Jasper. The Gallery currently boasts a variety of original 2-D, sculptural and functional artworks for sale by 16 local artists.... more
  • Auditions and Summer Camp Enrollments Ahead for Tater Patch (3/1/2010)

    Following the success of their opening show of the 2010 season, Tater Patch Players are pressing on and have scheduled auditions for their remaining three shows for 2010. The first show, Proof, will be performed on June 3-6 at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce. The auditions are Sunday, March 7 from... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Radiography Students Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate (3/1/2010)

    For the first time in the history of the Radiography Program at Chattahoochee Technical College, 100 percent of the students in the most recent graduating class successfully passed their national certification exam on their first attempt. In the past, the program had always boasted an impressive pas... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Radiography Students Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate
  • Chattahoochee Technical College Receives Student Retention and Success Grant (3/1/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College has received a $20,000 grant to develop curriculum for a student retention and success project funded by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and managed by the American Association of Community Colleges. The year-long grant project, “Make ... more
  • PHS DRAMA TO PRESENT HONK! (3/1/2010)

    Students at Pickens High School are polishing their dances and music for the Spring musical, HONK!, a family-friendly rendition of the Ugly Duckling fairy tale. The musical is to be presented in the Performing Arts Center at the high school March 25-27. The cast, which consists of students in grad... more
  • PHS DRAMA TO PRESENT HONK!
  • Celebrate the Luck of the Irish! (2/26/2010)

    Prevent Child Abuse Pickens presents the 4th annual St. Patty’s Day Shindig. Dust off the kilt, come out and celebrate the “wearing of the green”! Join in the fun on Friday, March 19th at 7:00pm at the Chamber of Commerce building in Jasper. We’ll have live music and dancing from the critically a... more
  • Celebrate the Luck of the Irish!
  • LISA HOUSTON IS CHOSEN AS CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE’S RICK PERKINS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER (2/25/2010)

    Lisa Houston, Business Administrative Technology instructor, has been named the winner of Chattahoochee Technical College’s Rick Perkins Award of Excellence. Ms. Houston is currently a resident of Kennesaw and previously taught at Paulding County High School for 19 years. She is an active mem... more
  • LISA HOUSTON IS CHOSEN AS CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE’S RICK PERKINS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER
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