PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Rep. Graves Votes To Reverse Obama’s Offshore Drilling Moratorium (5/12/2011)
    Video Message To Constituents Outlines 3 Energy Solutions Adopted By House
    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) voted for, and the U.S. House passed, H.R. 1231, a bill to reverse President Obama’s Offshore Drilling Moratorium Act—the third energy solution passed by the House in a week. Prior to the vote, Rep. Graves issued the following video statement o... more
  • Rep. Graves Votes To Reverse Obama’s Offshore Drilling Moratorium
  • TDS Telecommunications Corp. announces high-profile executive assignments (5/12/2011)
    Veteran executive officer and CFO to lead HMS business operations; long serving corporate finance leader to assume CFO role.
    MADISON, Wis. (May 12, 2011)—TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) today announces two high-profile executive leadership changes aimed at accelerating growth. William Megan, executive vice president-Finance and chief financial officer for TDS Telecommunications Corp. has been named to lead TDS’ fas... more
  • Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held May 10, 2011 (5/11/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, May 10th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Bojangles. Special thanks to the sponsor, Bank of North Georgia. The May Business of the Month was awarded to our first Large Business, Footh... more
  • Chamber of Commerce Breakfast held May 10, 2011
  • Pickens County Planning & Development April 2011 Report (5/11/2011)

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  • Free Bus Shuttle Service To and From the PHS Graduation Ceremony May 21, 2011 (5/10/2011)

    Pickens County Schools will provide free bus shuttle service to and from the Pickens High School Graduation Ceremony this year. Buses will leave from and return to the parking lot at Chattahoochee Technical College and at Pickens County Middle School. Bus service will begin at 7:30 AM from each ... more
  • Graduating High School Students SOAR to success at Chattahoochee (5/10/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) More than 100 high school seniors will graduate this month with more than just their diplomas. These students will already have earned college credit from Chattahoochee Technical College – Georgia’s largest technical college. Recently Chattahoochee Technical College held a ceremon... more
  • Graduating High School Students SOAR to success at Chattahoochee
  • DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS OPEN IN BARTOW, PICKENS AND RABUN COUNTIES (5/9/2011)

    ATLANTA – Disaster recovery centers opened Friday in Bartow, Pickens and Rabun counties to help people whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. The centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week at the following addresses until further notice: Bartow C... more
  • DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS OPEN IN BARTOW, PICKENS AND RABUN COUNTIES
  • The Tater Patch Players Theater is up and running (5/9/2011)

    The Odd Couple, Neil Simon’s classic comedy of two roommates who should have never teamed up, opened the new Tater Patch Theater last week. The hilarious show will run for two more weeks – May 12-15 and 19-21. The Sunday show is at 2 PM and the rest are at 7:30. The new theater, located ... more
  • The Tater Patch Players Theater is up and running
  • Update from Rick Jasperse -- “The Big Five” (5/9/2011)

    We ended the legislative session a few weeks ago and I am sorry I haven’t done a review of what was accomplished and what was not accomplished during the 40 days we meet at the capitol. I will be spending the next few weeks reviewing the top 15 bills that will have the most effect on Georgians and a... more
  • Update from Rick Jasperse --  “The Big Five”
  • Kids, Dogs and Goats At the Jasper Farmers Market (5/7/2011)

    It was a busy, colorful farmers market this week. Mothers Day shoppers had a lot to choose from; flowers and plants, cakes and cookies or maybe a birdhouse or garden bench. There was a lot going on at the Master Gardeners’ tent where children were invited to paint a pot and plant a flower for Moth... more
  • Kids, Dogs and Goats  At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Rep. Graves: ‘We Gotta Drill’ (5/5/2011)
    House Passes Bill To Force Obama Admin. To Conduct Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales
    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 1230, the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act, which increases energy production and creates jobs by requiring the Secretary of the Interior to... more
  • An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement presented to Tacie Williams, Director of Finance for the City of Jasper (5/4/2011)

    (Chicago) – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Jasper by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highe... more
  • An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement presented to Tacie Williams, Director of Finance for the City of Jasper
  • Appalachian Chapter Members Recertify (5/4/2011)

    Within the last two months, three of the members of the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® met the recertification requirements to maintain their professional certification credentials. Linda Jones, CPS/CAP, Cindy Poole CPS/CAP and Sheri Crowe, CPS/CAP... more
  • Appalachian Chapter Members Recertify
  • Georgia’s Red Cross Responds to Deadly Tornadoes (5/4/2011)

    American Red Cross relief efforts continue this week in tornado-ravaged Georgia, where heart-broken families mourn the loss of loved ones and nearly 1,100 homes have been heavily damaged or destroyed....
  • Georgia’s Red Cross Responds to Deadly Tornadoes
  • Pickens County 4-H’er wins big at State Contest (5/4/2011)

    On May 3, four Pickens County 4-H’ers traveled to Crawford, GA for the State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest. Pickens County competed at the district contest in April and won a trip to compete at the state level. Representing Pickens County 4-H was Katherine Kirby, William Roper, Clay Wilkie, and Timo... more
  • Pickens County 4-H’er wins big at State Contest

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