PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • August Breakfast (8/16/2010)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, August 10th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Carriage House Coffee Shop. Special thanks to the sponsor, Allstate Pint-Stephens Agency. The August Small Business of the Month was award... more
  • August Breakfast
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announced at the August Membership Breakfast that August’s Small Business of the Month is Burnt Mountain Trading Company (8/16/2010)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announced at the August Membership Breakfast that August’s Small Business of the Month is Burnt Mountain Trading Company. Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC and sponsor of the Small Business of the Month program, awarded the owner, Royce Haley, a framed certif... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announced at the August Membership Breakfast that August’s Small Business of the Month is Burnt Mountain Trading Company
  • 30th Annual Georgia Marble Festival Parade Application (8/15/2010)

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  • HABITAT HOME DEDICATION (8/13/2010)

    Family, friends, and volunteers gathered on Sunday afternoon, August 1st, for the dedication of Habitat for Humanity’s newest home. With Ron Ceravolo, President of Habitat or Humanity in Pickens presiding, the proceeding got under way. The new owners, T. J. & Natasha Flowers and their childr... more
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  • TDS® offers free webinar to help businesses defend networks and outpace hackers - Webinar scheduled for Aug. 25, 2 p.m. EST (8/13/2010)

    Businesses must be two steps ahead of hackers when it comes to managing the barrier between their network and the world. In an upcoming free webinar, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) is offering tips and information to help businesses outpace hackers. On Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. EST, TDS will host t... more
  • PSO Business Watch Alert- Fraudulent Checks (7/28/2010)

    This City of Jasper Police Department has recently brought information to our attention that will be helpful for your business. There is a ring out of Atlanta that has been utilizing Fraudulent checks and having homeless individuals go into local businesses and attempt to cash these checks. The ... more
  • TDS® to offer managed unified communications service enabled by Cisco to small businesses across U.S. (7/28/2010)

    Today, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) announces that it is now offering managedUC, a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) managed service utilizing the Cisco® Unified Communications (UC) 500 system for Small Business. The Cisco UC 500 system is designed especially for small businesses with... more
  • Mountain City Girl Scouts Begin the 2010-2011 Scouting Year (7/27/2010)

    Girl Scouts from across Pickens begin to reconvene as they say goodbye to summer at their “End of Summer” Pool Party on August 1, 2010 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Pickens County Public Pool. All registered Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend and bring a friend. What a fun way to send summer off wi... more
  • U.S. Government Prepares Global Public for New $100 Note (7/22/2010)

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  • U.S. Government Prepares Global Public for New $100 Note
  • GED graduate found recipe for success at CTC (7/16/2010)

    Without a high school or GED diploma a person will earn on average $9,000 less a year than someone with a secondary education credential. That number along with statistics of higher chances of arrest and jail time, poorer health, more troubled finances and lower self-esteem are all reasons that peop... more
  • CHANGE, BUT WHAT KIND OF CHANGE? (7/15/2010)

    Once again the Pickens County Tea Party is bringing to the front a speaker who knows about socialism and communism first hand because he lived to tell the story. His name is Octavio Orta (Tony), a naturalized American of Cuban descent. He came to the United States at the age of 16, not because ... more
  • CHANGE, BUT WHAT KIND OF CHANGE?
  • Pickens County Planning and Development June 2010 Report (7/15/2010)

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  • Chattahoochee Technical College Will Convert from Quarters to Semesters Starting Fall (7/12/2010)

    Georgia’s 26 technical colleges, including the system’s largest – Chattahoochee Technical College – will convert from the quarter to semester system, beginning with the fall semester in August 2011, a change that furthers seamless education in Georgia and improves the state’s workforce development. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Legacy Awards to honor Ambassador Andrew Young in October (7/5/2010)

    Ambassador Andrew Young will be honored by the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation at its signature fundraising event Oct. 7 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta Georgia Trend magazine is serving as the presenting sponsor for the sixth annual Legacy Awards luncheon. “After the challenging p... more
  • CTC Foundation seeks sponsorships for Legacy Awards (7/5/2010)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation has announced plans to honor Ambassador Andrew Young at this year’s Legacy Awards luncheon on Oct. 7. The fundraiser, which is held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, is coordinated annually by the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. “This is our sixth annu... more
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