PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • TDS® adds multi-transport service to business suite of available products (6/9/2010)

    Today, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) announces it’s collaborating with Sprint to offer MPLS-VPN (Multi-Protocol Label Switching-Virtual Private Network). A multi-location data service, MPLS-VPN is managed, end-to-end, by TDS to provide businesses with a secure and reliable network anywhere in ... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw (6/8/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw, at 74 Georgianna Street, Jasper. The Mumaw home is has it all, beautiful flowers, rhododendrons, peonies beds, bird houses, flower boxes and a variety of sitting areas. To add to it all, Ms. Mumaw shows her patriotism by sur... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful has given the Green Thumb Award to Michelle Mumaw
  • 1400 Trout were caught at annual Fishing Rodeo (6/5/2010)

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  • 1400 Trout were caught at annual Fishing Rodeo
  • Basketball Camp let's younger players learn from varsity Dragons then show their skills in 3-on-3, free throw, other contests (6/4/2010)

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  • Basketball Camp let's younger players learn from varsity Dragons then show their skills in 3-on-3, free throw, other contests
  • Student Success Centers now open at all CTC campuses – Open House Scheduled for Jasper – June 1 at noon and five (5/27/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that students at all seven of the school’s campuses will have access to free tutoring and workshops to help them reach their academic goals. More than 300 students, faculty and staff are expected to be on hand for the open house at one of the college’s... more
  • R&R Trikes, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Motor Trike fulfill a hospice patient's 'Wish & Dream' (5/17/2010)

    Darren Silvers, 49, of Waleska, GA has been riding motorcycles since he was 12 years old. He and his wife Anna's love for motorcycles has not wavered. Darren has been sick for a couple of years and as his health has declined, he became a patient of Georgia Mountains Hospice. Darren's dream was ... more
  • R&R Trikes, Georgia Mountains Hospice and Motor Trike fulfill a hospice patient's 'Wish & Dream'
  • CTC graduation to be largest ever for the merged school (5/13/2010)

    After breaking enrollment records for three straight quarters, Chattahoochee Technical College is set to break another record with the number of students graduating during its spring commencement. An estimated 909 graduates will be recognized at the ceremony, only the second for the newly merged sch... more
  • Some set building and other Tater Patch help opportunities (5/12/2010)

    Going into Proof and Guys and Dolls, we have a very busy few weeks. This is a good opportunity to come out, be a part of our troupe and get to be good friends with "our gang". We work hard AND have a lot of fun. Here are the work days and times and an outline of the kind of things we'll be doing... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association Features Classes and Member Gallery (5/10/2010)

    This month Sharptop Arts Association features art classes and workshops as well as our own Member Gallery Show and Sale. All events take place at Sharptop Art Gallery, located on 68 D.B. Carroll Street in downtown Jasper behind the Old Jail. Gallery hours are Thursdays and Friday s from noon to four... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association Features Classes and Member Gallery
  • Pride of Pickens Band Concert (5/1/2010)

    The Pride of Pickens will perform a spring concert on Thursday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m. in the new Performing Arts Center at Pickens High School. “It’s a great sound, and a great facility,” said Pat Gallagher, band director for the Pickens HS Concert Band. Gallagher said most of their old performa... more
  • A voice workshop for speakers, teachers, presenters, actors, singers (4/27/2010)

    Tater Patcher Andy Kippenhan has arranged an opportunity for Tater Patch actors. A professional actor and theater-voice teacher, Angie Harrell, will present a vocal workshop for actors. This is being funded by the Pickens Arts and Cultural Association and JasperMuse. This is an opportunity for... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful and the Talking Rock Boy Scout Troop 1883 team up to do their part in the Great American Cleanup (4/15/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful and the Talking Rock Boy Scout Troop 1883 team up to do their part in the Great American Cleanup. Saturday, April 10, 2010 the scout troop will be busy in Talking Rock cleaning up around town, in the park and around the Talking Rock Teaching School Museum getting ready for spr... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful and the Talking Rock Boy Scout Troop 1883 team up to do their part in the Great American Cleanup
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind our residents to bring their important documents to the shredder (4/15/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind our residents to bring their important documents to the shredder Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 2:30 ~ 5:00 pm in our parking lot at 56 South Main Street across from Main Street Fitness. You may shred a banker’s box of papers for $3.00 per box. Taxes don... more
  • CTC horticulture team continues tradition of greatness – First in nation again (4/12/2010)

    It was a home victory for a group of environmental horticulture students based out of the Chattahoochee Technical College, North Metro Campus. In addition to playing host to nearly 1,200 people from around the country at the 34th annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days, th... more
  • CTC horticulture team continues tradition of greatness – First in nation again
  • Enrollment numbers break records for spring (4/6/2010)

    Records are being broken at Chattahoochee Technical College when it comes to enrollment. The latest numbers show that more than 11,000 students have enrolled in classes at Chattahoochee Technical College ¡V a 26.5 percent increase over the same quarter last year. Officials are reporting an enrollm... more
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