PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech and Lockheed Partner on Training Program (3/25/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, will be offering the Aircraft Structures Training Program (ASTP.) The ASTP is an entry-level, hands-on, skills-based aircraft assembler training program. The course is designed to train inexperienced workers in the f... more
  • Pickens County Anti-Drug Coalition 2nd Annual Dog Day in the Park (3/25/2010)

    The Pickens Anti-Drug Coalition welcomes all dogs to show-off their skills, good looks, and lovable personalities in four Contests for Dogs at the 2nd Annual Dog Day in the Park on April 17, 11:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., at Lee Newton Park. Dog Day in the Park celebrates the fun and the joy that man’s... more
  • B. Scott Dobson joins Board of Directors for Community Bank of Pickens County (3/22/2010)

    Community Bank of Pickens County is pleased to announce the addition of B. Scott Dobson to their Board of Directors. Mr. Dobson is a seasoned entrepreneur/executive with over 20 years experience in starting and managing a variety of businesses including: Computer systems, networking VAR, Internet s... more
  • Spring is the time to audition for Tater Patch shows (3/22/2010)

    Auditions for the Summer and Fall Tater Patch Players shows are coming up quickly. This Sunday, March 28 and Monday, March 29 auditions will be held for Guys and Dolls. The auditions on March 28 will be from 2 until 6 PM. They are for actors, singers and dancers. Choreographer Denver Clark will e... more
  • 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
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