PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • American Red Cross Says Mounting Effect of Severe Winter Weather Causes Lowest January Blood Supply in a Decade (1/25/2011)

    Call is issued for all eligible donors to help replenish decreasing supply Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross, more than 3,000 o... more
  • American Red Cross Says Mounting Effect of Severe Winter Weather Causes Lowest January Blood Supply in a Decade
  • PHS SnapDragons Photography Club - Heroes of Pickens County Nomination Form (1/25/2011)

    The Pickens High School SnapDragons are creating an exhibition to portray the many everyday heroes of Pickens County. The members of the SnapDragons Photography Club will be interviewing and photographing the chosen nominees. Nominate your personal hero!* Nominations can be anyone who have insp... more
  • PHS SnapDragons Photography Club - Heroes of Pickens County Nomination Form
  • Vote for Belle of the Winter Ball - voting ends February 5th (1/25/2011)

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  • Vote for Belle of the Winter Ball - voting ends February 5th
  • It's all about 'new' with the first Pickens County School Board Meeting of the New Year (1/20/2011)

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  • It's all about 'new' with the first Pickens County School Board Meeting of the New Year
  • Congratulations to Debbie Roper for winning our January Contest (1/19/2011)

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  • Congratulations to Debbie Roper for winning our January Contest
  • Update from Rick Jasperse - State House Representative District 12 (1/19/2011)

    What a first week for me in the legislature! Marcia and I went down on Sunday to attend the Wild Hog supper that is traditionally the night before the start of the Session. The House Agriculture committee and the GA Dept. of Ag sponsor the supper. I was part of the welcoming committee because I am... more
  • Update from Rick Jasperse - State House Representative District 12
  • Pickens Deputy Arrests suspect in murder for hire case (1/18/2011)

    Pickens Sheriffs’ Deputy Michael A. Flynn arrested Johnnie Melissa Burmeister Monday on charges of Criminal Solicitation to commit Murder and Family Violence stemming from a warrant issued in Muscogee County Ga. Flynn received information on a lookout for Burmeister during morning roll call. Later, ... more
  • Pickens Deputy Arrests suspect in murder for hire case
  • Digital Mammography Services See high Demand in North Georgia - Over 1,000 women benefit from convenient, local digital mammogram services. (1/17/2011)

    Only a few months after introducing digital mammography services, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has helped make breast health services quicker and easier for women in North Georgia. In October, 72-year-old Betty Sitten of Talking Rock, Ga., became the 1000th woman to receive digital mammography ser... more
  • Second Annual Birdhouse Contest & Feathered Event! Application (1/17/2011)

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  • Chattahoochee Technical College expands quarter due to snow and ice from January storm (1/16/2011)

    With four days lost to inclement weather, Chattahoochee Technical College officials announced Friday that the college will expand the quarter by three days in an attempt to make up the lost classroom and clinical time for students. “The recent weather-related college closing has presented challeng... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College expands quarter due to snow and ice from January storm
  • EXCITEMENT IS GROWING FOR THE ARTS IN PICKENS COUNTY (1/15/2011)

    If you are an Artist or you appreciate the arts as I do, then you really must read this article. There is so much to look forward to this spring. Jasper is actually going to have the opportunity to experience an entire weekend in April where creativity abounds. The Feathered Event and the Jasper Art... more
  • RED CROSS URGES BLOOD DONORS: “DONATE NOW!” (1/14/2011)

    The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region reports that inclement weather over the past few days has resulted in more than 2,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to blood donation center closures, cancelled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend blo... more
  • Pickens County Closings/Delays January 13, 2011 (1/12/2011)

    Pickens County Schools will be closed January 13, 2011. Pickens County Administrative Offices will open at 8am January 13, 2011. Staff should report if they can safely do so. Pickens County Courthouse will open at 8am January 13, 2011. Staff should report if they can safely do so. Pickens C... more
  • Winter Advisory - Closings (1/11/2011)

    Pickens County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, January 12, 2011. Pickens County Administrative Offices will be closed tomorrow, January 12, 2011. Pickens County Superior Court, Juvenile Court and Drug Court is cancelled tomorrow, January 12, 2011. Drug Court alcohol and drug screens... more
  • Pickens County Government Offices Closed January 17, 2011 (1/7/2011)

    Pickens County Government Offices will be closed Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.... more
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