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  • Four Legged Love From Snoopy (12/17/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Snoopy, a one year old, female, domestic short hair... more
  • Four Legged Love From Snoopy
  • Leading camera manufacturer creates 65 jobs in Pickens County (12/17/2013)
    Orlaco invests in new headquarters in Jasper, Ga.
    (ATLANTA) ó The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that Orlaco, a global manufacturer of camera solutions for heavy equipment, on-road truck, crane and fork lift manufacturers, will open its first U.S.-based office and warehouse in Pickens County, creating 65 jobs ove... more
  • Leading camera manufacturer creates 65 jobs in Pickens County
  • Mega Millions jackpot raised to a holly, jolly $636M (12/17/2013)

    ĎTis the season for jolly jackpots! Georgia Lottery officials announced today that the estimated Mega Millions jackpot for tonightís drawing has been raised from $586 million to $636 million because of strong sales. The jackpot began rolling Oct. 4 and has rolled 21 times. Mega Millions offers... more
  • Mega Millions jackpot raised to a holly, jolly $636M
  • Menís hoops picks up GCAA conference win; women fall again (12/17/2013)

    (SMYRNA) Ė Chattahoochee Tech menís hoops earned a GCAA Division I victory over East Georgia on Saturday at the Smyrna Community Center in an 89-76 victory, while the womenís team remains winless in the conference after its 81-49 defeat. The Golden Eagles men (10-2, 4-2) played the Bobcats to a ... more
  • Menís hoops picks up GCAA conference win; women fall again
  • More than 900 students Graduate from Chattahoochee Technical College (12/17/2013)

    (Marietta, Ga.)- More than 900 graduates of Chattahoochee Technical College were honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Monday with approximately 250 walking in the ceremony. The celebration held on Dec. 16 at 1 p.m., honored those completing their programs of study during ... more
  • More than 900 students Graduate from Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Christmas List (12/16/2013)

    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County's homeless friends have a Christmas wish list: Towels Sheets Pillowcases Puppy pads Bleach Laundry detergent Can dog food Can cat food Wire Kennels Pet carriers Squeegee Dog treats Empty squirt bottles Home Depot gift card Large garden sprayers ... more
  • Animal Shelter of Pickens County Christmas List
  • Elaine Watkins Breast Cancer Story (Video) (12/13/2013)
    Family Showed Support By Cutting Hair Too
    Elaine 'Ellie' Watkins shares her Breast Cancer story that started with a mammogram $75 voucher that Piedmont Mountainside Hospital offered in October. Mammograms will be covered 100% as a preventive service as mandated under the Affordable Care Act. Her insurance wouldn't cover the treatment fo...
  • Elaine Watkins Breast Cancer Story (Video)
  • Bring One For the Chipper 2014 (12/11/2013)
    Christmas Tree Recycling Event on January 4, 2014
    Bring One For the Chipper will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Area residents will go green and drop off Christmas trees to be chipped into mulch or used as a wildlife habitat. The event educates the public on recycling and environmental conservation. It also al... more
  • Bring One For the Chipper 2014
  • "First Day Hikes" Kick Off New Year in Georgia (12/10/2013)

    All across America, state park systems are inviting citizens to start the New Year with a ďFirst Day HikeĒ and celebration of nature. In Georgia, more than 40 state parks have planned ranger-led hikes that will also inspire participants to kick off 2014 with a commitment to healthy living. From e... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES PLACEMENT OF REFLECTIVE RAISED PAVEMENT MARKERS IN PICKENS (12/9/2013)

    As weather allows, Georgia DOT Maintenance Crews will begin working on installing reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 53 and SR 136 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily from Monday, December 9 through Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. ... more
  • Chatt Tech hoops falls in back-to-back contests to Atlanta Metro (12/9/2013)

    GCAA Division I opponent Atlanta Metro visited the Smyrna Community Center on Sunday and left with two victories over Chattahoochee Tech, a 75-56 win in the womenís game and a 70-56 decision in the menís match-up. In both games, the Golden Eagles fell behind early and watched their second-half defic... more
  • Chatt Tech hoops falls in back-to-back contests to Atlanta Metro
  • Four Legged Love From Leno (12/9/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Leno, a three year old Jack Russell/Boston Terrier... more
  • Four Legged Love From Leno
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky White Pup (12/9/2013)

    If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am the white Nicky pup; a ten-week-old female Bull Dog... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky White Pup
  • Jasper Farmers Market on Main, December 21 (12/9/2013)

    There were new vendors at the market with some timely gift ideas. Betty Taylor, who many of you may know as the owner of the childrenís clothing shop that recently closed, had a table full of crocheted scarfs and hats that were popular with little girls as well as their mothers. Across the parking... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market on Main, December 21
  • More than 900 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in December (12/9/2013)

    This December more than 900 graduates of Georgiaís largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Approximately 250 are expected to walk in the ceremony. Scheduled for Monday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m., the ceremony will honor those completing their progr... more
  • More than 900 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in December
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