| The December Pickens Report (12/9/2013) |
Does it seem to you that this year has simply passed too quickly? It seems like we were just packing away the holiday decorations and suddenly Thanksgiving is over and we are entering the last month of the year. November had some unusually cold weather for this time of the year, and I hope it is not... more
| Golden Eagles cagers split non-conference games with West Georgia Tech (12/7/2013) |
Chattahoochee Tech hosted GCAA Division III West Georgia Tech on Friday night at the John H. Morgan Gym in Cartersville, with the women falling 75-55 to start the night and the men cruising to a 99-72 victory over the non-conference opponent.
The men’s squad led just 39-35 at halftime, but method... more
| Dashing Through the Snow -- a review (12/6/2013) |
As Stage Manager for this show, I had an opportunity to watch both the show and the audiences over the first week's performances. This last production of the Tater Patch Players' 2013 season brought smiles and laughs to audience members of all ages. The play is by the writing trio of Jones, Hope a... more
| Golden Eagle men improve to 8-1 at C. Georgia Tech; women’s team falls to 2-6 (12/6/2013) |
(MACON) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball team improved to 8-1 and 3-1 in GCAA Division I play with a 98-87 victory at Central Georgia Tech on Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles led by as little as three points in the second half, but another solid shooting performance down the stretch – the... more
| Retired Educators to Meet on December 11th (12/6/2013) |
Wednesday, December 11th, will be the final meeting of the Pickens County Retired Educators Association in 2013. The organization will meet in the public use room of United Community Bank. A lunch meal, catered by Taste of Joy, will begin at 11:30 a.m. President Gerald Allen will call the business... more
| Tater Patch Players Announces New Sponsor Incentives, Donation Matching (12/6/2013) |
Tater Patch Players has a special opportunity to fulfill one of its needs and complete one of its goals for 2014. One of our contributors has pledged to match donations from non-members up to a total of $5000. This matching donation is a special offer for this year to assist Tater Patch in raising... more
| Area Middle Schools Compete in Berry Math Contest (12/4/2013) |
Pickens County Middle School Took Home First Place
(ROME, Ga.) – Pickens County Middle School and Armuchee Middle School took home first place wins at the recent Berry College Mathematics Contest for sixth, seventh and eighth graders.
In the sixth grade competition Pickens County Middle took home first place, followed by Jasper Middle school in s... more
| Consider the Mountain Stewards For Your Charitable Donations (12/4/2013) |
Building Recreational Facilities & Protecting the Natural Environment of North Georgia
The Mountain Stewards are asking for your help to keep their programs strong for 2014. They report another successful year of building recreational facilities and protecting the natural environment of the North GA mountain region. They have also continued to support our Indian Cultural Heritage Pr... more
| Four Legged Love From Carter (12/4/2013) |
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 Carter a Brindle colored male Plott Hound. I weigh... more
| Four Legged Love From Hermie & Bumble (12/4/2013) |
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 pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, we are Hermie and Bumble, two domestic short hair kitte... more
| Secretary of State Advises Georgians on Charitable Donations (12/4/2013)|
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. As Secretary of State, Kemp serves as Georgia’s charities regulator.
Secretary Kemp said, “During this holiday season, let’s make the most of our contribut... more
| Town of Talking Rock December 2013 Newsletter (12/4/2013)|
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The Town of Talking Rock extends their heart felt sympathy to the family of Mayor Peter Q. Cagle, Jr. who passed away October 15, 2013. Mr. Cagle and his wife, Lynda, moved to Talking Rock in 1998.
| Veterans to Receive 1.5 Percent Cost-of-Living Increase (12/4/2013)|
New Rates for Compensation and Pension Benefits in 2014
(WASHINGTON) – Veterans, their families and survivors receiving disability compensation and pension benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs will receive a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase in their monthly payments beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
“We’re pleased there will be another cost-of-li... more
| DECK THE HALLS WITH PHS POINSETTIAS (12/2/2013) |
Public Plant Sale Begins Wednesday, December 4th
Walk through the door of the Agriculture Education Program’s greenhouse on the campus of Pickens High School and your breath is almost taken away by the intense burst of color. Horticulture students enrolled in the program at PHS have been busy, since the early part of the school year, pampering Po... more
| Nelson City Council Sets Nelson Police Department Chief of Police Hiring Guidelines (12/2/2013) |
Provide professional and ethical law enforcement for the citizens in City of Nelson, Georgia. Work in conjunction with neighboring law enforcement agencies in Pickens and Cherokee Counties, develop and implement agency policies, and collect and analyze statistical data.
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