PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • More than 400 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in June (5/22/2014)

    This June more than 400 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Marking the 50th anniversary of graduation ceremonies for what is now Chattahoochee Technical College, approximately 200 graduates are expected to walk in... more
  • More than 400 students will graduate from Chattahoochee Tech in June
  • PICKENS COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (5/22/2014)

    The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2014 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, bus... more
  • PICKENS COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • ***Unofficial Local Results from the May 20th Primary Election (5/20/2014)
    Two new board seats with wins by Bell and Lewis; SPLOST passes
    Below are the unofficial results for our local races and link to the Secretary of State's website to view all the results. Winners in BOLD Board of Commissioners District 1 Jerry R. Barnes (I) 1,032 Barry Connelly 578 Board of Education Post 2 Daniel Bell 2,543 W... more
  • ***Unofficial Local Results from the May 20th Primary Election
  • Four Legged Love From Blizzard (5/20/2014)
    A California Spangled mix, one year old cat
    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 Blizzard a BEAUTIFUL snow white cat. You can prob... more
  • Four Legged Love From Blizzard
  • Four Legged Love From Woody (5/20/2014)
    Eight-month-old Lab/Golden Retriever mix
    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: Hello, I am Woody, just about the cutest dog you will ever m... more
  • Four Legged Love From Woody
  • Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program (5/20/2014)
    June 7th from 11AM - 3PM
    E. W. Hightower Lodge #679 F&AM, Nelson, GA, will hold a blood drive and a Child Identification Program on June 7, 2014. The event is in conjunction with the first Public Safety Day in Nelson. The events will be from 11 AM-3 PM. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be on-site for donations. To... more
  • Lodge to Hold Blood Drive and Child Identification Program
  • Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church (5/20/2014)
    Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m
    Fellowship Presbyterian Church welcomes Matt Queen, Highway 515 Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Director, as our featured guest speaker at our Family Night Dinner on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Matt will share the programs he is directing in the middle and high schools in Pickens, Gilmer, Fannin, To... more
  • Matt Queen, Highway 515 FCA Director Guest Speaker at Fellowship Presbyterian Church
  • National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications (5/20/2014)
    Boating educator reduces cost of online safety course for annual awareness week
    National Safe Boating Week, which begins Saturday, May 17th, provides a not-to-be-missed opportunity for boaters to get a boating safety certification, says leading online educator BOATERexam.com. To encourage boaters to sign up before summer boating season, BOATERexam.com is lowering the cost of it... more
  • National Safe Boating Week Promotion Aims to Increase Safety Certifications
  • Play On! actors playing two characters apiece (5/20/2014)

    The upcoming Tater Patch Players' production of Play On! by Rick Abbot, is about a troupe of actors and a first-time playwright. They've come together in an imaginary theater, not unlike the Tater Patch Theater (at 95 Philadelphia Lane, behind Wal-Mart) in a small town, not unlike Jasper, to put on... more
  • Play On! actors playing two characters apiece
  • Second Amendment Issues and the Tea Party (5/20/2014)
    May 27th at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
    Tea Party members are, by and large, staunch supporters of the second amendment to our U.S. Constitution; and the current anti-gun/pro-gun issues really have not changed much over the years. Here are some recent comments by the National Rifle Association’s ILA: “New data suggests that gun owners... more
  • Second Amendment Issues and the Tea Party
  • Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits (Video) (5/19/2014)
    Pickens County Family Connection May Meeting
    Pickens County Family Connection May 2014 meeting topic was "Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits" by Danny Bellenger, Professor Emeritus from Georgia State University. Dr. Bellenger is currently the Research Director in the Executive Doctorate program at GSU....
  • Marketing and Branding Concepts Applied to Non Profits (Video)
  • Seven Arrested in Methamphetamine Distribution Ring (5/19/2014)

    A month long investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring results in seven arrests, the seizure of over one pound of methamphetamine, and $20,000. During the last month Drug Task Force Agents, along with Pickens County deputies, have conducted numerous operations. The operations have in... more
  • Seven Arrested in Methamphetamine Distribution Ring
  • Chattahoochee Tech Grads Preparing for a State Exam See Fun in the Prep Work (5/16/2014)

    Preparing for an exam is not usually fun, but for a group of Nursing Assistant graduates at Chattahoochee Technical College it was a few hours of games, races and competition. The competition, which took place Wednesday, May 14, at the Marietta Campus, featured a variety of events that included skil... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Grads Preparing for a State Exam See Fun in the Prep Work
  • Harmony Elementary students attend the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon (5/16/2014)

    Georgia Council on Economic Education sponsored the 34th Annual Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon recognizing the winning regional teams at the Georgia Freight Depot, Underground Atlanta. The winning teams from Pickens County were the Fall 2013 winners, Baylee Gaddis and Myla Haydon; ... more
  • Harmony Elementary students attend the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon
  • Woodbridge Inn Awarded Chamber May Small Business of the Month (5/15/2014)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the May Small Business of the Month was awarded to the Woodbridge Inn. The Woodbridge Inn was awarded a framed certificate at the May Membership Breakfast by Lorrie Shaw of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Business of the Month ... more
  • Woodbridge Inn Awarded Chamber May Small Business of the Month
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