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  • Four Legged Love From Nicky's Black & White Pup (12/23/2013)
    ADOPTED
    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 one of Nicky’s pups. I am a male, about 12 weeks o... more
  • Four Legged Love From Nicky's Black & White Pup
  • Pickens (CLCP) Holiday Closing/Hours 2013 (12/20/2013)

    Pickens (CLCP) holiday closing and holiday hours: • Hours for 12/18, 12/19, and 12/20: 8am until 6pm on 12/18 and 12/19; 8am until 1pm on 12/20. • Closed starting at 1pm, 12/20/13 through 8am 1/2/14. • Closed again 2pm 1/2/14 until 8am 1/6/14. • Hours for the week of 1/6/14: 8am until 6... more
  • Pickens (CLCP) Holiday Closing/Hours 2013
  • Severe Storm and Heavy Rain Potential for Sunday (12/20/2013)

    Isolated Severe Thunderstorms are possible across North Georgia Saturday Night – Sunday Morning, generally north of the I-85 corridor. Expect an ongoing line of thunderstorms (squall line) to push into Northwest Georgia early Sunday morning between midnight and 4 am Sunday. A strong area of enhance... more
  • Severe Storm and Heavy Rain Potential for Sunday
  • Shop Local on Main Street and Jasper Farmers Market (12/20/2013)

    This Saturday, December 21 will be a great opportunity to shop local, supporting both the Down Town Merchants and the Jasper Farmers Market Vendors when they come together on Main Street. The vendors sales hours are from 9:30 to 1:30 (vendors should arrive on or shortly after 9:00). The Main Stree... more
  • Shop Local on Main Street and Jasper Farmers Market
  • Federal extended unemployment benefits set to end Dec. 28 for long-term jobless workers in Georgia (12/18/2013)

    (ATLANTA) – Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits for the nation’s long-term unemployed workers is set to end Saturday, Dec. 28, impacting 39,559 workers in Georgia. EUC is a federally funded benefit for long-term unemployed workers who have exhausted regular state unemployment insu... more
  • GDOT Continues Placement of Reflective Raised Pavement Markers in Pickens (12/18/2013)

    Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will continue their work on installing reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 53 and SR 136 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily Wednesday, December 18 through Friday, December 20, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Simon (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 Simon, a 15 pound, four year old cream colored Ang... more
  • Four Legged Love From Simon
  • 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) — 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)

    ‘Tis the season for jolly jackpots! Georgia Lottery officials announced today that the estimated Mega Millions jackpot for tonight’s 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
  • Men’s hoops picks up GCAA conference win; women fall again (12/17/2013)

    (SMYRNA) – Chattahoochee Tech men’s hoops earned a GCAA Division I victory over East Georgia on Saturday at the Smyrna Community Center in an 89-76 victory, while the women’s 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
  • Men’s 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
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