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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Motorcycle Rally to Prevent Child Abuse on June 30th (6/18/2013)

    The North Georgia Mountains will rumble on June 30th as bikers, once again, gather from Georgia and Tennessee to show their support and raise money to Prevent Child Abuse. This annual event, benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pickens (PCAPickens), will begin at Rocco’s Pub in Jasper with registration a... more
  • Motorcycle Rally to Prevent Child Abuse on June 30th
  • New Wildlife License Plates Now Available! (6/18/2013)
    EAGLE, BOBWHITE QUAIL AND BROOK TROUT FEATURED IN NEW WILDLIFE LICENSE PLATE DESIGNS
    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) –Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division announced today. And thanks to a new license plate process, the new, rich-colored images cover the entire plate – making an even bol... more
  • New Wildlife License Plates Now Available!
  • PSO Alert: Death of Woodstock Police Department K-9 Spartacus (6/18/2013)

    Detectives with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating the tragic death of Woodstock Police Department K-9 Spartacus. The K9 handler, residing in Pickens County, discovered the death on Tuesday evening and immediately reported the incident. At this time, the investigation is active... more
  • PSO Alert:  Death of Woodstock Police Department K-9 Spartacus
  • The Namedroppers LLC Is Awarded The Pickens Chamber of Commerce June Business of the Month Award (6/18/2013)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded The Small Business of the Month Award to The Namedroppers, LLC. The Namedroppers, LLC is a promotional products distributor based in Talking Rock, GA. At the presentation, Linda Barnes, owner of The Namedroppers, expressed her thanks to the... more
  • The Namedroppers LLC Is Awarded The Pickens Chamber of Commerce June Business of the Month Award
  • TOMATO SANDWICH FIESTA GIVES A NEW LOOK TO OLD POLITICAL TRADITIONS! (6/18/2013)

    For only $15.00 for adults or $5.00 for children, you can become one of the people who can explain the Tomato Sandwich Fiesta on June 22nd at the Pickens County Community Center in Jasper beginning at 11 a.m. The usual delicious tomato sandwich fixins are being provided by IGA at Foothills Shopp... more
  • Underkoffler and Rakestraw to Lead CTC Board 2013-2014 (6/18/2013)

    (Acworth, Ga.3) Chattahoochee Technical College Board of Directors voted at its June meeting to elect Debbie Underkoffler as Board chair and Tyre Rakestraw Jr. as vice-chair for the next fiscal year. The board consists of 15 members who each represent one of the six counties in the college's service... more
  • Underkoffler and Rakestraw to Lead CTC Board 2013-2014
  • Wednesday at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/18/2013)

    More vegetables are showing up at the market each week and this week there were at least two different kinds of green beans. There was also yellow squash, zucchini, garlic, cabbage, cucumbers, and potatoes. Two different vendors still had some lettuce. Some of these things, you had to get there ear... more
  • Wednesday at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • AND THEN THERE WAS ONE (6/17/2013)

    Teb Bowman, Chairman of the Pickens County Republican, opened the indoor picnic with an invocation by Rob Jones and the Pledge of Allegiance to our flag, recognizing that June 14th had celebrated FLAG DAY. An introduction of guests followed. The indoor picnic was underway. Lots of food and good c... more
  • AND THEN THERE WAS ONE
  • Daughter gives Father's Day gift of a lifetime: her kidney (6/16/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Johnny Carter couldn’t ask for a better Father’s Day gift. Two weeks ago, his adopted daughter Alison, who is set to be married August 24, gave him something she couldn't buy from a store: her kidney. Carter, who had no history of kidney problems, developed Goodpasture syndrome -... more
  • Daughter gives Father's Day gift of a lifetime: her kidney
  • “We Have To Go Through It Together” Says Your Republican Party Borrowing From An Old Song (6/13/2013)
    Meet & Greet on June 15th from 11AM - 4PM at Jerusalem Community Center
    That is why the MEET/GREET/UNITY PARTY on June 15th at Jerusalem Community Center will show that the addition by the State Legislature reapportionment of Pickens County to be a part of the 9th and 14th Congressional District has not changed the spirit of our community. We also gained a new State S... more
  • “We Have To Go Through It Together” Says Your Republican Party Borrowing From An Old Song
  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2013 (6/13/2013)
    Newsletter for Burnt Mountain Center (PDF)
    In this issue: Farewell to Long- Time Board Member, Welcome Back Tony, Summer Blowout, Job Site Spotlight, BMC Birthdays, Employee of the Month, 2013 Club Updates, BMC Mean & Lean in 2013: Just Quit June, and Stars of the Month...
  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2013
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make Rocket a Reality (6/13/2013)

    There are few things that Chattahoochee Technical College Instructor Dave Taylor has not been asked to weld or join with his skills as a welder. From furniture and construction materials to gates and customized materials, Taylor teaches his students at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technic... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Students Make Rocket a Reality
  • Chattahoochee Tech System Honored with CIO 100 Award (6/13/2013)

    Chattahoochee Technical College has been named a winner of the prestigious 2013 CIO 100 Award from IDG’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) magazine recognizing its innovative use of information technology. The 26th annual awards program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the high... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech System Honored with CIO 100 Award
  • Georgians Asked to Vote for Favorite State Park, Help Win $100,000 from Coca-Cola for Outdoor Recreation (6/13/2013)

    June is "National Great Outdoors Month," and Georgia’s State Park system is asking citizens to help crown "America’s Favorite Park" and win a $100,000 grant for outdoor recreation. The national contest is part of Coca-Cola’s America Is Your Park campaign which encourages families to get active outd... more
  • Georgians Asked to Vote for Favorite State Park, Help Win $100,000 from Coca-Cola for Outdoor Recreation
  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2013 Report (6/13/2013)
    Building permit revenue YTD is up 17% from 2012
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  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2013 Report
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