| Another Chance to Catch 'Great Tuna' at the Historic Canton Theater (7/16/2012) |
July 20 - 22, 2012
North Georgia Acting Company's production of 'Greater Tuna' will be at the Historic Canton Theater on July 20-22, 2012.
The two man cast, starring Eric Reinhardt and Jed Jenkins, is a hoot with 20 different characters set in Tuna, Texas. Directed by Tracey Gibson and produced by Ross Galbreath.
| Creative and Performing Arts Academy hosted two recitals Spring 2012 (7/16/2012) |
Lessons available for students of all ages in music, art, and drama
Creative and Performing Arts Academy hosted two recitals Spring 2012. Piano and violin students ages 5 through adult performed for family and friends in informal and inspiring recitals.
The first recital was held at the Academy on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Instructors Anne Bridges, Bay Cagle and... more
| Misconceptions About Increased Snake Activity This Year (7/16/2012) |
There has been a lot of media attention this year on snake activity. The most common rhetoric is that there is more snake activity and snakes have become more aggressive this year. Common school of thought: if I saw one snake last year and two snakes this year there MUST be more snakes. Snake p... more
| New Learning Support Will Provide CTC Students with 1-on-1 Instruction (7/13/2012)|
(Marietta, Ga.) - Chattahoochee Technical College will become the first technical college in Georgia to implement all three areas of a new learning support redesign this fall. The three courses areas, which have traditionally offered extra instruction in such areas as math, reading and English, will... more
| UPDATE: Apparent Murder/Suicide in Big Canoe (7/13/2012)|
The shooting that occurred on July 11, 2012 is being investigated as a murder – suicide. The event appears to be the result of domestic issues between Ross and Sharon Jernigan. Mr. Jernigan was in the process of moving out of the residence.
According to the preliminary autopsy results, both indiv... more
| Everything's Coming Up Roses in Tater Patch Players Production of 'Gypsy' (7/12/2012) |
Opens July 13 at 7:30 p.m.
This classic Broadway musical, although it's named for Gypsy Rose Lee is actually about her mother: Mama Rose. Mama personified the "stage mother" and drove her daughters in directions she could not have foreseen. A fable drawn from real life, the show features familiar songs and terrific performan... more
| Sally Sue Bradley Only Democrat Running in Local Elections (7/12/2012) |
Candidate for District 1 Commissioner
Sally Sue Bradley announces her candidacy for the post of District 1 Commissioner on the Democratic ticket. She is a retired RN of 32 years having been a Public Health Nurse, Senior Health Educator, Nursing Instructor, and Overhouse Supervisor of two different hospitals. She grew up in LaGrange, G... more
| Secure Shredder at the Keep Pickens Beautiful Parking Lot on July 21st (7/12/2012) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you that the 1st Secure Shredder will be here Saturday, July 21st from 9:00 a.m. until noon - rain or shine.
The fee will be $3.00 a box/bag and the shredder will be at the KPB parking lot.
For more information you can contact the KPB office on Mond... more
| Apparent Murder/Suicide in Big Canoe (7/11/2012) |
At approximately 6:00 pm, the 911 center in Pickens County received a call from a home inside the gated community of Big Canoe stating that two individuals had been found with gunshot wounds. Deputies and emergency responders arrived and the home and confirmed that the two individuals were deceased.... more
| The Pickens Report (7/11/2012) |
As this month comes to an end, I believe we have been experiencing some of the highest temperature days that I can remember. With the summer months just getting started, I hope that this is an unusual weather situation and not an indication of our weather for the upcoming months. Please take the n... more
| Golf Tournament to benefit Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital (7/10/2012) |
The Appalachian Mountain Scottish Rite Association will be hosting a golf tournament to benefit Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital along with other local charities. The tournament will be held on Tuesday, August 21with registration beginning at 7 a.m. at Lake Arrowhead Golf Course, Waleska, GA.
| Joe Hendricks Receives Endorsement from Rep. Tom Graves (7/10/2012)|
(Ellijay) - U.S. Congressman Tom Graves recently voiced his support for the re-election of District Attorney Joe Hendricks. Graves is a conservative Republican representing Georgia’s 9th district in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hendricks, a conservative Republican himself, has served as Distri...
| PSO Business Watch Alert: Counterfeit Bills (7/10/2012)|
Over the weekend, three counterfeit bills were passed in convenience stores in Pickens County. The counterfeit bills were a $20 bill, a $20 bill and a $1 bill. At this time, the case is being investigative by Detectives with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office.
If you have any additional information re... more
| TEA PARTY MEETING ON JULY 24th WILL HAVE SPECIAL T-SPLOST SPEAKER IN JULY (7/10/2012) |
Don’t cast your T-SPLOST vote until you have heard our speaker, Mr. Bill Evelyn, on July 24th!
Bill Evelyn has lived longer in Forsyth County than any other place in his lifetime. Bill grew up in Valley Forge and embraced an understanding of the constitution and republicanism from an early age.... more
| The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to announce the Take 1 Performance Camp (7/10/2012) |
July 25-27, 2012 from 9:30am-2:30pm each day ~ Registration Deadline July 20th
The Creative and Performing Arts Academy is excited to announce the Take 1 Performance Camp, to be held July 25-27, 2012 from 9:30am-2:30pm each day. Campers ages 9-17 are welcome.
The Take 1 Camp will consist of acting, singing, and movement coaching from professional instructors Ellen Paint... more
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