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  • Administrative Professional of the Year named and scholarships awarded (5/13/2013)

    During the annual Administrative Professionals Day® luncheon on Thursday, April 25 hosted by the Appalachian Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals®), the 2012 Administrative Professional of the Year was named. This year’s recipient is Donna Gaddis, CAP. Don... more
  • Administrative Professional of the Year named and scholarships awarded
  • Big Canoe Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament wants to catch you! (5/13/2013)
    All kids are welcome for a morning of fish fun
    Kids from 3-12 years old are invited cast a fish line at Big Canoe’s kids’ fishing tournament on Saturday, May 25. Sign-in and registration for the fifth annual Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the lower parking lot of the Big Canoe Chapel. Fishing for trophies and prizes ... more
  • Big Canoe Hook a Kid on Fishing Tournament wants to catch you!
  • Chattahoochee Tech Honors Nursing Graduates with Pinning Ceremony (5/13/2013)

    In a pinning ceremony Thursday in Jasper, 13 new nurses received their pins in recognition of completing the practical nursing program at Chattahoochee Technical College. The ceremony honored those who completed the college’s popular Practical Nursing Program that prepares students to become LPNs. ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Honors Nursing Graduates with Pinning Ceremony
  • Four Legged Love From Kevin (5/13/2013)
    ADOPTED
    A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue or Animal Shelter of Pickens County in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, or special occasion present, and of course all donations go to help the pets. May 26, 2013 is designated as Drop a Donation Day when you can bring needed suppl... more
  • Four Legged Love From Kevin
  • Four Legged Love From Sally's Kittens (5/13/2013)

    The following pets need a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, we are Sally’s kittens, Yippee! We are so full of fun. We are about five weeks old and we already have our own personalities. Magellan likes to go exploring, Panther is solid black, Tom-Tom is all boy, Piper le... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sally's Kittens
  • Shuttle Service for PHS Graduation Services (5/13/2013)

    Pickens County Schools will provide free bus shuttle service to and from the Pickens High School Graduation Ceremony this year. Buses will leave from and return to the parking lot at Chattahoochee Technical College and at Pickens County Middle School. Bus service will begin at 7:45 AM from each ... more
  • Shuttle Service for PHS Graduation Services
  • 175 Years: Cherokee Trail of Tears - Honor and Remember (1838 - 2013) Memorial Service (5/9/2013)
    Saturday, May 18th at 2:00 PM at New Echota Cherokee Capital State Historic Site, Hwy 225N, Calhoun, GA.
    The Memorial Service will be free and open to the public rain or shine (regular admission applies to museum/site tour). Honor and Remember banners and commemorative red ribbons are displayed at Cherokee sites in NW Georgia and on State of Georgia and Trail of Tears Association historic markers. Duri... more
  • 175 Years:  Cherokee Trail of Tears - Honor and Remember (1838 - 2013) Memorial Service
  • 24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow (5/9/2013)
    This year’s event is dedicated to: The real warriors of the world, WOMEN!
    Who: Rolling Thunder Enterprises and the City of Canton What: American Indian Festival & Mothers Day PowWow When: May 11th & 12th, 2011 - Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Where: Boling Park at 1200 Marietta Highway in Canton, Georgia 30114 Why: ... more
  • 24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow
  • Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index Released (5/9/2013)

    State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge today released the first-ever Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) that measures schools and school districts on an easy-to-understand 100 point scale. The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (... more
  • Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index Released
  • Jasper Middle School - College & Career Ready Performance Index 2011-12 Pilot Scores (5/9/2013)

    The Georgia Department of Education released 2011-12 pilot scores for all individual schools and systems in the state under the new College & Career Ready Performance Index accountability system. The new accountability system, better known as the “CCRPI”, has replaced the Adequate Yearly Progress ... more
  • N. Georgia Tea Party Alliance Paraphrases President, "Contrary to rumors otherwise, WE ARE STILL HERE" (5/9/2013)

    Several members of the Pickens County Tea Party joined members from Tea Parties throughout our area for the second meeting this year of the North Georgia Tea Party Alliance. Despite the torrential downpours on Saturday, May 4th, all roads led to Ellijay where the Tea Party of Gilmer County hosted t... more
  • N. Georgia Tea Party Alliance Paraphrases President,
  • TATER PATCH PLAYERS BRING AUDITIONS for summer show -- (5/9/2013)
    while Lend Me a Tenor runs for two more weekends
    Auditions will be held May 13 and 14 from 6 - 7:30 PM for this summer's musical production of The Fantasticks. Director Nan Nawrocki and Music Director Ellen Whitten are looking forward to casting this romantic musical, which is both a fantasy and a fable. The show has timeless melodies: "TRY T... more
  • TATER PATCH PLAYERS BRING AUDITIONS for summer show --
  • TDS® introduces live chat for sales, service assistance (5/9/2013)

    Connecting with the Sales and Service team at TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) just got easier. Now people looking for assistance can live chat with a TDS representative once a category is selected. Instant online conversations will assist both new and existing customers in selecting products, ma... more
  • TDS® introduces live chat for sales, service assistance
  • The Home Depot in Jasper Honors Three More Teachers of the Quarter during Teacher Appreciation Week (5/9/2013)

    Bob Coleman, Store Manager for The Home Depot in Jasper, developed the Teacher of the Quarter program to honor Pickens County School System teachers for their hard work and dedication. The program’s goal to show teachers in our community that their hard work does not go unnoticed is an extension of... more
  • The Home Depot in Jasper Honors Three More Teachers of the Quarter during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • What a Gift to Mothers!! (5/9/2013)
    Elegant High Tea at Madeline’s at Noon on May 15th
    If you’re looking for a unique and very special gift for your mother or the mother of your children or if you are a mom that just needs to be pampered for a few hours this may be the answer. Luxuriate in an elegant garden party High Tea at Madeline’s Café & Bakery beginning at Noon on ... more
  • What a Gift to Mothers!!
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