| 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
| 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
| “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
| 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...
| 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 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
| 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
| Pickens County Planning & Development May 2013 Report (6/13/2013)|
Building permit revenue YTD is up 17% from 2012
| World-renowned chef, stomach cancer survivor teams up with Cancer Wellness at Piedmont to host cooking demo (6/13/2013) |
Han Rueffert's cooking demo at Gibbs Gardens
Chef Hans Rueffert, former The Next Food Network Star finalist and stomach cancer survivor, knows the importance of cooking for your immune system when battling cancer. That’s why he will team up with Shayna Komar, a registered and licensed dietitian with Cancer Wellness at Piedmont, to host a cooki... more
| Four Legged Love From Dixie (6/10/2013) |
The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Dixie, a three month old female small lab mix puppy with a delightful curly tail. I have a lovely soft black coat. I am sweet, playful, totally adorable, and non-dominant. I will obey you and do what you wa... more
| Four Legged Love From James Bond (6/10/2013) |
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.
Bring your pets to The Animal Shelter of Pickens County to be micro-chipped for o... more
| Leos—Learning Service (6/10/2013) |
Leo Clubs are the student components of Lions Clubs International. Membership is open to those who have reached twelve years of age. Locally, Jasper Lions Club sponsors Leo Clubs at Pickens County Middle School and Pickens High School. Hopefully, a Leo Club will begin at Jasper Middle School soon.
| Retired Educators Present Awards (6/10/2013) |
When the Pickens County Retired Educators Association held its final meeting of the 2012-13 school-year on May 15th, its program was primarily recognition of school and community persons of distinction. The meeting was held in the Community Room of United Community Bank. Dough Boys Cakes and Caterin... more
| Where Are The Tomatoes? (6/10/2013)|
Gardens are in everywhere; Jasper Farmers Market is open for business every Saturday; stores are now advertising "Vine Ripe Tomatoes". It is summer in the South. Vidalia onions are back in stores. MMMMMM!
On Saturday, June 22nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pickens County Community Center at ... more
| Town Hall Meeting on Education (6/7/2013)|
Video on KnowPickens.com's YouTube channel
Meeting for the Georgia Senate Special Task Force on Education in Georgia. Sen. Jason Carter (D) & Sen. Freddie Powell Sims (D) co-host this meeting. This is part of a series of non-partisan town halls around Georgia to give a presentation & listen to opinions on education policy for the state....
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