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PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT (6/14/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) Ė Youíve probably seen bats feeding around lights in your neighborhood or dipping across a country road in front of your headlights. But are you seeing them as often as you used to years ago? Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are concerned that b... more
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary (6/14/2014)

    On June 1, 2014, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital celebrated 10 years of service to the community. To commemorate, here are 10 interesting facts about Piedmont Mountainside.
  • Before joining the Piedmont family, Piedmont Mountainside operated as Pickens General Hospital, which opened in March 1969.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub (6/13/2014)

    Lonnie Waters, City of Jasper Animal Control Officer retrieved this baby bobcat today behind Rocco's Pub. It has been spotted for a few days without a mother. The bobcat was taken to AWARE Wildlife Center in Lithonia, GA. Unfortunately, it did not survive. Many offered to foster the bobcat, but ... more
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation (6/12/2014)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College officials recently announced Cartersville resident Melanie Lambert has been hired to head the collegeís Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. Responsible for the administration of and operations of the foundation, Lambert will work to support the mission and ... more
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation
  • Pickens County Courthouse Renovation and Expansion is Paid Off (6/12/2014)
    Note from Commissioner Chairman Rob Jones
    Chairman Robert P. Jones of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners is pleased and proud to announce that the final payment on the renovation and expansion of the Pickens County courthouse was made on May 30, 2014. The modem up-to-date facility was completed in 2013 and dedicated to service tha... more
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym (6/9/2014)

    Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation/educational organization headquartered in Tate, will again sponsor the Greg Burgess Elvis Tribute Show at the Old Tate Gym. Performance date is June 14th. Doors will open at 6:00 P.M. for a 7-9 p.m. show. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Ticket pri... more
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie (6/9/2014)
    Two-year-old, female, short coat Chihuahua dog
    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 Pixie, the dancing Chihuahua. You should see me d... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But... (6/9/2014)

    Roxanne Janes is a regular vendor at the market, selling eggs, chickens and several choices of homemade breads, but she doesn't usually have any chickens with her. This week she did; a cage with five adult hens who were on their way to their new home, having been ordered in advance. Which gives me... more
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But...
  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party (6/9/2014)
    Round Table Luncheon June 12th
    The subjects of Tea Party conversations are unlimited; and in an election year, the numbers of areas of concern and interests are many and varied. Tea Partiers across the United States are united in their principles -- Constitutionally Limited Government or your Personal Freedom and Your Rights, ... more
  • Interesting Conversations and Lunch with Pickens County Tea Party
  • Kittens Are Two for the Price of One (6/9/2014)
    Animal Shelter Adoption Fee is $80 and includes spay/neuter
    The Animal Shelter of Pickens County is offering a deal on their kittens. Get two for the price of one. Adoption fee is $80 for two or one, so you might as well get two! "A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden." ― Robert Sowthey If you can't adopt,... more
  • Kittens Are Two for the Price of One
  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2014 Report (6/9/2014)
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    127 Building Permits to date in 2014....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development May 2014 Report
  • Play On! Review (6/9/2014)
    Five performances left: June 13, 14, 15, 20 & 21
    Ever had that nightmare where youíre on stage, canít remember your lines, sound cues donít happen and your fly is open? Play On!, the latest offering from Tater Patch Players, brings your nightmare to life and delivers laughs aplenty. A cash-strapped community theater agrees to produce a young au... more
  • Play On! Review
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a Six Session Educational Program Starts July 8th (6/9/2014)
    Class size is limited and registration is required
    Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six session educational program designed to help caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across th... more
  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a Six Session Educational Program Starts July 8th
  • Tamika L. Phillips to Head CTC Adult Education Program (6/9/2014)

    (Acworth, Ga.) Tamika Phillips knows that her role at Chattahoochee Technical College will be tough with the pressure to address the needs 50,000 adults of Bartow, Cherokee, Gilmer and Pickens counties who do not have a high school diploma. As the collegeís new Executive Director of Adult Education,... more
  • Tamika L. Phillips to Head CTC Adult Education Program
  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey (6/9/2014)

    The Talking Rock Town Council recognized Ms. Godfrey as their oldest resident, at their regular Town Council Meeting June 5. 2014 and presented her with a plaque and well wishes. Ms. Godfrey turned 90 Sunday June 1, 2014, family and friends gathered at her home in Talking Rock to honor and wish ... more
  • Town of Talking Rock Recognized Oldest Resident Jessie Godfrey
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