Pickens High School Prom 2015

Pickens High School 2015 prom and Victor Nails & Tan prom specialIt’s The Countdown…next Saturday is Pickens High School’s 2015 Prom! Will you be going? There will be lots of activity of the ladies with their beautiful dresses and their hair and nails looking fabulous from Victor Nails & Tan. The guys will be complimenting the ladies while looking dashing in their tuxes.

Be Sure You Get Prom Ready by visiting Victor Nails & Tan using their Prom Special! Look and feel your best with beautiful nails, toenails, hair and a relaxing massage.

Oh so exciting! Looking forward to seeing all the pictures!

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Pickens County has instituted the CodeRed Emergency Notification System

http://pickenscountyga.gov/I posted this information about 6 years ago. I thought I’d share it again today as it’s been a great help to me to know of emergencies in our area. If you’d like to be notified of any kind of emergency situation in Pickens County, be sure to get signed up for Pickens County’s Code Red alerting system. Be Proactive ~ Click this link http://pickenscountyga.gov/ or below to get started receiving weather warnings and any other type of emergency by cell phone, land line or both.

Check it out – CodeRedWeb.net
and www.bent-tree.comPickens County has instituted the CODERED Emergency Notification System – an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications. This system allows us to telephone all or targeted areas of the county in case of an emergency situation that requires immediate action (such as a boil-water notice, missing child or evacuation notices). It then delivers our recorded message to a live person or an answering machine, making three attempts to connect to any number. Get Started Today

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A little information about the CodeRED Emergency Notification System

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CodeRED
The CodeRED Emergency Notification System is a high volume – high speed Communication Service available for mass Emergency Notifications. CodeRED employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses at the proven capacity of millions of calls per day. CodeRED subscribers control their emergency broadcasts from anywhere in the world via a secure Internet web site. CodeRED offers an unprecedented level of security, robustness, performance, and ease-of-use for government agencies, communities, and businesses.
There are three simple steps involved in launching a CodeRED® calling campaign:
1. Define your calling data base using the CodeRED Internet Mapping tool and client calling lists 2. Record your message using the CodeRED Interactive Voice Response line 3. Launch your calls
It’s that easy to deliver critical emergency messages in lightning fast time.
We would like to applaud the efforts of all the emergency personnel who work hard to safeguard the lives of others across the nation. Our appreciation goes out to all our current CodeRED government partners for their dedication to better serve their communities and help in constructing the best emergency notification tool available.

Movie Mena To Be Filmed In Ball Ground

Good morning! It’s time for a little fiction or fact with Ball Ground Main Street in regards to the film ‘Mena’ (The movie is a fact-based tale about Barry Seal (Cruise), a pilot who was a gun runner and drug trafficker who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel during the 1980s), portions of which will be filmed in Ball Ground. As more information becomes available, Ball Ground Main Street will be your Go To spot for that.
 In regards to the film 'Mena', portions of which will be filmed in Ball Ground Georgia will star Tom Cruise
FICTION: The asphalt will be removed from State Route 372 to make a dirt road through downtown.
FACT: They will be spreading sand on the sidewalks downtown to give them a more aged look.
FACT: They will be removing the landscape plants from the downtown area for the filming – and replace them afterward.
FICTION: Gilmer Ferry Road (State Route 372) will be closed all summer.
FACT: As of right now – they are only scheduled to film in Ball Ground 7 days. The street will only be closed when actually filming – sometimes for minutes – sometimes for hours
FICTION: Extras have already been cast for the movie.
FACT: It will be made very public when or if any ‘extras’ will be needed for the movie and none have been cast as of yet.
FICTION: Tom Cruise has been in town multiple times over the last few weeks.
FACT: Tom Cruise has visited Ball Ground one time for approximately 30 minutes.
FICTION: Tom Cruise will be staying on hill in Ball Ground for 3 months.
FACT: Tom Cruise will NOT be staying on a hill in Ball Ground for any amount of time.

Canton resident Valerie Hester got a picture with actor Tom Cruise when he came through the Cherokee County Airport last month during a surprise visit to check out the Ball Ground area as a possible filming location. She posted the photo to Facebook on March 23.  Read more: Cherokee Tribune - Tom Cruise to film in Ball Ground
Canton resident Valerie Hester got a picture with actor Tom Cruise when he came through the Cherokee County Airport last month during a surprise visit to check out the Ball Ground area as a possible filming location. She posted the photo to Facebook on March 23. Read more: Cherokee Tribune – Tom Cruise to film in Ball Ground

 

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Annual Yard Sale for the Relay For Life

My-Tee-Shirt-web Relay For LifeRELAY FOR LIFE ANNUAL YARD SALE

Relay For Life of Pickens County will hold its Annual Yard Sale this coming Saturday, April 11th at Lee Newton Park located off of Stegall Drive in Jasper, Georgia. The Yard Sale begins at 9am until 2pm.

Come out to find those hidden treasures or great items that you just got to have for yourself, the family, the home and much, much more. All clothes will be sold by the plastic grocery bag for as much as it will hold at $3.00. All other items will be priced as marked.

The Yard Sale will be held rain or shine. In the event that it rains, look for the Yard Sale under the awning of the Chamber building.

Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in community a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. The main Relay For Life of Pickens County event will be held this year on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Lee Newton Park and will begin at 11am and run until 11pm.

To donate items of any type for the Yard Sale to benefit Relay For Life of Pickens County, contact Thomas Holman @ 706-253-7070.

For more information about Relay For Life of Pickens County visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RelayForLifeofPickensCountyGA or www.relayforlife.org/pickensga

All Proceeds Benefit Relay For Life of Pickens County.