| Business Watch Alert: Convenient Store Break-In Last Night (11/30/2012) |
Unfortunately, as we enter the Christmas season each year, we have some that begin to see it as a season of stealing. Last night, we had a break-in at a local convenient store in the northern part of Pickens County. This is the second break-in that has occurred to a business in the last several week... more
| Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is Participating in Georgia Gives Day on December 6th (11/29/2012) |
Georgia Gives Day is a 24-hour giving event that will take place on
December 6, 2012. On December 6th, thousands of people across Georgia will raise as much money as possible in a 24-hour period through the website www.GAgivesday.org.
| New Paramedicine Program to Begin In January at Chattahoochee Tech (11/29/2012) |
Chattahoochee Technical College will be introducing its new Paramedicine Program this January with 10 students in the first cohort. The program, which includes 44 credit hours of instruction beyond general education requirements, will be housed at the college’s Appalachian Campus in Jasper.
| Four Legged Love From Peanut (11/27/2012) |
The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Peanut, a male Cocker Spaniel and Jack Russell mix. I am about eighteen months old and weigh about 20 pounds. I am playful, like to go for rides, walk well on a leash, and I love doggie toys. I am gr... more
| Help Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking Serve More Than 400 Pickens County Families (11/27/2012) |
Thank you for your support of the Jasper Lions Club’s Fill-A-Stocking project. Last year the Fill-A-Stocking project served over 1000 needy children from more than 400 Pickens County families. Applications for Christmas gifts are already pouring in, and with the increasing number of... more
| Helping Families at Christmas (11/27/2012) |
For the last four years, Talking Rock First Baptist church has been compiling lists of families who need help for Christmas. The vision to coordinate volunteers to provide Christmas gifts for families started on a mission trip to West Virginia after we worked on several projects, gave out food, and... more
| Lakota Cove is Remember Others During The Holidays (11/27/2012) |
Collecting Care Packages for Our Soldiers and Toys for Toys for Tots until December 21st
Lakota Cove is working with Marine Corps League North Georgia Mountain Detachment #1280 Operation Support-A-Hero Care Packages for Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen. They're also working with Toys For Tots and accepting toys for donations.
As you are shopping for the Holidays, remember to... more
| PHS LEOS Get Up and Going (11/27/2012) |
The Leo Club at Pickens High School is back in action! After losing several members to graduation, the club has regrouped and is again ready to be of service in the community and the school. Mr. Will Nix is serving as club sponsor; Lion Lawton Baggs is Liaison from Jasper Lions Club.
At its Octob... more
| Pickens 4-H Cloverleaf Success (11/27/2012) |
The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that’s what Georgia 4-H is all ... more
| Pickens 4-H’ers Do Well In District Contest (11/27/2012) |
Ten 4-H’ers traveled to Gainesville to compete in Area Cotton Boll & Consumer Jamboree. 4-H’ers tested their knowledge in consumer trends.
Local 4-H’ers competing were: Junior team members-Renee & Mary Baker, Carter & Mattie Nicholson, Alice Kirby Marie Blackmar, and Courtney Painter. Senior T... more
| Tate Day Children's Art Contest (11/27/2012) |
The Children's Art Contest, coordinated through schools, is becoming one of the feature attractions of the annual Tate Day Festival. Joy Fowler again directed the 2012 exhibit that included entries from each of the public school in Pickens County. First, second and third place ribbons were awarded ... more
| The Miracle Worker Opens at Tater Patch Players Theater on Thursday, November 29th (11/27/2012) |
Get your tickets for opening night from a Jasper Lion
The Jasper Lions are sponsoring the opening night of "Miracle Worker" on Thursday, November 29th at 7:30 p.m. at the Tater Patch Players Theater.
"Miracle Worker" is a moving play about Helen Keller, the woman who overcame blindness and deafness, with the love of her family and especially of he... more
| 16 Year Old Joseph M. Addis Charged with Murder in Superior Court (11/26/2012) |
Stabbed Christopher Allen at their residence in the Preserve at Sharp Mountain
The First Appearance of a 16 year old male was made today before a Superior Court Judge in the West Annex courtroom of the Pickens County courts. The juvenile was made advised of his charge of Murder. During the hearing, the Judge ordered that the juvenile undergo a psychological examination before ... more
| Georgia Saltwater Anglers Need Free Permit Beginning January (11/21/2012) |
(BRUNSWICK, GA) -- Beginning January 1, 2013, anyone with a valid Georgia fishing license, including those with a Georgia Lifetime Sportsman’s License and a Senior Lifetime License, who wants to fish in saltwater will need a FREE, annual Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit. The SIP permit is ... more
| Smoking Cessation Classes offered at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (11/21/2012) |
An estimated 25 percent of the county’s population smokes
Cigarette smoking is a tough habit to break – just ask one of the 43.8 million smokers in the United States. For the Pickens County, Ga. community, smoking rates exceed the state average – an estimated 25 percent of the county’s population smokes. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is working to combat ... more
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