PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Jasper Elementary School Career Event (3/26/2015)

    Professionals representing a variety of career fields spoke with students about their career choices during the Jasper Elementary School "Career Event" this week. Mrs. Jennie Smith, school counselor and event organizer, began organizing the event weeks ago. The process began with letters going... more
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  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic (3/26/2015)
    Unique alliance in Georgia - Cleveland Clinic and Piedmont will share clinical policies, treatment protocols and research opportunities
    (Atlanta) Ė Since 2007, Piedmont Heart Institute (PHI) has been the largest preferred provider for heart care in the Atlanta and surrounding area. Since then, with its continued expansion of complex and life-saving expertise and advanced treatment modalities, it has grown into one of the premier car... more
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Announces Alliance with Cleveland Clinic
  • A new restaurant is Now Open in Jasper! Great Food, Great Service, Just Great! (3/25/2015)

    Since opening their doors on December 7, 2014, Buffalo Luke's has quickly become a local favorite. With a name like Buffalo Luke's, you've probably already figured out what their signature menu item is. Yes, their chicken wings are the kind everyone loves, crispy, saucy, with plenty of flavors to ma... more
  • A new restaurant is Now Open in Jasper!  Great Food, Great Service, Just Great!
  • Georgia Power Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer (3/25/2015)

    Georgia Power hosted the Chamber's "FIRST" First Friday Morning Mixer of the year, on Friday, March 6th from 7:30-9:00 AM. Over 40 fellow chamber members stopped by the Chamber for a wonderful opportunity to network over a cup of coffee and a muffin. Mark your calendar for June 5th to drop in J... more
  • Georgia Power Host Pickens County Chamber First Friday Morning Mixer
  • Katie Elle Salon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/25/2015)

    The Pickens Chamber of Commerce recently participated in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Katie Elle Salon in Marble Hill on Friday, February 6th. Katie Nelson is a master cosmetologist with more than ten years of experience making people look and feel their best. Along with expert styling tips and ... more
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  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know! (3/25/2015)

    1. Renovation for the new location for Dairy Queen is underway. It will be located beside Zaxby's in the building that was once Julee's (Kroger Shopping Center). The remaining structure from the Dairy Queen destroyed by fire was demolished this week with no current plans for something in its plac... more
  • Top 15 Things You Need To Know!
  • Transformations Salon Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (3/25/2015)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 for Transformations Salon Inc. at their location at 10150 Ball Ground Hwy, Ball Ground. Chamber members from both Pickens County Chamber and Cherokee County Chamber were me... more
  • Transformations Salon Inc. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video) (3/24/2015)

    Annexation of Parcel 041 047 with 1.424 Acres into the City of Jasper to be zoned (C-2) General Commercial. Mountain Express Oil's preliminary plan is to build a free standing building with probablity of being a Dunkin' Donuts. A small strip mall could also be put on the property. ...
  • City of Jasper Planning Commission Meeting (Video)
  • Dragons are Green (3/24/2015)

    There are many wonderful clubs at Pickens High School! One of these clubs is the 'Dragons are Green' club. Dragons are Green emphasizes the importance of recycling and urges students to participate in environmentally sound practices. Club member Joy Sohail said, "everything we do shapes the... more
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  • Four Legged Love From Roddie (3/24/2015)
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    Hi, I am Roddie, a regal Rhodesian ridgeback. I am anxious to please with a sweet and loving personality. The lady who took my picture said I am beautiful and very photogenic. I donít know what photogenic is but if it helps me find a forever home I hope I have a lot of it. I weigh about 7... more
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  • Hwy 515 FCA Banquet (3/24/2015)

    Hwy 515 FCA 6th Annual Banquet featured Steve Bartkowski as the Keynote Speaker. 515 FCA ministers to thirteen campuses in Towns, Union, Fannin, Gilmer, and Pickens counties. FCA desires to impact the North Georgia area with the message of Jesus Christ....
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  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Attend State Leadership Conference (3/24/2015)

    The HOSA State Leadership Conference, a conference for future health professionals, was not only a challenge but also a great experience for the nine Pickens High School students that attended. The students attending the conference were Anthony Napolitano, Ariel Hayes, Madison Smith, Stephen Jord... more
  • Nine PHS HOSA Students Attend State Leadership Conference
  • PHS Beta Con (3/24/2015)

    Over a dozen PHS sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the State Beta Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from March 6-March 8. The Pickens National Beta Club branch is an academic and community service-based organization with over 100 members. Not only are students required to have a 9... more
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  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet (3/24/2015)

    Congratulations to the Pickens High School students who competed at this yearís GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting meet held at Northwest Whitfield on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Senior Kalyn Brooks finished first in the 206-225 lb. weight class. Brooks also finished with the overall most weight ... more
  • PHS Competed in GACA Class AAAA State Weight Lifting Meet
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly' (3/24/2015)

    As of the beginning of January, the Pickens High School drama has rehearsed tirelessly for their upcoming performance of the hit musical and motion picture Hello Dolly. Put on by the members of PHS theatre, the play will be choreographed by Clarissa Wallen and directed by Leah VanDoran. The protag... more
  • PHS Drama presents 'Hello Dolly'
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