PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • VA Offers Dental Insurance Program (11/15/2013)

    VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance beginning Nov. 15, VA officials announced today. “VA continues to explore innovative wa... more
  • Amicalola EMC Awarded Wildwood Christian Academy with a "Bright Ideas" Grant (11/14/2013)

    Wildwood thanks Amicalola EMC for awarding Mrs. Carol Hagadorn a "Bright Ideas" grant. Mrs. Hagadorn plans on using the funds to purchase equipment and supplies for her sewing class and costumes for Wildwood student productions, including GISA competitions and the school's annual Live Nativity. Than... more
  • Amicalola EMC Awarded Wildwood Christian Academy with a
  • Chattahoochee Tech looking forward to hosting NJCAA Half-marathon Championship for second time (11/14/2013)

    (DALLAS, Ga.) – For the second time in program history, Chattahoochee Tech will host the NJCAA Half-marathon National Championship on a stretch of the renowned Silver Comet Trail in Dallas near the college’s Paulding County campus this Saturday. Nearly 200 runners from 19 different schools will comp... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech looking forward to hosting NJCAA Half-marathon Championship for second time
  • Good Samaritan Breaks Ground for New Buildings (11/14/2013)

    After twelve years of working out of temporary buildings, Good Samaritan Health and Wellness center in Jasper has begun a three-phase building program that will provide permanent structures for administering valuable services to the medically underserved citizens of Pickens County. The phase one ... more
  • Good Samaritan Breaks Ground for New Buildings
  • Home Depot in Jasper honors Teacher of the Quarter Recipients (11/14/2013)

    Bob Coleman, Store Manager for The Home Depot in Jasper, developed the Teacher of the Quarter program to honor local teachers for their hard work and dedication. “Giving Back,” and “Doing the Right Thing” are two core value at The Home Depot, and a passion for the company’s associates. “Our goal i... more
  • Home Depot in Jasper honors Teacher of the Quarter Recipients
  • Tate Day Winners (11/14/2013)

    The Tate Day Homecoming Festival on November 2nd was a wonderfully complete day in the Historic Village. Weather was great; visitors were happy; vendors were pleased; and the day's festivities proceeded without problems. Especially satisfied were winners of the various contests of the day. The 20... more
  • Tate Day Winners
  • American Legion Post 149 News (11/13/2013)
    August, September & October 2013 (PDF)
    In this issue: Post 149 and Commander Gary Green brings home prestigious Post Excellence Award; Post 149 had the honor of presenting “Good Citizenship Award” and patch to Eagle Scout Hall; Bud’s Corn on the Cob; Marble Festival Parade; 5th Annual Golf-A-Thon....
  • American Legion Post 149 News
  • Business Spotlight on Metal Barn Productions (11/13/2013)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Metal Barn Productions as a new member to the Chamber of Commerce. Metal Barn Productions is a specialized video service located in Jasper, Georgia. They offer Oral History Video Services to those persons wanting to preserve images (pho... more
  • Business Spotlight on Metal Barn Productions
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (11/13/2013)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 25, 2014 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway
  • Four Legged Love From Mona (11/13/2013)

    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 Mona, a female, bulldog mix. I weigh about 50 poun... more
  • Four Legged Love From Mona
  • New Season New Vendors at Winter Farmers Market - Goat Cheese and Noodles (11/13/2013)

    Saturday, November 9, the first Jasper Farmers Market of the Winter Season went well. Hope to see you there next time. It’s good to shop local but you know about that. Here are the dates. Mark your calendar. November 23 December 7 and 21 Hours are 9:30 to 1:30. Note also: Jasper... more
  • New Season New Vendors at Winter Farmers Market - Goat Cheese and Noodles
  • Pickens Chamber Welcome New Member The Jasper Art Gallery (11/13/2013)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome The Jasper Art Gallery to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting, held October 4, 2013. The Jasper Art Gallery offers a variety of unique handmade art, crafts, and gifts created by local artists at reasonable prices.... more
  • Pickens Chamber Welcome New Member The Jasper Art Gallery
  • 'Tis the Season to Be Prepared (11/13/2013)

    It’s true that there’s no place like home for the holidays. With the temperature dropping, there’s nothing like bundling up with the family around the fire to enjoy some holiday cheer. However, the open hearths, candles and holiday cooking also bring an increased risk for house fires. According ... more
  • Community Resource Center (11/12/2013)

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  • Community Resource Center
  • Freeze Warning and Wind Advisory Tonight (11/12/2013)
    Potential for snow has decreased
    Snow: The potential for snow has continued to decrease and this morning the mention of snow was removed from the forecast. Rain showers will be possible across extreme north Georgia (north of Rome to Gainesville) this morning through about 5pm. It appears at this time the cold air will be lagging be... more
  • Freeze Warning and Wind Advisory Tonight
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