PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Retired Educators Will Meet in March (3/6/2013)

    Following a two months winter break, the Pickens County Retired Educators Association will resume its monthly meeting on March 13. That meeting will be held in the Community Room of United Community Bank. The luncheon meal, provided by Taste of Joy Catering, will begin at 11:30 A.M. with the meeting... more
  • Retired Educators Will Meet in March
  • Eleventh annual Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for April 24 (3/5/2013)

    The eleventh annual Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Golf Tournament will be held April 24 at the Big Canoe Golf Club in Jasper. In its eleven years of existence, the golf tournament has raised more than $224,000 to benefit Good Samaritan, a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit agency that ... more
  • Eleventh annual Good Samaritan Golf Tournament set for April 24
  • Kennel Cough (3/5/2013)

    Your dog got the kennel cough vaccine, so why does he/she have kennel cough? Unfortunately, there is a lot more to kennel cough than many people know. Kennel cough is a common name for what is also referred to as “canine infectious tracheobronchitis” or “contagious canine cough complex.” These terms... more
  • Kennel Cough
  • March Of Dimes Fundraiser Pageant Entry Forms (3/5/2013)
    Saturday, March 16, 2013 in Blue Ridge, GA @ 12 pm
    Welcome to OneMain Financial March of Dimes Fundraiser Beauty Pageant. All proceeds raised will be donated to the March of Dimes. We are excited to award four Supreme Winners. Age Divisions 0-5 Girls 6-10 Girls Junior High Girls High School Girls Attire Sunday Best - Ages 0 – 10 Jr. High and...
  • March Of Dimes Fundraiser Pageant Entry Forms
  • RENASANT CELEBRATES 109 YEARS (3/5/2013)

    Renasant Bank recently celebrated its 109th anniversary. Each branch across North Georgia marked the momentous occasion by sharing cake and punch with customers. “We’re proud to celebrate the anniversary of one of the South’s oldest financial institutions,” said Ken Davis, Georgia Division Presid... more
  • RENASANT CELEBRATES 109 YEARS
  • Winter Weather Advisory for Pickens County (3/5/2013)
    From 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6
    The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for developing snow showers and patchy black ice, which is in effect from 10 p.m. this evening to 1 p.m. EST Wednesday. Locations, portions of northeast Georgia, especially the higher elevations. Hazard types, ... more
  • Winter Weather Advisory for Pickens County
  • Young Life's National RWOK (Reaching a World of Kids) Day of Prayer Today (3/5/2013)

    Please join us in praying for Young Life right here in our community. We are asking that you take a few minutes today, at lunchtime and again in the evening to pray. Morning prayer - For middle school and high school kids to hear the Gospel and respond to the amazing love that Jesus has for them... more
  • Young Life's National RWOK (Reaching a World of Kids) Day of Prayer Today
  • Four Legged Love From Cole (3/4/2013)

    The following pet needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love: Hi, I am Cole, a one-year-old lab mix male dog. I am house-trained and I like cats and I LOVE people. I weigh about 40 pounds and I walk well on a leash. I have beautiful blue eyes and a shiny black coat. And, I ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Cole
  • Pickens County Girls 7-8 All Star Team Placed Second in State (3/4/2013)

    The Pickens County girls 7-8 All Star team having won the District 5 Championship earned a spot in the state tournament in Bremen, Georgia. The 7-8 Girls All Star team had an exciting weekend at the state basketball tournament. They finished as the runner up and placed second in the state. The t... more
  • Pickens County Girls 7-8 All Star Team Placed Second in State
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites community to tour new emergency department (3/4/2013)
    Monday, March 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
    (Jasper, Ga.) – Piedmont Mountainside Hospital will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new emergency department and inpatient bed expansions on Monday, March 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The free event is open to the public. Members of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce will perfo... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites community to tour new emergency department
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol (3/4/2013)

    Friday, March 1, 2013, marked the 27th legislative day of the 2013 legislative session. Now that we’re almost three quarters through session, the House is considering more legislation than at any other time this session. We spend longer days at the Capitol and vote on more legislation. Some of the b...
  • State Representative Rick Jasperse's Report from the Capitol
  • Con†inuum Movie (3/3/2013)

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  • Con†inuum Movie
  • Piedmont creates health advocacy group Georgia Center for Healthier Communities (3/3/2013)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Piedmont Healthcare announces the creation of the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities, a non-partisan research, advocacy and educational organization committed to building a healthier Georgia. "Our goal in establishing the Georgia Center for Healthier Communities is to chang... more
  • Piedmont creates health advocacy group Georgia Center for Healthier Communities
  • Grace and Glorie (3/2/2013)

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  • Grace and Glorie
  • TROUT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE YEAR-LONG (3/2/2013)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Trout-angling opportunities abound in the wintery swift-flowing waters of north Georgia’s rivers and creeks. Home to some of the Southeast’s finest trout streams and three species of trout - rainbow, brown and brook trout - Georgia claims nearly 4,000 miles of streams, and... more
  • TROUT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE YEAR-LONG
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