PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Final Sole Commissioner Mtg (12/20/2012)

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  • Final Sole Commissioner Mtg
  • Help is Needed by Reinhardt Professor to Donate 500 Copies of Bullying Book to Public Schools and Libraries (12/20/2012)
    'Billy Bully Bot' is a story about redemption for a bully.
    Dr. Julie Schultz, Associate Professor of Education at Reinhardt University, has written a book 'Billy Bully Bot' to raise awareness about bullying from her own childhood memories. Her goal is to donate 500 copies of the book to public schools and libraries. Dr. Schultz has enlisted the servic... more
  • Help is Needed by Reinhardt Professor to Donate 500 Copies of Bullying Book to Public Schools and Libraries
  • JASPER WINTER ADVISORY…MAIN STREET SNOWMAN FRENZY COMING IN JANUARY (12/20/2012)
    Enter your snowy man/woman/creation application by January 5, 2013
    Alert! Be advised! Flurries of snowmen will be floating onto Main Street Jasper this January. Don’t let the experience melt, build your snowman to add to the Main Street Frenzy today. We welcome all snowmen built with tasteful creativity to fill Main Street with a snowfall of liveliness. ... more
  • JASPER WINTER ADVISORY…MAIN STREET SNOWMAN FRENZY COMING IN JANUARY
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains Set For February 9, 2013 (12/20/2012)
    Save on ticket prices by purchasing them by December 31st; Voting open for the 2013 King and Queen
    Georgia Mountains Hospice, Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and The Rotary Club of Jasper invite you to the 2013 Mardi Gras in the Mountains. Enjoy a spectacular evening with fine dining, a great band, silent auction and coronation of the 2013 King and Queen and Honor Court. ... more
  • Mardi Gras in the Mountains Set For February 9, 2013
  • PMH Christmas Tree Contest (12/20/2012)

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  • PMH Christmas Tree Contest
  • Swearing-in Elected Officials (12/19/2012)

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  • Swearing-in Elected Officials
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded the Large Business of the Month by Chamber (12/18/2012)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded the Large Business of the Month for December. Dr. Sonny Proctor was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Jarrod Trammell with Community Bank of Pickens County, the... more
  •  Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded the Large Business of the Month by Chamber
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees (12/18/2012)

    The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recently added five new members to its board of trustees bringing the total number of members to 17. New trustees include: • Jason Anavitarte – Anavitarte is a senior government and community relations leader with Kaiser Permanente. A former member of the Dor... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees
  • Commencement Ceremony Held for Chattahoochee Technical College Monday, December 5th (12/18/2012)

    More than 1,100 students at Chattahoochee Technical College were honored Monday morning, December 5 in the college’s Fall 2012 Commencement Ceremony. The candidates for graduation included those who had completed their studies for associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit duri... more
  • Commencement Ceremony Held for Chattahoochee Technical College Monday, December 5th
  • Derek Whaley, with his Propane Powered Vehicle, was Guest Speaker at KPB December Board Meeting (12/18/2012)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful Board of Directors were informed at the December board meeting about the use and benefits of propane automobiles. Derek Whaley of Alliance Auto Gas made the presentation with emphasis on lower fuel cost, lower emissions and the use of domestic production propane here in th... more
  • Derek Whaley, with his Propane Powered Vehicle, was Guest Speaker at KPB December Board Meeting
  • GED Students Thank Bojangles and Pickens Certified Literate Program (12/18/2012)

    Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education students celebrated Dec. 12 at a luncheon provided by the Pickens Certified Literate Program and Bojangles, as well as covered dishes brought in by students. The event, which was hosted at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College, was ... more
  • GED Students Thank Bojangles and Pickens Certified Literate Program
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Bring one for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling (12/18/2012)
    Held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Pickens Chamber Park n' Ride
    Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you to bring your undecorated live Christmas tree to the "Bring One for the Chipper" event to be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Drop off you tree at the Chamber’s Park n' Ride parking lot on Stegall Street in Jasper. The recycled trees can be recycle... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Bring one for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2012 Report (12/18/2012)

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  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2012 Report
  • Who is Responsible for Economic Development? (12/18/2012)

    Economic Development is an area that most people do not spend a great deal of time pondering, but when the subject does come up the conversation tends to center on business growth (or possibly lack of) with little thought given to who is all involved with the work going on behind the scenes. And alt... more
  • Who is Responsible for Economic Development?
  • Christmas at Tate House (12/16/2012)

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  • Christmas at Tate House
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