PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Have you Seen Those LEOs? (12/27/2012)

    There is a very good chance you have seen the PHS LEOs around the community in the past several weeks. They have been much involved in Fill-A- Stocking activities with their sponsoring club, Jasper Lions. On November 30th, December lst, 7th, and 8th, LEOs participated in the bucket brigades colle... more
  • Have you Seen Those LEOs?
  • Optimist Club of Jasper 2012-13 Essay Contest Deadline January 16th (12/27/2012)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper is now accepting entries for the annual 2012-13 Optimist Essay Contest where interested youth can write on the topic 'How Can I help My Friends Realize Their Value?' The Pickens County winner will receive a $150 cash prize and will be entered in the Georgia Optimist Di... more
  • Optimist Club of Jasper 2012-13 Essay Contest Deadline January 16th
  • Retired Educators Close Calendar Year (12/27/2012)

    The Pickens County Retired Educators Association met at United Community Bank on December 12 to close out its 2012 year. Members brought a variety of delicious salads, vegetables and desserts to accompany the tasty ham provided by the organization. Everyone was well pleased and well-fed by the cover... more
  • Four Legged Love From Olive (12/24/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Olive, a female, tri-color Coon Hound mix. I am seven months old and I am playful and very friendly. My brother, Basel, is also here at the Pickens Animal Rescue Ranch. We are all looking for homes to... more
  • Four Legged Love From Olive
  • Shopping in Downtown Jasper (12/22/2012)

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  • Shopping in Downtown Jasper
  • Tips on avoiding the ER during the holiday season (12/22/2012)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – The holiday season often is the busiest time for hospital emergency rooms. Last year at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, thousands of patients sought treatment at the ER during the holiday season. Here’s how to avoid the emergency room this holiday season: 1. Know when a tr... more
  • Tips on avoiding the ER during the holiday season
  • BRET HINTZE, DPM, AND TRAVIS JONES, DPM, NOW SEEING PATIENTS IN JASPER (12/20/2012)
    North Georgia Foot & Ankle is Now Village Podiatry Centers
    Bret Hintze, DPM, and Travis Jones, DPM, both podiatric physicians and surgeons, are now seeing patients in Jasper. In September, their practice, North Georgia Foot & Ankle, merged with Village Podiatry Centers, the largest podiatric medical practice in Georgia. Both Drs. Hintze and Jones are h... more
  • BRET HINTZE, DPM, AND TRAVIS JONES, DPM, NOW SEEING PATIENTS IN JASPER
  • Don't Give the FLU for the Holidays! (12/20/2012)

    Get a FLU Shot and protect the ones you love. It's not too late since flu activity doesn't usually peak until February in the United States and can last as late as May. Flu vaccine is available at all county health departments in the North Georgia Health District, including Cherokee, Fannin, Gil... more
  • Don't Give the FLU for the Holidays!
  • 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
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