PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • 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
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