PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Entries Now Accepted For Sharptop Arts Quilt Show (1/3/2013)
    Show Dates February 7 through March 2, 2013
    You are cordially invited to enter the Sharptop Arts Association Quilt Show which will run February 7 through March 2, 2013. The Show will be sponsored by The Quilt Shop on Main and Mountain Fabrics, both located in Jasper. There will be one award going to the Best of Show, a $100 Gift Certificat... more
  • Entries Now Accepted For Sharptop Arts Quilt Show
  • Online Retailers to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Georgia (1/3/2013)

    Beginning December 31, out-of-state retailers who sell merchandise to Georgia residents through commission-based Internet links are legally required to collect state and local sales taxes. The Georgia Retail Association - the trade group representing the state’s retail businesses – said the arrival ... more
  • Online Retailers to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Georgia
  • Tennis 101 Class Beginning Mid-January (1/3/2013)
    Saturday Class starts on January 12 and Wednesday Class starts January 16
    Bent Tree Tennis will be hosting a new season of Tennis 101, which is specifically designed for new players to the game. It will teach you the basics of the game and gets you playing tennis fast! No need to be embarrassed about not knowing anything about tennis. All that is required is an interest ... more
  • Tennis 101 Class Beginning Mid-January
  • Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt is First Baby of 2013 (1/2/2013)
    Delivered at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
    Congratulations to Heather and Bryan Schmidt on the birth of their baby girl, Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt. Aubrey was the first baby born in 2013 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt was born on January 1, 2013 at 12:56 p.m weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. and 21 inches long. Prou... more
  • Aubrey Joy Adeline Schmidt is First Baby of 2013
  • CONGRESSMAN-ELECT COLLINS SUPPORTS CONGRESSIONAL PAY FREEZE AND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT (1/1/2013)

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  • Rep. Graves Statement On Senate Fiscal Cliff Bill (1/1/2013)

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  • ***WEATHER ALERT*** Use caution on Hwy. 136 (Burnt Mountain Road) near Monument Road and Sunrise Ridge (12/29/2012)

    The Pickens County Sheriff's Office has received several reports of light accumulation on the roadway on Hwy 136 (Burnt Mountain Rd) and several of the side roads in higher elevations. If you must travel through this area, please use extreme caution.... more
  • ***WEATHER ALERT***  Use caution on Hwy. 136 (Burnt Mountain Road) near Monument Road and Sunrise Ridge
  • Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets Are Harmful to Children (12/29/2012)

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is advising parents and caregivers to lock up single-load liquid laundry packets and keep them away from children. Liquid laundry packets are attractive to children because they are soft and colorful and resemble familiar items like candy and tee... more
  • Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets Are Harmful to Children
  • 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
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