PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Four Legged Love From Penny (11/13/2012)

    The following pet are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. Hi, I am Penny. I have beautiful markings of bronze and white. I am one year old and I am proud to say I am house broken. I weigh about 35 pounds and I am a hound mix. I am very smart, alert, and pretty. I l... more
  • Four Legged Love From Penny
  • Jasper’s 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon (11/13/2012)
    Entry deadline is November 26, 2012
    This will be the third year that Burnt Mountain Trading Company is sponsoring the Gingerbread Contest and we hope for it to continue for many years to come. Last year when my parents came to town for a visit we went to Asheville and saw the National Gingerbread Contest held at the Grove Park Inn.... more
  • Jasper’s 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest is on the Horizon
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee (11/13/2012)

    After 28 rounds of competition Matthew Shirah with West Fannin Elementary won the 5th Annual ETC3 Spelling Bee. He spelled “instantaneous” correctly after Ellie Pool spelled it incorrectly. He then spelled “pneumonia” correctly to win. His school received an additional $1500 and he was awarded a ... more
  • Matthew Shirah wins ETC Spelling Bee
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner (11/13/2012)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital recently added a 64-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanner to the imaging equipment available at the Jasper hospital. Patients can now receive advanced CT imaging, more commonly known as a “CAT scan,” thanks to the new SOMATOM 64, one of the most advanced CT scanners o... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital gets 64-slice CT scanner
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged (11/13/2012)

    On November 5, 2012 a panel of nine judges convened at the Sharp Top Arts Association headquarters to judge the 2012 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest Entries. The panel was comprised of published authors, playwrights, educators, local leaders, and business people. Middle school and high school... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Entries Judged
  • Separation Anxiety (11/13/2012)

    Amanda adopted a little Shih Tzu named Sassy when she was a tiny puppy. The two of them lived with Amanda’s parents for several years. When it was time for Amanda to go away for college, she couldn’t take Sassy with her, so Sassy stayed with her parents. Sassy had always been well trained and had a ... more
  • Separation Anxiety
  • The Tater Patch Players prepare for The Miracle Worker (11/13/2012)

    As the actors learn lines and blocking, much more is going on to bring you a great theater experience. There are many others that work together to make up a show. Director Stan O’Kelley has put together a talented crew to work with the cast. The Assistant Director, Rachel Lawson helps the Directo... more
  • The Tater Patch Players prepare for The Miracle Worker
  • High Tea @ Madeline's Cafe (11/12/2012)

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  • High Tea @ Madeline's Cafe
  • Teacher of the Year (11/12/2012)

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  • Teacher of the Year
  • Veterans Day Ceremony (11/12/2012)

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  • Veterans Day Ceremony
  • Veterans Day Parade (11/12/2012)

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  • Veterans Day Parade
  • Highlights from the 2013–2017 Pickens County Community Plan for the Advancement of Children and Families (11/11/2012)
    Facilitated by Pickens County Family Connection, Inc.
    This long range Plan is intended to enhance and coordinate the resources and programs in Pickens County and to bring opportunities to children and families to thrive and to achieve measurable success. Through the planning process, Family Connection Partners identified three priority issues facing... more
  • Highlights from the 2013–2017 Pickens County Community Plan for the Advancement of Children and Families
  • PCREA TO Co-host Robin Ferst (11/11/2012)

    On November 14, 2012 the Pickens County Retired Educators Association will join with Jasper Rotary Club and the Pickens County Ferst Foundation in welcoming Robin Ferst to Jasper. The three organizations are meeting together at Chattahoochee Technical College, Jasper Campus for this very significant... more
  • PCREA TO Co-host Robin Ferst
  • A Taste of Pickens (11/10/2012)

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  • A Taste of Pickens
  • Fresh Georgia PECANS have arrived in Pickens County! (11/10/2012)

    The year's crop of Fresh Georgia PECANS are delicious. The Optimist Club of Jasper is selling them for $8.00 per bag for 12 oz. All money raised stays in the community to "help bring out the best in kids". You can find them at Garner Ace Hardware, Marble Hill Ace Hardware, both Renasant Banks, U... more
  • Fresh Georgia PECANS have arrived in Pickens County!

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