PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • It’s Fun to Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/11/2012)

    A southern summer suggests to me a wide front porch with fans lazily turning, giant ferns hanging between every post and maybe a baseball game on a radio somewhere in the house. Brenda West had just the right ferns for that scenario, large beautiful Boston Ferns; thick and healthy. She had lots of... more
  • It’s Fun to Shop at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • JYSA Picture Day (8/11/2012)

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  • JYSA Picture Day
  • Kids 4 CARES (8/11/2012)

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  • Kids 4 CARES
  • American Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Improving; More Donors Needed In August (8/10/2012)
    Just three additional blood donors at each blood drive could boost supply - Blood drive on August 17 at Amicalola EMC
    The American Red Cross is encouraged by a boost in donations since the organization issued an emergency appeal for blood donors. However, additional donations are needed to ensure an adequate supply is available through the end of the summer. “We are humbled by the generosity of the many blood d... more
  • American Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Improving;  More Donors Needed In August
  • Personal Safety at the Touch of a Button with iHelpPlus App (8/10/2012)
    iHelpPlusApps.com introduces their first app, iHelpPlus as a new way to ensure your safety no matter where you are.
    Atlanta, GA – iHelpPlusApps.com announces the release of their first app, iHelpPlus™ a new personal safety device for iPhone users of all ages. Featuring customizable alarms, built-in flashlight, GPS tracking to identify your exact location and much more, iHelpPlusApps.com establishes a new standard... more
  • Personal Safety at the Touch of a Button with iHelpPlus App
  • Rally in the Valley (8/10/2012)

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  • Rally in the Valley
  • August Business After Hours (8/9/2012)

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  • August Business After Hours
  • PMH Future Emergency Dept (8/9/2012)

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  • PMH Future Emergency Dept
  • SR 53 BRIDGE WORK EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 31 (8/9/2012)

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Georgia DOT announces maintenance work on the State Route 53/Jasper Highway bridge over the Amicalola Creek will take longer than planned. Crews are currently working on the SR 53 Bridge over Amicalola Creek west of Tinsley Chapel Road, approximately 3 miles from the Dawson/Picken...
  • SR 53 BRIDGE WORK EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST 31
  • Bite Wounds (8/8/2012)

    Bite wounds are common injuries for dogs and cats in our area. Most of the cases I see involve un-neutered male dogs who are roaming and fighting with other males, or outdoor cats fighting with other cats. There are many other situations that result in bite wounds, such as pets from the same family ... more
  • Bite Wounds
  • Family Connection Collaborative (Video) (8/8/2012)
    Speakers Carlton Wilson, President Coalition for a Drug Free Pickens and Lynn Palmer, Social Worker for Pickens County Schools
    The program included two speakers and introductions by all those present. Carlton Wilson, Hill City Elementary Principle spoke on behalf of the Coalition for a Drug Free Pickens where he serves as President. Lynn Palmer, Social Worker for Pickens County Schools presented information about the...
  • Family Connection Collaborative (Video)
  • Four Legged Love From Kiki (8/8/2012)
    ADOPTED
    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. KIKI - Hi, I am Kiki, a domestic black, short hair, female cat. I am a very pretty, ten-month-old barn cat; that means I like to stay outside and better yet, I can go to a qualified home without any adoption fee. Like al... more
  • Four Legged Love From Kiki
  • Nice and Cool at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/8/2012)

    Cloudy skies kept the heat down making it a great day for outdoor shopping and for the Salsa Contest. Fewer contestants this year but some very good salsa that the voting crowd had a hard time deciding on. Votes were pretty evenly divided among all of the entries. Our youngest participant, Victor... more
  • Nice and Cool at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Piedmont Healthcare announces interim leadership roles (8/8/2012)

    (Atlanta, Ga.) – Piedmont Healthcare announces its appointment of interim executive leadership after the passing of President and CEO R. Timothy Stack on July 30. Patrick Battey, M.D., chair of Piedmont Healthcare’s Board of Directors, has been named interim chief executive officer for the Atlant... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare announces interim leadership roles
  • The July Pickens Report (8/8/2012)

    The end of July brings a very hot month to an end. Hot not only from a weather standpoint, but also from a political standpoint as the primary election was held on the last day of the month. I want to thank everyone who took the time to perform their civic duty as 7,187 voters cast their ballots i... more
  • The July Pickens Report
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