PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • 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

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