PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • PSO Business Watch Alert: Burglary at a Convenience Store in Tate and Break In at Numerous Storage Units (6/12/2012)

    Detectives with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating two separate crimes that could affect the business community of Pickens County. One incident involved the burglary of a convenience store in Tate Georgia. The burglars entered through a side window after cutting the power to... more
  • PSO Business Watch Alert:  Burglary at a Convenience Store in Tate and Break In at Numerous Storage Units
  • Four Legged Love From Sachel (6/11/2012)

    The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love. SACHEL - Hi, I am Sachel, a four month old, small black Dacshund – Terrier mix male dog. I am clam for my age and I like cats, kids, and other dogs. Of course, I am cute and cuddly. Like everyone here at the Ranch, I am ... more
  • Four Legged Love From Sachel
  • Get Your Social Security Statement Online (6/11/2012)

    Your Social Security Statement is available online and the only way to receive your statement unless you are 60 or older or turning 25 this year. To get your Statement online, you must first create a my Social Security account with U.S. Social Security Administration. Once you have an acco... more
  • Get Your Social Security Statement Online
  • Hip Dysplasia in Dogs (6/11/2012)

    Hip dysplasia is a common condition of large and giant breed dogs. It is a potentially crippling disease. The term dysplasia means abnormal growth. Hip dysplasia occurs as a puppy is growing and refers to a poor fit of the “ball and socket” part of the hip. The poor fit causes instability of the joi... more
  • Hip Dysplasia in Dogs
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital generates $108.5 million for state and local economy (6/11/2012)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital generated over $108.5 million in revenue for the local and state economy in 2010, according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA). The report also included the cost of uncompensated care to be $2.87 million, including unpaid costs of Medicaid and... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital generates $108.5 million  for state and local economy
  • VA Announces Aggressive National Recruitment Effort to Hire Mental Health Professionals (6/11/2012)

    WASHINGTON (June 11, 2012)- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki recently announced the department would add approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce to help meet the increased demand for mental health services. The Veteran... more
  • Texaco Country Showdown (6/10/2012)

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  • Texaco Country Showdown
  • Women of Heart (6/10/2012)

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  • Women of Heart
  • Car and Truck Show (6/9/2012)

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  • Car and Truck Show
  • Early Morning Fire at Race Trac on Hwy. 515 (6/9/2012)
    Minimal damage to building but smoke damage forced closing
    Jasper Fire Chief Steve Roper reports a stand alone cooler in the middle of the store caught FIRE around 6 a.m. this morning. Jasper Fire Department, Pickens County Fire Department, and Bethany-Salem Fire Departments responded. Roper said, "Quick knockdown and extinguishment of fire but the the mate... more
  • Frozen Treats and Garlic at the Jasper Farmers Market (6/9/2012)

    Lettuce has been very prolific this year in Pickens County and is still abundantly available at the farmers market. Maybe the cool nights we have been having has fooled the lettuce in to thinking it is still early spring. Produce vendors were well supplied with a variety of vegetables this Saturda... more
  • Frozen Treats and Garlic at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program (6/7/2012)

    The Keep Pickens Beautiful, in cooperation with 180 Printer and Toner Management of Jasper is introducing a Printer Cartridge Recycling Program. This free program is open to all businesses and individuals. This program provides a simple system for the collection and recycling of printer ink cartridg... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Printer Cartridge Recycling Program
  • Piedmont Mountainside Nurses featured in Atlanta Hospital News (6/7/2012)
    Nurses Dianna Thompson, RN and Linda Hughes, RN
    Two nurses, Dianna Thompson and Linda Hughes, from Piedmont Mountainside were recognized by Atlanta Hospital News during Nurses Week. Dianna Thompson, RN, has worked at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital for the past three years as a classroom instructor. Recently, she has single-handedly been manag... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Nurses featured in Atlanta Hospital News
  • Ronald McDonald @ Library (6/7/2012)

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  • Ronald McDonald @ Library
  • “Women of Heart” to Entertain at VanGoghs Hideaway (6/6/2012)
    Sunday, June 10th from 2 PM until 4 PM
    It is said that the drum was brought to the Indian people by a woman. Therefore, “Women of Heart” believe there is a woman’s spirit that resides inside the drum. “Women of Heart” is a mixed blood Native American drum group that was formed in 2003. They aspire to share their love of Native Ameri... more
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