PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • No. 1 Golden Eagles Rout Shorter JV, 33-3, To Improve To 4-0 (10/4/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech club football team improved to 4-0 on the season by coasting to a 33-3 victory over the Shorter JV squad. The Golden Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the latest National Club Football Association coaches poll, answered an early Hawks field goal with a second-quarter touchdown run by Pa... more
  • The Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Encourage Public to Thank American Service Members though Holiday Mail for Heroes Program (10/4/2011)
    Holiday Wishes Deliver 'A Touch of Home' to U.S. Military Members, Veterans and Families
    For a fifth year, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to deliver holiday cheer and greetings to service members, their families and veterans throughout the holiday season. The Holiday Mail for Heroes program provides Americans the opportunity to send holiday greetings to ... more
  • The Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Encourage Public to Thank American Service Members though Holiday Mail for Heroes Program
  • Art was Alive this past weekend in the Chamber of Commerce building (10/3/2011)

    It was good to see so many of the Marble Festival attendees come in to appreciate the outstanding works of art that were on display. As I (along with a number of other volunteers) spent time there, it was so interesting to hear their comments, their likes and dislikes. Art is truly in the eye of th... more
  • Art was Alive this past weekend in the Chamber of Commerce building
  • Pickens County Tea Party guest speakers Joe Hendricks, District Attorney and Patti Gettinger, Vice Chairman of the Georgia Tea Party (10/3/2011)
    Video on www.NorthGAPolitics.com
    Topics: "The Ancient Orgins of American Liberty and What it Means to Us Today" by Appalachian District Attorney Joe Hendricks and "Agenda 21" by Patti Gettinger, Vice Chairman of the Georgia Tea Party....
  • Pickens County Tea Party guest speakers Joe Hendricks, District Attorney and Patti Gettinger, Vice Chairman of the Georgia Tea Party
  • Representative Rick Jasperse (District 12) and Senator Steve Gooch (District 51) address Big Canoe HOA (10/3/2011)
    Click title for video on NorthGaPolitics.com
    State Representative Rick Jasperse (District 12) and Senator Steve Gooch (District 51) were guest speakers of the Big Canoe Home Owners Association (HOA). Topics addressed were Redistricing, Transportation (T-Splost), Immigration and Finances. Click title for video on
  • Representative Rick Jasperse (District 12) and Senator Steve Gooch (District 51) address Big Canoe HOA
  • "It's What They Do, Just Accept It." Not good enough says the Tea Party. (9/30/2011)

    Have you seen this TV commercial where a guy at an ATM is pondering the choices he is being given about how the bank will use his money? Well, isn't this the way we all feel today as the news media heats up and analyzes the blazes out of every word every candidate says and imposes their own views ab... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech moves a step closer to its own police department (9/30/2011)

    Public Safety officers from all eight of Chattahoochee Technical College’s campuses gathered in Jasper to be sworn in as official members of the college’s newly designated police department. It is one step in many that will transition the college’s department of public safety. Already recognized ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech moves a step closer to its own police department
  • Honor your executive for remarkable leadership at executive appreciation luncheon (9/30/2011)

    Local administrative staff and executives are invited to attend the 7th Executive Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, October 20 at 12 noon. The luncheon is in recognition of National Boss Day and is hosted by the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAA... more
  • Honor your executive for remarkable leadership at executive appreciation luncheon
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital to Expand Emergency Services and Capacity (9/30/2011)

    Piedmont Healthcare, the parent company of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, plans to invest nearly $10.5 million in an emergency department expansion and surgery department expansion. The project, which would begin in July 2012, with completion scheduled for summer 2013, includes 24,417 square feet o... more
  • Chatt Tech club football earns No. 1 ranking in NCFA coaches poll (9/28/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech, in its second year as a club football program, took over the No. 1 ranking in the National Club Football Association coaches poll this week. The Golden Eagles, a 40-0 winner over the Columbus State club team on Sunday, is 3-0 on the season heading into the team's game with the Sh... more
  • Chatt Tech club football earns No. 1 ranking in NCFA coaches poll
  • FREE MOVIE TO COMBAT LOCAL SUICIDE RATE (9/28/2011)
    To Save a Life to be Shown at Pickens High School
    On October 8th at 6 p.m. the Pickens High School chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, in partnership with Cool Springs Baptist Church in Tate, will host a free movie showing open to the public of the popular indie movie To Save a Life. The movie, rated PG-13, is the fictional story of hi... more
  • FREE MOVIE TO COMBAT LOCAL SUICIDE RATE
  • Pickens County Health Department 2011 Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic (9/28/2011)
    Tuesday, October 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Pickens County Health Department 2011 Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic Seasonal Flu Vaccine: $20 Accept: Cash, Checks, Medicare, State Cigna & State United Healthcare Insurance Conducted by the Health Department and designed to process people quickly and conveniently as they remain in their vehic... more
  • Pickens County Health Department 2011 Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic
  • Carriage House Coffee Shop Wins Small Business of the Month for the Second Time (9/27/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce announced at the September Membership Breakfast that Carriage House Coffee Shop has been selected the Small Business of the Month for the second time. This is the first time that a small business has been selected twice. However, the number of nominations for Carr... more
  • Carriage House Coffee Shop Wins Small Business of the Month for the Second Time
  • WELCOME TO THE MARBLE FESTIVAL 2011 (9/27/2011)

    The Sharptop Arts Association would like to welcome you to our wonderful community. For Pickens County, the arts seem to be exploding everywhere, so we hope that you will take time to discover what we have to offer. The Fine Arts Exhibit at the Chamber of Commerce Building, Shops on Main Street, Sha... more
  • WELCOME TO THE MARBLE FESTIVAL 2011
  • Another Sackett’s Saturday for the Jasper Farmers Market (9/26/2011)

    The Jasper Farmers Market will once again make a temporary move to make way for the Marble Festival. Saturday, October 1, they will be set up in Sackett’s parking lot from 7:30 until 12 noon. The next 4 Saturdays in October they will be back in their usual location on W. Church Street (Hwy 53) acr... more
  • Another Sackett’s Saturday for the Jasper Farmers Market
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