PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Jasper Lions To Sponsor Veterans Day Parade on November 11th (11/3/2011)
    Parade at 10 a.m. and Ceremony at 11 a.m.
    Mark your calendar now and plan to attend the 2011 Veterans Day Parade here in Jasper Friday, November 11 sponsored again by the Jasper Lions Club. Lion Leslie Miller is serving as Chairman of the Parade Committee. Parade participants will begin to line-up at 9:00 A.M. at the corner of GA 53 and... more
  • Jasper Lions To Sponsor Veterans Day Parade on November 11th
  • Secretary Solis Unveils New Veterans Initiatives (11/3/2011)

    New initiatives designed to help military personnel receive training, find jobs and transition back into civilian life. View The Veteran Labor Force in the Recovery Report more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital staff delivers decorated pumpkins to Heritage Healthcare (11/1/2011)

    On Friday, October 28, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital staff members visited Heritage Healthcare to deliver decorated pumpkins to the residents. Located just two miles away, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has a long-standing relationship with the nursing facility.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital staff delivers decorated pumpkins to Heritage Healthcare
  • State Farm Parish Lowrie, CPCU is having a Photo Contest! (11/1/2011)
    Deadline November 15, 2011
    State Farm Parish Lowrie, CPCU is decorating their new office & they want you to be a part of it! Take a picture of your favorite setting and/or view in Pickens County. Post your picture on their Facebook Wall by November 15! The winning photo will be displayed in our front office and you will wi... more
  • An ‘Art Lovers’ opportunity....join us for two great gallery events in the next two months. (10/31/2011)
    Please mark your calendar and plan to attend and participate.
    The Competitors have completed their entries for the Fall Art Competition. Now it is our opportunity as ‘art lovers’ to vote for our favorites. The Mountain Artists Group is sponsoring this show and providing the reception on Friday, November 4, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. We hope that you will stop by t... more
  • An ‘Art Lovers’ opportunity....join us for two great gallery events in the next two months.
  • CARES* TO HOST “A TASTE OF PICKENS EVENT” (10/31/2011)

    Once again it is time for our community to gather together for the 6th Annual Taste of Pickens event at Chattahoochee Technical College. The date and time for this year’s event is Saturday, November 12, from 11am to 2 pm. Every effort has been made to keep the cost the same as it has been for the... more
  • CARES*  TO HOST “A TASTE OF PICKENS EVENT”
  • Chatt Tech defeats Southern Tech, 26-12, in Homecoming game (10/31/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Tech club football team downed Southern Tech (N.C.) 26-12 at Osborne High School on Sunday, improving to 6-2 on the season. The Golden Eagles put the game away in the fourth quarter, getting two touchdowns from running back Michael Bolwaire to break a 12-12 tie. Bolwaire broke... more
  • See You Next Year at the Jasper Farmers Market (10/31/2011)

    Saturday was the final day of another successful season for the Jasper Farmers Market and was celebrated with lots of homemade goodies, apples, roasted peanuts, hot cider, and coffee to say thank you to everyone who as contributed to making it happen, not just this year but for the last eleven yea... more
  • See You Next Year at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • The Price of Stamps Will Increase in 2012 (10/31/2011)

    The cost of Forever stamps will increase by 1 cent on January 22, 2012. This means sending a First-Class letter will soon cost 45 cents. This is the first price increase for Forever stamps since May 2009. Other First-Class mail prices are also increasing: • Letters (1 oz.) will cost 45 cents. Th... more
  • Another Chance to See Smoke on the Mountain (10/28/2011)
    November 3, 4 & 5 at Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association
    The North Georgia Acting Company presents Smoke on the Mountain at the Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association, 207 Dalton St. in Ellijay on November 3, 4 & 5 at 7 pm and a matinee November 5 at 2 pm. Tickets $15. Call 706-635-5605 for more information. ... more
  • Another Chance to See Smoke on the Mountain
  • Chattahoochee Tech Brings Home Gold, Silver and Bronze from NCMPR (10/28/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s Department of External Affairs brought home six awards for their efforts over the past year. National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 2 awarded CTC with six of its prestigious honors for communications and marketing. A reported 426 en... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Brings Home Gold, Silver and Bronze from NCMPR
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (10/28/2011)
    Nomination deadline December 16, 2011
    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 21, 2012 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Introduces first health science program in Canton (10/27/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recently announced that its Canton Campus will be the home to its newest program of study, Clinical Laboratory Technology. The associate degree program will host its first class of students in the fall of 2012. Clinical Laboratory Technology is a seven-semester as... more
  • Flu Season Is Here. Prevent It. (10/26/2011)
    Piedmont Healthcare implements measures to prevent spread of flu virus.
    The yearly flu season has arrived and Piedmont Healthcare physicians across North Georgia are already beginning to see patients showing signs of seasonal flu. In addition to recommendations from Piedmont experts on how to prevent the spread of flu and recognize its symptoms, Piedmont hospitals and p... more
  • Flu Season Is Here. Prevent It.
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