PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
American flag from Billy Ledford’s memorial service to be flown during December.
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital plans to honor former Auxiliary member and Jasper, Ga. resident, Billy Ledford, by flying his memorial flag in front of the hospital December 1 to 31. A United States Navy veteran and active Auxiliary member, Ledford passed away July 9, 2011 at the age of 76. The flag ... more
$53,000 worth of Christmas gifts to the children of Pickens County last year
Last year the Fill-A-Stocking project served 1061 needy children from 469 Pickens County families. Applications for Christmas gifts are already pouring in, and with the increasing number of requests for financial assistance received by the Jasper Lions Club, it is likely that help will be requested... more
Volunteers needed with good writing ability to help with grants program.
If you have a passion for helping kids, but don’t have much time available, this may be for you! Our clubs need local volunteers who are organized and have good writing ability to help with our grant program. You can work from home on your own computer, and on your own schedule. We will teach you wh... more
Donate your coats by December 12
Coats will be given to children and adults of all ages who are in need. Contact Jacque at 678-910-6597 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for pick up.... more
Monetary donations equal votes-$10.00 is 10 votes
Instructors at Chattahoochee Technical College have nominated 32 of their students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition, according to Lucylle Shelton, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program. Now in its 40th year, GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical Coll... more
HEARTFELT THANKS to so many who made this year at Angels on Horseback ALL THAT IT WAS!!!
Sharptop Member's Show Reception December 2nd from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
What’s going on you ask?????? Sharptop Arts Association would like you to join us Friday, December 2, 2011 5:00-7:30 for our opening Member’s show reception. This show will continue through December 23rd. Our Annual Member’s Show will be a great event to start off this Holiday season. Artfu... more
Appalachian Chapter of IAAP members and guests learned to be “Fit While You Sit” at their November 22 meeting. The work place wellness educational program was presented by Dr. Jon A. Wise of Wise Chiropractic. Dr. Wise discussed what health is, work station posture, why motion is important, an... more
This December around 1,000 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Approximately 300 are expected to walk in the ceremony. Scheduled for Dec. 15, the ceremony will honor those completing their programs of study during... more
Chattahoochee Technical College Recruiter Brookeanna Herring was honored at the recent Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual meeting with the organization’s Outstanding New Professionals Award. Herring is the first such recipient from CTC. The statewide awar... more
Please Bring Your Items to Lakota Cove By Sunday, November 27, 2011 to Ensure Delivery for the Holidays
Lakota Cove is now excepting Holiday Gift Basket donations for our soldiers overseas. Please help our troops while they are fighting for our freedom. Below are items that we will be excepting for donations NON-CONSUMABLE Items Needed (Travel Size Only & Must Be In Original Carton...No Aeroso... more
November 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Love Light Tree Ceremony in the hospital main lobby on November 30 at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will feature a beautiful living tree that was planted in a permanent location in front of the hospital last year. ... more
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host an online chat about “Starting Your Own Business” Wednesday, Nov. 30. The chat will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the GDOL website www.do... more
Chattahoochee Tech hosted the NJCAA half-marathon national championships on Saturday at the Silver Comet Trail in Dallas, welcoming 23 schools and hundreds of long-distance runners from around the country. Powerhouse Iowa Central Community College won the men’s title outright and shared the women’s ... more