PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Speaker of the House David Ralston spoke at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce November Breakfast (11/11/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, November 8th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by the Carriage House Coffee Shop. Special thanks to the sponsor, ETC Communications, LLC. The November Business of the Month was awarded ... more
  • Speaker of the House David Ralston spoke at the Pickens Chamber of Commerce November Breakfast
  • America's Economic Crisis (11/10/2011)

    Less than two decades ago, when you decided what you wanted to do for the future, you found a job that you wanted to do and knew that you and your family were secure. That was because companies worked like a family and you joined the family to work hard and succeed. Companies do not hold allegianc... more
  • Bargain Barn named Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month (11/10/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the October Small Business of the Month is the Bargain Barn. Jerry & Freida Stover was awarded a framed certificate at the Bargain Barn and recognized at the November Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC and spon... more
  • Bargain Barn named Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month
  • Golden Eagles football holds strong at top of NCFA coaches poll (11/10/2011)

    Despite a road loss to NJCAA Georgia Military last Saturday, Chattahoochee Tech stayed on top of the Week 10 National Club Football Association rankings released on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The Golden Eagles, 6-3 overall, earned 153 total points in the voting, including seven first-place votes. Orangeburg... more
  • Optimist Pecans have arrived in Pickens County (11/10/2011)
    12 oz bag - $8.00
    The "We're Nuts" Optimist Pecans have arrived in Pickens County. Hurry and get yours before they're gone. You can find them at Garner Ace Hardware, Marble Hill Ace Hardware, Renasant Banks, United Community Bank, Shaw Supply, Parish Lowrie State Farm, Pickens Progress, Carquest, Falcons Physical T... more
  • Optimist Pecans have arrived in Pickens County
  • CTC hoops sweeps Southern Crescent in non-conference games (11/8/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech swept Southern Crescent Technical College (Griffin, Ga.) in non-conference match-ups on Tuesday night at the Smyrna Community Center. The Golden Eagles women moved to 3-0 on the season with an 88-48 blowout victory, jumping on the Tigers early for a 50-17 halftime lead. Tiayra Gre... more
  • First Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System On Wednesday, November 9th (11/8/2011)

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 PM Eastern time. It will last 30 seconds . You may hear a message on radio or television saying, “This is a... more
  • The Goose that was Loose in Jasper (11/8/2011)
    City of Jasper Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters recounts the story of catching the goose (Video)
    The Goose that was loose eluded City of Jasper's Animal Control Officer Lonnie Waters for a few weeks. Mr. Waters contacted Wayside Animal Hospital and they suggested putting liquid tranquilizer in a doughnut. The goose ate the doctored doughnut and Waters explains the behavior commenting that "th... more
  • The Goose that was Loose in Jasper
  • “A TASTE OF PICKENS” TO BE HELD THIS SATURDAY (11/7/2011)

    Our community will once again gather together for the 6th Annual Taste of Pickens event at Chattahoochee Technical College on Saturday, November 12, from 11am to 2 pm. The cost is the same as it has been for the past 5 years - $10 per person for 8 “taste selections”. One beverage is included in th... more
  • “A TASTE OF PICKENS” TO BE HELD THIS SATURDAY
  • Local administrative professionals association makes donation (11/7/2011)

    As a community service project for the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP), members collected good gently used business clothing over the past year. The clothes came from members, their family, friends, co-workers and by way of a recycling progra... more
  • Local administrative professionals association makes donation
  • Indoor Winter Snake Warning!! (11/6/2011)

    As Fall turns into Winter Georgia's snakes will be brumating in their dens. Snakes do not "hibernate" they "brumate". There are several differences, in brumation a snake slows their metabolism way down. They can go months without food slowing the metabolic process down by as much as 72%. The e... more
  • Indoor Winter Snake Warning!!
  • Julia Jorns, CPA 10th Anniversary Celebration Breakfast (11/6/2011)
    Tuesday, November 15th at Pickens Chamber of Commerce
    Dear Client and Friends: It is with a grateful heart toward the entire Jasper and Pickens County Community that we at Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC are celebrating our 10th Anniversary. It amazes us that from such a small beginning of just Julia working from home with the initial goal of a part-time work... more
  • Julia Jorns, CPA 10th Anniversary Celebration Breakfast
  • INEPTOCRACY (in-ep-toe'-ra-cy) !!!!!! (11/4/2011)

    "Ineptocracy is a system of government where those least capable to lead are elected by those least capable of producing and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves, or to succeed at anything, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of an every... more
  • Renasant Bank holding Donation Drive for CARES (11/4/2011)

    Renasant Bank is holding a community donation drive for CARES. They're collecting donations of food, washing powders, dish detergent, cooking oil, shampoo, toothpaste, soap, etc. through November 18th.... more
  • Renasant Bank holding Donation Drive for CARES
  • 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
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