PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Population Movement in Pickens (11/18/2011)

    For those who claim real estate is a bad investment, I respectfully ask that you please pay attention to this. Let us make a few simple assumptions. Everyone has to live someplace. They are not creating any more real estate on this planet. Supply and demand determine value. I ran across some i... more
  • Population Movement in Pickens
  • 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Show (11/17/2011)
    Application deadline is November 28ty
    Burnt Mountain Trading Co, Jasper Drugs & Gifts, and the Jasper Merchants Association invites everyone to participate in our second annual Gingerbread House contest to show off your works to the community. The concept is simple: build a gingerbread house and put it out for display for everyone to vi... more
  • 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Show
  • Annual Clay Market December 1 - 11, 2011 (11/17/2011)

    The Annual Clay Market is presented by the GEORGIA CLAY COUNCIL at 120 South Main Street, Jasper, Georgia at the studios of ARTSMITH Pottery and REGINA HINES. From December 1 – 11, 2011 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00am – 7:00pm and Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00pm. Visitors will ha... more
  • CTC ready to host NJCAA half-marathon championships this Saturday at Silver Comet Trail (11/16/2011)

    The Chattahoochee Technical College cross country program will host its first-ever national meet this Saturday, Nov. 19 when it welcomes hundreds of long-distance runners to Paulding County for the NJCAA half-marathon national championships. The course for Saturday will begin at the Paulding Co... more
  • The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross held Special Board Meeting at Pickens County Admin Building (11/16/2011)
    Recognized Rob Jones for help during April 2011 tornados and group toured Disaster and 911 Call Centers
    On October 27, 2011, The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted a special board meeting at the Pickens County Admin building to honor local officials for their help and dedication during the April 27, 2011 tornado disaster and clean up. Andy Thompson, Financial Development Director of...
  • The Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross held Special Board Meeting at Pickens County Admin Building
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Wins Two National Awards For Excellence (11/15/2011)
    Press Ganey Associates recognizes hospital for patient, physician and employee satisfaction.
    Press Ganey Associates Inc. has named Piedmont Mountainside Hospital a 2011 Partner of Choice and Best Place to Practice Award winner. The hospital first received the Partner of Choice award in 2010 and is one of only three Press Ganey client facilities in the nation to receive the award in 2011. Pi... more
  • GACCE Announces First Class of Georgia Certified Chambers (11/14/2011)

    It’s an exciting time to be in the chamber industry and to be a chamber in Georgia. The quality of leadership, programs and services that define the over 150 chambers statewide continues to increase. Many chambers have risen to the challenge during these tough economic times to provide unparralled... more
  • GACCE Announces First Class of Georgia Certified Chambers
  • CTC finishes season with 51-6 win over defending national champs (11/13/2011)
    Golden Eagles hold the No. 1 spot in the National Club Football Association coaches poll
    Chattahoochee Tech closed out its second season of football with a resounding 51-6 victory over the University of New Orleans at Osborne High School on Saturday. The win puts the Golden Eagles, who hold the No. 1 spot in the National Club Football Association coaches poll, one step closer to a club ... more
  • CTC finishes season with 51-6 win over defending national champs
  • 2011-2012 Youth Leadership Kicks Off (11/12/2011)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce has kicked off the 2011-2012 Youth Leadership Pickens Program. Participants Lexxaus Stanley and Carly Culverhouse spoke at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, November 8th. The mission is to expose the youth of Pickens Coun... more
  • 2011-2012 Youth Leadership Kicks Off
  • Pickens Animal Rescue named Small Business of the Month by the Pickens Chamber of Commerce (11/12/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the November Small Business of the Month is awarded to our third Non-Profit, Pickens Animal Rescue. Allen Wigington was awarded a framed certificate at the November Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC and sponsor of the Business... more
  • Pickens Animal Rescue named Small Business of the Month by the Pickens Chamber of Commerce
  • 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
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