PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed three new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails (8/18/2011)

    The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed the new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails today. All the trails are blazed with metal blazes and there are new trail signage at the major trail junctions. There are three new trails: the Crest Trail which is 0.3 miles and rated Easy; the Preserve Trail at 1.0 mile ... more
  • The Mountain Stewards Trail Crew completed three new Burnt Mt. Preserve Trails
  • VA Paralympic Program Office Launches Website for Disabled Veterans (8/18/2011)
    Website Encourages Sports Participation by Disabled Veterans
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched its Paralympic Program website as part of VA's ongoing commitment to support the rehabilitation and recovery of disabled Veterans through participation in adaptive sports. "Adaptive sports participation among disabled Veterans has many proven... more
  • Center for Women Veterans provides information on health care and benefit services, and programs for women Veterans (8/16/2011)
    Click link for website or toll free 800-827-1000
    The Center for Women Veterans Mission: - Monitor and coordinate VA’s administration of health care and benefits services, and programs for women Veterans. -Serve as an advocate for a cultural transformation (both within VA and in the general public) in recognizing the service and contributions of ... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes three new board members (8/16/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed three new board members Tuesday. The three, including Steve Holcomb, Matthew Ledford and the Rev. Carl Moore, are the newest members to the governing board providing the college fiduciary, strategic and generative leadership. The three were sworn in Tuesday b... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College welcomes three new board members
  • Support to Women Veterans from Women Veterans Health Strategic Health Care Group (Women's Health) (8/16/2011)

    The Women Veterans Health Strategic Health Care Group (Women's Health) provides programmatic and strategic support to implement positive changes in the provision of care for all women Veterans. In 1988, the Women Veterans Health Program was created to streamline services for women Veterans in or... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market (8/15/2011)

    With a truck load of watermelons from Big Ridge Farm, located in Ludville, second generation vendor Josh Tatum is carrying on a family tradition started by his father John, who has sold watermelons at the Jasper Farmers Market in the past. Josh’s wife Hilary was slicing up watermelon so that custom... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Congressman Tom Graves Town Hall Meeting in Pickens County on Video (8/15/2011)

    Congressman Tom Graves hosted a Town Hall meeting at the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce on August 15 that is part of a series of town hall meetings across the 9th Congressional District during the month of August. A questionnaire was given to those in attendance with various questions of the sta...
  • Congressman Tom Graves Town Hall Meeting in Pickens County on Video
  • It's totally epic.... that's what young folks say (8/15/2011)
    Tater Patch Players production 'Epic Proportions' opens September 15
    Well, Tater Patch Players' upcoming show really IS epic. It's called Epic Proportions and is a wacky comedy about movie making in the Arizona desert set in the 1930's. Sound dull? Not with these goofy characters. Narrated by the glorious voice of Dan Huth, the film opens on the very empty s... more
  • It's totally epic.... that's what young folks say
  • Upcoming Haunted Attraction Looking For Volunteers (8/13/2011)
    Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home and Casket Company ---
    Talmadge Brothers Funeral Home and Casket Company is a state-of-the-art haunted attraction featuring horrifying live actors, incredible special effects, and digital technology that has to be seen to be believed...and we want you to be a part of it! That's right, in order to make Talmadge Brothers a ... more
  • Upcoming Haunted Attraction Looking For Volunteers
  • A Word About Facebook Security (8/12/2011)

    Security on Facebook is a hot issue with all of the social media giant’s users. Hackers have an insane arsenal they can use to steal account information or infect computers with malware and viruses. Some of the tools of their trade include games and applications, while others use fake posts and pr... more
  • A Word About Facebook Security
  • Board Certified Georgia Orthopaedic Surgeon Speaks to PC Tea Party August 23rd Meeting (8/12/2011)

    Dr. Scott Barbour of Atlanta is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1996 magna cum laude. He served his internship and residency at the University of Miami's Jackson Memorial H... more
  • Board Certified Georgia Orthopaedic Surgeon Speaks to PC Tea Party August 23rd Meeting
  • Chamber of Commerce announces the August Small Business of the Month is awarded to non-profit, Sharptop Arts Association (8/12/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the August Small Business of the Month is awarded to our second Non-Profit, Sharptop Arts Association. Board Member, Linda Barnes, was awarded a framed certificate at the August Membership Breakfast by Susan Wright on behalf of Julia Jorn... more
  • Chamber of Commerce announces the August Small Business of the Month is awarded to non-profit, Sharptop Arts Association
  • Chamber of Commerce August Breakfast (8/12/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, August 9th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Special thanks to the sponsors, Torrey Mountain Properties, Inc. and R & R Body Shop. The ... more
  • Chamber of Commerce August Breakfast
  • Do you want to feel better? Are your employees missing work because they're sick? Do you want to improve staff retention and improve your bottom line? (8/12/2011)

    For Lasting Results, Emerging Healthcare is rolling out a healthy lifestyles program to manage and reverse diabetes and other chronic conditions. The 5 STAR Program will help all of you achieve your unique health and wellness goals. We can bring education and coordinated services to your home or ... more
  • Do you want to feel better?  Are your employees missing work because they're sick?  Do you want to improve staff retention and improve your bottom line?
  • Nashville’s Bluebird Café comes to Jasper (8/10/2011)
    Rocco’s Pub will host a collection of Nashville’s hottest songwriters on August 18 at 7:30 pm
    The songwriter night is sponsored by Jasper resident and music businessman, Jeff Catton. Catton, President and CEO of InTune Entertainment in Nashville, hosts an annual song writer’s retreat at his mountain home each year. This year the retreat concludes with a live performance at Rocco’s. “I tho... more
  • Nashville’s Bluebird Café comes to Jasper
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