PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • 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
  • 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”
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