PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Pickens County Planning & Development March 2011 Report (4/9/2011)

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  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Salutes Volunteers (4/8/2011)
    National Volunteer Week April 10 16
    Piedmont Mountainside would not be the place that it is today without its volunteers. Auxiliary volunteers always offer a familiar and friendly face to the patients and visitors of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Their dedication and selflessness to the hospital is evident whether they are in the gi... more
  • Rep. Graves Votes To Nullify FCC Net Neutrality Rule (4/8/2011)

    U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09), member of the House Appropriations Committee and original cosponsor of H.J. Res. 37, a resolution to nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s rule on regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices, issued the following statement after the bill passed ... more
  • Rep. Graves Votes To Block EPA Bid To Tax Energy (4/7/2011)
    Graves: “In a district like Georgia’s ninth, where 62,000 people are employed in manufacturing, the impact of a rogue EPA would be devastating.”
    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 910, the Energy Tax Prevention Act, which blocks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gasses: “When I ask folks running companies in the ninth district about what... more
  • Rep. Graves Votes To Fund The Troops (4/7/2011)
    Graves: “Funding the troops is the final step we must take in preparation for the Democrat shutdown.”
    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 1363, a bill that funds the men and women serving in the Armed Forces for the rest of fiscal year 2011 and saves the taxpayers an additional $12 billion in discretionary spending: “Our brave men... more
  • Tater Patch Players changes ticket purchase system (4/6/2011)

    Change is hard -- but necessary. Because of the amount of seating in their new theater, the troupe is going to a reserved seat system. From now on, when you buy a ticket, it will be for a specific performance date AND a specific seat. This way, when you buy and print your ticket, you are guarante... more
  • The Courthouse lawn is bare without the bear (4/6/2011)

    Bill Sunderland's statue, titled "Learning is Fun" shows a young boy reading to 11 intrigued animals, has a new temporary home at the Pickens County Library during the Courthouse renovation.... more
  • The Courthouse lawn is bare without the bear
  • A Message from Jasper Mayor John Weaver (4/5/2011)
    Jasper ArtFest is the weekend of April 16-17 and portions of Main Street will be closed
    I am excited about the number of events we have slated to host for 2011 on Main Street. And I am proud of the efforts by our citizens to provide additional venues for tourism and economic benefit for our City. In case you have not already heard the news, a group of individuals has been working dil... more
  • A Message from Jasper Mayor John Weaver
  • BIG POT-LUCK LUNCH and SEAT ASSEMBLY (4/5/2011)
    April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tater Patch Players need a good-sized crew ALL DAY to clean, organize and assemble the theater seats. There will be something to do for everybody. Start at 10, end at 4. And like an old fashioned barn-raising, we'll all bring food and share and laugh and "get 'er done". Tater Patch will provide the ... more
  • BIG POT-LUCK LUNCH and SEAT ASSEMBLY
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Offers FREE Health Screenings at Pickens County Health Fair (4/5/2011)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Pickens and surrounding counties to the Pickens County Health Fair on Saturday, April 23, 2011, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Chattahoochee Technical College Appalachian Campus, located at 100 Campus Drive in Jasper, Ga. Members of Piedmont Mou... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s last quarter is another one of growth (4/4/2011)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Another record was broken at Chattahoochee Technical College Monday when around 12,500 students were on the rolls for classes at the college’s eight campuses. While slightly down from the approximately 13,000 students Georgia’s largest technical college saw in the fall and winter, en... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech’s last quarter is another one of growth
  • Jasper Farmers Market 2011 Season Underway (4/4/2011)

    It was a bright sunny day, tempered by a chilly wind for the first farmers market of the year. Over 40 vendors brought a wide range of merchandise for the shoppers to peruse with Jamie Rosenthal providing the first fresh vegetables of the season; turnip greens and shallots. There were many fam... more
  • Jasper Farmers Market 2011 Season Underway
  • Luncheon being held to celebrate office professionals (4/4/2011)

    An Administrative Professionals Day® luncheon is being held to celebrate all office professionals in the area on Thursday, April 28 beginning at noon at the Woodbridge Inn, Jasper. Administrative office workers and bosses are invited to attend the 18th Annual luncheon hosted by the Appalachian Chap... more
  • Marble Festival Prep Underway (4/4/2011)

    Since its humble beginnings in 1980, the Georgia Marble Festival has blossomed into an annual fall tradition drawing visitors from across the state. The festival celebrates one of Georgia’s most abundant and beautiful natural resources available. On Friday, April 1, 2011, members of the Chamber of C... more
  • Marble Festival Prep Underway
  • TIME FLIES... YES IT DOES!!! DO YOU REALIZE LESS THAN 10 DAYS UNTIL THE FEATHERED EVENT? (4/4/2011)

    I just want to remind you that you are running out of time to get your tickets for the 2011 Feathered Event Auction. If you attended this event last year, you know what fun we all had. This year promises to provide you with a truly enjoyable evening as well. The Event will be held April 15, 2011,... more
  • TIME FLIES... YES IT DOES!!!  DO YOU REALIZE LESS THAN 10 DAYS UNTIL THE FEATHERED EVENT?
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