PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Chattahoochee Technical College's Appalachian Campus in Jasper is delaying its opening Tuesday, December 14 until 10 a.m. (12/13/2010)

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  • Patients in North Georgia Find Orthopaedic Advice Close to Home (12/13/2010)

    For some North Georgians, the joint aches and pains are more than just a passing annoyance. Joint pain can have a debilitating effect on their lifestyle and many assume the worst when seeking medical treatment. However, a growing number of local residents are turning to orthopaedic surgeon Rodney D.... more
  • Patients in North Georgia Find Orthopaedic Advice Close to Home
  • LOCAL BUSINESSES HELP RED CROSS (12/12/2010)

    Several local merchants and one bank are selling American Red Cross First Aid kits for Christmas. The local merchants are; Nan’s Hallmark, Sackets’s, Burnt Mountain Trading Center and United Community Bank. There are 2 styles the smaller kit is $10.00 & the larger kit is $25.00 both kits make great ... more
  • More than 1,100 students petition to graduate from CTC in December (12/10/2010)

    In the third graduation ceremony since its merger in 2009, Chattahoochee Technical College is prepared to award more than 1,100 degrees, diplomas and certificates to eager graduates this month. At a ceremony Friday, more than 300 graduates from Chattahoochee Technical College walked across the stage... more
  • More than 1,100 students petition to graduate from CTC in December
  • UPDATE: Missing 89 Year-Old Pickens County Woman Found (12/9/2010)

    UPDATE: At approximately 7:00 pm, Ms. Marilyn Grossenbacher was located at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport by the Atlanta Police Department. Other than being confused, she was in great health. After being cleared by paramedics, Detectives from our office brought family members to t... more
  • UPDATE:  Missing 89 Year-Old Pickens County Woman Found
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Annual Love Lights Fundraiser - Unique wreaths made by hospital staff available for sale in gift shop. (12/7/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Love Light Tree Ceremony in the hospital main lobby on December 10 at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will feature a new tree this year, which now has a permanent home planted in front of the hospital. Also new t... more
  • Join KnowPickens.com in their efforts to provide a White Christmas to some families in Pickens County who are in need (12/6/2010)

    Join KnowPickens.com in their efforts to provide a White Christmas to some families in Pickens County who are in need. There are many ways you can help. Here are just a few: We will be collecting toys, coats, blankets, food, clothing and any other necessities that are needed at this time of year. Y... more
  • Join KnowPickens.com in their efforts to provide a White Christmas to some families in Pickens County who are in need
  • New Chattahoochee Tech website draws students in with design (12/3/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College’s newly designed website went live Wednesday after nearly nine months of development. The 2,318 page site – www.ChattahoocheeTech.edu – will feature information for current, prospective and former students... more
  • Gingerbread House Contest & Show Map (12/2/2010)

    Jasper Drugs & Gifts and Burnt Mountain Trading Co. Gingerbread House contest. Look for numbered gingerbread men for corresponding locations to see the entries. 1. Pickens Progress 2. 61 Main 3. Jasper Drugs & Gifts 4. Burnt Mtn Trading Co.... more
  • Gingerbread House Contest & Show Map
  • Sharptop Arts Association is making a LIST...and we want YOU to Check it Twice..... (11/29/2010)

    First on the list is the GALLERY SHOW RECEPTION, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3RD. Julia Evatt, a very accomplished sculptor, and nationally awarded Barbara Edwards, watercolorist, combine their collections with a feast for the eyes. The opening Reception held at the gallery will be December 3rd, 5:00 - 7:30. O... more
  • Sharptop Arts Association is making a LIST...and we want YOU to Check it Twice.....
  • Red Cross Boot Drive for HERO Campaign (11/24/2010)

    The local Red Cross volunteers along with fireman from the City of Jasper Fire Department had a successful “Boot Drive” to raise money for fire victims here in Pickens County on Saturday, November 20th. Andy Thompson, the local Red Cross Director, states, “We have had four house fires here in Pick... more
  • Red Cross Boot Drive for HERO Campaign
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Employees Collected and Donated Canned Foods to CARES (11/23/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital employees recently collected and donated a variety of canned foods and dry goods to CARES of Pickens County. The delivery was made by hospital employee volunteers and will go towards helping CARES with its goal of providing temporary assistance to Pickens County citize... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Employees Collected and Donated Canned Foods to CARES
  • Holiday 'Happenings' at the Sharptop Art Gallery (11/22/2010)

    Sharptop Arts Association thanks you.... Thanksgiving is here once again. For many it is a time to reflect and realize how ‘thankful’ we are for the people, places and things in our lives. Well that is exactly the sentiment that the members of the Sharptop Arts Association would like to express to ... more
  • Holiday 'Happenings' at the Sharptop Art Gallery
  • Tater Patch Players are looking for some "characters" (11/21/2010)

    Tater Patch has agreed to write, produce and perform a short comic play based on an ol' time Wild West show -- the fairly typical cast of characters: Barkeeper, Tough Incorruptible Sheriff, the dance hall girl with heart of gold, and perhaps a couple with hearts of a less pure material, the town dr... more
  • Tater Patch Players looking for its 2011 Board of Directors (11/20/2010)

    The Tater Patch Players are looking for people interested in serving on its Board of Directors for the 2011. The requirements are that the candidate be a member in good standing ($20 dues), be willing to attend meetings as needed, and fulfill the other duties of a Board member. These include such ... more
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