PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Blue Star Closing In Next Week - Everything 15% Off (12/18/2010)

    Blue Star will be closing its doors in the next week and everything is 15% off. Please support them in this final week and get some great savings too. Shop Pickens First!... more
  • Red Cross helped eleven left homeless by December 15th mobile home fire… (12/17/2010)

    Eleven members of one northeast Georgia family survived a midnight mobile home fire near the Premium Outlets Mall in Dawson County the icy night of December 15th. The twelfth resident, an 84-year old grandmother, died in the intense fire, which completely destroyed the family’s home. Heavy sleet... more
  • Red Cross helped eleven left homeless by December 15th mobile home fire…
  • Pickens County Planning & Development November 2010 Report (12/14/2010)

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  • 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
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