PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Awarded Press Ganey Partner of Choice Award Hospital is one of just five Press Ganey client facilities in the nation to receive honor in 2010 (10/8/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital has been named a 2010 Partner of Choice Award Winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Partner of Choice Award is reserved for clients who've achieved the seemingly unachievable—attaining scores in the 90th percentile or above in the last reporting period for patient... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Introduces Digital Mammography Services (10/8/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital recently announced the addition of digital mammography services to its convenient women’s services. Digital mammograms help make regular checkups easier and quicker for women and are offered at both Piedmont Mountainside Hospital located at 1266 Highway 515 South in Ja... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Legacy Awards honors Ambassador Andrew Young (10/7/2010)

    Ambassador Andrew Young was honored by the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation at its signature fundraising event Oct. 7 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. Georgia Trend magazine served as the presenting sponsor for the sixth annual Legacy Awards luncheon. “After the challenging process o... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Student wins annual scholarship by sharing story of hope through cancer treatment and education (10/7/2010)

    Cancer steals so much from many of its victims – security, health, hope, and plans for the future. So when a cancer patient is a college student, it can take away the goal of education and higher learning too. But Chattahoochee Technical College student Alicia Ashwood is determined not to let that h... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Student wins annual scholarship by sharing story of hope through cancer treatment and education
  • Pickens County Planning & Development September 2010 Report (10/7/2010)

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  • New To You Purse Sale a Success (10/6/2010)

    Over 925 gently used purses went up for sale with all proceeds benefiting Piedmont Mountainside Auxiliary fundraising efforts. Over 250 shoppers made 725 sales raising over $4,000 for the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary.... more
  • New To You Purse Sale a Success
  • Piedmont Physicians Group Welcomes Asim Kidwai, M.D. and Islam Eltarawy, M.D. (10/5/2010)

    Piedmont Physicians Group welcomes Asim Kidwai, M.D., and Islam Eltarawy, M.D., to its healthcare team at 97 Hefner Road in East Ellijay, Ga. Doctors Kidwai and Eltarawy join Julio Schwartzman, M.D., at Piedmont Physicians at Ellijay. “Doctors Kidwai and Eltarawy are welcome additions to Piedmon... more
  • GIVE BLOOD THIS OCTOBER TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS (10/4/2010)

    This Halloween, Count Dracula is not the only one who needs your blood. The American Red Cross reminds us that regular blood donations are needed to maintain a safe and adequate blood supply for patients in our local hospitals. The first of October marks the beginning of the Halloween season; bu... more
  • Map Company Targeting Pickens County (10/4/2010)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce has recently become aware of a map company that is currently soliciting local businesses for the "official county map." The Chamber is not endorsing nor assisting with the sale or distribution of this map. All solicitations are being done by telephone and fax... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College grows again – adding more than 1,500 students to its rosters (9/27/2010)

    Fall Quarter at Chattahoochee Technical College doesn’t begin until later this week, but the state’s largest technical college is on the verge of yet another quarter of record enrollment. As of Sept. 27, approximately 13,470 students were set to begin their first day of classes this Wednesday. That ... more
  • Most Beautiful Pet Final Week of Voting - Votes means funds for local animal rescue group (9/27/2010)

    The 2010 Most Beautiful Pet Contest is in the final week of voting and the number of contestants has increased to a total of 16. The entries include 10 dogs, 4 cats, 1 horse, and 1 goat. One dog is even a former PAR rescue. Be sure to place your vote for your favorite in Pickens Animal Rescue’s M... more
  • Most Beautiful Pet Final Week of Voting - Votes means funds for local animal rescue group
  • Taste of Pickens is back (9/24/2010)

    Just when you thought it was safe to go on your winter diet, Pickens County’s restaurants, caterers and bakeries have returned to once again wave their signature dishes under your twitching nose. Yep. It’s Taste of Pickens once again. For the fifth year in a row, the popular C.A.R.E.S fund-rai... more
  • Taste of Pickens is back
  • Business Watch Alert (9/23/2010)

    We are sending an update to our Business Watch Members to attempt to quiet any rumors that may be spreading throughout the community. On September 22, 2010, there was only 1 report of a sexual assault. This assault is currently under investigation by the City of Jasper Police Department and the ... more
  • Calling All Creative Folks - It’s a Chair Affair (9/21/2010)

    Yes, an opportunity to really put your creativity to work! We are asking that each participant decorate a chair and donate for a worthy cause. No entry Fee required, just your creative spirit and hard work. Each chair should be easy for one person to carry. It can be a rocker, child’s chair... more
  • Calling All Creative Folks - It’s a Chair Affair
  • Peer Helpers at Pickens County Middle School take on Recycling (9/21/2010)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful has partnered with the Peer Helpers at Pickens County Middle School. The Peer Helpers are a group of 41 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who are involved with the new student welcome committee, publicity, campus improvement, Red Ribbon week and recycling Kenny McNemar is their recycl... more
  • Peer Helpers at Pickens County Middle School take on Recycling
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