PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presented With Special Gift (6/29/2011)

    On Thursday, June 23, Captain Ramón Medina of the United States Army Reserve presented Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Mountainside Anesthesia Consultants with a flag from his most recent tour in Afghanistan. A nurse anesthetist with both the hospital and the U.S. Army Reserve, Medina made the pr... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Presented With Special Gift
  • Chattahoochee Tech Cross Country finalizes 2011 meet schedule (6/28/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech has announced its schedule for the 2011 men’s and women’s NJCAA Division I cross country season, which will include seven regular season meets. The Golden Eagles continue their trend of competing against the best runners in all levels of competition, traveling to the likes of the ... more
  • Cheap Computer Upgrades 101: Memory (6/28/2011)

    Looking for a cheap way to upgrade your computer without buying a new system? Try adding more memory! Grab a screw driver and follow this easy how-to: 1) First, you'll have to figure out what type of memory your computer uses. Boot your computer up and go into the Set-up or BIOS menu, usually... more
  • Cheap Computer Upgrades 101:  Memory
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs June Newsletter (6/28/2011)

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  • Peter Pan is coming to life (6/27/2011)

    Tater Patch Players production of Peter Pan is coming to life, just like the characters in the story come to life in the imagination of the Darling children. Children, as we know, have "pretend" games that they play again and again. In the Darling household in Victorian London, the three children... more
  • Peter Pan is coming to life
  • Southern Applalachian Artists Guild presents ‘Appalachian Splendor’ (6/27/2011)
    July 8 - 31 Sharptop Arts Center
    The next Sharptop Art Gallery show is called, "Appalachian Splendor" and opens on July 8, 2011 -July 31,2011. This is their first vist to exhibit in our Gallery, so let’s give them a warm reception. WHO IS THE SAAG GROUP? SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN ARTIST GUILD is an umbrella organization of The Art C... more
  • Southern Applalachian Artists Guild presents ‘Appalachian Splendor’
  • The Jasper Farmers Market will be at Sackett’s July 2 (6/27/2011)

    What’s going to be different about the 4th of July weekend this year? For the first time you can come to the farmers market on Saturday. July 2 the Jasper Farmers Market will set up in the parking lot of Sackett’s Western Wear Tack and Feed on Hwy. 515. There will be plenty of room for vendors and... more
  • The Jasper Farmers Market will be at Sackett’s July 2
  • CANNING PLANT OPENING DAY SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 30th (6/25/2011)

    The Pickens County Food Processing Facility, locally known as the “Canning Plant” is scheduled to begin operation for this summer on Thursday, June 30th. The canning plant in Pickens County has been, as in many other communities in Georgia, a popular activity for many families during the summer mo... more
  • Local Brownie Troop Donates to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary (6/24/2011)
    Cookie program brings smiles for young patients.
    Brownie Troop 10601 has done it again! After this year’s cookie sale the girls chose to donate 15% of their profits to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary, a donation equaling $185.00. This is an $85.00 increase from last year’s donation. The Auxiliary at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital uses ... more
  • Local Brownie Troop Donates to Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Auxiliary
  • Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball signs three transfer players (6/22/2011)

    Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball received letters of intent from three transfer players on Tuesday at a signing event at the school’s Marietta campus. Two players from Central Georgia Tech — Darius Miller and Darius Davis — and Ronald Blossomgame from Middle Georgia College will enter the program... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball signs three transfer players
  • Debt To Eclipse U.S. Economy This Year, Graves Calls For ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ (6/22/2011)
    CBO Report Says U.S. At Risk Of Sudden Fiscal Crisis
    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) released the following statement in response to the updated long-term budget outlook released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today: “By the end of this year, our total debt will overtake the entire economy of the United States. Yet, as ... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market - remember on July 2nd it will be held at Sacketts (6/20/2011)

    Honey has long been a popular item at farmers markets because eating local honey is so good for you, but I was never aware of the credentials that a beekeeper could earn. Bud Champlin is a Certified Beekeeper having studied at the Bee Institute of UGA/Young Harris and is continuing working toward be... more
  • At the Jasper Farmers Market  - remember on July 2nd it will be held at Sacketts
  • Farmers Freeze (6/20/2011)

    Brrrrr… It was cold at the Jasper Farmers Market last Saturday. Don’t believe me? Right there among the summer plants and produce, there MUST have been an arctic blast as there were several patrons frozen in place all over the Market! Click on the video below to see for yourself! more
  • Farmers Freeze
  • Rep. Graves Earns Club For Growth’s ‘Defender of Economic Freedom’ Award (6/20/2011)
    Graves 1 of 35 Members of Congress Honored for Supporting Economic Growth & Freedom
    Washington, D.C. – The Club for Growth, one of the nation’s leading free-market advocacy organizations with over 55,000 members, announced that U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-09) has earned the annual Defender of Economic Freedom award. The award honors Members of Congress who have an exceptional, cons... more
  • Rep. Graves Earns Club For Growth’s ‘Defender of Economic Freedom’ Award
  • Renner Companies named June Small Business of the Month by the Pickens Chamber (6/17/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the June Small Business of the Month was Renner Companies. Mr. Rodney Renner was awarded a framed certificate at the June Membership Picnic in the Park by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC and sponsor of the Business of the Month pro... more
  • Renner Companies named June Small Business of the Month by the Pickens Chamber

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