PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • CTC’s CNA program sees 100 percent pass rate for Summer 2010 class (11/16/2010)

    There are now 19 more certified nursing assistants who list Chattahoochee Technical College on their resumes. All of the students finishing the certificate program that is offered on the school’s Appalachian, Austell and North Metro campuses passed the national certification examination on the first... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Recap (11/16/2010)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, November 9th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by the Carriage House. Special thanks to the sponsor, ETC Communications, LLC. The November Small Business of the Month was awarded to Jaspe... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Recap
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the November Small Business of the Month is Jasper Drugs & Gifts (11/16/2010)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the November Small Business of the Month is Jasper Drugs & Gifts. Jack Dunn was awarded a framed certificate at the November Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns, CPA, LLC and sponsor of the Small Business of the Month pro... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the November Small Business of the Month is Jasper Drugs & Gifts
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Offers EEG Testing Services (11/16/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of electroencephalography (EEG) testing and ambulatory EEG monitoring, a new outpatient service. EEG tests are an important part of the evaluation of patients with suspected seizure disorders. An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a re... more
  • Wassail helpers needed (11/13/2010)

    The fourth annual Wassail!!!! will be held December 11 at the Chamber at 7 PM. You are invited to attend this free event that is our gift to the community. Helpers are needed (elves, if you will). We need volunteers to make Christmas cookies or other holiday treats to serve our guests. We als... more
  • Jasper Student Taking Part in Woodstock Holiday Tour of Homes (11/12/2010)

    Jasper resident, Heather Giambra , is already starting to see the signs of Christmas as she and her classmates decorate a Cherokee County home for a Holiday Tour of Homes this weekend. Giambra, along with the 14 other students working on the project, are all a part of the Interiors program at Chatta... more
  • Jasper Student Taking Part in Woodstock Holiday Tour of Homes
  • Vote for PHS Band to be the Best High School Band in the State of Georgia by viewing their video. (11/8/2010)

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  • A "Thank You" from the Tater Patch Players (11/7/2010)

    The players close this season with the hugely successful Smoke on the Mountain. The troupe played to a virtually sold-out house every night. The cast and crew were enormously pleased with this success and want to thank the community for its support. Someday, when they are able to buy the building... more
  • Pickens County Planning & Development October 2010 Report (11/5/2010)

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  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Treats Heart Patients Closer To Home (11/3/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital introduced a new in-house facility that allows cardiologists to provide critical diagnostic services to help detect coronary artery disease. Since March, the new diagnostic cardiac catheterization lab has helped to keep nearly 200 local residents closer to home for the... more
  • Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (11/2/2010)

    The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2011 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 22, 2011 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar y... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Women’s Center Offers Classes for Expecting Parents (10/28/2010)

    Parents and expectant parents are invited to attend informative classes offered by the Women’s Center at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital on November 1 and December 6, at 7 p.m. Information on the Women’s Center can also be found under Hospital Services at piedmontmountainsidehospital.org. Recomme... more
  • CTC to host a preview day at Appalachian Campus this Thursday (10/25/2010)

    Chattahoochee Technical College will welcome prospective students to its Appalachian campus Thursday, October 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. The campus, located at 100 Campus Drive in Jasper, is one of the seven for the state’s largest technical college. Anyone interested in learning more about the college is... more
  • Sharptop Arts Wine & Art Event.. a HUGH success! (10/25/2010)

    As I first mentioned two weeks ago.....the corks would be poppin’ in the Sharptop Arts Visionary Garden. That is exactly what happened at the Wine & Art Event this past Saturday night. A number of people, new and familiar faces, turned out to enjoy the evening. Many of our guests marveled at the cr... more
  • Sharptop Arts Wine & Art Event.. a HUGH success!
  • Self-Defense Classes Important for Young Women; Community Service Project (10/22/2010)

    Girls age seven and up are invited and encouraged to attend a self-defense workshop at the Jasper United Methodist Church on November 20 from 8:00 am until 12:45 pm. They will learn important ways to defend themselves as well as how to stay safe. Registered scouts are $10 and non-registered are $1... more
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