PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chaos Club Soccer Fall Schedule 2010 (10/17/2010)

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  • Fourth Annual National Teen Driver Safety Week - is Oct. 17-23 (10/17/2010)

    Observance shines a spotlight on the No. 1 killer of teens - car crashes. Pickens county students are fortunate to have driver’s education in our public school system. Its required to obtain a Georgia Driving License and our county offers it to students at Pickens High School. Less than 20% of ... more
  • Fourth Annual National Teen Driver Safety Week - is Oct. 17-23
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the October Small Business of the Month is Garner Ace Hardware. (10/15/2010)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the October Small Business of the Month is Garner Ace Hardware. Due to no scheduled Membership Breakfast in October, Kirk Garner will be awarded a framed certificate at the November 9th Membership Breakfast by Julia Jorns with Julia Jorns... more
  • Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the October Small Business of the Month is Garner Ace Hardware.
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Piedmont Surgery Specialists Welcome Chris Graham, M.D. (10/13/2010)

    Piedmont Mountainside Hospital welcomes surgeon Chris Graham, M.D., to its healthcare team. Dr. Graham joins Piedmont Surgery Specialists at 80 Interstate South Drive in Jasper, Ga. “Piedmont is proud to add Dr. Graham’s surgical expertise to Piedmont Surgery Specialists,” said Mike Robertson, CE... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital and Piedmont Surgery Specialists Welcome Chris Graham, M.D.
  • CRICKET WINS MOST BEAUTIFUL PET FOR 2010! (10/11/2010)

    After a hard fought battle, with very creative campaigning, Cricket was declared the winner of the Most Beautiful Pet contest for 2010. Barbara Neiderhiser was very inventive in winning votes for Cricket by making goat shaped cookies and taking Cricket to the Farmer’s Market. We congratulate Crick... more
  • CRICKET WINS MOST BEAUTIFUL PET FOR 2010!
  • 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
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