PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chamber of Commerce August Breakfast (8/12/2011)

    Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its’ monthly Membership Breakfast on Tuesday, August 9th at Chattahoochee Technical College. Catering was provided by Madeline's Cafe & Bakery/Coast 2 Coast Catering. Special thanks to the sponsors, Torrey Mountain Properties, Inc. and R & R Body Shop. The ... more
  • Chamber of Commerce August Breakfast
  • Do you want to feel better? Are your employees missing work because they're sick? Do you want to improve staff retention and improve your bottom line? (8/12/2011)

    For Lasting Results, Emerging Healthcare is rolling out a healthy lifestyles program to manage and reverse diabetes and other chronic conditions. The 5 STAR Program will help all of you achieve your unique health and wellness goals. We can bring education and coordinated services to your home or ... more
  • Do you want to feel better?  Are your employees missing work because they're sick?  Do you want to improve staff retention and improve your bottom line?
  • Nashville’s Bluebird Café comes to Jasper (8/10/2011)
    Rocco’s Pub will host a collection of Nashville’s hottest songwriters on August 18 at 7:30 pm
    The songwriter night is sponsored by Jasper resident and music businessman, Jeff Catton. Catton, President and CEO of InTune Entertainment in Nashville, hosts an annual song writer’s retreat at his mountain home each year. This year the retreat concludes with a live performance at Rocco’s. “I tho... more
  • Nashville’s Bluebird Café comes to Jasper
  • Back-to school immunizations and well child visits (8/9/2011)

    As we approach the next school season, now is the time to think about immunizations and well child exams. There are common concerns brought up during these types of encounters that parents and providers need to examine together. Immunizations are as important as ever and in recent years Georgia h... more
  • Back-to school immunizations and well child visits
  • CALLING ALL ARTISTS!! (8/8/2011)

    ‘FALL COLORS’ Art Competition is the perfect title. Just as leaves give us joy in viewing such a rainbow of colors in the fall, we will have the opportunity to enjoy the artistic talents that are as unique as the artist himself. In case you haven’t heard, Sharptop Arts Association will be having an ... more
  • CALLING ALL ARTISTS!!
  • Mucho Salsa at the Jasper Farmers Market (8/8/2011)

    A mostly overcast sky gave some welcome cooler weather to the Jasper Farmers Market last Saturday morning. Corn, tomatoes and watermelon were the most obvious produce at the market; peaches and apples were available along with okra, green beans and peppers. The big crowd was at the Master Garde... more
  • Mucho Salsa at the Jasper Farmers Market
  • Take a Community Survey About Your Views About Life in Pickens County (8/8/2011)
    Survey ends September 30, 2011
    Dear Pickens County Citizen, Below is a link to a Community Survey designed to obtain your views about life in Pickens County, and how we can improve our Community. We would be most appreciative if you would answer the questions on the survey at the link below. This is an anonymous and conf... more
  • It's Time! 2011 Most Beautiful Pet Contest (8/6/2011)

    Listen up, all you owners of beautiful dogs, cats & other pets in Pickens County! Registration is under way for Pickens Animal Rescue's annual Most Beautiful Pet contest. Here's your chance to show off that glorious fur-friend you brag about to your friends, family and co-workers. The one you kee... more
  • It's Time!  2011 Most Beautiful Pet Contest
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Rebuilds (8/6/2011)
    Your Help Is Still Needed
    The American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region needs more than 23,000 blood donors just in August to continue rebuilding an already fragile blood supply. The Red Cross appreciates the hundreds of donors in this community who responded to the appeal for blood issued in July. However, the ne... more
  • Local Red Cross Blood Supply Slowly Rebuilds
  • The Tea Party's featured speaker of August 23rd asks, "Are you ready to bet your life on Obamacare?" (8/5/2011)

    Well, now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Law (ObamaCare) has become law, you had better be. Even thought 75% of Americans loudly protested the passing of the law, 2 different Federal Judges have declared all or part of the law unconstitutional and about 20 more states have taken t... more
  • The Tea Party's featured speaker of August 23rd asks,
  • Pickens County Senior Center Collecting Toothbrushes for our Military (8/4/2011)
    2100 needed and collection ends August 29, 2011
    The Pickens County Senior Center will be collecting Toothbrushes for our Military. A simple, yet touching way to let our Finest know that we are thinking of them and care about their comfort! Please drop off INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED toothbrushes to the Pickens Senior Center anytime M-F from 8am to ... more
  • Pickens County Senior Center Collecting Toothbrushes for our Military
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial (8/4/2011)
    Replacing Heart Valves Without Surgery
    Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians are currently accepting patients for the Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Clinical Trial. Piedmont Hospital is one of 40 hospitals across the United States to participate in the trial to evaluate a revolutionary non-surgical, less-invasive procedure as a treatment altern... more
  • Piedmont Heart Institute Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Host Soft Skills Town Hall Meetings (8/3/2011)

    What: Chattahoochee Technical College has been selected to host a town hall meeting for the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development (GOWD). HB 186, which was signed into law, establishes certification in soft skills such as punctuality, ability to learn, appropriate business attire and abil... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to Host Soft Skills Town Hall Meetings
  • Pickens County Planning & Development July 2011 Report (8/3/2011)

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  • Bear Sightings Spike in the City of Jasper prompts Mitch Yeargin with DNR to speak at City Council Meeting (8/2/2011)

    Mitch Yeargin with DNR attended the Jasper City Council Meeting to educate on the increase in bear sightings within the city limits. While on call last weekend, he answered 28 calls about bears with eighty percent from Pickens County. Mr. Yeargin explained why there is an increase in sightings, p... more
  • Bear Sightings Spike in the City of Jasper prompts Mitch Yeargin with DNR to speak at City Council Meeting

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