PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech to waive training fees for Mine Safety and Health Training – Now through June 30, 2011 (2/10/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College unveiled its Georgia Mining Industry Stimulus Package this week. The stimulus package, which is offered through the college’s Community and Economic Development Department, will waive training fees for our open new miner and annual refresher training through June 30, ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech to waive training fees for Mine Safety and Health Training – Now through June 30, 2011
  • Two dead from home invasion on Long Swamp Church Road (2/9/2011)

    On February 9, 2011 at approximately 12:25 am, the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home invasion on Long Swamp Church Road in the east side of Pickens County. Upon arrival, it was found that one person was dead on the scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Her husband also had multiple g... more
  • Two dead from home invasion on Long Swamp Church Road
  • Chattahoochee Technical College narrows down list of Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction to three instructors (2/8/2011)

    Chattahoochee Technical College announced this week the three finalists for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's 26 member institutions. The three inst... more
  • Chattahoochee Technical College narrows down list of Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction to three instructors
  • City of Jasper Georgia Council Meeting - February 7, 2011 (2/8/2011)

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  • City of Jasper Georgia Council Meeting - February 7, 2011
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Names New Vice President Medical Affairs (2/8/2011)

    Folsom C. Proctor, III, M.D., has been named vice president medical affairs for Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. In his new role, Dr. Proctor will supervise the medical staff at the hospital and oversee quality assessment and improvement in healthcare programs. Dr. Proctor was previously vice preside... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Names New Vice President Medical Affairs
  • Timothy House ministry asking for prayer or financial assistance (2/3/2011)

    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Timothy House ministry is a non-denominational 36-week, two phase in-house regeneration facility for men with drug and/or alcohol related issues. It offers a unique approach to treatment. The ministry addresses spiritual issues and depends on the healing... more
  • Timothy House ministry asking for prayer or financial assistance
  • Chamber to Host 5th Annual Snowball Golf Tournament (2/1/2011)

    It’s time to dust off the clubs and hit the links for a good cause. The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce will host the 5th annual Snowball Golf Tournament on Monday, March 21, 2011 at Arrowhead Country Club in Jasper. The tournament will be a 4-man Modified Lauderdale and the cost is $50.00 per p... more
  • Chamber to Host 5th Annual Snowball Golf Tournament
  • It’s that time of year again! Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners announce our annual plant sale. (2/1/2011)

    We are looking forward to the end of snow and ice and another great growing season. We hope you share our excitement. You have earned a good growing season! Some of the highlights of the sale are recapped below: Berries: Blueberries are what we are known for, and you will not be disappointed w... more
  • It’s that time of year again! Pickens County 4-H and Master Gardeners announce our annual plant sale.
  • FEATHERED EVENT 2011 (1/31/2011)

    The Birdhouse Competition in 2010 was so much fun and received such phenomenal participation that we are busy organizing a 2011 Feathered Event. Last year we were very careful not to submit any pictures of birdhouses because we wanted creativity to fly… and fly it did! Wow. Due to the really diverse... more
  • FEATHERED EVENT 2011
  • PIEDMONT HEALTHCARE HAS REACHED VERBAL AGREEMENT REGARDING AETNA PROVIDER NETWORK CONTRACT (1/31/2011)

    Piedmont Healthcare has reached verbal agreement with Aetna on terms for a three-year contract, effective February 1, 2011. We want to ensure our patients who are Aetna members that we anticipate a full executed agreement by the end of the day (Monday, Jan. 31). We are very pleased that we were ... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Honors Stan Barnett as DIRECTOR EMERITUS….. (1/29/2011)

    On December 7, 2010, Habitat for Humanity – Pickens County elected Stan Barnett as “Director Emeritus.” This lifetime appointment by the Habitat Board of Directors is a special honor recognizing the unequaled role that Stan has played throughout the existence of the local Habitat affiliate. ... more
  • Habitat for Humanity Honors Stan Barnett as  DIRECTOR EMERITUS…..
  • 61 Main Helps Red Cross (1/27/2011)

    61 Main held a raffle for “Two Three Course Dinners” selling tickets to help raise money for our local Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Pictured are Jenna Schreiber, Chef/Owner and Amber Fountain, Manager of 61 Main. Ms. Fountain is a Red Cross volunteer and states “this time of year the Red Cross re... more
  • 61 Main Helps Red Cross
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Honored by Keep America Beautiful for High Performance Achieved in 2010 (1/27/2011)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful received the Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award that recognizes exemplary performance made by certified affiliates of the national nonprofit to reduce litter, minimize waste and recycle, and beautify their local communities. In qualifying for a President’s Ci... more
  • Keep Pickens Beautiful Honored by Keep America Beautiful for High Performance Achieved in 2010
  • Ladies' Morning Out - Hosted by Piedmont Mountainside Hospital - Free Registration until February 5, 2011 (1/27/2011)

    WHAT: Ladies’ Morning Out Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is inviting the women of North Georgia out for a morning of pampering, rejuvenation and education. Participants will have an opportunity to talk to cardiologists, gynecologists, sleep specialists, breast health experts as we... more
  • Nurturing Parenting Program offered FREE by Emerging Healthcare (1/27/2011)

    February 8 & 9, 2011 – Nurturing Parenting Program Enrollment Parties: January 31; 9 am to 5 pm at: Emerging Healthcare 95 Whitfield Dr., Suite “D” February 2, 2011 Pickens County Head Start 529 Headstart Rd., Jasper, Ga. 30143. Tate, Ga. 30177 7:30 am – 9 am and 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ... more
  • Nurturing Parenting Program offered FREE by Emerging Healthcare

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