PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Chattahoochee Tech Recognizes Student Leaders (12/16/2015)

    Chattahoochee Technical College recognized the first Student Leadership Academy graduates during a ceremony held on its North Metro Campus on Friday, Dec. 11. New this Fall Semester to Chattahoochee Tech, the academy is designed to provide a select group of students with workplace skills while also ... more
  • Chattahoochee Tech Recognizes Student Leaders
  • Enrollment Now Available for Identity Protection Services After Georgia Voter Breach (12/16/2015)

    Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced today that one year of complimentary credit monitoring and identity restoration services are now available to all Georgia voters whose information appeared on the October 13, 2015 voter list. Eligible voters may enroll in the services at the Secretary of State... more
  • Enrollment Now Available for Identity Protection Services After Georgia Voter Breach
  • First Friday Morning Mixer (12/16/2015)

    Metal Barn Productions and H & H Insurance welcomed Jasper into H & H Insurance’s office early on Friday, December 4th to host this month’s First Friday Morning Mixer, from 7:30 – 9:00 am. Over 40 people stopped by for an opportunity to network over a cup of coffee and some delicious breakfast. ... more
  • First Friday Morning Mixer
  • Handbell Ensemble Plays Christmas Concert at Holy Family (12/16/2015)

    The Holy Family Handbell Ensemble is featured at the upcoming concert on Sunday, December 20 at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family. The handbell group is made up of 8 beginner, intermediate, and advanced handbell musicians with a total of over 100 years of handbell ringing experience. In addit... more
  • Handbell Ensemble Plays Christmas Concert at Holy Family
  • Highland Rivers Health names Erica Collins Director of Human Resources (12/16/2015)
    Hire completes agency's new executive team
    (DALTON, Georgia) - Highland Rivers Health today announced it has named Erica Collins, MBA, as director of human resources. In this role, Collins will be an advocate for the agency's 600+ employees and oversee all human resources functions, including talent acquisition, contract staffing, onboarding... more
  • Last Chance at the Winter Market (12/16/2015)
    Saturday, December 19th
    Want to make something delicious and different for your holiday entertaining? Come this Saturday to the very last Winter Market and finish your shopping. Then at 10:00 a.m., Zach Henson will show us how to make Christmas Spice Crčme Brulee, and while it last, have a free sample. Bring the pe... more
  • Last Chance at the Winter Market
  • Northside Hospital and Georgia Cancer Specialists partner to collect suitcases for Georgia foster kids (12/16/2015)
    Totes 2 tots Drive honors Dr. King’s legacy
    Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 14th annual totes 2 tots suitcase drive. More than 11,600 children, from infants to teenagers, are currently in the foster care system i... more
  • Northside Hospital and Georgia Cancer Specialists partner to collect suitcases for Georgia foster kids
  • Pickens County School District's Inclement Weather Communication (12/16/2015)

    Winter weather is around the corner. The Pickens County School District (PCSD) wants to remind you about the procedures the district has in place regarding changes in school operations due to inclement weather. The PCSD works in close contact with local and state emergency authorities to ensure t... more
  • Pickens County School District's Inclement Weather Communication
  • Piedmont first healthcare system in Georgia to offer on-demand virtual visits (12/16/2015)

    The doctor will see you now... via smart phone or tablet, thanks to the new app Piedmont On Call. Designed to help consumers get faster treatment for low-acuity, urgent healthcare needs, Piedmont On Call is the first of its kind in Georgia allowing consumers too busy to make a trip to the doctor... more
  • Piedmont first healthcare system in Georgia to offer on-demand virtual visits
  • Read for Recycling Program Participants (12/16/2015)

    Keep Pickens Beautiful sponsored the Read for Recycling Program which is part of the state America Recycles Day (ARD) celebration. This day is recognized to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States. The celebration is held November 15th. Students are encouraged to read books that celeb... more
  • Read for Recycling Program Participants
  • Soup & Stones for Mt. Oglethorpe and the People of Pickens County (12/16/2015)

    On Tuesday, December 22nd at 2pm, we'll celebrate the Winter Solstice at Eagle’s Rest Park on Mt. Oglethorpe. We’re hoping the public will bring soup to be distributed by Cares of Pickens County and stones for the continual build of the Stone Eagle on the southern face of Mt. Oglethorpe. Prior ... more
  • Soup & Stones for Mt. Oglethorpe and the People of Pickens County
  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back (12/16/2015)
    A cloud-based service, TDS Backup Online is accessible from anywhere and includes 200GB of storage.
    (MADISON, Wis.) — Just in time for all those holiday photos, TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) is introducing a new cloud-based back-up service. Known as, TDS Backup Online, the service works on up to five personal computers and includes 200GB of storage. "It’s storage for all your holiday phot... more
  • TDS® Backup Online — It’s back
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month (12/14/2015)

    Please join the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating the December Small Business of the Month, Coco’s Cottage. A framed certificate was awarded to Coco’s Cottage at the December Chamber of Commerce Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, sponsor of the Busine... more
  • Coco's Cottage Awarded Pickens Chamber Small Business of the Month
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video) (12/14/2015)

    Pickens County Planning Commission unanimously agreed to deny rezoning request necessary for a Dollar General at the corner of Cove and Grandview Roads. Pickens County Commissioners will make the final decision....
  • Pickens County Planning & Development December 2015 (Video)
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes (12/10/2015)

    Ed B's Studio 54 introduces artist Amanda Hughes, an Atlanta native and resident of Jasper for eight years. Amanda recently joined the artist co-op after visiting Ed B's Studio 54 and meeting owner Ed Brackin. Amanda has been making jewelry for 20 years after her interest was sparked by repairin... more
  • Ed B's Studio 54 Introduces Artist Amanda Hughes
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