| Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking Provided Christmas for 700 Children in 2012 (11/18/2013) |
In 2012, the Jasper Lions Club Fill-A-Stocking program provided Christmas presents for 700 children in Pickens County. Multiple gifts are given to each of our community’s needy children with a combined value of at least $50. This is accomplished through careful bargain shopping, generous donations ... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful at the Talking Rock Heritage Festival (11/18/2013) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful collected and processed 6 large bags of aluminum cans, plastic and a truck load of cardboard from the Heritage Days Festival held in Talking Rock on October 19 & 20, 2013.
The paper shredder collected 1100 lbs. of paper and it was recycled.
This effort recognizes exem... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful Teamed Up with Jasper Elementary School (11/18/2013) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful teamed up with Jasper Elementary School to expand their school recycling program. KPB delivered 24 paper recycling containers, along with 6 hex-cycle containers. The paper baskets will be placed by Jeannie Smith, School Counselor, in each classroom to collect their scrap pap... more
| Pickens County Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Member The Strong Tower with a Ribbon Cutting (11/18/2013) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome The Strong Tower to the Chamber and congratulate them on their Ribbon Cutting.
The Strong Tower is a thrift store on a mission, a mission to serve the Lord and our community. They offer help to several different ministries such as the... more
| Sponsors Needed for Christmas at Talking Rock (11/18/2013) |
Help for 284 Children Requested
Please consider sponsoring a family or child for Christmas at Talking Rock this year. We had requests for 284 children in October. Parents gave us a list of items wanted. We try to give each child two clothing sets and two or more toys, and if requested, a coat, shoes, underwear and socks. If yo... more
| VA Offers Dental Insurance Program (11/15/2013)|
VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance beginning Nov. 15, VA officials announced today.
“VA continues to explore innovative wa... more
| Amicalola EMC Awarded Wildwood Christian Academy with a "Bright Ideas" Grant (11/14/2013) |
Wildwood thanks Amicalola EMC for awarding Mrs. Carol Hagadorn a "Bright Ideas" grant. Mrs. Hagadorn plans on using the funds to purchase equipment and supplies for her sewing class and costumes for Wildwood student productions, including GISA competitions and the school's annual Live Nativity. Than... more
| Chattahoochee Tech looking forward to hosting NJCAA Half-marathon Championship for second time (11/14/2013) |
(DALLAS, Ga.) – For the second time in program history, Chattahoochee Tech will host the NJCAA Half-marathon National Championship on a stretch of the renowned Silver Comet Trail in Dallas near the college’s Paulding County campus this Saturday. Nearly 200 runners from 19 different schools will comp... more
| Good Samaritan Breaks Ground for New Buildings (11/14/2013) |
After twelve years of working out of temporary buildings, Good Samaritan Health and Wellness center in Jasper has begun a three-phase building program that will provide permanent structures for administering valuable services to the medically underserved citizens of Pickens County.
The phase one ... more
| Home Depot in Jasper honors Teacher of the Quarter Recipients (11/14/2013) |
Bob Coleman, Store Manager for The Home Depot in Jasper, developed the Teacher of the Quarter program to honor local teachers for their hard work and dedication. “Giving Back,” and “Doing the Right Thing” are two core value at The Home Depot, and a passion for the company’s associates. “Our goal i... more
| Tate Day Winners (11/14/2013) |
The Tate Day Homecoming Festival on November 2nd was a wonderfully complete day in the Historic Village. Weather was great; visitors were happy; vendors were pleased; and the day's festivities proceeded without problems. Especially satisfied were winners of the various contests of the day.
The 20... more
| American Legion Post 149 News (11/13/2013)|
August, September & October 2013 (PDF)
In this issue: Post 149 and Commander Gary Green brings home prestigious Post Excellence Award; Post 149 had the honor of presenting “Good Citizenship Award” and patch to Eagle Scout Hall; Bud’s Corn on the Cob; Marble Festival Parade; 5th Annual Golf-A-Thon....
| Business Spotlight on Metal Barn Productions (11/13/2013) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Metal Barn Productions as a new member to the Chamber of Commerce.
Metal Barn Productions is a specialized video service located in Jasper, Georgia. They offer Oral History Video Services to those persons wanting to preserve images (pho... more
| Citizen of the Year Nomination Underway (11/13/2013) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year will once again announced during the Annual Winter Ball which will be held January 25, 2014 allowing for the Citizen to wear the crown throughout an entire calendar ye... more
| Four Legged Love From Daisy (11/13/2013) |
If you are looking for a loyal and fun companion, a buddy for one of your pets, someone to talk to, take rides with, or hold in your lap, please consider the following pet who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Daisy and I am so happy to have a chance to tell y... more
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