| Piedmont Brings Trusted Expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Network® to Georgia (7/14/2014) |
Piedmont is the only health system in Georgia to become an affiliate of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
"Our affiliation with MD Anderson Cancer Network ensures our patients receive cancer care based on best practices developed by one o... more
| The Hot Biscuit 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run is Saturday, July 19th (7/14/2014) |
The eighteenth Hot Biscuit Road Race 5K run and one mile fun run, sponsored by Jasper Chapter #479 Order of the Eastern Star and Pickens Star Lodge #220, Free and Accepted Masons, will be held on Saturday, July 19 at the Pickens Star Lodge Hall, 193 Old Federal Rd., in Jasper, rain or shine.
| What Do You Know About Shar’ia Law and its Threat to Women and Children in the United States? (7/14/2014)|
Please join the Pickens County Ga Tea Party at our July 22ND meeting to hear our guest speaker, Mr. David R. Bores, as he brings us a special presentation on “THE THREAT OF SHAR’IA LAW TO THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AMERICA”.
Because there have been over 50 documented court ca... more
| WORK TO BEGIN SOON ON REPLACING BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 372 OVER THE ETOWAH RIVER IN CHEROKEE COUNTY (7/14/2014)|
(CALHOUN, Ga.) - Work could begin soon on replacing the bridge on State Route (SR) 372 over the Etowah River in Cherokee County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to Baldwin Paving Company, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia, valued at nearly six million dollars for a construction project to replace th... more
| CARES April-June 2014 Newsletter (7/12/2014)|
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In This Issue: CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Current Event Article, Happy Birthday!, Current Event, and Kristal Beaver Interview...
| Pickens County Schools Open House Dates 2014 (7/11/2014) |
New Student Registration is July 22
Below are open house days for Pickens County Schools. New student registration is July 22nd.
Open House Dates
Harmony, Hill City, Jasper, and Tate Elementary Schools
August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hill City Elementary Pre K
August 7, 2014 ~ 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p... more
| Good Samaritan Partners With Keep Pickens Beautiful (7/10/2014) |
Once Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center started construction on their new building, one of the first phone calls was to Keep Pickens Beautiful. “Recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans used by the construction crews was just the right thing to do for the environment,” said Mark Hinton, C... more
| New Student Grant Opens New Opportunities at Chattahoochee Tech (7/10/2014) |
(Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College students who are planning to enter some of the most in-demand career fields may be eligible for some extra funds starting this fall. Already available for students in Commercial Truck Driving, Early Childhood Care and Education and Practical Nursing, t... more
| Pickens County Board of Education Meeting (Video) (7/10/2014)|
Recognition of Sheriff's Resource Officers (R Little) , GaDER Gold Award - The Installation of Emissions Control Devices, Rick Little and Bruce Godfrey, Approval of Tenative Budget for FY15 (A Smith)... more
| Save the Date for the Heart & Soul Fall Festival (7/10/2014) |
September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Holy Family Episcopal Church will hold its annual fall festival on Saturday, September 27 on Griffith Road. This is the congregation's primary fundraiser supporting local charities including Cares, Good Sam, ACES and the Boys and Girls Club.
It includes a massive Yard Sale and Silent Auction. T... more
| Four Legged Love From Gretal (7/9/2014) |
Three-year-old, Labrador Retreiver/Shepherd mix, female dog
A donation to Pickens Animal Rescue in someone’s name would make a wonderful birthday, anniversary, memorial or special occasion present and would help make sure no Buddy is left behind. All donations go to help the pets. Donations are accepted every day at the PAR Rescued Furniture Store.
If yo... more
| North Georgia Falcons Invited to a 2-day Training Camp with Former NFL Great Jerry Rhome (7/9/2014) |
Jerry Rhome was training three quarterbacks from New Jersey and invited a few of the Falcon players to participate in a 2-day camp held in Sugar Hill at Gary Pirkle Park.
Jerry Rhome played high school, college and professional football, then became an NFL Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach. He was a... more
| OPTIMISTS AWARD TWO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (7/9/2014) |
On June 19, the Optimist Club of Jasper awarded their first Mountain Education Charter High School Scholarship to Crystal Buckingham, daughter of Rodney and Traci Buckingham. While Crystal attended MECHS for her senior year, she also took additional college courses at Chattahoochee Tech. Starting... more
| Pickens County Chamber recognizes 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC with a Ribbon Cutting (7/9/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome 515 Life Real Estate Company, LLC to the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce and was excited to help celebrate their business with a Ribbon Cutting, held Thursday, May 29.
515 Life Real Estate Company was founded by long-time Pickens Co... more
| Tater Patch Players to Present 'Postmortem' (7/9/2014) |
The Tater Patch Players will present the thrilling mystery, Postmortem. The play is set in April of 1922 at the famous Gillette Castle, located on the Connecticut River. The cast of the latest Broadway production of "Sherlock Holmes" gathers for a relaxing weekend at the beautiful medieval castle.