PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 'Active Shooter - How To Respond' Program During Chamber Breakfast (8/10/2016)
    Presented by Chattahoochee Technical College Campus Police
    During the Chattahoochee Technical College-sponsored Pickens County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, which was held at the Appalachian Campus on Tuesday, Augsut 9, campus police presented the "Active Shooter How to Respond" program. Over the past several months, Chattahoochee Technical College P... more
  • 'Active  Shooter - How To Respond' Program During Chamber Breakfast
  • European Care Car Opens in Tate (8/10/2016)

    After a year of renovation, North Station Autohaus, 770 North Station, has opened in the historic section of Tate. Servicing European cars of all makes and models, owner and sole staff member, Robert Willingham brings 28 years of experience at RBM of Atlanta to Pickens County. "After driving... more
  • European Care Car Opens in Tate
  • JMA Back to School Supplies Contest Winners (8/10/2016)

    On the last week of July, the Jasper Merchants Association held a "Proud Parents" back to school supply contest on their Facebook pages asking for local Pickens County parents of any school aged children to comment and tell them why their child made them a proud parent or guardian. With over 30 ... more
  • JMA Back to School Supplies Contest Winners
  • Kittens are Half Price in August at Pickens Animal Rescue (8/10/2016)

    We are Devo, Davo, and Demi! We were feral kittens found in rural North Georgia and we have become sweet, loving furballs. We love to cuddle and play. Kittens are only $50 to adopt through the month of August! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neu... more
  • Kittens are Half Price in August at Pickens Animal Rescue
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Partner on Contract Extension, Protect Access for Thousands of Atlanta Area Patients (8/10/2016)

    Piedmont Healthcare today announced it has secured a contract extension with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA), which will protect in-network access to all Piedmont facilities and more than 1,400 Piedmont Clinic physicians through 2017 and beyond. The value-based contract, which emphasiz... more
  • Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Partner on Contract Extension, Protect Access for Thousands of Atlanta Area Patients
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala (8/10/2016)

    Tianna Mashburn, a nurse at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, helped more than 60 patients in Guatemala get the surgeries they needed by taking part in a medical mission trip. This was the third trip Mashburn made to Clinica Ezell with Health Talents International. She arrived in Guatemala the fir... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Employees Donate Supplies, Service to Aid Patients in Guatemala
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2016 (Video) (8/8/2016)

    Election of Authority Officers: Dog Boggus - Chairman, Paul Boring - Vice Chairman, David Johnson - Secretary, Ed Wood - Treasurer...
  • Pickens County Airport Authority August 2016 (Video)
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2016 (Video) (8/8/2016)

    Rezone RZ-06-16-1205, Jerry & Mary Jane Elrod, 325 Jerusalem Church Road, Jasper, Highway Business (HB) to Residential (RR). Rezone RZ-06-16-1206, Lamar Cantrell on behalf of Charles T. Cagle, 3863 Waleska Hwy 108, Jasper...
  • Pickens County Planning & Development August 2016 (Video)
  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2016 Meeting (Video) (8/4/2016)

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  • Town of Talking Rock Council August 2016 Meeting (Video)
  • A Little Naughty and a Lot of Nice:
    I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
    (8/3/2016)

    The Tater Patch Players have added in a delightfully witty comedy about love and relationships to the 2016 calendar. The show, written by Joe diPietro and Jimmy Roberts, will play for only six performances this August. The play uses a series of vignettes, spanning the years from first date to fi... more
  • A Little Naughty and a Lot of Nice: <br> <em>I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change</em>
  • Are You Down on Your Luck? Maybe, Adopting Junior Will Help! (8/3/2016)
    Sailors believed many-toed cats were good luck
    Junior is a 3 year old male Polydactyl cat, which means he has extra toes! He loves attention and gets along with other cats. Junior would make a great family pet! Adoption Fees: $150 Dogs/Puppies & $100 Cats/Kittens. Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, all vaccines, Heartworm Test, Fecal, and Mi... more
  • Are You Down on Your Luck?  Maybe, Adopting Junior Will Help!
  • Law Enforcement Appreciation by Jasper Lions Club (8/3/2016)
    Public encouraged to where blue on Thursday, August 11th
    The Jasper Lions Club would like to show their appreciation to all Law Enforcement Officers the week of August 8th - 12th, 2016. Club members will be taking a doughnut breakfast to both our county and city officers on Thursday, August 11. The community is invited to WEAR BLUE on that day. Plea... more
  • Law Enforcement Appreciation by Jasper Lions Club
  • Pickens Back To School (8/3/2016)
    4,366 enrolled to date
    Photos submitted from the first day of school for Pickens County School system. ...
  • Pickens Back To School
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report (8/3/2016)

    Summer has been a very active time this year for economic development, with many initiatives continuing to move forward and several new opportunities arising. Here are a few of the highlights: - Work on a conceptual plan for the proposed mountain bike park at the Talking Rock Nature Preserve c... more
  • Pickens County Economic Development Report
  • The 2016 Long Table Returns to Main Street (8/3/2016)

    On September 24th, Main Street in Jasper will once again experience the magic of The Long Table for the benefit of Prevent Child Abuse Pickens (PCAP). Patrons will enjoy an elegantly served dinner and dancing right down the middle of Main Street. The menu features the collaborative offerings of 61 ... more
  • The 2016 Long Table Returns to Main Street
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