PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2014 (6/16/2014)
    Newsletter for Burnt Mountain Center
    In This Issue: Prom in the Enchanted Forest, Burnt Mountain Center Says Thanks!, 2 Employees of the Month: June 2014, June Birthdays, BMC Proudly Honors Those Who Serve, and Thanks to Faith, Hope, & Charity Click here to downlo... more
  • Burnt Mountain Matters June 2014
  • Free Parenting Seminars Hosted by Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children (6/16/2014)
    The first of six weekly classes starts this Thursday
    Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children is hosting free parenting seminars on Thursdays at 6:00 pm at the Bear Cottage(2404 Refuge Road, Jasper, GA). Everyone is invited. Supper will be provided and kids are welcome. There will be kids’ activities planned in addition to the parenting semi... more
  • Free Parenting Seminars Hosted by Collaborations for the Resiliency in Children
  • May Pickens Report (6/16/2014)

    As we move into the summer season, it seems that we have been blessed with numerous “pop-up” showers that are beneficial for our gardens and our lawns, but it really presents a problem if you are trying to get your grass mowed. School is out for the summer and I feel certain that many of our citizen... more
  • May Pickens Report
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS (6/16/2014)

    The Optimist Club of Jasper is growing and welcomed three of its newest members at the recent meeting of June 5th at Last Catch Seafood restaurant. Barbara Chatham, a retired nursing/education professional provided insight into her life, her interests and her passions as she introduced herself to t... more
  • OPTIMISTS WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
  • Sharptop Arts Association June Newsletter (6/16/2014)
    Sounds of Summer starts June 19th
    In this Issue: Youth Art Calendar, Open Gallery from June 15th - July 26th, Sounds of Summer Series Starts June 19th with Jeff Bianchi, Sulaine Sims is new Art Gallery Assistant, Brunch is Back, Calendar of Events, Fiber Fridays & More....
  • Sharptop Arts Association June Newsletter
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week (6/16/2014)

    Summer is definitely here when the Jasper Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, making another day during the week when you can buy fresh garden vegetables. It is open to all vendors selling homegrown and hand made items but it is particularly beneficial to those wanting to sell (and buy) produce when... more
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week (6/16/2014)

    Summer is definitely here when the Jasper Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, making another day during the week when you can buy fresh garden vegetables. It is open to all vendors selling homegrown and hand made items but it is particularly beneficial to those wanting to sell (and buy) produce when... more
  • Wednesday Market to Open this Week
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT (6/14/2014)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – You’ve probably seen bats feeding around lights in your neighborhood or dipping across a country road in front of your headlights. But are you seeing them as often as you used to years ago? Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources are concerned that b... more
  • BAT WATCHERS WANTED FOR DNR SUMMER MONITORING PROJECT
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary (6/14/2014)

    On June 1, 2014, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital celebrated 10 years of service to the community. To commemorate, here are 10 interesting facts about Piedmont Mountainside.
  • Before joining the Piedmont family, Piedmont Mountainside operated as Pickens General Hospital, which opened in March 1969.... more
  • Piedmont Mountainside Celebrates 10th Anniversary
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub (6/13/2014)

    Lonnie Waters, City of Jasper Animal Control Officer retrieved this baby bobcat today behind Rocco's Pub. It has been spotted for a few days without a mother. The bobcat was taken to AWARE Wildlife Center in Lithonia, GA. Unfortunately, it did not survive. Many offered to foster the bobcat, but ... more
  • Baby Bobcat Found Behind Rocco's Pub
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation (6/12/2014)

    (Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College officials recently announced Cartersville resident Melanie Lambert has been hired to head the college’s Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. Responsible for the administration of and operations of the foundation, Lambert will work to support the mission and ... more
  • Melanie Lambert To Head The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation
  • Pickens County Courthouse Renovation and Expansion is Paid Off (6/12/2014)
    Note from Commissioner Chairman Rob Jones
    Chairman Robert P. Jones of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners is pleased and proud to announce that the final payment on the renovation and expansion of the Pickens County courthouse was made on May 30, 2014. The modem up-to-date facility was completed in 2013 and dedicated to service tha... more
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym (6/9/2014)

    Marble Valley Friends, a historic preservation/educational organization headquartered in Tate, will again sponsor the Greg Burgess Elvis Tribute Show at the Old Tate Gym. Performance date is June 14th. Doors will open at 6:00 P.M. for a 7-9 p.m. show. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Ticket pri... more
  • Elvis Tribute Artist at Old Tate Gym
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie (6/9/2014)
    Two-year-old, female, short coat Chihuahua dog
    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 Pixie, the dancing Chihuahua. You should see me d... more
  • Four Legged Love From Pixie
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But... (6/9/2014)

    Roxanne Janes is a regular vendor at the market, selling eggs, chickens and several choices of homemade breads, but she doesn't usually have any chickens with her. This week she did; a cage with five adult hens who were on their way to their new home, having been ordered in advance. Which gives me... more
  • Have You Always Wanted to Have Chickens, But...
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