| Great prizes make for fun golf tournament and support for a worthy cause (4/15/2014) |
Prizes and auction items at the April 23 Good Samaritan Golf Tournament will provide lots of incentives and help meet the goal of raising $25,000 for Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center in Jasper.
Day’s Chevrolet of Jasper will give a new Chevrolet to anyone who gets a hole-in-one at the an... more
| Jasper Optimist Essay Contest Winners (4/15/2014) |
At its April 3 breakfast meeting, the Optimist Club of Jasper recognized the winners of the 2014 Jasper Optimist Essay Contest. The 2014 essay topic was, “How Dreams lead to success”.
The winners of the Essay Contest were Haley Lacuesta, first place; Kayla Low, second place; Sadie Cornett, third... more
| Nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum (4/14/2014)|
Monday, April 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee Tech
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce through their Governmental Affairs Committee along with the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation is sponsoring a nonpartisan Community Candidate Forum on Monday April 21,from 6pm-7:30 at Chattahoochee Tech.
"As a service to the community, the Chamber a... more
| TAG FEE CHANGES GIVE GEORGIA’S WILDLIFE A BETTER CHANCE (4/14/2014) |
(JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga.) – Georgia’s five wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 881 into law today at Jekyll Island.
The legislation rolls back the cost of buying... more
| 100% Local by Woodbridge Inn 'Chef with No Stomach' Hans Rueffert (4/11/2014) |
The Pickens County Chamber of Commerce held its' monthly Membership breakfast on April 8, 2014 at Chattahoochee Technical College. Each month the breakfast is sponsored by a Chamber Member. The April Breakfast Sponsors were IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union, R and R Body Shop and Ray’s W... more
| CARES January-March 2014 Newsletter (4/11/2014)|
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: CARES Volunteer Highlights, From Your Director, From the Front Lines, Current Event Article, Happy Birthday!, and Board of Directors...
| 'Historic Railroads of Georgia' photography contest announced (4/11/2014) |
Submissions must be received by May 25, 2014
The "Historic Railroads of Georgia" photography contest seeks photos of historic buildings or structures associated with the railroad industry in Georgia. This is the 5th-annual online photo contest held by the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (HPD) to c... more
| Marketing Art on Social Media was Topic at Sharptop Arts Association April Brunch (4/11/2014) |
Sharptop Arts Association hosted their second Brunch on April 9, 2014 with 20 people attending to learn about marketing art on social media.
Jessica Bowers with PC Co-Pilots was the program presenter and delivered tips, tricks, and the facts related to Facebook.
Sharptop Arts Association is a ... more
| Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy is Chamber's April Non-Profit of the Month (4/11/2014) |
Video of presentation
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the April Non-Profit of the Month is awarded to Pickens Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy. Sue Appleton, Chair was awarded a framed certificate at the April Membership Breakfast by Jarod Trammell of Community Bank of Pickens County, spon... more
| Registration is Now Open for the Jasper Young Singers (4/11/2014) |
Jasper Young Singers will begin its next session on April 21st, with options of participating in an 8 week session or longer 16 week session. Rehearsal times are Mondays 5-6:30pm. Fees are $100 for the 8 week session, or $150 for the entire 16 week session.
Jasper Young Singers is a great ensem... more
| Bent Tree Strings Benefit Concert April 26 (4/9/2014) |
The Bent Tree Strings Mountain Dulcimer Group would like to invite the public to their concert of Celtic, Olde Time Music, Fiddle Tunes, and Hymns on April 26th at 5:00pm, held at the Mountain View Alliance Church Pavilion, 470 Bent Tree Drive, Jasper.
The public is invited to attend this free c... more
| TEN MOST WANTED BY PICKENS FERST (4/9/2014) |
Have you seen any of the following Ten Most Wanted Pickens County Citizens? If so, be aware that they will be arrested on Tuesday, April 29 and brought before the “judge” at the Old Jail on Main Street between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to be arraigned and to have bail set for their release. Only after ... more
| 2013 Sassafras Youth Writing Contest (4/8/2014) |
Theme was 'Rain'
Below is a list of all the winners and honorable mentions in the Sassafras Youth Writing Contest as well as the first and second place winning entries in each category. (Select title to read as PDF).
Students were asked to use the theme 'Rain' in their work. Winners were announced on February ... more
| Brandy Edwards, Nelson City Clerk/Manager Resigns (4/8/2014) |
Mrs. Brandy Edwards, Nelson City Clerk/Manager resigns during Monday night's council meeting stating, "enough is enough". Video below is the portion of the meeting where she reads her letter of resignation with some discussion before the council takes it to Executive Session. Her resignation letter ... more
| Candidate Forum at April Tea Party Meeting (4/8/2014) |
The Pickens County Tea Party April meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper. This month's meeting will feature candidates for various elected offices where they will each tell us a little about themselves and answer some questions.
Those attendi... more
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