| JASPER WINTER ADVISORY…MAIN STREET SNOWMAN FRENZY COMING IN JANUARY (12/20/2012) |
Enter your snowy man/woman/creation application by January 5, 2013
Alert! Be advised! Flurries of snowmen will be floating onto Main Street Jasper this January.
Don’t let the experience melt, build your snowman to add to the Main Street Frenzy today.
We welcome all snowmen built with tasteful creativity to fill Main Street with a snowfall of liveliness.
| Mardi Gras in the Mountains Set For February 9, 2013 (12/20/2012) |
Save on ticket prices by purchasing them by December 31st; Voting open for the 2013 King and Queen
Georgia Mountains Hospice, Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and The Rotary Club of Jasper invite you to the 2013 Mardi Gras in the Mountains. Enjoy a spectacular evening with fine dining, a great band, silent auction and coronation of the 2013 King and Queen and Honor Court.
| Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded the Large Business of the Month by Chamber (12/18/2012) |
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Piedmont Mountainside Hospital was awarded the Large Business of the Month for December. Dr. Sonny Proctor was awarded a framed certificate at the December Membership Breakfast by Jarrod Trammell with Community Bank of Pickens County, the... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Selects Five New Trustees (12/18/2012) |
The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation recently added five new members to its board of trustees bringing the total number of members to 17.
New trustees include:
• Jason Anavitarte – Anavitarte is a senior government and community relations leader with Kaiser Permanente. A former member of the Dor... more
| Commencement Ceremony Held for Chattahoochee Technical College Monday, December 5th (12/18/2012) |
More than 1,100 students at Chattahoochee Technical College were honored Monday morning, December 5 in the college’s Fall 2012 Commencement Ceremony. The candidates for graduation included those who had completed their studies for associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit duri... more
| Derek Whaley, with his Propane Powered Vehicle, was Guest Speaker at KPB December Board Meeting (12/18/2012) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful Board of Directors were informed at the December board meeting about the use and benefits of propane automobiles.
Derek Whaley of Alliance Auto Gas made the presentation with emphasis on lower fuel cost, lower emissions and the use of domestic production propane here in th... more
| GED Students Thank Bojangles and Pickens Certified Literate Program (12/18/2012) |
Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education students celebrated Dec. 12 at a luncheon provided by the Pickens Certified Literate Program and Bojangles, as well as covered dishes brought in by students. The event, which was hosted at the Appalachian Campus of Chattahoochee Technical College, was ... more
| Keep Pickens Beautiful Bring one for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling (12/18/2012) |
Held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Pickens Chamber Park n' Ride
Keep Pickens Beautiful would like to remind you to bring your undecorated live Christmas tree to the "Bring One for the Chipper" event to be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Drop off you tree at the Chamber’s Park n' Ride parking lot on Stegall Street in Jasper. The recycled trees can be recycle... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development November 2012 Report (12/18/2012)|
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| Who is Responsible for Economic Development? (12/18/2012) |
Economic Development is an area that most people do not spend a great deal of time pondering, but when the subject does come up the conversation tends to center on business growth (or possibly lack of) with little thought given to who is all involved with the work going on behind the scenes. And alt... more
| Four Legged Love From Phantom (12/13/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Phantom, an eight-month-old female short hair domestic cat. As you can see, I have a beautiful calico fur coat. I am calm, gentle, and loving. My sister, Blossom, and our three brothers are also he... more
| Snake Winter Encounters (12/13/2012) |
Georgia's snakes will spend most of the winter in brumation (a reptiles way of hibernating). While in brumation activity does not stop but drastically reduces, body temperatures drop and metabolism slows down. Unlike bears that gorge themselves before winter, or squirrels that store food away, t... more
| 44 Technicians Honored at ASE Annual Meeting (12/12/2012)|
Roland Tire's Glenn Kenney from Ellijay among those honored
| Donate to Toys For Tots to Benefit Pickens County Children (12/12/2012) |
Donations accepted until Christmas Eve; List of Drop Box locations provided
The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
This year, so far, our l... more
| Your Pet's Fitness Can Be A Walk In The Park . . (12/12/2012)|
Georgia State Park and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association are making healthy living a bit more fun for you and your pet. Veterinarians across the state can prescribe healthy hikes in the great outdoors. Then, all you need to do is turn in your "prescription" for a free ParkPass for the day....
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