| Georgia’s State Parks, Veterinarians Team Up for Healthier Pets & People (1/17/2013) |
Revolutionary Program Promotes Walks in the Woods to Fight Obesity
(ATLANTA) -- Shhhh. Don’t tell Fluffy, but he’s a little – how do we say this – too fluffy. And no one wants to talk about it. That’s the news from a recent study which found that 30 to 50 percent of American dogs are obese, closely mimicking the human epidemic, and that a third of their owners do n... more
| KPB Gives Green Ribbon Award to Talking Rock (1/17/2013) |
Keep Pickens Beautiful presented its December Green Ribbon Award to the Town of Talking Rock, Georgia for their continued efforts to restore and maintain its beauty and preserve its history.
Most of the town's buildings and heritage date back to the 1880"s. Recent years have seen projects such ... more
| Pickens County Board of Education Schedules Called Board Meeting on January 18 at 9:30 a.m. (1/17/2013) |
The Pickens County Board of Education will conduct a called board meeting on Friday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m. The board will conduct a hearing pursuant to O.C.G.A 20-2-940 (Grounds and procedure for terminating or suspending contract of employment). The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will con... more
| PICKENS RESIDENTS PULL TOGETHER TO FIND FOREVER HOMES FOR HOMELESS PETS IN 2012 (1/17/2013) |
To be cast out by those you love, to be cold, hungry, and homeless is never a good thing. But when it happens to dogs and cats their best hope is that they are in Pickens County. The County is noted for its exceptionally high rate of volunteers and the generosity of its citizens. Individuals ... more
| Sen. Steve Gooch Supports Constitutional Amendment to Phase Out State Income Tax (1/17/2013)|
Sen. Steve Gooch (R- Dahlonega) co-sponsored Senate Resolution 8 in the State Senate today. The resolution, proposed by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus), is a plan that would create a constitutional amendment to phase out the Georgia State Income Tax.
“I have given my support to this resolution bec...
| Winter Storm Warning in effect until 10 a.m. EST Friday (1/17/2013) |
Pickens County EOC will be activated to Level 2 beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a winter storm warning for snow and black ice, which is in effect until 10 a.m. EST Friday.
Locations, north of a line from Rome to Cartersville, Dawsonville and Cleveland.
Hazard types, snow and black ice.
Accumulations, 2 to 4 inc... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Names Interim VP for Academic Affairs (1/16/2013) |
(Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College announced recently the appointment of Brenda White, Dean of Arts and Sciences, to interim vice president for Academic Affairs. White will fill the position held by Dr. Trina Boteler, who was recently named Executive Vice President at Chattahoochee Tech... more
| WEATHER ALERT: Winter Storm Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning (1/16/2013) |
The NWS in Peachtree City has issued a winter storm watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.
Locations, north of a line from Carrollton to Atlanta to Jefferson.
Hazard types, snow and black ice.
Accumulations, 2 to 4 inches across the northeast and northw... more
| GEORGIA’S 2013 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE (1/15/2013) |
(SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - Beginning this weekend, anglers can find the new 2013 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
“This guide is designed to help anglers find great places to fish a... more
| PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE 2013 (1/15/2013) |
Time has been changed to 6:30 p.m.
Meetings are held at the Pickens County Board Conference Center on 91 D.B. Carroll Street, Jasper, GA 30143.
January 10, 2013 6:00 p.m.
February 14, 2013 6:30 p.m.
March 14, 2013 6:30 p.m.
April 11, 2013 6:30 p.m.
May 9, 2013 6:30 p.m.
June 20, 2013 6:30 p.m.
July 11, 2013 6:30 ... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development December 2012 Report (1/15/2013)|
2012 Building Permits - 319; 2011 Building Permits - 313; 2010 Building Permits - 284; 2090 Building Permits - 331 --- Report opens in new window (PDF)...
| WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA ON THURSDAY (1/15/2013) |
A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE STATE ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 17.
AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM, A DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL SPREAD AMPLE GULF MOISTURE NORTHWARD, RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD RAIN ACROSS NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. AS THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE CAROLINAS THURSDAY ... more
| Four Legged Love From Edlyn (1/14/2013) |
The following pets are looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
I am Edlyn a domestic medium hair female cat. I have a beautiful black, white and brown calico coat and I weigh about eight pounds. I am very warm, cuddly and friendly. I think I might be PURRFECT for you. ... more
| Four Legged Love From Satchel (1/14/2013) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Satchel, a one-year old male Terrier-Standard Daschund Mix dog. I have a beautiful black coat with Brindle highlights. I weigh about 30 pounds and I like people and kids. I am obedient, friendly, and sw... more
| A New Day in the Georgia Legislature (1/11/2013)|
The 2013-2014 term of the General Assembly officially began this week with unusually warm weather unlike the major ice storm we experienced two years ago that shut down most of Georgia’s interstates and primary transportation systems for several days. The Governor gave his State of the State Address...
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