| WILDWOOD ANNOUNCES ACADEMIC AWARDS FOR FIRST SEMESTER (1/22/2014) |
Students Named to “Honor Roll” and “Honor Roll with Distinction” Lists
Marble Hill, Georgia — Wildwood Christian Academy honored students for academic achievement, announcing the “Honor Roll” and “Honor Roll with Distinction” lists for the first semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Beginning in middle school, Wildwood recognizes students for two levels of academ... more
| Bennett voted GCAA men’s basketball Player of the Week (1/21/2014) |
(MARIETTA) – Freshman shooting guard Alijah Bennett was voted by the coaches of the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association as its Player of the Week for his play in Golden Eagles victories against Albany Tech, Gordon State College and Georgia Highlands College.
Bennett, a 6-foot-2 freshman from... more
| 4-H Master Gardener Plant Sale Begins February 1st (1/16/2014) |
Plant pick up March 22nd and 24th
The 4-H / Master Gardener Plant Sale begins on February 1, 2014 with a great selection of proven fruits and ornamental plants at great prices. There are normally 50-70 different plants for sale in one or three gallon containers.
The Plant Sale information will be mailed out to over 700 contacts o... more
| Golden Eagles men win conference thriller over Gordon State; women fall in non-league game (1/16/2014) |
(SMYRNA) – The Chattahoochee Tech men’s hoops team, coming off a tough road loss to South Georgia Tech last Saturday, got back on track by earning a 90-86 GCAA win in a back-and-forth affair against Gordon State College on Monday at the Smyrna Community Center. Freshman shooting guard Alijah Bennett... more
| JYSA Dragons Wrestling Host First Tournament Of The Season (1/16/2014) |
The JYSA Dragons Wrestling had their first home event on Saturday, January 11th with a great turn out. This included wrestlers from Cherokee and Fannin Counties.
JYSA Wrestling Director Jason Hancock says, "I am very proud of our boys. They have improved so much through the season and continue to... more
| Tater Patch Players Working on The Lion in Winter On and Off Stage (1/16/2014) |
The Tater Patch Players, with their production of The Lion in Winter, have taken on a challenge that will showcase their talent, both on and off stage. The show is set in 1183 a.d. and is rich in history and humor. It is the job of the production crews to make sure what you see is as authentic as ... more
| Winners of the Fall Stock Market Competition for Pickens County (1/16/2014) |
Economics is an area of the elementary curriculum that is often perceived as a less than engaging part of social studies and math. The thing that makes learning fun to many students is competition. The Stock Market Game is not only a competitive game but it also helps students do better in school.... more
| Four Legged Love From Jesse (1/14/2014) |
Several cats and kittens are free to qualified homes
Due to some generous patrons who have prepaid the adoption fees, the Pickens Animal Control Shelter has several cats and kittens that are free to qualified homes.
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... more
| Four Legged Love From Sugar and Cookie (1/14/2014) |
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 one of the following pets who needs a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, we are Sugar and Cookie. I am Cookie, our spoke... more
| NEW JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB ESTABLISHED AT PCMS (1/14/2014) |
The Optimist Club of Jasper welcomed our two Junior Optimists Clubs to a meeting on January 2, 2014 when school was not in session. Over 30 Junior Optimists with their families plus the school advisors joined the club for breakfast and to meet the Optimists members. Bruce Godfrey introduced Darlen... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development December 2013 Report (1/14/2014)|
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Building permits remain consistent with last year's amount of 325 issued....
| REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL with State Representative Rick Jasperse (1/14/2014) |
Be a Page for a Day
During the busy days when we are in session, young people from across our state have the opportunity to come to the Capitol and be a “Page for the Day.” It is a chance to be on the House Floor and be a part of the legislative process. Pages deliver messages, letters, and legislative documents during... more
| GEORGIA DNR SHARING LIVE STREAM OF BERRY BALD EAGLE NEST (1/13/2014) |
Live-streamed video of Georgia’s best-known bald eagles can now also be seen on the website of Georgia’s best-known wildlife agency.
In a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Berry College, the DNR Wildlife Resources Division is streaming video provided by the northwest Geo... more
| GEORGIA’S 2014 FISHING REGULATIONS NOW AVAILABLE (1/13/2014) |
(SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) – Anglers can find the new 2014 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
“The 2014 guide provides anglers information on great places to fish and provides guidance on law... more
| Snake Winter Activity (1/13/2014) |
This time of year in Georgia expect much less snake activity and movement and fewer Human / Snake encounters. Snake activity does NOT stop but does decrease significantly. Most snake species will be in a torpid like state brumating. This happens when snakes slow their metobolism down and... more
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