| Time to Buy Trees, Shrubs and Perennials at the Jasper Farmers Market (9/10/2013) |
The best time for planting trees, shrubs, and perennials plants is in the fall; about now. The cooler temperatures and normally increased rainfall can help the roots become well established. The plants that become dormant over the winter can put all of their energy into growing roots instead of le... more
| Two additional arrests in death investivation of Taylor Smith (9/10/2013) |
Two additional arrest have been made the death investigation of Taylor Smith.
The GBI and the Pickens Sheriff’s Office have arrested:
1. Darlene V. George, age 51 of Cartersville, Georgia.
Making False Statements
Possession of a controlled substance, methamp... more
| When Saving Money Costs You More (9/10/2013) |
Kristen Parker, DVM Wayside Animal Hospital
Sometimes trying to save money ends up being more expensive in the long run. I saw a show on TV once where a man decided he would save lots of money by remodeling his bathroom himself. He managed to rupture a water pipe and ended up having to call a plumber in to fix it. Then he had to pay for all o... more
| ARCHERY SEASON FOR DEER OPENS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (9/9/2013) |
Deer hunting season is one of the most highly anticipated times of the year for many in the state, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 14.
Last year, 113,566 a... more
| Bookmark Design Contest for Teens at The Pickens County Library (9/9/2013) |
Entry Deadline is October 11th
The Pickens County Library is hosting its 3rd annual Bookmark Design Contest for teens!
Teens in grades 6th through 12th are invited to participate. Teens can pick up a contest form at the Pickens County Library or download a PDF version below. The contest form includes all of the rules for the ... more
| Collaborations Keeps the Appalachian Circuit in the Forefront of Mental Health Services (9/9/2013) |
Collaborations for Resiliency in Children, Inc. has kept the Appalachian Circuit at the forefront of mental health and addiction services for children and families. Collaborations, a non-profit mental health agency based in Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin Counties, received a grant in 2012 from the Gover... more
| CTC Graduates are Saving Lives According to New Ranking (9/9/2013) |
Chattahoochee Technical College was recently named one of the Top 100 Colleges where Graduates Save Lives. This list, which is put together by FireScience.org, looked at more than 2,500 accredited schools and programs throughout the United States to determine those that offered the best first respon... more
| Four Legged Love From General Patton (9/9/2013) |
The Fur Ball is September 28, 2013. Purchase your $35 tickets at Paws on Main or the PAR Rescued Furniture Store.
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 General Patton a five-year-old male Purebred Pug (t... more
| THE TEA PARTY ASKS AMERICANS: WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? (9/9/2013) |
On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper beginning at 7 p.m., the Pickens County TEA is proud to present Sen. Barry Loudermilk and his daughter. Christiana, to present a program on the truth in the U.S. Constitution to mark Constitution Day (originally known as N... more
| DATES AND SEASON REGULATIONS FOR WATERFOWL APPROVED (9/6/2013) |
Make your plans! Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.
“This year several changes have occurred with the USFWS waterfowl regulatory frameworks,” said Greg Balkcom, state waterfowl biologist for the Wildlif... more
| Restaurant Interiors, Inc name Chamber's Large Business of the Month (9/6/2013) |
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the August Large Business of the Month is awarded to Restaurant Interiors, Inc. Jeany Wegenstein and Steve Boudreau were awarded a framed certificate at the August Membership Breakfast by Lorrie Shaw of Community Bank of Pickens County, s... more
| SEPTEMBER TO BE SHORT BUT VERY SWEET FOR PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY (9/6/2013) |
Normal or routine doesn’t seem to describe the world anymore. Things change to meet the situation. In that vein, your Pickens County Tea Party regular monthly meeting is moving from it’s usual 4th Tuesday to September 17th, the 3rd Tuesday. The regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. on September 17th ... more
| Summer Ends Birthing Begins (9/6/2013) |
As Summer fades away many of Georgia's snake species may be giving birth. Impregnated in the late Spring / early Summer these snakes begin having birth late Summer through early Fall. The cooler temperatures and unusual above average rainfall this Summer has had snake activity on the rise. Espe... more
| Four Legged Love From Polly (9/5/2013) |
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 pet who need a forever home to fill with laughter and love:
Hi, I am Polly; an eight month old female black and br... more
| Heart disease bigger threat to women than breast cancer, says cardiologist (9/5/2013) |
Every fall, the nation goes pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. Thousands march, fundraise and sport pink clothing to call attention to the disease that will kill 39,620 women this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Yet little will be said about the disease that kills more women t... more
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