| NEW GEORGIA HUNTING SEASONS & REGULATIONS GUIDE AVAILABLE (7/30/2012) |
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - The 2012-2013 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
This guide provides information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife mana... more
| SQUIRREL HUNTING SEASON OPENS AUGUST 15TH (7/30/2012) |
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 30, 2012) -Often revered as a celebrated American fall tradition, squirrel hunting provides the perfect opportunity to introduce youth or a novice to the sport of hunting.
Unlike some big game hunts, the pursuit of bushytails often involves more action for energetic youth, ... more
| Third Annual Jasper Farmers Market Peoples Choice Salsa Contest! (7/30/2012) |
Salsa Contest this Saturday, August 4 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
If you are planning to enter the salsa contest this Saturday (and we hope you are) you can probably get fresh homegrown tomatoes at the Wednesday farmers market this week plus some of the other things you will need.
WHO: Anyone can enter and there is no charge for entering.
WHAT: Third Annu... more
| Traffic Flow Changes at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (7/30/2012)|
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Expansion has changed the traffic flow. Entrance to Garland Pinholster Road is moved between 515 & the helipad. Portico patient drop-off will be shut down for approximately two weeks with an alternate entrance and drop off is where the current drive and handicap park...
| Stearns Bank Acquires Jasper Banking Company (7/27/2012)|
| Annual Salsa Contest in August at the Jasper Farmers Market (7/25/2012) |
Vegetables can’t wait for a sunny market day. Once picked they need to get sold, so your can always count on produce at the market rain or shine; both occurred at this Saturdays market. And what beautiful vegetables; every vendors table was like a magazine cover.
I was talking to Craig McKenzi... more
| Chattahoochee Tech Extends Admissions Deadline for Prospective Students (7/25/2012)|
(Marietta, Ga.) Chattahoochee Technical College announced today that it is extending the deadline for prospective students. The new document deadline has been extended to August 8 at 6 p.m. for new and transferring students to have documents submitted for admission for Fall Semester.
“The extensi... more
| Four Legged Love From Deacon (7/23/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Deacon, a long-hair orange tabby one year old male cat. I am an outdoor cat that would love to stay on your porch or in your barn. I am loving, friendly and free! I can go to a qualified home without any... more
| Mast Cell Tumors (7/23/2012) |
Kristen Parker, DVM Wayside Animal Hospital
Skin tumors and tumors under the skin are common in dogs. Veterinarians see many wart-like growths, skin tags, cysts, and benign fatty tumors. We also see a lot of mast cell tumors, which can unfortunately look like a skin tag or benign fatty tumor sometimes. Mast cell tumors, or mastocytomas, are a... more
| Summer Reading Club Finale - Chris Rumble, the Reading Guitar Man (7/23/2012) |
Wednesday, July 25th at 3:00 p.m.
Come meet Chris Rumble – author, illustrator, musician, speaker – for the Pickens County Library’s Summer Reading Club finale!
Children of all ages will be entertained. Chris will perform songs, draws pictures and tells us about the books he has written to get children dreaming big about reading... more
| Fireworks and Recycling thanks to the Lions Club (7/20/2012) |
The Lions Club July 4th Celebration was recycled again this year by Green
Team Recycling with the cooperation of Keep Pickens Beautiful. Over 50 bags
of plastic bottles and aluminum cans were recycled by participants and
vendors from that day. Litter bags were passed out before the magnificent
| Golf tournament fundraiser supports Pickens County community art and home fix-up projects (7/20/2012) |
The Big Canoe Chapel Men’s Fellowship group is hosting their sixth annual golf tournament to raise money for Pickens and Dawson County causes including home repair assistance and nursing home “Healing Hearts” canvas painting programs.
The tournament will be held September 26 at the Big Canoe Golf... more
| Corn and Tomatoes Plentiful at the Jasper Farmers' Market (7/17/2012) |
Saturday, July 21st Education Event features a look in the world of honeybees
Saturday morning started out overcast; a cool respite for the farmers market after two hot weeks. Corn and tomatoes were plentiful and always a favorite with shoppers; some buying them by the bushel for preserving for the winter. If you like the idea of having locally grown food all year you migh... more
| PICKENS COUNTY TEA PARTY CONTINUES CANDIDATE FORUMS ON JULY 24TH (7/17/2012) |
Pickens County Tax Commissoner and School Board Candidates
Our July Tea Party meeting will feature candidates for Pickens County Tax Commissioner and Pickens County School Board. Also attending our July meeting will be Georgia State Senator Steve Gooch and Georgia State Representative Rick Jasperse, both running unopposed in the upcoming elections.
In ... more
| SR 53 BRIDGE DOWN TO ONE LANE JULY 30 TO AUGUST 13 (7/17/2012)|
(DAWSONVILLE, Ga.) – Georgia DOT announces the of State Route 53/Jasper Highway bridge over the Amicalola Creek west of Tinsley Chapel Road will be reduced to one lane from July 30 through August 13 for reconstruction.
A temporary traffic signal will be operational beginning July 30 to direct t... more
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