| Obesity in pets (5/8/2012)|
If it wasn’t for the title I bet you couldn’t name the number one health risk to our pets. In a review of veterinary school records looking for disease prevalence common findings were arthritis, diabetes, skin infections, and cancer. Forty percent of dogs and thirty percent of cats were listed as ... more
| State Representative Rick Jasperse Seeks Re-election to the Georgia General Assembly (5/8/2012)|
| Take Flight!!! The Feathered Event is May 19th (5/8/2012) |
Yes, it is happening again… and you don’t want to miss it! The Third Annual Feathered Event will take place May 19th at the Sharptop Art Center. You will be able to stroll through the gardens and see for yourself what this fundraiser has allowed Sharptop to accomplish in the past. It is still a w... more
| Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 (5/8/2012) |
Featuring All the District Commissioner Candidates
Our Tea Party Town Hall goes local in May, featuring ten candidates for the newly created three-member Board of Commissioners . Effective in 2013, Pickens County will be divided into two commission districts—East and West—with a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman.... more
| GEORGIA DOT SCHEDULES ROADSIDE MOWING ACTIVITIES ON STATE ROUTE 53 IN PICKENS (5/7/2012)|
Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Georgia DOT’s maintenance crews will be mowing the roadsides of SR 53 Pickens County from Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Each day, hundreds of Georgia Department of Transportation employees and contractors work on dozens of hig... more
| Snake Envenomations to your Pets (5/7/2012) |
Canine Snake Avoidance Training instruction classes being offered
I am often asked about envenomations to pets. Snake bites happen to pets more often than to humans, about 20xs more (150,000/U.S.year). Dogs/cats travel more in snake habitats and rarely decide to leave the snake alone once they find one. Snakes are masters of camouflage and since pets do not see i... more
| Freshman guard Hyppolite signs with NAIA Point University (5/4/2012) |
Chattahoochee Tech guard Stephan Hyppolite signed a scholarship to play for Point University on Thursday at the college’s Marietta campus. Hyppolite, who was already committed to Point as a preferred walk-on, is joining CTC teammates Brannon Hopkins and Devonn Pierce at the school in West Point, Ga.... more
| Men’s basketball signs first two players of 2012 recruiting class (5/4/2012) |
Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball signed two incoming freshmen on Thursday, the first two players in the 2012 recruiting class. Malcolm Riley, a 6-foot-4 guard out of Selma High School in Selma, Ala., and Montford Varnedoe, a 6-5 forward from Action Sports Academy in Stone Mountain, Ga., signed LO... more
| Pickens County Planning & Development April 2012 Report (5/4/2012)|
| Pickens County Planning & Development March 2012 Report (5/4/2012)|
| Pickens County writer Jack Fay at Pickens Library in Jasper (5/4/2012) |
Don't miss this opportunity to meet Jack Fay and hear him read from and discuss his novel 'Passing Through' at the Pickens Library in Jasper on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. He has 12 volumes of non-fiction to his credit, and Passing Through is his first novel.
In a roadside diner an elderly ma... more
| TCSG State Board Approves New Fee Structure for GED® Test-takers (5/4/2012) |
Georgia’s adult learners who want to improve their education have easy access to free programs that offer adult education and GED preparation through the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office of Adult Education.
The only cost that adult learners have to pay is the GED test fee. No... more
| Bent Tree Tennis – “Serving our Future Leaders” (5/2/2012)|
The Second Annual Round Robin Tennis Tournament was held at Bent Tree on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Forty men and women vied for the championship of the tourney which raised $4000 for scholarships for varsity tennis players at Pickens High School.
The women’s champion and runner-up were Wendy Lo...
| Jasper Young Singers Spring Concert on May 6 at Tate UMC (5/1/2012) |
The Jasper Young Singers (JYS) will present its Spring Concert on May 6, 2012 at 3:00pm in the Historic Sanctuary of the Tate United Methodist Church. The public is invited to attend this free concert. The Marble Valley Community Choir will also be performing.
The youngsters will be singing s... more
| Maintenance Work Continues on State Route 515 in Pickens County (5/1/2012)|
Tuesday, May 1 through Friday, May 4, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crews will continue to work on sealing the cracks on the surface of the roadway of SR 515 between mile markers 8 and 12 in Pickens County. Work will proceed daily May 1st through 4th between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. ... more
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