Photo Courtesy / Anand Mohan
University of Georgia meat scientist Anand Mohan is shown working in a laboratory on the campus in Athens. Mohan is working closely with a Georgia businessman to promote goat meat as a healthy alternative to beef.
By Sharon Dowdy
As America’s population continues to change and become more diverse, so does the variety of food sold in grocery stores, cooked in homes and served in restaurants. The popularity of one of these relatively new food choices, goat meat, is on the rise as more people from Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East begin to call the United States home.
Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. October 14, 2014>. Investigators with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office have charged a Woodstock man with a burglary that occurred at the Cherokee Animal Shelter in Canton on Sunday. Jason Lacy, 38 years of age, was arrested today and is accused of breaking into the shelter and removing a black lab mix. Lacy gained entrance in the shelter by breaking the glass on a back door to the building. The dog had been surrendered to the shelter by Lacy’s neighbor on October 11th. Detectives recovered the dog at Lacy’s Woodstock home. Investigators determined that Lacy found out the dog had been taken to the shelter and he wanted the dog. Lacy admitted to entering the shelter and taking the dog.>
Lacy has been charged with one count of Burglary and was released on an $11,200.00 bond.
The dog did not belong to Lacy.>>
The historic Woodbridge Inn will be featured on an upcoming episode of Travel Channel’s new series, “Resort Rescue,” airing on Tuesday, October 14, at 10 p.m. The series is hosted by hospitality expert Shane Green who is on a mission to help ailing hotels and resort owners across the country figure out what’s going wrong inside their establishments.
Angela Reinhardt / Photo
It doesn’t take an expert to see that the roof of the UGA Extension Office on Depot Street in Jasper is in need of repair - but these shingles are made with asbestos, which makes removal and disposal much more difficult.
The Jasper Depot, which houses the Pickens County UGA Extension Office, has a roof that’s falling apart - but asbestos shingles are making the repair process slower and more costly than expected.
By Ralph O. Dennis
The Talking Rock City Council held their monthly meeting on Thursday, October 2. The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer. Council member Charles Opdenhoff was not in attendance due to his recent illness.