Species range guide, more info online
Scientists, students and backyard naturalists can now explore, within seconds, the range and more of Georgia’s most rare animals and plants.
A new Georgia Wildlife Resources Division web portal blends the agency’s data on occurrences and natural communities with interactive maps to document the in-state ranges of more than 1,250 species, from coldwater darters to velvet sedge.
Sponsored by Sassafras Literary Exchange
Who Can Enter?
All middle and high school level students who live in and are educated in Pickens County are eligible to enter.
Theme for this year's contest: Rock On!
“Families Serving Families” is the motto of this new service club forming with 40 members bringing a wealth of experience helping with community.
Approximately 40 Pickens County citizens are uniting to create a new club dedicated to providing needed services for residents of this area. The group currently operates under the name Pickens Community Service Club.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced Wednesday that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region in July was 6.5 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 6.3 percent in June. The rate in July 2014 was 8.4 percent.
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Wayne Cooley moves giant rocks at the JeepFest obstacle course Tuesday afternoon. Several loads of marble were donated by Imerys and Blue Ridge Marble & Granite for Jeepers to crawl over during the three-day event.
The yearly off-road madness will roll into town next week with thousands of Jeep owners expected by the time the Sheriff’s JeepFest opens September 3 in Marble Hill.