County fire and EMS services are in the beginning stages of a major restructuring process, with the two agencies set to consolidate in the coming months.
Progress columnist Alan Gibson received first place in the Ga. Press Association’s 2013 humorous column category for the division that includes the largest weekly newspapers.
Submitted by J. Rafael Garcia
President EAA Chapter 268
The Experimental Aircraft Association, local Marietta chapter EAA268 (a not for profit organization), and the Pickens County Airport Management collaborate to bring to the citizens of Pickens County and all others interested the 2014 Airport Appreciation Festival on Saturday, June 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
When I saw James Hefner running at Roper Park last week I knew I had to interview him. For years I’ve seen the now 81-year-old running at the park and at various 5Ks around town.
Captain Frank Reynolds with the Pickens sheriff’s office confirmed Tuesday that all the horses seized from a pasture where they were found malnourished last week are recovering. (see original story in our e-edition from last week)
An arrest on four counts of animal cruelty of a Ball Ground woman was made after the deadline for our print edition Tuesday. Donna Yuszkiewicz Walker of Ball Ground faces four counts of cruelty to animals for the conditions found at the pasture on Yellow Creek Road. She bonded out of Pickens jail later Tuesday.
The sheriff office worked with the Department of Agriculture last week to seize four horses from a Yellow Creek pasture and to see that the remaining horses were reunited with owners or a horse rescue group.