DNR press release
In order to encourage the taking of coyotes from March to August, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is introducing the Georgia Coyote Challenge. Each coyote killed, up to five (5) a month per hunter/trapper, will earn an entry into a monthly drawing for a lifetime license (or equal credit for purchase of hunting/fishing licenses).
STAR Students seated and their selected teacher standing behind them (l-r):
Kelsey Wise - Gail Culbreth
Mary Zuidema - Cheryl Carter
Laura Henke - Lisa Hardman
Sierra Stanfield - Seanna Thompson
Kyle Combs - Angela Quarles
Roman Tapia - Robbie Cheatham
Michael Jorgensen - Rodney Martin
Danielle O'Dell - Lynn Cantrell
Not pictured - Jackson Melton - Valerie Boehm
Daniel Parnes (L) and Hunter Parker (R) finished second in the Georgia High School State Championship.
On February 12, the Pickens High School Bass Fishing Team competed in the Georgia High School State Championships on West Point Lake in LaGrange, GA. Seventy-Nine teams of two anglers from all over the state attended the event put on by the Student Angler Federation, a national group developed to promote the sport of bass fishing at the high school level. The club from
Teens learned about stages of intimacy in an interactive demonstration at the The North Georgia Pregnancy Center’s annual Loving Well event last week.
Speaker Denise Fountain asked teens in attendance at the Pickens High School auditorium if they thought she was there to tell them not to have sex.
A few kids sheepishly raised their hands.
“I’m not,” she said. “I’m here to tell you how to have the best sex of your life.”
For Fountain and other speakers at the North Georgia Pregnancy Center’s “Loving Well” event, held Thursday, Feb. 9 after school hours, the best sex in life comes after marriage with the partner God has chosen for you. Loving Well is designed to help middle and high school students learn about healthy, God-honoring relationships with sexual integrity, without judgement for past transgressions.
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The planned raised island median will drastically change the traffic flow at the intersection of Highway 515 and Antioch Church Road in Talking Rock.
Despite vocal public opposition, construction of a raised island to change the traffic through the intersection of Antioch Church Road and Highway 515 is “not a question of if, but when,” according to Georgia Department of Transportation officials.