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Rock painting, hiding and hunting is a popular activity across the country, with local Facebook groups popping up everywhere. Above, some rocks recently hidden in Pickens County.
It was an hour or so after I first spoke with “Pickens County GA Rocks” Facebook page founder Cindy McPherson that I decided to go on a rock hunt of my own.
She’d given be a brief explanation of the painted rock hiding/finding phenomenon that’s sweeping the nation, and I’d spotted a clue on the Facebook page for a rock hidden at a location that was on my way to Ball Ground. The clue was a photo of a small rock painted with the word “God” and placed on a concrete patio ledge. The photo caption read, “You have to be ‘quick’ to find this one.”
620 snack bags served weekly during past school year
The Weekend Snack Program is a program that works to ensure that students in the Pickens County School System have sufficient food during their weekends away from school. This program is a coalition churches, non-profit organizations and individuals who are interested in meeting the food needs of our students. The program operates through CARES, a local non-profit for food, but it not funded by CARES and is self-supporting. This is the 5th year the food program has been in operation.
Driver arrested for fleeing scene
A “man’s man” - Craig Wooten before the crash that took his leg.
Texting from ICU at Grady Hospital, Kim Fitts said the only reason her father is alive is because of Good Samaritans who kept him from bleeding out on the side of the road.
“He lost his leg six inches above the knee. It’s a hard time, but he's alive so I'll take that,” Fitts said. “If it hadn't been for the nurse that lived [near] the scene, the surgeon said he would have died 100% for sure. We are thankful.”
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GADDY ET AL. V. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ET AL. (S17A0177)
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ET AL. V. GADDY ET AL. (S17X0178)
Under an opinion by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the program that provides tax exemptions to those who contribute to scholarships for students to use at private schools, including religious schools, will remain in place.
With today’s decision, the high court has unanimously upheld a Fulton County court ruling that says taxpayers who challenged the program as unconstitutional had no standing, or right, to bring their constitutional challenge.
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Press Release Cherokee County Sheriff's Office - Cherokee County, Ga. June 20, 2017>. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 1:52pm on Hightower Road east of Lower Creighton Rd. The vehicle, a Dodge Ram truck, was traveling westbound on Hightower Road when it left the roadway traveling down an embankment and struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male of Canton, was transported to the hospital and the passenger, a 16 year old juvenile of Canton, was declared deceased at the scene. The names will not be released pending notification of the families. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting the investigation into the accident.>