November 15, 2007 RSS feed / News

Don't make the drought worse; protect your pipes from freezing

Don't Make the Drought Worse, Protect Your Pipes From Freezing The overnight temperature dipped below freezing Tuesday in many parts of Georgia. Ironically, the coldest weather occurred in the counties already affected by the level four drought. More...

Chamber Calendar

.. November 15 - Wills Memorial Hospital Community Wellness Program Lunch and Learn Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs 2:30 p.m., WMH Café. For reservations call 706- 678-9272. .. November 17 - Pioneer Day at the Historical Park 10 a.m. More...

DNR looking for hunters input on dove season

In response to recent public comment regarding Georgia's dove hunting season structure, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) has created a convenient online dove season questionnaire, available at www.gohun More...

Bats should be welcomed

Halloween has come and gone, but superstitious fears and negative myths about bats live on, fed by the creatures' unusual habits and appearance. Some people panic at the thought of a bat in their home. More...

USDA streamlines forms and rules for farm loan programs

Acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner said today that the forms and rules for USDA's Farm Loan Programs will be modernized by Jan. 1, 2008, to make it easier for America's farmers, ranchers and producers to apply for loans. More...

Import regulations designed to help keep Georgia CWD-free

Prohibiting chronic wasting disease (CWD) from entering Georgia is a continuous effort. This fatal disease attacks the nervous system of cervids (e.g. deer, elk and moose) and to date has been detected in 14 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. More...

FOL seeks home canned goods

Friends of the Library is hoping to provide an outlet for homemade canned goods at a booth at the library on December 1 when they have their semi-annual book sale. More...

Operation Click it or Ticket in full swing through Nov. 25

It's a fact of life.. And death: Failure to use safetybelts is a major contributing factor in more than half of Georgia's Thanksgiving holiday traffic deaths. More...

Time running short for 2007 tax moves

The tax filing season is just around the corner. According to Mark Green, an IRS spokesman in Georgia, taxpayers can take the first step now by organizing, planning and reviewing tax law changes featured on the IRS Web site, www.irs.gov. More...