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The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. Becky Watts - Owner and Editor. Phone # 770-468-7583 editor(@)pikecountytimes.com
 
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Barnesville Church of the Nazarene To Hold Cookie Sale

The Cookie Sale is back on Saturday, December 16th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Church and community members alike are welcome to purchase a variety of tasty, creative sweets for the Christmas season. Choose which sweets you would like to take home for just $5 per pound. Proceeds benefit the Children's Activity Fund. Barnesville Church of the Nazarene is located at 744 Veterans Parkway in Barnesville, Georgia at the corner of Hwy 41 and Thomaston Street.

Submitted 12.15.17
 
Patron Brandishes Handgun While in Mr. B's

ZEBULON - The initial tip from Facebook told Pike County Times that Mr. B's was robbed last month. Mr. B's was not robbed that night, but there was an incident involving a customer with a handgun that resulted in warrants being issued. Click here for more.

12.15.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Grady Jackson “Jack” Norton Jr.

Mr. Grady Jackson “Jack” Norton Jr., age 52, of Griffin, passed away December 12, 2017. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.15.17
 
Moody-Daniel Funeral Home Assisting with Operation Toy Soldier

ZEBULON - Moody-Daniel Funeral Home in Zebulon will be celebrating their second year assisting with “Operation Toy Soldier,” a holiday toy drive that gives back to the local community’s service men and women and their families. As a partner of Veterans Funeral Care, Moody-Daniel Funeral Home supports Veterans and their families in any way possible to thank them for their service. Click here for more.

Submitted 12.14.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. John L. "J.L." Wynn

Mr. John L. "J.L." Wynn, age 77, of Molena, passed away December 14, 2017, at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.14.17
 
American Legion Pike Post 197 Holds Annual Induction Ceremony

ZEBULON - The Pike County Memorial Annex honors those who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving our county, state, and country. This includes First responders such as paramedics, Sheriff’s Office and City Police Departments, County Fire Department and City Volunteer Fire Departments, and military service members. This annual Induction Ceremony honors these members by placing of photos and information on the walls of these halls. So far, there have been nine inductees from WWII, Vietnam, and Iraq. On December 2, 2017, three families and their military service members were honored and an update was given for two of the former inductees. Click here for more.

12.13.17
 
BREAKING NEWS: Robbery Occurred at First National Bank In Griffin Today

GRIFFIN - On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 9:15 a.m., officers of the Griffin Police Department responded to First National Bank, located at 1475 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, Georgia, in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Click here for more. If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

Submitted 12.13.17
 
Life Insurance Policy Locator Finds $6.6 Million for Georgia Consumers

ATLANTA - Hundreds of Georgia consumers have reaped the benefits of Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Life Insurance Policy Locator during the locator’s first year. The free consumer tool has matched 589 Georgia beneficiaries with lost or misplaced life insurance policies or annuities returning $6,617,801.60 to those consumers. Click here for more.

Submitted 12.13.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Jeanette McVicker Britt

Mrs. Jeanette McVicker Britt, age 83, of Griffin, passed away December 12, 2017. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.13.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Teresa Sampson

Mrs. Teresa Sampson of Griffin, passed away on Monday, December 11 at Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.13.17
 
Reconciliation House Invites You to Join Them in Their Annual Christmas Ministry

YATESVILLE - Reconciliation House, Inc. is preparing for the annual Christmas Day dinner. Volunteers provide Christmas Dinner to those in need in Monroe County on Christmas Day. " Within the past thirteen years, we have gone from serving 24 people to 475 people," said co-founder Angela Johnson. "Volunteers may serve as many as 600 people this year, but we can’t do it without your help." Click here for more.

Submitted 12.12.17
 
Missing Child Found Unharmed and Returned Home

MOLENA - A post went on Facebook about a young boy who was missing from his home on Madden Bridge Road in Molena today, and within just a short period of time, people were out looking for him by car and calling the Pike County Sheriff's Office to offer their assistance looking for him. Major David Neal advised by phone and on a post on Facebook around 3 p.m. that the child was found unharmed and returned home. "It's nice to know that we live in a caring community that is willing to help people at a moment's notice," Major Neal said.

12.11.17
 
Jackie K. Cooper Reviews ...

Jackie's 2 Minute Entertainment Rundown for this week can be found by clicking here. Jackie also has many movie reviews on his website at www.jackiekcooper.com along with reviews of the latest books, DVDs, television shows and columns on life and living in the South.

Submitted 12.11.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Alice Rebecca Dunson Echols

Mrs. Alice Rebecca Dunson Echols, age 80, of Morrow, passed away December 10, 2017. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.11.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Richard Mac Boyd

Mr. Richard Mac Boyd, age 88, of Marietta, passed away December 9, 2017, at his residence. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.11.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Jackie Eugene Caraway

Mr. Jackie Eugene Caraway, age 78, of Griffin, formerly of Meansville, passed away December 10, 2017. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.11.17
 
Williamson Wreck Sends Driver to Grady Hospital

WILLIAMSON - In the early morning hours of December 2, 2017, a wreck occurred on IB Howard Road in Williamson. Click here for more.

12.6.17
 
Thank You to Helen Carter

ZEBULON - Brenda Botsford wrote a thank you to Helen Carter for her years of service with Pike County 4-H. Click here to read it.

Submitted 12.5.17
 
Check Out Photos from the Whoville Themed Lighting of the City of Concord

CONCORD - The Lighting of Concord was held on Friday, December 1, 2017. Photos from Friday's night are included on the page. If you would like an electronic copy of these photos, please let me know at editor@pikecountytimes.com. These photos can also be found on my Facebook at Becky Clark Watts. Click here for more.

12.4.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Donald Haywood

Mr. Donald Haywood, age 83, of Griffin (Pike County), passed away December 2, 2017, at his residence. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 12.2.17
 
Pike County Leaders Graduate from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development

PIKE COUNTY - The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pike County graduates from the 2017 Region 4 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from 8 counties in west Georgia. Click here for more.

Submitted 12.2.17
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Charles Leland “Fuzzy” Turner

Mr. Charles Leland “Fuzzy” Turner, age 67, of Pike County, passed away November 29, 2017. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 11.29.17
 
The Pike County Pirates Make History

ZEBULON - Last Friday night, the Pike County Pirate High School Football Team advanced to the third round of the State Playoffs. While they did not win the game against the defending Class AAA State Champions the Cedar Grove Saints, our Pirates made history here in Pike County, and we are proud of them! These are photos from the sendoff prior to the game. Click here for more.

11.29.17
 
Jackie K. Cooper Reviews ...

Jackie's 2 Minute Entertainment Rundown for this week can be found by clicking here. Jackie also has many movie reviews on his website at www.jackiekcooper.com along with reviews of the latest books, DVDs, television shows and columns on life and living in the South.

Submitted 11.28.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
November 28, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.25.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 08, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: This meeting is complete.]

11.25.17
 
From the Better Business Bureau: Understand layaway policies
By Guest Columnist Kelvin Collins

MACON - Christmas displays are already up in most major retail locations; which means holiday shopping is in full swing. Many stores have already rolled out their holiday layaway plans. Some are even offering additional incentives, such as cutting fees and increasing the number of items eligible for layaway. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.25.17
 
Houses by the Zebulon Post Office Demolished Today
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - The two houses located next to the Post Office in Zebulon are no more. The beautiful old house on the corner was an icon of sorts in Zebulon and will be missed. Derrick Johnson Equipment was hired to demolish the houses, and that process began today. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.17.17
 
Who are we???? PC!!!
By Guest Columnist Karen Scudder Bennett

ZEBULON - This picture represents our county, our school, our future…it represents the conditioning that began last winter, the spring game where we all anxiously awaited that drop of Heaven of having a football game in the spring. This picture represents every drip of sweat during those hot and humid Georgia summer practices, the start of our 7-3 regular season, finishing THIRD IN OUR REGION, MAKING HISTORY IN PIKE COUNTY - going on to win the first round of playoffs…this picture represents every boy who has dedicated the past 10 months of his life to this game – the past 10 plus years to this sport. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.14.17
 
Happy Birthday Pike County Times

ZEBULON - Pike County Times is celebrating its 11th birthday today. Please shop from my advertisers and let them know that you appreciate their advertising on here so you can read your news for free. Thank you for reading Pike County's only independent, online newspaper!

11.13.17
 
BREAKING NEWS: Pike County Times Reports on Brian Crow Case from Open Records Request Documents
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - On May 23, 2017, Pike County Times reported that a complaint had been filed regarding inappropriate contact between a male teacher and a female student in the Pike County School System. Brian Crow was later identified and investigated for Sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary authority under OCGA 16-6-5.1(b). This article is a report on the Brian Crow case from Open Records Request documents. Click here for more.

[Note from the Editor: My Breaking News Subscribers received this information before it was uploaded to the front page today. If you would like to be on that list, click on the link at the end of the article.]
11.10.17
 
Pike County Veterans Day Program To Be Held

On Saturday, 11 November 2017, the Pike County American Legion Family will be hosting the Pike County Veterans Day Program on the south side of the Pike County Courthouse Square in Zebulon, Georgia. The public is invited to attend this event commencing at 11:00 a.m. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.9.17
 
BREAKING NEWS: Pike County Election Results - November 2017

ZEBULON - The results of the contested race for Mayor of Molena and the ESPLOST can be seen by clicking here.

11.7.17
 
Roadwork Begins at Hwy 362 and Kings Bridge Road

HOLLONVILLE - County Manager John Hanson advised that he has received notification from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) that the DOT contractor has begun work on intersection improvement at Georgia Highway 362 and Kings Bridge Road today. The intersection improvement will include a decel lane off 362 onto Kings Bridge Road. The road will still be passable for traffic, but motorists need to be aware of road improvements and slow down for the safety of the workers there.

11.6.17
 
Thank You to First Bank of Pike

MOLENA - Introducing the first sponsor of Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! Click here for more. Please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! at www.firstbankofpike.com/. Tell them Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Food Depot

GRIFFIN - Thank you to Food Depot for advertising with Pike County Times! There are two convenient locations at 1201 West Taylor Street and 816 North Hill Street. Click here for more great deals from Food Depot. Please tell them that you read about this and other deals on Pike County Times!

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Pictures from the Concord Country Jubilee 2017!

CONCORD - The Concord Country Jubilee was held in downtown Concord on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more. A complete group of pictures is on my Facebook page.

11.3.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
October 31, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 5:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 5:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on October 31, 2017 – 5:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: Please note that I am not going to be at this meeting.]

Submitted 10.30.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more. This meeting is complete.

10.24.17
 
Pike County Veterans Day Program To Be Held

ZEBULON - On Saturday, 11 November 2017, the Pike County American Legion Family will be hosting the Pike County Veterans Day Program on the south side of the Pike County Courthouse Square in Zebulon, Georgia. The public is invited to attend this event commencing at 11:00 a.m. Click here for more.

Submitted 10.23.17
 
BREAKING NEWS: Three Car Wreck Sends Three to Area Hospitals

MEANSVILLE - Yesterday at 11:08 a.m. a vehicle collision occurred on Old Meansville Road that involved a Sheriff’s Office employee and two other vehicles. Click here for more.

Submitted 10.19.17
 
Georgia Irish Frisbee Dogs Win Big at the 2017 Skyhoundz
Frisbee Dog World Championships

ZEBULON - Local Pike County resident, Mark Muir, and his pups won big again at 2017 Skyhoundz Frisbee Dog World Championships in Tennessee. The sport of frisbee dogging has been around for approximately 50 years now. There are over 200,000 teams plus around the world now, but only a few teams can be crowned world champions in the very few different categories available at the World Championships. Click here for more.

Submitted 10.18.17
 
Middle School Cross County Conquer Mt. Currahee
By Guest Columnist Todd Child

ZEBULON - The Pike County Middle School cross country teams traveled to Toccoa in early October to run the famous three miles up and three miles down Mt. Currahee made famous by the Band of Brothers from the HBO mini-series. Click here for more.

Submitted 10.18.17
 
Middle School Cross Country Competes at Strong Rock
By Guest Columnist Todd Child

ZEBULON - The middle school cross teams traveled to Locus Grove to compete in the Strong Rock Cross Country Invitational at the end of September. The race was a grueling 5K with a lot of the course uphill. The distance for middle schoolers is usually two miles; however, the 5K gave the teams a chance to test themselves at a longer distance. Click here for more.

Submitted 10.18.17
 
BREAKING NEWS: Flat Tire Leads to Standoff and Arrest

MEANSVILLE - Pike County Deputies responded yesterday afternoon to a report of a citizen’s car being shot on Bankston Road. Upon arrival it was learned that the victim had sustained a flat tire while driving on the roadway and had pulled over to change the tire on her vehicle. While outside of the vehicle, gunshots were heard by the victim and a bullet struck her car going through a window and into the interior of the car. Click here for more. Scroll to the bottom of the article to find out how to become a Breaking News Alert Subscriber and support your local independent, online newspaper!

Submitted 10.17.17
 
Want to Help with Raptor Rehabilitation?

ZEBULON - Steve Hicks from Bubba and Friends, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitation raptors, have an update on this organization. "It's fall. Am enjoying hearing stories of people listening to owls 'talking" in their yards," he said. "We on the other hand are needing to raise funds to help keep them in the wild. We seriously need to raise about $2,000 to load up freezers and repair part of the top of the big flight pen." He said that one of the hurricanes damaged it and that it will require major work if it is left untended. Checks can be sent checks to Bubba and Friends, Inc. at PO Box 103, Zebulon, Ga. 30295 or you can go to www.bubba-and-friends.org and click on the donate button.

Submitted 10.16.17
 
DPAA Awards High Bidder with Contract
for Northeastern India Recovery Work - Part II
By Editor Becky Watts

WASHINGTON DC - Clayton Kuhles from MIA Recoveries, Inc. placed a complaint with the Department of Defense (DoD) regarding the award of a contract for recovery work in Northeastern India to a high bidder. Mr. Kuhles has been advised that his complaint has been referred to the Naval Inspector General. Click here for more.

Submitted 9.8.17
 
Horst Stables Offers Amish Made Products

BARNESVILLE - Horst Stables, located in Barnesville, is your home for Amish Made Products. Horst Stables, owned by Woody Horst, has products in a local storefront as well as operating at a local Farmer's Market. Click here for more.

9.6.17
 
Middle School Cross Country Dominates In Americus
By Guest Columnist Todd Child

ZEBULON - The Pike County Middle School cross country traveled to Americus to compete in its first meet of the season the Furlow Fast Feet Invitational. Click here for more.

Submitted 9.4.17
 
Tory Merritt's Continued Fight for Her Health
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Tory Merritt is preparing for her sixth surgery on Tuesday. It’s been a long and difficult summer with this major surgery coming on the heels of fighting for her life against flesh eating bacteria. But Tory is a fighter, and this isn’t the first big battle that she has fought in her life. Click here for more.

8.31.17
 
DPAA Awards High Bidder with Contract for
Northeastern India Recovery Work
By Editor Becky Watts

JAPAN - A contract was issued for bid out of the NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Site Singapore (FLCYS) for Archeological Survey and Remains Recovery Work in Northeast India late last year that was awarded in May of 2017. The solicitation was specifically to follow up on recovery of remains of WWII service members from sites in Northeast India. [Note from the Editor: This article came about because I have been covering the recovery of 1st Lt. Robert Eugene Oxford from the WWII crash site for "Hot as Hell" in India for the past 10 years.] Click here for more.

8.3.17
 
Check out the Summer Reading Program Finale Pictures!

ZEBULON - The J. Joel Edwards Public Library finished up another fun-filled summer reading program, following the national theme Build a Better World. This page contains pictures from today's finale program. Click here for more.

Submitted 7.29.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - Four commissioners were present. Vice-Chairman Tim Daniel conducted the meeting in Chairman Briar Johnson’s absence. Jo Ann Wrye was present to take the minutes, County Manager (CM) John Hanson, and County Attorney Rob Morton. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: This article is complete.]

7.26.17
 
Bring Them All Home: The Continuing Story of
the "Hot as Hell" Crash in India
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Pike County Times became began covering the story of a B-24J Liberator that crashed in World War II back in 2007. This B-24J Liberator was named "Hot as Hell" and carried a crew of eight with supplies to the Chinese as they were fighting an invasion from Japan. This crew was flying over The Hump from China to Chabua, India on January 25, 1944 when their plane crashed and the entire crew was killed. Click here for more.

7.25.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: The go cart racing track is on the agenda along with Supreme Corporation, and Piney Woods. Please note that there are two meetings on this night and not just the one though I doubt that the first meeting will run very long.]

Submitted 5.27.17
 
Pike County Memorial Day Observance Program

ZEBULON - On May 29, 2016, the Pike County American Legion Post 197 Legion Family will host the Pike County Memorial Day Program at the south side of the Pike County Courthouse Square in Zebulon, Georgia. The public is invited to attend this event commencing at 10:00 a.m. The Memorial Day program helps those in attendance remember and honor those military service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice for defending the freedoms that we as Americans currently enjoy. As part of the program, remarks on the highlights of the United States’ global war on terrorism and the definitions of Blue, Silver, and Gold Star Mothers will be presented.

Iraq killed in action, Lance Corporal Jeffrey Walker from Pike County will be honored with the reading of his military biography; and Gold Star Mother, Teresa Rutledge will be the Program’s guest speaker. Veterans who died this past year in Pike County will be recognized and honored. A new wreath will be laid at the base of the Monument and Taps will be played in honor of all deceased Veterans.

Bring your lawnchair and spend some time remembering those who have given all. Please note: In case of rain, the event will be held in the Courthouse.

5.26.17
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 1:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. The only item on the agenda is the First Reading of the FY 2017-18 budget. The public is invited to attend this meeting.

Submitted 5.5.17
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 a.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.5.17
 
Please Say Thank You to Advertisers on Pike County Times

ZEBULON - Do you enjoy reading Pike County Times for FREE? Please say thank you to those who advertise with me and provide this service to you. How can you say thank you? You can help Pike County Times by doing business with each of these advertisers and making sure that they know that you appreciate their support of your free, independent online newspaper -- Pike County Times.

6.30.17
 
Thank You to CGA Comp

THOMASTON - Danny Shumate from CGA Comp is the webmaster for Pike County Times. Danny designed Pike County Times as you see it today and has taught me how to hand code this entire website. (He truly has the patience of a saint because I am NOT a programmer.) He helped me with a complete revamp of Pike County Times in 2007 and again in 2011. Danny can put together a website for your business. From a basic website to a website full of bling, CGA Comp can help you promote your business on the world wide web at a price that is right for your budget. Danny Shumate at CGA Comp can be reached at 706-741-5929. Tell him that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Southern Digital Captive Audience

ZEBULON - Standing in line at a business counter and need something to do? How about looking at the ads on the screen provided by Southern Digital Captive Audience Advertising. This advertising combines digital signage with advertising for your business in local businesses on a big screen tv. For more information about how you can showcase your business through captive audience advertising, call 770-616-5412. Tell them that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Pike Pest Management

ZEBULON - NO WEEDS. NO BUGS. NO PROBLEMS. Pike Pest Management is owned and operated by Mark Andrade. Pike Pest Management has a special for Pike County Times readers. Mention that you saw their advertisement on Pike County Times and ask for 10% off of your initial service. Call Pike Pest Management at 770-567-FLEA (3532) for all of your pest control needs! Tell them that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Mid Georgia Chiropractic

BARNESVILLE - Looking For a Good Chiropractor? Mid Georgia Chiropractic is owned by Mark Fink from Pike County. His business is located on 818A College Drive, Barnesville right down from Subway. I have been going to him for more than fifteen years. Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now open on Thursdays and closed on Fridays. New hours are: Mondays 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m.; and Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 6 p.m. Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now closed on Fridays and remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Call Mid Georgia Chiropractic at 770-358-2003 for more information. Tell them that Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Prayer Power of Georgia Inc

ZEBULON - Prayer Power of Georgia, Inc. is a faith based 501(c)3 private foundation dedicated to developing and maturing the spiritual lives of those in our community, as we aspire to fulfill the Great Commission. Through educational materials, instructional programs, and community leadership in discipleship, Prayer Power of Georgia shall demonstrate and promote a richer more fulfilling spiritual and prayer life in our community. Prayer Power sponsors the annual National Day of Prayer and Pike County Baccalaureate Graduation event each year as well as awarding the Saints in Light and Faith Awards each year. Click here to find out more about Prayer Power of Georgia, Inc. and get signed up to receive daily devotionals.

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Thank You to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home

ZEBULON - The Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is independent and locally-owned by the Moody Family and has been serving families since 1982. Currently, owned and operated by Terrell and Sherri Moody and Tim Daniel, the firm was founded by Terrell’s parents, Charles and Betty Moody. Tim Daniel joined the Moody family in 2012, and the funeral home became Moody-Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. It continues to be a family-centered firm. The words, “our family serving your family” are at the heart of everything we do." For more information about Moody-Daniel Funeral Home, click here or call 770-567-8642. Tell them that you read about Moody-Daniel Funeral Home on Pike County Times!

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Thank You to Pike Countryside Sanitation

CONCORD - Pike Countryside Sanitation, the oldest and largest sanitation service in Pike County, is available for all of your recycling and sanitation needs. Pike Countryside Sanitation. It specializes in 20, 30, and 40 yard industrial roll-off containers and has 2, 4, 6, and 8 yard front load containers too. Pike Countryside Sanitation provides curb and home pick up in Pike, Meriweither, and Spalding Counties. Call 770-884-0088 and tell them that Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Racquethause South Fitness Club

ZEBULON - Racquethause South Fitness Club provides total healthcare fitness in Zebulon. You won't get the body that you want overnight, but with hard work and dedication, you will get it soon enough. Let us help! Racquethause South offers equipment to work out at your own pace, trainers, and classes of all types to fit all kinds of lifestyles. Step class, Yoga, Crossfit, Spin, Bootcamp, and Silver Sneakers are just a few of the classes that we offer! You can check out Racquethause South on Facebook or drop by and see what they have to offer at 11500 Hwy 19 North in Zebulon. Call Racquethause South at 770-567-4487 to find out what specials they are running for new members. Tell them that Becky Watts at Pike County Times sent you! You may even see me there!

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Thank You to Full Blown Firearms

WILLIAMSON - Full Blown Firearms is a faith-based Christian company that is family owned, family oriented and kid friendly. They offer classes and a range where you can shoot for a reasonable price. Call Brad Ward at Full Blown Firearms at 678-463-8155 for all of your firearm needs or check out http://www.fullblownfirearms.com for more details about training and gunsmithing and follow Full Blown Firearms on Facebook. Tell him that you read about Full Blown Firearms on Pike County Times.com!

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Thank You to First Bank of Pike

MOLENA - Introducing the first sponsor of Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! Click here for more. Please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! at www.firstbankofpike.com/. Tell them Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Food Depot

GRIFFIN - Thank you to Food Depot for advertising with Pike County Times! There are two convenient locations at 1201 West Taylor Street and 816 North Hill Street. Click here for more great deals from Food Depot. Please tell them that you read about this and other deals on Pike County Times!

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Thank You to Horst Stables

BARNESVILLE - Horst Stables, located in Barnesville, is your home for Amish Made Products. Horst Stables, owned by Woody Horst, has products in a local storefront as well as operating at a local Farmer's Market. Click here for more information about Horst Stables. Please tell Woody Horst that you read about Horst Stables on Pike County Times!

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Click here to go to First Bank of Pike
 
Click here for Food Depot website
Deals good from Mon, Dec. 11 - Sun, Dec. 17
 
Cookie Sale
 
Prayer Power of Georgia website
 
CGA Comp
 
 
 
Mid Georgia
Chiropractic Center
MARK B. FINK, D.C.
Fink Chiropractic
818A COLLEGE DRIVE
BARNESVILLE
770-358-2003
 
Pike Countryside Sanitation
•Rear Load Residential
•Commercial
•Front Load
•Curb & Home Pickup in Pike, Meriwether, and Spalding
770-884-0088
 
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Pike Pest Management

No Weeds

No Bugs

No Problems
(Mention this ad and get 10% off of initial service)

770-567-FLEA (3532)
 
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Complete Firearms Training & Gunworks
678-463-8155
 
CAPTURING LIFE
Through Pictures
and Ramblings
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Click on the CodeRED Link to Sign Up
For County-wide Emergency Notification System in Pike County
 
Movie Trivia

Brought to you by:
"The Oink Joint BBQ" on the Courthouse Square in Zebulon.

Hint #1: Green fire
Hint #2: Hamster ball
Hint #3: Broken cellphone
Hint #4: Call pest control
Hint #5: Castle in the sky


Look below for the past answer and winner!

Here's the rules.
1) One winner from each household every three months.
2) First correct answer to my email address above wins a free pulled pork BBQ sandwich from "The Oink Joint BBQ".
3) My family members are ineligible.
4) Email coupon must be used within 60 days.
Past Trivia Winner: Congratulations to Peggi Payton for guessing Facing the Giants!
 
J. JOEL EDWARDS PUBLIC LIBRARY

7077 Highway 19S,
Zebulon 770-567-2014

Hours

Monday 10:00-5:00
Tuesday 10:00-7:00
Wednesday 10:00-5:00
Thursday 10:00-7:00
Friday 10:00-5:00
Saturday 10:00-3:00
Sunday Closed
 
Questions About Open Government?

Sunshine Laws

A Link to the State of Georgia's Website

"Government operates best when it operates openly."
 
CONCORD

In The
1920's and 30's
Click Here for the map.
Click Here for the list
of places.
 
Pike 2000

Welcome to a walk through Pike County's history with Pike 2000. Where were you in 1988?
 
 
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