Question: We have a barn with three walls and stalls on the fourth side. Birds love to come in the barn and we have their droppings on everything. We have tried putting a fake owl in there, but they don't seem to be deterred. Please give any and all advice you may have on this yucky problem.
They look like pine cones with feet. But the baby quail, pheasants and chukar partridges that wobble around the University of Georgia poultry science farm in Athens will help save game birds everywhere.
The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains area declined to 4.5 percent in April, down 0.1 percent from a revised 4.6 percent in March. However, the rate was up from 3.3 percent in April 2007.
There's two donkeys named Thelma and Louise, who think they're dogs. Gus the Rooster, who is very protective of his ladies - lashing out at the occasional henhouse visitor. And, two lambs: Easter, who was born during Holy Week, and Pumpkin Pie, who had a recent cameo in a local church musical.
Ten years strong, and Peach State Bank & Trust President Ron Quinn says the institution's success is the community's success. The loyalty of locals during hard times saw the bank through a recession that sank others left and right.