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SPALDING COUNTY RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING FOR 18TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

June 3rd, 2019

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Spalding County for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment […]

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UGA EXTENSION IN SPALDING COUNTY IS HOSTING PRESSURE CAN WITH CONFIDENCE CLASS

May 28th, 2019

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 From 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. At: UGA Extension Spalding Co.835 Memorial DriveGriffin, GA 30223 Learn how to confidently use a pressure canner to preserve low acid vegetables, soups, and meats. The class will be taught by Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Cindee Sweda. Pre-registration and payment must be received […]

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UGA EXTENSION IN SPALDING COUNTY IS HOSTING BOILING WATER CANNING CLASS

May 28th, 2019

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 From 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. At: UGA Extension Spalding Co.835 Memorial DriveGriffin, GA 30223 This hands-on class will teach Boiling Water canning used for preserving fruits, jellies & jams, pickled products and salsa. Participants will be able to take home several products. Pint jars in good condition are welcome. […]

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SPALDING COUNTY LEISURE SERVICES ANNOUNCE FALL 2019 YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

May 21st, 2019

Football Registrations for the Fall of 2019 youth football season are now open. Applications will be accepted NOW through June 22, 2019. Spalding County Youth Football offers: PLAYER SUPPORT SERVICES LEADERSHIP AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT PRE-SEASON SUMMER TRAINING AND CONDITIONING HIGH-QUALITY FITTED UNIFORMS JERSEYS TO KEEP! Registration is not being accepted for: Tackle Leagues for ages […]

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BEAT THE HEAT WITH TIPS FROM SPALDING COUNTY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY / EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND READY GEORGIA

May 20th, 2019

Summer in Georgia is a time for camping trips, cookouts and afternoons by the pool. However, extreme heat often results in the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. Spalding County Office of Homeland Security / Emergency Management urges Spalding County residents to take steps now to beat the heat. “People most at […]

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UGA EXTENSION SPALDING COUNTY TO HOST EGG CANDLING CLASS

May 17th, 2019

Georgia Department of Agriculture regulations require those selling eggs from backyard flocks to hold an Egg Candler’s certificate among other requirements. GDA personnel will discuss the requirements and lead participants through an egg candling exercise. The class is free to any interested Georgia resident. You must bring an acceptable photo ID to verify lawful presence. […]

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UGA EXTENSION IN SPALDING COUNTY IS HOSTING DON’T GUESS SOIL TEST

May 16th, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, 2019 From 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. At: The Flint River Regional Library 800 Memorial DriveGriffin, GA 30223 Learn why you don’t want to skip this important step when preparing your planting beds or treating your lawn. The class will be taught by Agriculture and Natural Sciences Agent Philip Hensley. Pre-registration […]

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UGA EXTENSION IN SPALDING COUNTY IS HOSTING BENEFICIAL BUGS AND GEORGIA POLLINATORS

May 16th, 2019

On Monday, July 22, 2019 From 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. At: The Flint River Regional Library 800 Memorial DriveGriffin, GA 30223 Learn about beneficial insects in and around your home and garden. The class will be taught by Agriculture and Natural Sciences Agent Philip Hensley. Join us as we expand our world by shrinking […]

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