Marietta, GAAlbany Herald
MARIETTA — In as soon as eight weeks, Marietta’s Big Chicken may be eclipsed by an even bigger chicken in Georgia. The frame of a 62-foot-tall chicken-shaped topiary, at least 6 feet taller than Marietta’s 56-foot Big Chicken at the KFC off Cobb Parkway, is slated for completion in eight to 10 weeks, according to Jim Puckett, mayor of Fitzgerald.
Georgia StatePosted by13WMAZ
HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. — The best burger in Georgia can be found right here in Central Georgia and yes, it is worth a drive to Hawkinsville. The Grill has been open since the 1940s, but Paula Nixon has only been the owner for about six years. They serve everything from burgers,...
Georgia StatePosted byWSB Channel 2 Atlanta
HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. — Ready for a road trip? Georgia’s best burger has been named and it’s just a short drive down Interstate 75 South. The Georgia Beef Board opened up voting for the Georgia’s best burger for 2021. The final four were revealed last month:. Hell’s 1/2 Pounder from CASEY’S...
In as soon as eight weeks, Marietta’s Big Chicken may be eclipsed by an even bigger chicken in Georgia. The frame of a 62-foot tall chicken-shaped topiary, at least six feet taller than Marietta’s 56-foot Big Chicken at the KFC off Cobb Parkway, is slated for completion in eight to 10 weeks, according to Jim Puckett, mayor of Fitzgerald, Georgia.
Jun. 10—MYSTIC — It was a natural leap for children participating in the Nature Adventure Afternoons program on frogs Wednesday at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. With nets in hand, the kids waded around in the water on the center's grounds and looked for the slippery amphibians. They even caught a few.
In a few weeks, the Big Chicken in Marietta won’t be the only giant chicken sculpture in Georgia. A taller one is being built in Fitzgerald.
Smile and say “TREATS!” with your pooch for a portrait in the Turner Center Art Park on June 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Southern Hound Club, the event will include live music and crafts for kids in addition to taking family photos with your furry friends.
A 62 foot tall metal chicken that’s covered in plants will also be an AirBNB you can rent out! The pandemic delayed construction, but it’s finally taking shape…or flight…you could say. It’s being constructed in the city of Fitzgerald and apparently the foul has a lot of interest already with folks wanting to stay the night inside the soon-to-be plant layered bird. The city’s mayor says a timeline for completion is still in the works.
FITZGERALD, Ga. (WALB) - The Fitzgerald 62 foot tall topiary chicken is taking form but not flight as begins to look more like a bird and less like a chicken coup. Fitzgerald Mayor Jim Puckett said the wings will be added next. He said construction did slow down over the last year because of the pandemic and that the Tennessee-based artist, Topiary Joe, was recovering from surgery. Puckett said they’re still working on a timeline for completion.
Gainesville may be the chicken capital of the world, but Fitzgerald, Georgia, is honoring their wild chickens with a brand new tourist attraction. Like Gainesville has the big chicken atop the square, Fitzgerald will soon have a 62 foot tall topiary chicken near their downtown. "We did a lot of...
Jun. 2—Former Red Roof Cafe Owner Maureen Therese Doubek, 60, of Helena, was sentenced to two weeks in jail for her role in the 2018 arson fire that destroyed the local business. Judge Christopher Abbott on Thursday ordered Doubek to serve two consecutive weeks in the county jail, to be...
Georgia StateUS News and World Report
FITZGERALD, Ga. (AP) — A towering sculpture of a chicken that stands higher than the tallest dinosaur is taking shape in rural south Georgia. The framed outline of the giant chicken — standing 62 feet (19 meters) tall — now towers above nearby homes in the city of Fitzgerald. The finished product will be a gargantuan topiary, meaning the chicken will be sculpted from living plants growing on its frame like a huge garden lattice.
HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. -- A Middle Georgia restaurant is being recognized for having the best burger in the state. The Georgia Beef Board made the announcement on Friday. The Grill in Hawkinsville entered its Full Monte burger -- featuring bacon, pimento cheese, and a fried egg. There were two burgers from...
CORDELE, GA – “Rachel has left the building.”. The words resonated through the Cordele Animal Shelter and the South Georgia Television Newsroom this afternoon, as the abandoned, 3 year old, heartworm positive pit-bull was taken by Tifton’s PawsFurever rescue group. Rachel was the first of many dogs and cats we’ve...
Dodge County, GA41nbc.com
EASTMAN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Three defendants admit to participating in a Dodge County dog-fighting operation dismantled in 2018. Three of seven defendants in the case, appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr., on Wednesday. Benjamin Shinhoster III, 41, of Augusta, pleaded guilty to Sponsoring and Exhibiting a...