The September 18th Pickens County BOC meeting didn't go without excitement last week as the Board of Commissioners would change the Pickens County Millage rate from their previous Millage rollback rate of 6.72 to 7.22 Mill.
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On September 20th 2014, the Pickens Animal Rescue, Inc. held its annual fundraiser event. The Fur Ball was held Saturday at Venue2Remember owned by Angela Nolte and entertainment was provided by Jesse Giles Entertainment. PAR is a non-profit animal rescue group and its goal is to place the dogs and cats into exceptional homes!
According to the Georgia State Patrol office, an accident on four lane in Gilmer County at the intersection of 382 yesterday morning at approximately 10:50 has resulted in the deaths of a mother and daughter from Talking Rock, Georgia.
Driver Tiffany Gail Allen-Stephens, age 32, and her daughter Kelsie Sierra Stephens, age 16, were traveling eastbound toward Ellijay when the crash occurred.