From the Pickens County Sheriff's Office: On 07-28-2014 at 12:04 P.M. an unknown white male was captured on camera stealing a Leupold Trail Camera valued at $200.00 and Trespassing on property at the end of Emory Road, which runs off of Whitestone Road. Suspect is seen in the picture on an Artic Cat ATV, wearing a black t-shirt with the word “KOOL” written on it. If anyone has information reference to this case please contact Det. Andy Farmer 706-253-8914.
As part of its integrated roadside vegetation management program, Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will continue their work on trimming overgrown vegetation along State Route 136 in Pickens and Gilmer County. Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday, January 27 through Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. weather permitting. In addition Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will resume their work on sealing the cracks on the surface of the roadway of SR 53 on Monday, January 27 through Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.