UPDATED: Pickens County closings for March 18, 2020

pickens county closings public health emergency

UPDATED March 23, 2020 at 8:55 p.m.

JASPER, Ga.–Here is a list of Pickens County closings. Check back often for more updates. If you have a business you’d like included on Pickens County Closings, email susan@fetchyournews.com.

School Closings

Started Wednesday, March 25, all schools will be on “hard lock-out.” Only employees with permission will be allowed inside.

Pickens County Schoolsare closed through March 31

Buses will deliver non-perishable food on Mondays and Thursdays. Children must be present at the stop to

receive these free meals. You can pick up meals at any location, regardless of where you live in the county.

Government Closings

Appalachian Judical Circuit (Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin): all non-emergency court continued for 30 days.

Administrative Office will be closed to the public through March 27. Departments and employees will be available by phone and email. Drop boxes are available to pay taxes and water bills.

Jail visitation: limited to telephone and video visitaion. This does not apply to attorney visitations.

Recreation department: closed.

Senior Citizens Center: closed

Library: closed.

Business Closings:

Walmart: 6 a.m.-11 p.m.

Kroger: 8 a.m.-9p.m.

Dollar General: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. The first hour is open to senior citizens only.


ETC  is offering public WiFi at several locations to allow students without home internet a location they can use daily for school work. Pickens County locations include:

258 Carver Mill Rd

135 Big Ridge Rd.

130 Hill City Rd.

142 Lumber Company Rd.

102 South Main St.

121 Holcomb St.

1895 Old Grandview Rd.

4015 Cove Rd.

67 Hobson Rd.

15 N. Station St.

174 Bethany Rd.

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For more locations and updates, click here.


Pickens County Schools are offering free meals to students 18 and under. For more information, visit here.

Meals on Wheels: continuing its program

Vital Records cacn be obtained here.

Probate and Magistrate Court can be accessed here.


What does Kemps declaration of emergency mean? Read FYN’s complete coverage here.

Schools closed through March 31. Read the details here.

If you would like to add your business to this list, email susan@fetchyournews.com

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