• BoC Recognizes Jim Harvey, Christy Fisher, and Shane Callahan!

    JASPER, Ga. – During the Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019 several employees of the county received recognition for their services. Jim Harvey received an award for 10 years of service as the county Marshall, while Christy Fisher received an award for 20 years of service with Pickens 911 services. Shane Callahan, Life […]

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  • Vaping Field Test presented to BOE by Clint Anderson

    JASPER, Ga. – A Vaping Field Test with the potential to examine the chemical composition of solids, powders, liquids, and gels utilizing a handheld laser reader and an updatable database of substances was presented by Clint Anderson of the company Safeware during the Board of Education meeting held on Friday, April 12, 2019. The device, […]

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  • Pickens BOE Presents Several Students with Awards

    JASPER, Ga. – The Pickens County Board of Education presented awards to several students during their regular board meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Emily Robinson was awarded the title Valedictorian, while Rosa Willis won Salutatorian. These titles are based on class ranking, determined by student Grade Point Average. Robinson isn’t entirely sure where she wishes […]

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  • Pickens Sheriff’s Department obtains illegal vaping products, plus a statement on vaping from the School Board

      JASPER, Ga.- The Pickens County Sheriff’s department obtained illegal vaping products containing Schedule I Narcotics from three local businesses on Friday, March 29, 2019. The Pickens County Board of Education also released the following statement today regarding the use of vaping products on school property: Dear Parents and Community Members, I want to express my […]

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  • Cove Road is currently closed due to a landslide

    JASPER, Ga.- Cove Road is currently closed due to a landslide. Picken’s County Sheriff’s Office requests that travelers please use either McClain Mountain Road or Grandview Road. City Officials have met with a Geostabilization Engineer this morning to conduct a preliminary assessment of the situation on Cove Road. The engineer will be conferring with their […]

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