The Pickens Report – March 2019

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THE PICKENS REPORT

MARCH 2019

Spring has arrived in Pickens County. This time of year is marked with beautifully blooming foliage across the county. In the spirit of the season, Pickens County Government is collaborating with Keep Pickens Beautiful for “Tire Amnesty April”. This recycling program allows for any Pickens family to recycle four tires (off the wheel) for free. The tires can be recycled at the Pickens Recycling Centers off Camp Road and Cove Road throughout the month of April. Additionally, during the month of April, Pickens County Government is taking bid applications for the construction of Tate Fire Station. This is a SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax) funded project. Bid packets can be picked up at the Pickens County Administrative Building. All bids are due by 2:00 p.m. on the 25th day of April.

During the month of March, Public Works and Utilities departments completed renovating the historic “Marble Building” formerly the Convict Camp off Camp Road. This facility will house both departments until a new maintenance facility is built on the compound. Additionally, the Water Department installed four new water meters. The Department of Planning and Development issued 40 new building permits. The Pickens Animal Shelter brought in 26 animals, and 74 went out through various forms of adoption. Animal Control responded to 27 cases. The 911 Operations Center received 1,640 total calls, 770 were medical responses or fire related. The Pickens County Recreation Department is in full-swing with their spring sports season. PCRD is also currently accepting applications for summer camp counselors and life guards. Please contact PCRD at 706-253-8863 for more information. Pickens County Government departments continue to stay busy working for the citizens of Pickens County. The Pickens County Board of Commissioners continues to do a great job of leading these efforts. As work progresses, and projects continue, I will do my best to keep you informed of these developments.

Until the next time, stay safe, and shop local!

Photo courtesy of Mari Livsey – Knowpickens.com

March Public Health Inspection Scores

Health
  • WILDWOOD HEALTH & REHAB

  • 184 PIN HOOK ROAD TALKING ROCK, GA 30175
  • Phone Number: (706) 692-6014
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-29-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • BISCUIT MAKER LLC

  • 295 N MAIN STREET JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-6246
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 96
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-27-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL

  • 500 DRAGON DR JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1800
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-23-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • PICKENS COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • 1802 REFUGE RD JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1837
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-16-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • HARMONY ELEMENTARY

  • 550 HARMONY SCHOOL RD JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1847
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-15-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • JASPER MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • 339 W CHURCH ST JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1760
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-14-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • JASPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • 158 STEGALL DR JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1730
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-13-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • SPEEDBURGER

  • 973 E CHURCH ST JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 692-5136
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 99
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-09-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • HARDEES #1505957

  • 100 HAZEL MOSLEY DRIVE JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number:
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 88
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-07-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • TATE ELEMENTARY

  • 5360 HWY 53 EAST TATE, GA 30177
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-5010
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-02-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900
  • HILL CITY ELEMENTARY

  • 600 HILL CIR JASPER, GA 30143
  • Phone Number: (706) 253-1889
  • Permit Type: FS
  • Last Inspection Score: 100
  • Last Inspection Date: 03-01-2018
  • For More Information Call: (706) 253-0900

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