Pickens election candidates qualify (FINAL)

Election 2018

JASPER, Ga. – This week marks qualifying for the coming 2018 elections in Pickens County.

Pickens County is holding elections for this year’s open positions for County Commissioner District 1, Board of Education Post 2, Board of Education Post 3, Board of Education Post 5, Jasper City Council, and Nelson City Council.

Each day, FetchYourNews will be taking note of those qualifying for the election and the position for which they will be running.

As of Thursday, March 8, those who have qualified so far are as follows:

District 1 County Commissioner

Amberle Godfrey has qualified for the District 1 County Commissioner position as a Republican.

Amberle Godfrey

Bart Connelly has qualified for the District 1 County Commissioner position as a Republican.

Bart Connelly

Jerry Barnes has qualified for the District 1 County Commissioner position as a Republican. He is the incumbent for this position.

Jerry Barnes – Incumbent

Board of Education Post 2

Joeta Youngblood has qualified for the Board of Education Post 2 position as a Republican.

Board of Education Post 3

The race for Post 3 will see competition this year with two already qualified for the position.

Byron Long has qualified for the Board of Education Post 3 position as a Republican. He is the incumbent for this position.

Tucker Green has qualified for the Board of Education Post 3 position as a Republican.

Board of Education Post 5

Steven Smith has qualified for the Board of Education Post 5 position as a Republican.

Jasper City Council

With the recent resignation of James Looney in the Jasper City Council, the open seat up for election has seen qualifiers as well.

Kirk Raffield  has qualified for the Jasper City Council seat.

Kirk Raffield

Doug Patterson has qualified for the Jasper City Council seat.

Doug Patterson

Nelson City Council

Nathan Hamby has qualified for the Nelson City Council seat.

CANDIDATES QUALIFIED FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Politics

CITY OF JASPER – SPECIAL ELECTION

For The Unexpired Term of Allison Boyle, Resigned

Susan Hayes Piantedosi

Sonny Proctor

 

CITY OF NELSON – SPECIAL ELECTION

For The Unexpired Term of Jackie Jarrett and Thad Thacker, Resigned
Lamar Kellett
James Queen
Kelsey Riehl

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Comprehensive Plan Meeting Announcement

Legal Notice

Announcement

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Comp Plan Moves Toward Public Hearing

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Pickens County Public Relations Director Norman Pope says deadlines are the most important part of the comprehensive plan process. (more…)

BOC Mulls Public Input Policy

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County Gets Six Million Dollar TAN

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Pickens County accepted a bid for a Tax Anticipated Note (TAN) today. (more…)

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