BoC Considers Policy Changes

Business, Featured Stories, News

Two items drew most of the time in a quick work session on July 2 at the Pickens BoC. (more…)

Probate Courts Ready to Issue Marriage License,5-4 Supreme Court Passes Same Sex Marriage

Featured Stories, News, Politics

After a nation-changing decision Friday morning by the Supreme Court, ripples are felt throughout the country. (more…)

Update to Fatal Crash

Featured Stories, News

Chief Lovell of the Jasper Police Department sat down with our reporters today to speak about the fatal accident earlier today. (more…)

Fatal Crash in Pickens County

Featured Stories, News has received information regarding a two vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 5 – 5:30 this morning, June 22nd on Hwy 515 South near Appalachian Court in Pickens County. (more…)

K-9 Tracks To An Arrest

Featured Stories, News

K-9 Flash has proven his abilities in tracking as he led officers to a fleeing suspect. (more…)

BOC Approves Fundings and Appointments

Featured Stories, News

The BOC met June 18 to make final decisions on changes to fundings. (more…)

Pickens Jail to Host Out-of-Town Inmates

Featured Stories, News

Pickens County has agreed to housing inmates from Sandy Springs.

Tractor Trailer Overturned – Hwy 53 East

Featured Stories, News

An accident occurred at approximately 8:00 am this morning, June 15th, on Hwy 53 East in Pickens County, GA. (more…)

City Council Packs the Hall

News, Politics
meetings, pay

An almost full house packed into City Hall in Pickens County Monday night, June 1. (more…)

Update to the Pickens Gravesite Vandalisms

Featured Stories, News

Pickens County, GA – The Sheriff’s Office of Pickens County has released an update on the grave site vandalism at Antioch Baptist Church on Antioch Church Rd just west of Talking Rock. (more…)

Pickens Deputy Keeping the Streets Safe

Featured Stories, News

A routine traffic stop may lead to more problems for a motorcyclist driving on Hwy 515 May 2nd, Saturday afternoon. (more…)

UPDATED: Authorities Confirm Suspect Has Died, Domestic Call Ends in Gun Fire

Featured Stories, News

FYN has learned that the suspect Ned Womack has died. Once more detailed information is available FYN will update the story.
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call involving a domestic dispute at approximately 9:15 pm on December 24th. Update on the case below. (more…)

Body Found in Pickens County, Updated News Release From PCSO

Featured Stories, News

According to authorities an adult male body was found earlier this evening in Pickens County. The body was discovered on Blue Bird Trail off Whorley crossroads. (more…)

Meth investigation scope revealed

Featured Stories, News

FYN reported the seizure of more than $12,000 cash and 12 ounces of meth in a vehicle stop late last week. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has now released more information on the investigation that led to the stop, including other seizures and arrests. (more…)

Highest Sheriff’s Office award given to deputy for duty

Community, News

Sergeant Heath Watson was bestowed the highest honor the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office can award during the PSO Citizens’ Academy class Tuesday. Watson received the Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving Medal for his response to an incident November 12, 2011. (more…)

In lieu of forensic audit, county historical report compiled

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After months of requests, the county commissioners hope that they’ve put the financial questions regarding county financial dealings to a rest. Concerned citizens and two grand juries have been wondering where an estimated $5 million has gone over the past years. (more…)

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