Pickens County Government learned on June 5, 2020 that a PCRD employee received a
positive diagnosis for COVID-19. In accordance with health guidelines, Pickens County
Recreation Department closed on that date and all patrons were notified. Since, that time
additional PCRD employees have received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19. Therefore,
PCRD will remain closed to the public until further notice. Roper Park will remain open to the
public, but health guidelines are in place and will be enforced. We apologize for any
inconvenience; however, this decision is in the best interest of public safety. If you have any
questions about the status of PCRD please call 706-253-8809.
ATLANTA, Ga – The March 24 Presidential Preference Primary has been moved to May 19 with the rest of Georgia’s primary elections in an effort to keep the public safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said in a statement that early in-person voting for the Presidental Primary will be halted.
Georgia now joins Louisiana as a state that has chosen to push back elections because of COVID-19.
On Saturday, Georgia reported 66 COVID-19 cases and one death from the virus. Earlier today, Gov. Brian Kemp declared a public health emergency and has called in the National Guard to assist with the pandemic.