Melinda Smith, director of development for Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, reported today the charity raised $40,000 for their charity. We look forward to next year and hope you’ll attend to help raise the bar each year!
The Pickens Board of Commissioners met in front of a concerned audience last night. There was a citizen seeking help with smoke inhalation which created some controversy, but most seemed to have their attention drawn to a recent recommendation by the grand jury to perform a forensic audit of the county’s finances back to 2005. (more…)
September 6, 2013:
A brief meeting was conducted by the Board of Commissioners this morning to approve a millage rate. The new millage rate was approved by a unanimous vote to be set at 6.687 percent.
Pickens County Schools are participating in an unusual competition. (more…)
Hope springs eternal….at least it appears so judging by the Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting this morning. (more…)
With the end of the current SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) in sight, discussion began on a proposed new SPLOST beginning in 2014. The fireworks flew as an intergovernmental agreement between the city of Jasper and Pickens County is being forged to disperse funds. (more…)
The Pickens County Board of Commissioners heard two proposals this week for refinancing the county’s $ 8.6 million water and sewer debt. (more…)