Employees of the county elections office say their 2015 budget was grossly misrepresented during a meeting of the commissioners August 25th where a millage rate increase sought by the county was discussed.
[Pickens County Family Connection is a partnership of local agencies helping families in this area. Each month we will feature one of our many partners. This month, the Boys and Girls Club is featured.]
Above, an artist’s rendering of the new clubhouse that is planned as a permanent home for youth in Pickens County by the Boys & Girls Club.
The Boys & Girls Club of Pickens County is nearly 10 years old. Its growth has been fast and furious. Beginning in 2004, Don Russell and a small group formed the club despite statements that it couldn’t be done. Since that time,
Georgia, September 8- Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.44/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Gayla Foster and her family in a photo posted on the GoFundMe.com fundraising site.
Third grade Harmony Elementary teacher Gayla Foster and her family lost their home and all their belongings in a structure fire last Friday, August 29.
The Fosters home was in McCaysville, Ga.
Sammy Simmons' was born with cleft hands and feet. Her family is asking the community to help them raise money for a mobility dog.
Blue-eyed, blonde haired Sammy Simmons came into the office last week, and between giggles and toothy grins showed me how to open a Reese’s peanut butter cup and a straw wrapped in plastic.