Signature checks still underway on independent
Seeking to make school board ballot
Pickens County saw one of the lowest voter turnouts in years in last week’s primary runoff where David Perdue defeated Jack Kingston both in the county and across the state to be the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.
Problem highlights ongoing issues with building, say board members
The sign posted on the Pickens County DFCS office in Jasper on Monday morning.
The Pickens County DFCS office closed Monday morning, July 28, after black mold was found inside the Chambers Street building, according to DFCS Board members.
GDOT crews repair a bump at the intersection of Highway 53 and Main Street.
Friday morning, July 25, a Georgia DOT crew was at the intersection of Highway 53 and Main Street in downtown Jasper performing maintenance to the state route.
“Some days they don’t get anything and some days [the thieves] rack in thousands of dollars.”
This past June Pickens resident Robin Pitkins had her purse stolen from her car in broad daylight. Authorities have found the theft to be tied to a statewide ring.
A purse stolen from a local church parking lot earlier this summer has now been linked to a statewide theft ring with ties to Utah as well, according to Sergeant Matt Dawkins with the Jasper Police Department.
From Cherokee Fire services
Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a car fire Wednesday night on Ball Ground Highway (Highway 372), near the intersection of Dodd Lane.