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Statutory Rape Arrest at Pickens High

 

Sheriff Office Press Release

Pickens County Georgia, February 6, 2014: On Wednesday, February 5th, at approximately 5 p.m., the Pickens Sheriff’s Office responded to the Pickens High School regarding a possible sexual assault. Deputies arrived and learned a 15-year-old PHS student had informed a teacher she had been assaulted at the school. The teacher quickly alerted school administrators and school resource officers of the incident.

Pickens Sheriff’s Office detectives worked alongside the Georgia Bureau of Investigation through the night to determine and verify the reported information.

 

Hill City and Harmony advance to regional reading bowl

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    Harmony team: Amberley Clark, Haley Voyles, Mykel Hand, Joseph Adams, Abigail Ottosen, Caroline Jordan, Tammy Boggus-coach, Ishan Iqbal, Susan Anderson - coach, Conner Williams.

     Area elementary students participated in the county Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl competition hosted by Harmony Elementary School Jan. 27. Hill City and Harmony Elementary School advanced to regional competition.

No decision on snow-day makeups for schools

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By Eileen Steinhauer
Progress Contributor
 
    Unlike some parts of Georgia, Pickens chose to cancel school last Tuesday; and, with that decision, local families avoided the chaos that quickly freezing roads and snow brought to many students in the metro area.