Submitted by Bart Connelly
My name is Bart Connelly and I am announcing my candidacy for the Pickens County District 1 County Commissioner seat in the May 20 Republican Primary.
My wife Cindy and I have been married for 39 years and we have lived in the Jerusalem Community for the past 14 years. We have two children and three grandchildren.
GEORGIA DOT RESUMES PLACEMENT OF REFLECTIVE RAISED PAVEMENT MARKERS IN PICKENS COUNTY
WHAT Georgia DOT Maintenance crews are set to resume working on installing reflective raised pavement markers on State Route (SR) 53 and 53 Business in Pickens County. Work will proceed
daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
WHEN: Monday, February 17 through Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: SR 53 and 53 Business in Pickens County
By Maria Boling
Don L. Shadburn, who has published six books on Georgia’s Cherokee families and heritage, will be speaking at the Pickens County Library on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2:30.
At a called meeting Monday the school board approved March 21st and 24th as make-up days for the school system. The move comes after students and staff missed four days last month following a round of winter weather which left area roads impassable.
Ben Thomas Abbott, accused of kiling his in-laws Feb. 2011.
Reprinted courtesy of Ellijay Times Courier
by Mark Millican
A law enforcement officer who listened to the 911 call of a man who had just been shot said it was horrible “to literally (hear) the life draining out of a man.”