PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting | FY 2021 Budget Vote (6/23/2020)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Public Appearance 6. Old Business a. Discuss and Vote on FY 2020 Budget Amendments b. Discuss and Vote on the FY 2021 Budget 7. Adjourn... more
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting | FY 2021 Budget Vote
  • PCRD Planned Reopening to the Public to Resume (6/23/2020)

    (UPDATE 6/23/2020) - The Board of Commissioners working in consultation with PCRD staff and their advisory board will resume the reopening plan for PCRD operations to the public in stages. These efforts serve as a balance between ensuring safety and offering necessary services. The multiphase reopen... more
  • PCRD Planned Reopening to the Public to Resume
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting | GEFA Loan (6/23/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. GEFA Loan Modification III. Adjourn ... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners Called Meeting | GEFA Loan
  • Pickens County Schools 2020-21 Return to School Plan (6/22/2020)

    Pickens County Schools is dedicated to student growth and success and must also prioritize the health and safety of our students, staff, and greater community. We are eager to see students back in our halls, but we are aware of the concerns and questions that remain ahead. PREFERRED PLAN... more
  • Pickens County Schools 2020-21 Return to School Plan
  • Georgia DPH Asks Residents to 'Answer the Call' in New Contact Tracing Video (6/19/2020)

    Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to 'answer the call' if DPH reaches out. This video is part of a larger campaign rolling out across the state promoting the Healthy Georgia Co... more
  • Georgia DPH Asks Residents to 'Answer the Call' in New Contact Tracing Video
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2020 (6/18/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to order II. Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Amendments to Agenda V. Employee Recognition VI. Consent Agenda A. Mark Hinton – 2020 Golden Deed Award Recipient B. FERST Readers Week (March 19 – 26) C. Child Abuse Month Proclamation (Month of April) D. National Public... more
  • Pickens County Board of Commissioners June 2020
  • Pickens County Schools 2020-2021 New Student Registration (6/17/2020)

    Pickens County Schools Educational Task Force continues to work on plans to start school on August 3, 2020. If you have a child that needs to enroll into the Pickens County School System, please see below: With everyone having to social distance, we are asking for your help. If you have a child t... more
  • Pickens County Schools 2020-2021 New Student Registration
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting | FY 2021 Budget Public Hearing (6/15/2020)

    AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Agenda Approval 5. Public Hearing FY 2021 Budget 6. New Business Discuss and Vote on Emergency Tree Removal. 7. Adjourn BUDGET... more
  • Nelson City Council Called Meeting | FY 2021 Budget Public Hearing
  • Mayor Lawrence Asks for Flag Day to be a Symbol of Our (6/14/2020)

    Jasper Mayor Steve Lawrence has proclaimed Sunday June 14, 2020 as Flag Day in Jasper following the national observance since Congress set the date by a joint resolution in 1949; His proclamation, in part, calls us to unity. He writes, “as we prepare to meet the great tests of our age, let every ... more
  • Mayor Lawrence Asks for Flag Day to be a Symbol of Our
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2020 (6/11/2020)

    AGENDA I. Call to Order II. Invocation III. Pledge of Allegiance IV. Approval of Agenda V. Superintendent Reports A. Financial Update (Amy Smith, Chief Financial Of cer) B. Operations and Construction (Stacy Gilleland, Chief Operations Of cer) C. Learning Management System -LMS (Patrick Sh... more
  • Pickens County Board of Education June 2020
  • Unofficial Primary Election Results (6/11/2020)

    [Update 6/11/20 @ 4 pm] - Unofficial results for Pickens County from the June 9th Primary Election below: Local RUNOFFS on August 11th: Tax Commissioner - Amy L. Gibson & Daniel Reeves BOE Post 1 - Donna Enis & Thomas H. Gartrell WINNERS Commissioner Chair - Kristopher 'Kris'... more
  • Unofficial Primary Election Results
  • Pickens Board of Education Called Budget Work Session June 2020 (6/10/2020)

    The Pickens County Board of Education conducted called work session to begin FY21 Budget discussions. AGENDA I. Work Session A. Discussion of FY21 Budget... more
  • Pickens Board of Education Called Budget Work Session June 2020
  • Pickens County Airport Authority June 2020 (6/8/2020)

    TENTATIVE AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Adoption of the meeting agenda 3. Approval of previous meeting minutes 4. Public input 5. Committee & Authority member reports 6. Treasurer’s report 7. Airport manager’s report 8. Airport engineer’s report 9. Commissioner’s remarks 10. Old business 1... more
  • Pickens County Airport Authority June 2020
  • Pickens County Health Department Reopening Monday (6/7/2020)

    Health departments in Gilmer, Murray and Pickens counties will begin reopening to the public during the week of Monday, June 8. Of the six county health departments in the North Georgia Health District, these three were temporarily closed as part of the districtwide concerted emergency response to C... more
  • Pickens County Health Department Reopening Monday
  • Community Thrift Store Phased Reopening Beginning June 16th (6/4/2020)

    The Community Thrift Store will begin a phased opening on June 16. It plans to be opened for customers on Tuesday, June 16, Thursday, June 18 and Friday June, 19 from 10:00 to 1:00. This schedule of being opened will increase later. We will have social distancing and crowd control. We will b... more
  • Community Thrift Store Phased Reopening Beginning June 16th

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