The Pickens Report - November 2020
12/20/2020 ~ by Tucker Green, Pickens County Government
In November, crews completed another very productive paving season. The Board of Commissioners have made resurfacing roadways a top priority and it is evident with the tens of miles paved annually.
In 2020, subcontractor crews resurfaced nearly 30 roads totaling over 12 miles. Roads resurfaced included: Whispering Waters Dr., Whispering Court, Whispering Pebbles Trail, Quiet Water Court, Mill Creek Dr., Mill Pond Court, Hobson Court, Daisy Lane, Hobson Drive, Deer Run, Doe Ridge Lane, Ginger Drive, Lance Road, McClain Mountain Road, Emerald Creek Drive, Emerald Creek Court, Green Valley Farm Road, Refuge Hill Road, Whitley Road South, Hensley Way, Hubbard Road, Afton Road, Poole Road, Lankford Drive, Thrasher Road, Dean Mill Road, Samaritan Way, and Caring Way. Additionally, Pickens Public Works tar and graveled roughly five miles of road across the county.
During the month of November:
▸ The Water Department installed eight new meters.
▸ The Department of Planning and Development issued 48 new building permits.
▸ The Pickens Animal Shelter brought in 44 new animals, and 39 went out through various forms of adoption. Animal Control responded to nine cases.
▸ The 911 Operations Center received 1,739 total calls, 693 were medical responses or fire related.
▸ The Pickens County Recreation Departmentís basketball season is underway and will continue in the new year.
The Pickens County government departments continue to stay busy working for the citizens of Pickens County. The Pickens County Board of Commissioners continue to do a great job of leading these efforts. As work progresses, and projects continue, I will do my best to keep you informed of these developments.
On behalf of Pickens County Government, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Until the next time, stay safe, and shop local!
Public Information Officer
Pickens County Government
1266 East Church St., Ste. 157
Jasper, Ga 30143