Pike County Times
The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. Click here to donate through PayPal. Becky Watts: Phone # 770-468-7583 editor@pikecountytimes.com
 
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Runoff Will Be Held on July 26, 2016

ZEBULON - We have had two elections so far this year, but there is still one more election before the November election. This article will remain at the top of the page until after the July 26 election. Mike Crane and Drew Ferguson are in the District 3 run off race for U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland's seat and Ben Coker and Rudjard Hayes are in the run off for District Attorney in our Judicial Circuit. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: This post will remain at the top of the page until the election is over.]

Updated 6.7.16
 
2016 Pride of Pike Independence Day Celebration To Be Held on July 2

WILLIAMSON - The Pike County Parks & Recreation Authority is excited to announce that after a five year absence, the Pride of Pike Independence Day Celebration will once again be held in 2016. The event will be held Saturday, July 2nd beginning at 4:00pm. The event will be held at the Pike County Parks & Recreation Authority Soccer Complex located on Twin Oaks Road in Williamson. Click here for more.

6.30.16
 
A Note from the Editor on the Following Three Articles
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - I am very careful with what I put online around elections. I don't allow the mudslinging that goes on in other newspapers, and I try to keep things positive such as emphasizing why people want to run for office and what can be done well or better with their election. However, I am going to include some front page stories that have a direct bearing on the District Attorney's race that are not positive but have been in the public light and even acknowledged by the candidate himself. Candidate Rudjard Hayes sent out mail pieces and is advertising that he has 300 felony jury trials under his belt with a 98% success rate during his 10 year span as an Assistant District Attorney in the Griffin and Coweta Judicial Circuits.

Allegations were made through an editorial in another newspaper that those numbers did not add up so Danny Harrison from the Fayette County News followed up on this story and obtained quotes from both of Hayes' former bosses regarding the numbers, and the numbers were mentioned specifically in the Fayette County Republican Party Debate held on Monday night. These allegations and the response from the District Attorneys about those numbers are an important part of this race. These three articles together tell the story.

Refer to my Letters to the Editor page for writing guidelines if you want to send a response to these articles or write a letter of endorsement for any of the candidates in the July 26th Run Off. Pike County Times has not publicly endorsed anyone in the District Attorney's race up until now, but I am telling readers right now that integrity and telling the truth without embellishment are important to me; and I am voting for Ben Coker in the July 26th Run Off.

6.30.16
 
Former Bosses Refute Hayes’ Performance Claims
Guest Columnist: Danny Harrison
Courtesy of Fayette County News

FAYETTE - The Fayette County Republican Party will host a debate Monday night for candidates heading into the July 26 Primary Election Runoff. [Note from the Editor: This article was published on June 24, 2016 and explains how the story began.] Click here for more.

Submitted 6.30.16
 
Crane Steals the Show at Fayette GOP Forum
Guest Columnist: Danny Harrison
Courtesy of Fayette County News

FAYETTE - The Fayette County Republican Party hosted an enthusiastic candidate forum Monday night in advance of the July 26 Primary Election Runoff, for which early voting starts Tuesday, July 5, but one could have almost heard “America the Beautiful” playing in the background as Third District congressional candidate Mike Crane took the stage in the absence of his opponent Drew Ferguson. [Note from the Editor: This article was published on June 29, 2016 and gives information from the GOP Forum about all of the candidates. The end of the article talks about both Rudjard Hayes and Ben Coker.] Click here for more.

Submitted 6.30.16
 
Danny Harrison: Hayes’ Numbers Didn’t Add Up
Guest Columnist: Danny Harrison
Courtesy of Fayette County News

FAYETTE - Before I give a brief account for why we as a newspaper are so vigorously pursuing the truth about district attorney candidate Rudjard Hayes’ prosecutor performance claims, let me in preface say that my major motivations as a journalist are to please God by serving our readers well. Go ahead and roll your eyes or whatever, but that’s the simple truth. [Note from the Editor: This gives the rest of the details on Danny Harrison's search for the truth on these campaign claims.] Click here for more.

Submitted 6.30.16
 
Annual Independence Day Bike Parade to Be Held

CONCORD - The annual Independence Day Bike Parade will be held in Concord on Monday, July 4th at 10 a.m. Line up will be in front of the Concord Cafe at 9:45 a.m. Every age is invited to participate though the contest is divided into three age group categories 13 and under. Wear your red, white and blue, decorate your bike, wagon, etc. and celebrate July 4th in Concord!

6.29.16
 
J. Joel Edwards Public Library Presents...

ZEBULON - The J. Joel Edwards Public Library presents photographer Brent Walker on Thursday, June 30, at 5:30. Walker will share his photos and experiences from his book The Hidden South. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.28.16
 
Barnesville Church of the Nazarene Sending
Supplies to Flooded West Virginia

BARNESVILLE - Barnesville Church of the Nazarene will be sending a team to Clendenin, West Virginia on Friday to deliver Buckets of Compassion. These buckets contain supplies that volunteers will need to help in the cleanup as well as cases of water and bottles of bleach. The church office at 744 Veterans Parkway is also open from 9 am to 1 pm through Thursday and you can drop your donation off there or you can call me at 770-468-7583 and I'll be happy to meet you and deliver your donation to my church.

If you would like to donate cases of water or bottles of bleach, please have them to the church by Thursday night. We will be meeting at the church at 6 pm on Thursday to load the trailer and church van, and the team will head out at 8 am Friday morning. Anyone willing to help load the supplies on Thursday night is welcome to meet there at 6 pm.

6.28.16
 
Ben Coker, Local Assistant District Attorney,
Is In The Run Off for District Attorney

ZEBULON - “In an era where Americans all over the country are questioning character of those who are running our government, we deserve a District Attorney we can trust to do the right thing when confronted with tough choices. Because at the end of the day truth and justice matter.” — Ben Coker. Click here for more about Ben's campaign for District Attorney. UPDATE: Ben Coker will be in the Run Off on July 26, 2016 and asks for your vote.

Paid Political Ad 6.27.16
 
Pike County American Legion 5/10K Run/Walk for Veterans
and Southern Fest

MEANSVILLE - The Pike County American Legion Post 197 Legion Family is hosting its second 5K/10K Run/Walk and follow-on Summer Fest fundraisers to be held on July 16, 2016. This is a fundraiser to help support our local Veterans. (Map is below this article.) Click here for more.

Submitted 6.27.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Ms. Blanca Benavides Suclupe

Ms. Blanca Benavides Suclupe, age 83, of Zebulon, passed away at her daughter’s home on June 26, 2016. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.27.16
 
Spalding County Schedules Lane Closures on Hwy 362

SPALDING COUNTY - Contractors for the Georgia DOT have scheduled daily lanes closures for paving this week on State Route (SR) 362 near Moreland Road. Work will be performed daily beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30, weather permitting at SR 362 crossing near Moreland Road.

Submitted 6.27.16
 
Pike County Times Participates in a Citizen Use of Force Class
By Editor Becky Watts

GRIFFIN - Griffin Police Department offered a Citizen Police Encounters and Use of Force class to members of the media yesterday. The class was held at the Southern Crescent Public Safety House and was attended by Sheila Mathews from The Grip, Ray Lightner from the Griffin Daily News and me. All photos are courtesy of Michael Renew who stayed throughout the 3 hour session to record it in pictures for us. Click here for more.

6.25.16
 
Pike and Meriwether Counties: Bridge Closing Notice

Stalwart Films LLC will be filming in the Flat Shoals area on Thursday, July 7, Friday the 8th, and Monday July 11th. The bridge at Flat Shoals will be closed to traffic between SR 18 in Pike County and SR 85 in Meriwether County from 7 a.m. on Monday, July 5th through 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Detours will be in place during this time with off duty deputies from Meriwether and Pike County to assist with traffic control and security.

Submitted 6.23.16
 
Spalding County: Detour Begins Monday on SR 155 in Downtown Griffin

SPALDING COUNTY - A detour begins on Monday, June 27 and will continue through Friday morning, July 1, 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on SR 155 between North 4th Street and North 1st Street in Downtown Griffin. If the weather permits, utility contractors will be replacing sewer lines. Detour signs, barricades and message boards will be in place to direct motorists through the detour area. Delays are expected in the area as work occurs.

Submitted 6.23.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Ronnie Lee Eubanks

Mr. Ronnie Lee Eubanks, age 69, of Zebulon, passed away June 23, 2016, at his home. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.23.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Scott Michael Cook

Mr. Scott Michael Cook, age 52, of Zebulon, passed away June 23, 2016, at his residence. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.23.16
 
Driver Killed in Auto Accident

MOLENA - Sheriff's Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident this morning shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Highway 109 in the area of Roberts Quarters Road. A Ford Van had been traveling eastbound on Highway 109 when it crosses into the oncoming lane of traffic and then left the roadway striking a tree. The driver, Stacy Adams from West Point, was deceased at the scene. Mr. Adams' family has been notified and the investigation continues into what caused his vehicle to leave the road.

Submitted 6.22.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Randy Raymond Pritts

Mr. Randy Raymond Pritts, age 53, of Griffin, passed away June 21, 2016, at Brightmoor Hospice. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.21.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. L.V. Skipper

Mr. L.V. Skipper, of Griffin, passed away June 20, 2016, at Spalding Regional Hospital. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.20.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. David Armstrong Schramm

Mr. David Armstrong Schramm, age 81, of Griffin, passed away June 18, 2016. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.20.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Gloria Aliene Overstreet Wheless

Mrs. Gloria Aliene Overstreet Wheless, age 85, of Williamson, passed away June 19, 2016, at the Golden Living Center in Thomaston. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.20.16
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Ronda Joyce McWilliams Kisner

Mrs. Ronda Joyce McWilliams Kisner, age 58, of Williamson, passed away June 17, 2016 at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 6.20.16
 
Hats Off to Dads

ZEBULON - Happy Father's Day to all of you Dads out there. You know, those of you who took or are taking that extra time with your kids and grandkids. Thank you for caring enough to sacrifice for your kids. To those who are missing your Dads on Father's Day, remember their legacy and work to continue that legacy in your own life. And to those whose Father's Day is not a rosy, happy day to remember, mend a fence or start a tradition with your own family/adopted family. Father's Day is what you make of it.

6.18.16
 
Honoring Bill Dials
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - William C. (Bill) Dials II, age 67, died peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2016, surrounded by his loving wife and children. Bill was a man of integrity, character, and patriotism, spending his life faithfully serving his family, community, and country. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army, having served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. Click here for more.

6.18.16
 
Afternoon Storm Brings Down Power Lines and Trees
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - A storm with damaging winds blew through Zebulon on Friday, June 17, 2016 just before 4 p.m. Trees were snapped and fell on the roads and powerlines, and power was out for any people within the county. Click here for more.

Updated 6.18.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Special Called Meeting - June 17, 2016
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

[Note from the Editor: This is from the Meeting Post Agenda.] The Pike County Board of Commissioners held its Special Called Meeting on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Courthouse Annex, at 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.18.16
 
LCpl Jeffrey Walker Honored at the Coca Cola 600 on Memorial Day
By Editor Becky Watts

CHARLOTTE N.C. - NASCAR racing had a patriotic theme for Memorial Day weekend this year. Hope For The Warriors teamed up with several NASCAR teams and to remember fallen service members and their families during the Coca Cola 600. Hope for the Warriors wanted to show that the loved ones of Gold Star Families are still remembered. Among those service members who were honored that weekend was Pike County’s own fallen Marine LCpl Jeffrey Walker. Click here for more.

6.15.16
 
Movie In The Park Begins on Friday

ZEBULON - The Movie in the Park schedule has been set for the summer. The movies will be shown on the lower football field. Admission is free; however, there is a charge for use of the inflatables. Pre-show music will begin 1 1/2 hours before the movie begins. The concession stand will be open for the event. To become a sponsor of the event, please contact the Recreation Office at 770-567-2027 or kteate@pikecoga.com. Click here for the movies.

Submitted 6.15.16
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Friday, June 17, 2016 – 8:30 a.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Pike County Board of Commissionerson on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to open the sealed bids for review regarding the 2016 SPLOST renewal financing. The public is invited to attend.

Submitted 6.15.16
 
Pike Post 197 Hosting a Flag Retirement Ceremony

ZEBULON - On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, Flag Day, at 7:00 p.m., the Pike County American Legion Post 197 is hosting a Ceremony for old, worn and torn U.S. Flags that have been flown proudly, and properly honor and dispose of them. The Ceremony will take place at the Post 197 facility on 645 Meansville Street in Zebulon. The public is invited to bring their retired flags and witness their ceremonious disposal.

If you cannot make the ceremony, you can drop off your flags at the white mail box looking container in front of the Post facility. They will be added to the other collected flags for honorable disposal. For those attending, bring your lawn chairs. I have pictures from this and will get them online asap.

Submitted 6.13.16
 
Summer Reading at the J. Joel Edwards Library

ZEBULON - Summer Reading Programs are ongoing this summer at the J. Joel Edwards Library. There are programs for all ages including adults! Click here for more.

6.10.16
 
Tips to Help Apartment Hunters Choose a Comfortable New Place to Live
Courtesy of the Better Business Bureau

MACON - Many families move each year in search of opportunity and a new place to live. Many others are looking to move their college student(s) into an apartment. For those currently undergoing the task, searching for an apartment can be a daunting process. Your BBB would like to offer these consumer tips in an effort to help you make more informed decisions while involved in the process of leasing a new place to live. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.10.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - All five commissioners are present along with County Clerk Jo Ann Wrye, County Manager John Hanson, and County Attorney Rob Morton. Click here for more. This meeting is complete. P.S. Walking Dead Bridge Closing Alert!

6.9.16
 
REGULAR MONTHLY MOLENA COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, June 13, 2016 – 6 p.m.
City Hall, Molena, Georgia

MOLENA - The Molena City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. On the Agenda are public comments, the police report, reports on buildings streets and grounds, ways and means, public safety, water, the Mayor's Report and unfinished business that includes a nuisance abatement property, an update on house numbering, and and update on the Anderson-Bell/Ashby property. Jack Park is also retiring. The public is invited to attend.

Submitted 6.9.16
 
BREAKING NEWS: Update on Saturday's Tannerite Incident
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - I spoke to Major David Neal of the Pike County Sheriff’s Office today about the big boom from Saturday night to find out the latest update. He told me today that at this point, it is still under investigation. However, he informed me that the Pike County Sheriff’s Office has spoken to the two individuals who are believed to be involved in the reported Tannerite incident from this past weekend. Click here for more. This article is complete.

6.8.16
 
PIKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners held its Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Courthouse Annex, at 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon. Chairman Briar Johnson convened the meeting and Commissioners Tim Daniel, Tim Guy, Tommy Powers and James Jenkins attended. County Manager John Hanson, County Attorneys Tom and Rob Morton and County Clerk Jo Ann Wrye were also present. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.7.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

All five commissioners are present along with County Clerk Jo Ann Wrye to take the minutes, County Manager (CM) John Hanson and County Attorneys Rob and Tom Morton. The room as standing room only within a few minutes of the meeting starting. Click here for more. This meeting is complete.

6.1.16
 
BREAKING NEWS: ISO Ratings Change Is Good News
for Pike Home and Business Owners
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - There is good news for 95% of Pike County’s homeowners that Pike County Times learned in last night’s County Commission meeting. The ISO rating for the county has gone from a classification of 6/10 to a 5/10! The effective date for the change in the ISO rate is September 1, 2016. What is the ISO rate and how does it affect you? Click here for more.

6.1.16
 
Pike County Celebrates Baccalaureate with Graduates

ZEBULON - Prayer Power of Georgia and Oak Hill Baptist Church sponsored the 2016 Pike County Baccalaureate Service for all graduating seniors again this year. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.1.16
 
Pike County Commissioner Tim Guy Recognized for Achievement in Continuing Education

ATLANTA - ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized several county officials for completing core and specialty certification levels in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy, the education and training program offered to Georgia’s county commissioners. Commissioner Tim Guy was one of many county officials honored for earning the designation of Certified County Commissioner. Click here for more.

Submitted 6.1.16
 
BREAKING NEWS: Updates on Hughley Road Development
October 2014 to Date
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - This article contains pertinent information on two court cases that have been before Pike County Superior Court over the past year. One case was settled before Judge Mack Crawford between the developer, Brent Pike LLC, and the City of Zebulon, and the other has been postponed until a judge from outside of the jurisdiction can be found to preside over the case. Click here for more.

5.31.16
 
This Memorial Day, We Remember

ZEBULON - Memorial Day is a day that we remember those who died while serving our country in the armed forces. Ways to honor the fallen include attending a Memorial Day ceremony like that held on the square earlier today by American Legion Pike Post 197, placing a flag by the grave of the fallen soldier or observing a moment of silence in remembrance at 3 p.m. today. Freedom is priceless here in our country where we can gather, speak, worship and be afforded Constitutional protections that many other countries simply do not have.

We would not have that freedom except for the sacrifices of those who have served and so many who have given their lives in the defense of our country. Take a moment and more to remember with me today. We have not forgotten those who have died for our freedom or the families who mourn the loss of a loved one who died in the defense of our country. Freedom has never been free. I have pictures from this beautiful ceremony and they will be going online soon.

5.30.16
 
Pike County 2016 Election Results

ZEBULON - Here are the election results from tonight's election. The results are also running on Fun 101.1/Zoom Radio out of Thomaston. Click here for more.

5.24.16
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, May 26, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - There will be a Special Called meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. There are only two items on the agenda: a. Approve/Deny renewal of Blue Cross Blue Shield Employee Health Insurance and b. Second Reading of the FY 2016-2017 Budget. The public is invited to attend this meeting.

Submitted 5.23.16
 
Summer Reading Program Begins May 28 at the J. Joel Edwards Library

ZEBULON - With summer right around the corner, the J. Joel Edwards Public Library announces its exciting summer program, intended to appeal to all ages. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.20.16
 
New Director for the Office of Dispute Resolution

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution has named Tracy Johnson as the Executive Director for the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.19.16
 
Pike County Holds 16th Celebration of The National Day of Prayer

ZEBULON - Prayer Power of Georgia sponsored the Pike County celebration of the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5, 2016. About 110 people from our community for the service at noon on the Pike County Courthouse Square on a chilly, windy day. Click here for more.

5.17.16
 
BREAKING NEWS: Arrest Made in the Barnesville Bomb Threat Hoax

BARNESVILLE - The City of Barnesville Police Department received seven separate 911 calls during the evening of May 15, 2016 through the Lamar County 911 Center. The calls were in reference to a bomb threat at the following locations: Roses Store 904 Veterans Parkway, Family Dollar 329 College Drive, CVS 622 Rose Avenue, McDonald’s 200 Forsyth Street, Hot Shot Gas Station 202 Veterans Parkway, and Pizza Hut 219 Forsyth Street. Updated 5:37 p.m. An arrest has been made.] Click here for more.

Submitted 5.16.16
 
Troop 37 Holds Court of Honor and Thanks Kiwanis for Donation

ZEBULON - Troop 37 held its bi-annual Court of Honor last week. Twenty rank advancements have been earned, ninety merit badges earned, and $1000 collected for Friends of Scouting. That is a lot of work for these Boy Scouts! Click here for more.

Submitted 5.9.16
 
Pike County Hosts Georgia Salute To Vietnam Veterans Ceremony

ZEBULON - In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, the State of Georgia would like to honor every one of its 234,000 Vietnam Veterans. The Pike County American Legion Post 197 is pleased to announce that it is hosting the Salute to Georgia’s Vietnam Veterans Ceremony for Pike County. The Vietnam Veteran honorees, their families, and the public are cordially invited to attend this Ceremony on Sunday, 15 May 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pike County School Auditorium on Highway U.S. 19 in Zebulon, Georgia. Click here for more. I have pictures from this event. I apologize that it is taking a minute to get caught up from all of the events that happened in May. Look for this soon.

Submitted 5.9.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse Annex located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. At this time, the only two items on the agenda are: a .Employees to be recognized for their service to Pike County - William A. Lowe and b. Matt Bidwell from MSI to address the Board regarding renewal of Employee Health Insurance. [Note from the Editor: I will be attending this meeting but not the afternoon meeting.]

Submitted 5.7.16
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Wednesday, May 11, 2015 – 1:00 p.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Pike County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. The only item on the agenda is the First Reading of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Budget. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public viewing at The Board of Commissioners Office located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Summary of the 2016-2017 budget. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Revenues of the 2016-2017 budget. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Expenditures of the 2016-2017 budget. [Note from the Editor: I will be attending the morning meeting but not this meeting.]

Submitted 5.7.16
 
FY 2016-17 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, May 5, 2016 – 1:00 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Courthouse Annex Meeting Room located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. According to the agenda, there will be a Budget Overview by the County Manager with a Question and Answer Session as well as Commissioners Comments and a Public Hearing from those who would like to speak at the meeting.

The first reading of the FY 2016-17 Budget will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. The second reading will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. And the final adoption will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public viewing at The Board of Commissioners Office located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Summary of the 2016-2017 budget. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Revenues of the 2016-2017 budget. Click here for a copy of the First Draft Expenditures of the 2016-2017 budget.

Submitted 5.3.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners held its regular monthly meeting on April 26, 2014 at the Courthouse Annex located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. All five commissioners are here tonight, County Clerk Jo Ann Wrye to take the minutes, County Manager John Hanson, and County Attorney Rob Morton. Troop 37 is present tonight as well. Click here for more. This meeting is complete.

4.28.16
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse Annex, 79 Jackson Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse Annex located at 79 Jackson Street in Zebulon. There will be a 15 minute Town Hall Meeting prior to the meeting where members of the public can address commissioners prior to the start of the official meeting without getting on an agenda prior. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more. This meeting is complete.

Submitted 3.26.16
 
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Hint #1: Not a cat or the father of a spy
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Pike 2000

Welcome to a walk through Pike County's history with Pike 2000. Where were you in 1988?
 
CONCORD

In The
1920's and 30's
Click Here for the map.
Click Here for the list
of places.
 
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