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Election Day Is May 24, 2022
Republican and Democratic Sample Ballots Included
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - The first day of early voting is on Monday, May 2, 2022. Pike County Times interviewed Pike County Elections Supervisor David Neyhart on Thursday to find out what to expect in the upcoming election. [Note from the Editor: This article will remain at the top of the page until the election.] Click here for more.

4.30.22
 
State Representative District 135 Candidate Statements
Beth Camp and Dan Brue

ZEBULON - There are two candidates in the State Representative District 135 race. The candidate who receives the most votes in the May 24 Republican Primary will be the winner of this race. Incumbent Beth Camp from Concord is being challenged by Dan Brue from Thomaston.

Each candidate was asked to make a statement for who they are and why they are running in 500 words or less. Click here for more.

5.9.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Commissioners Choose Ameripro
to Provide Ambulance Service
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - In a Special Called Meeting held at 4:30 p.m. today, commissioners voted 4-1 to sign a contract with Ameripro to begin service in Pike County when Veterans ends their service here on June 10, 2022. Click here for more.

5.16.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Margaret Story Pilkenton

Mrs. Margaret Story Pilkenton, age 97, of Molena, passed away May 15, 2022. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.16.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. John Bernard “J.B.” Smallwood

Mr. John Bernard “J.B.” Smallwood, age 83, passed away on May 11th, 2022. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.16.22
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Monday, May 16, 2022 – 4:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Courtroom 2, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will have a special meeting to discuss the ambulance contract. The public is invited to attend.
1. CALL TO ORDER .................................................................... ….Chairman Briar Johnson
2. INVOCATION…………………………………………………………...…Silent Invocation
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ........................................................ Chairman Briar Johnson
4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. 50-14-1 (e) (1))
5. NEW BUSINESS
a. Discussion of Ambulance Contract.
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION - NONE
7. ADJOURNMENT
Agenda subject to revision.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Gov. Kemp: Georgia Department of Revenue to Begin Issuing Special, One-Time Tax Refunds

ATLANTA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Department of Revenue (DOR) announced today that DOR will begin issuing special, one-time tax refunds this week. This initiative is a result of House Bill 1302, which the Georgia General Assembly recently passed, and Governor Kemp signed into law. This legislation allows for an additional refund of income taxes from 2020, due to the state experiencing a revenue surplus. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
PIKE COUNTY OFFICES TO CLOSE
FOR EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION DAY

ZEBULON - Please be advised that Pike County offices will be closed from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022 in observance of Employee Appreciation Day.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Spalding County: Filming In Area SR 155 at Solomon St. and Slaton Ave.

SPALDING COUNTY - The affected portions along the state route system will be on SR 155 at Solomon Street and Slaton Avenue in Griffin. The filming will be on May 16 from 10 AM until midnight with exceptions. There shall be no traffic control from 7 – 8:30 AM, 11:45—1:15 PM, and 4:30-6 PM.

Motorists should avoid the area if possible and take an alternate route. Any updates or changes to the schedule will be posted on Facebook and Twitter @GDOTWest.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Henry County: GDOT crews will be on State Route 20 for asphalt spot milling and inlay

HENRY COUNTY: This week, intermittent traffic interruptions and spot milling are scheduled on State Route 20 in Henry County. This work will begin on Monday, May 16, 2022. This asphalt project will begin on the ramp from US 19/SR 3 northbound to SR 20 eastbound. This project is expected to last a couple of weeks.

Advisory: Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit 511ga.org, or download the Georgia 511 app.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Jerry Dean Godfrey

Mr. Jerry Dean Godfrey, age 64, of Meansville, passed away May 12, 2022, at his home. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
BBB Tip: Pay for online shopping in installments?
Sounds great! Be careful.
By Guest Columnist Kelvin Collins

MACON - Many online shops offer "buy now, pay later" installment services that target high school and college students. These services are quickly gaining in popularity allowing shoppers to purchase just about anything – from electronics to a pair of shoes – by agreeing to pay a series of smaller installments. Before signing up, consumers should research the option carefully so they can make informed purchasing decision and avoid getting in over their heads. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Pike County Memorial Day Observance Program - May 30

ZEBULON - The Pike County American Legion Post 197 is hosting the Pike County Memorial Day Observance Program. The public is invited to attend this Program on Monday, 30 May 2022 commencing at 10:00 a.m. on the south side of the Courthouse Square in Zebulon, Georgia.

Five years ago, the guest speaker was Theresa Pinner, a Gold Star Mother of Jeffrey Walker, a Marine killed in action in Fallujah, Iraq on 14 May 2007. She was asked to describe what it was like to be a Gold Star Mother. Upon completion of her remarks, there was not a dry eye among the attendees. She truly gave the program attendees another perspective of Memorial Day. Post 197 has asked her to return, speak again, and again bring true meaning to Memorial Day. Also, to be present at the Program is Corporal Walker’s son, Conner who is now 15 which is also the 15th anniversary of his father’s death. Besides Theresa Pinner as the guest speaker, the names will be read of all the Pike County Veterans who pass away since last Memorial Day 2021. The three new names on the Veterans Monument will be unveiled. A fresh wreath will be posted at the monument and Taps will be played in honor of all service members and Veterans who have died.

Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable chair. In case of inclement weather, the Program will be held at the Post 197 facility located at 645 Meansville Street, Zebulon.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Nelson Bowers

Mrs. Ruth Marie Nelson Bowers, age 97, of Molena, GA, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away May 12, 2022. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
Pike County Man Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of Children

MOLENA – On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Caden Collis, age 17, of Pike County, Georgia, was charged with 3 counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material), 1 count of Sexual Exploitation of Children (Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material), and 1 count of Tampering with Evidence, by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
A Proclamation on Remembering the 1,000,000 Americans
Lost to COVID-⁠19

WASHINGTON DC - Today, we mark a tragic milestone: one million American lives lost to COVID-19. One million empty chairs around the dinner table. Each an irreplaceable loss. Each leaving behind a family, a community, and a Nation forever changed because of this pandemic. Jill and I pray for each of them. As a Nation, we must not grow numb to such sorrow. To heal, we must remember. We must remain vigilant against this pandemic and do everything we can to save as many lives as possible. In remembrance, let us draw strength from each other as fellow Americans. For while we have been humbled, we never give up. We can and will do this together as the United States of America.

In memory of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19 and their loved ones left behind, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and on all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset May 16, 2022. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twelfth day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand twenty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-sixth.
JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.

Submitted 5.14.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Veterans Ends Ambulance Contract with Pike County
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Veterans Ambulance Service has given notice to the Pike County that it will be terminating its services here in Pike County on June 10, 2022. Click here for more.

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5.11.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out at Oink Joint Overnight

ZEBULON - Around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, May 10, a smoke alarm call came in for emergency response for a smoke detector activation at the MarketPlace on the Square in Zebulon. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.10.22
 
Pike County Is Applying For a Community Block Development Grant (CDBG)

ZEBULON - There will be a public hearing in the meeting tomorrow at 9 a.m. in which the public can give their input in regards to the development of the application of the CDBG project to help with drainage, the expansion of Tanyard Road to DOT specifications, and repaving of the road. [Note from the Editor: Yes, the wording in the legal notice is HORRIBLE, but it's a federal grant, and the feds can require whatever they want to when it comes to running an ad for a public hearing. However, the ad is for Tanyard Road and the purposes above.] Carol Southard is the administrator who is putting this grant together for the county at no cost up front. Her fees will be built into this grant at the end if the county is awarded the grant. An engineer is also helping to pull together the information needed for this grant. The deadline is coming up quick so those who live on that road need to help if you can.

Residents of Tanyard Road... What are your complaints about the road? I drove it today, and it was pretty scary. My complaints are that it is too narrow to pass by another car--let alone a school bus!!, the ditches need a lot of work, and the potholes are terrible. But my biggest complaint is that the road is too narrow. I don't live on the road so I can't tell those reading the grant how much something like this would help you, but you can. Email Carol at carolann392@yahoo.com and sign your letter with your address so she can include it in the grant. **Deadline to email to Carol is midnight on June 2nd since she has to pack everything together and send it out the next day.

Do you live on Tanyard Road or even elsewhere in the county and have questions? The meeting tomorrow is open to the public, and Carol will be there to answer your questions. If you can't go, you can catch up through www.pikecountytimes.com or through the county website at https://pike.novusagenda.com/AgendaPublic/meetingsresponsive.aspx.

5.10.22
 
What You Need To Know To Buy Your Dream Home

ZEBULON - Please join Lender Lynn Smith and Client Specialist Crystal Smith from VanDyk Mortgage at 1828 Coffee Company on Wednesday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. to learn about mortgage requirements and credit education. Hosted by the Pike County Chamber of Commerce. Join us for a free cup of coffee!

Submitted 5.9.22
 
Two Wrecks Occur Over the Weekend

ZEBULON - Around 1:16 on Saturday afternoon, a motorcycle traveling southbound on Highway 19 driven by Christopher Hudson, 30 years of age, struck a vehicle driven by a juvenile driver who was attempting to cross all 5 lanes of Highway 19. Charges are pending in this wreck, and Hudson was transported by ambulance for his injuries.

There was a crash in Concord last night around 8:25 p.m. The driver stated that he swerved to miss a dog and lost control causing the vehicle to roll over. The 1997 Ford truck was driven by Marco Ibanez from Griffin. He was transported by ambulance for treatment.

Submitted 5.9.22
 
Pike Deputies Recognized With Life Saving Award

ZEBULON - The Pike County Sheriff's Office recognized two of our deputies for their actions while responding to a call for a person that suffered from an overdose back in April. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.7.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Linnie Mae Willis

Linnie Mae Willis, of Hollonville, passed away peacefully at the hospital on May 6th at the age of 90. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.7.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. Ronald “Ron” Edward Knudsen

Mr. Ronald “Ron” Edward Knudsen, age 64, of Williamson, passed away May 4, 2022, at his home. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.6.22
 
Pike County Has a New Elections Supervisor
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - David Neyhart is Pike County’s Elections Supervisor. He has only been with the county for a short time. When Pike County Times asked for an opportunity to interview and introduce him to the community, he gratiously agreed. Click here for more.

5.3.22
 
Juvenile Transported After 4 Wheeler Accident

ZEBULON - On Monday, May 2, 2022, Pike County Deputies were dispatched to Dreamcatcher Drive off of Hwy 362 around 10:30 p.m. Deputies located a juvenile who had been involved in a 4 wheeler accident and applied a tourniquet to stop the bleeding on a serious leg injury. Deputies were able to locate and notify the juvenile’s family of the accident. The juvenile was transported by life flight to Atlanta Medical.

Submitted 5.3.22
 
Jailer Arrested for Cell Phone Incident

ZEBULON - Back in April, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office received information that a cell phone had been provided to an inmate. CID (Criminal Investigative Division) investigated the allegation which resulted in 32 year old Jada Walton from Thomaston being charged with crossing the guard line (providing a cell phone to an inmate) and violation of oath of office. Walton had worked as a Jailer at Pike County for less than a year. She bonded out after the arrest. The incident has been reported to POST Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training.

Submitted 5.3.22
 
2022 Baccalaureate Service To Be Held - May 22

ZEBULON - The 2022 Baccalaureate Service will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Christ Chapel Church in Zebulon. The service will begin at 5 p.m. Graduates should be there by 4:30 p.m. Pastor Marc Pritchett, Lead Pastor and Founder of Northridge Church, will be presenting the message.

Graduates should wear wear their cap and gown and bring their families. The community is invited to be a part of this celebration as well. Sponsored by Prayer Power of Georgia Inc. and Christ Chapel Church.

Submitted 5.2.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Gloria Carolyn Byce McDaniel

Mrs. Gloria Carolyn Byce McDaniel, age 74, of Griffin, passed away May 2, 2022, at Brightmoor Hospice. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.2.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mr. David Buel Collier

Mr. David Buel Collier, age 64, of Zebulon, passed away April 30, 2022. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 5.2.22
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, April 28, 2022 – 4:30 p.m.
CHANGE OF MEETING LOCATION
The Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive Savannah, GA 31421
EXECUTIVE SESSION ONLY

The Pike County Board of Commissioners will be having a Special Called Meeting in Savannah at the Westin where they are all attending an ACCG Conference for the next several days. [Note from the Editor: I don't expect that a major decision will be made there but have asked that it be put out to the public somehow live if there is. Sometimes emergencies arise that can't be helped. I trust that county attorney will put a stop to something that isn't legal.]

From the Post Agenda:
The Pike County Board of Commissioners held a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah, GA 31421. Chairman Briar Johnson convened the meeting and Commissioners Tim Daniel, Tim Guy, Jason Proctor and James Jenkins attended. County Manager Brandon Rogers, County Attorney Rob Morton and County Clerk Angela Blount were also present. (O.C.G.A. § 50-14-1(e) (2)).
1. CALL TO ORDER ............................................................................... Chairman Briar Johnson
2. SILENT INVOCATION……………………………………………….Chairman Briar Johnson
3. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. § 50-14-1 (e) (1))
Motion/second by Commissioners Proctor/Daniel to approve the agenda, motion carried 5-0.
4. EXECUTIVE SESSION
a. County Manager Brandon Rogers requests Executive Session for consultation with the County Attorney, or other legal counsel, to discuss pending or potential litigation, settlement, claims, administrative proceedings, or other judicial actions brought or to be brought by or against the county or any officer or employee or in which the county or any officer or employee may be directly involved, as provided in O.C.G.A. §50-14-2(1), germane to potential litigation.
Motion/second by Commissioners Guy/Daniel to adjourn Regular Session and enter into Executive Session at 4:35 p.m., motion carried 5-0.
Motion/second by Commissioners Daniel/Proctor to adjourn Executive Session and enter into Regular Session at 5:23 p.m., motion carried 4-0, Commissioner Jenkins left meeting at 5:19 p.m.
5. ADJOURNMENT
Motion/second by Commissioners Daniel/Proctor to adjourn at 5:24 p.m., motion carried 4-0.

5.2.22
 
Pike County Family Connection Meets Every Month

ZEBULON - Pike Family Connection will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, January 6, 2022, and you are invited to attend in-person or via Zoom. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month as follows:
May 5, 2022
June 2, 2022
from 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Christ Chapel, 68 Old Zebulon Rd, Zebulon, GA 30295 or virtually through the Zoom link which will be posted the day before each meeting via mailchimp and our Facebook Page: Pike Family Connection. Click on the Pike Family Connection ad on the top right side of the page for a quick link to their FB page.

5.2.22
 
Spalding County: Filming activities are scheduled in the area of SR 92

GRIFFIN - The affected portions along the state route system will be on SR 92. The filming will be on May 4 thru May 6 from 7 AM until 7 PM with exceptions. There shall be no traffic control from 7 – 8:30 AM, 11:45—1:15 PM, and 4:30-6 PM.

Motorists should avoid the area if possible and take an alternate route. Any updates or changes to the schedule will be posted on Facebook and Twitter @GDOTWest.

Submitted 4.30.22
 
Jackie K. Cooper Reviews Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Jackie K. Cooper's Entertainment Rundown for this week can be found by clicking here. Jackie also has many movie reviews on his website at www.jackiekcooper.com along with reviews of the latest books, DVDs, television shows and columns on life and living in the South.

Submitted 4.30.22
 
Community Invited to Annual National Day of Prayer Celebration

ZEBULON - The 2022 National Day of Prayer Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at noon on the grounds of the Pike County Courthouse. Please bring a lawn chair and join us!

"Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in thanksgiving." Colossians 2:6-7.

4.29.22
 
UPDATED - DSL Outage Affecting the Southeast Including Georgia
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Pike County Times spoke to an on the ground repairman today (after sitting for 45 minutes on hold with the AT&T internet services number with no answer) and found out that there is an outage affecting DSL service in the Southeast including Georgia. The outage does not include U-Verse, just DSL which is all that many in Pike County can get. AT&T is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

UPDATED 4.29.22: This problem has been resolved.

4.28.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Road Rage Incident Ends in Arrest

CONCORD - Pike County Sheriff's deputies responded to a road rage incident this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. The victim called 911 reporting that an individual in another vehicle was acting aggressive towards them. Click here for more.

Submitted 4.28.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Jimmie Sue Noles Trice

Mrs. Jimmie Sue Noles Trice, age 83, of Zebulon, passed away April 27, 2022, at her home. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 4.28.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 4.26.21
 
Condolences to the Family of Dorothy Claire "Dot" McCombs

Dorothy Claire "Dot" McCombs, age 90, God’s loyal servant, went to be with her Heavenly Father Saturday, April 23, 2022. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 4.25.22
 
Zebulon PD Makes Arrests

Zebulon Police Department made the following arrests:
1. Joshua Stewart, 23-year-old male from Griffin, for tag light, open container, DUI, and possession of Marijuana.
2. Roosevelt Crawley, 42-year-old male from Williamson, for drinking in public.
3. Isaiah Ruiz-Colon, 41-year-old male from Athen,s for failure to maintain lane, following too close, open container, DUI, and possession of Marijuana.
4. Ralph Clowers, 36-year-old male from Griffin, for no insurance, suspended tag, open container, DUI, tire requirements, and possession of Marijuana.
5. Lee Walker, 32-year-old male from Concord, for disorderly conduct and public drinking.
6. Isiah Bailey, 24-year-old male from Barnesville, for hands free and suspended license.

Submitted 4.25.22
 
Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Jennie Mae-Howell Jackson Peek

Mrs. Jennie Mae-Howell Jackson Peek, age 89, of Williamson, passed away April 23, 2022, at her residence. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.

Submitted 4.25.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Car Leaves Road and Strikes Vehicles at Pike Depot

ZEBULON - A 2003 Lexus GS300 driven by 16 year old from thomaston was traveling south left the roadway in front of Pike Depot and hit four cars in the parking lot. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

Submitted 4.22.22
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
FY 2022-2023 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, April 21, 2022 – 1:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

There were 2 department heads and me in the audience. All 5 commissioners, county clerk, county attorney, and county manager were also present. Click here for more.

4.21.22
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
FY 2022-2023 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, April 21, 2022 – 1:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting to on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. The public is invited to attend this meeting. The agenda is as follows:
1. CALL TO ORDER .... Chairman Briar Johnson
2. INVOCATION .... Silent Invocation
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE .... Chairman Briar Johnson
4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. 50-14-1 (e) (1))
5. COUNTY MANAGER’S BUDGET OVERVIEW AND Q/A SESSION .... Brandon Rogers
6. PUBLIC HEARING a. FY 2022-2023 Budget .... Discussion and Comments
7. ADJOURNMENT
Agenda subject to revision.
Click here to view a copy of the budget from the past meeting.

4.18.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Department Head Retreat
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – 8:00 a.m.
Pike County Chamber of Commerce
416 Thomaston Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners held this meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – 8:00 a.m. at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce in Zebulon. There was a Special Called Meeting for an executive sesion that was held after this meeting too. The write up has begun and will continue until it is complete. Click here for more.

Updated 4.18.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – 9:00 a.m
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – 9:00 a.m at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. [Note from the Editor: This meeting is complete.]

4.15.22
 
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Submitted 4.15.22
 
Board of Tax Assessors Closed on Wednesdays

ZEBULON - The Pike County Department of Assessment Office shall close the office on Wednesdays - beginning on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - until further notice, to allow staff time to complete preparation of the 2022 Tax Digest Application(s), Prebill Mobile Home Appeal(s), and Real and Personal Property Return(s).

Submitted 4.13.22
 
Williamson City Council Meeting - April 7, 2022

WILLIAMSON - Most of the chairs are full tonight. The meeting was held in the church rather than in city hall because of the need for space. On the agenda were discussions about the Wisteria Festival, update on distilled alcohol sales, discussion on creating a multi-city agreement with Concord and Molena, discussion on the search for a new city clerk, and a discussion regarding disseminating privileged City Business to individuals that have not requested them via an open records request. Click here for more.

4.8.22
 
Williamson City Council To Meet - Thursday, April 7
Change of Venue

WILLIAMSON - The Thursday, April 7 meeting of the Williamson City Council has been changed to the Fellowship Hall of the Williamson United Methodist Church, located at 20 Second District Rd. The meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. for Public Comment with the Council Meeting following at 7:00 p.m. [Note from the Editor: If you live in Williamson, it is in your best interest to attend this meeting to keep up to date on the business of your City Council.] Included on the agenda is the following items: UNFINISHED BUSINESS - Update on Distilled Alcohol Sales in Williamson, Bid Policy Development, Wisteria Festival Review and NEW BUSINESS - Discussion of creating a multi city agreement with Concord and Molena, Discussion on naming a committee to search for a new city clerk, A vote to confirm the current or for a vote to select a new Mayor Pro Tem candidate, Discussion regarding disseminating privileged City Business to individuals that have not requested them via an open records request. There will also be an EXECUTIVE SESSION: O.C.G.A. § 50-14-3(6), Personnel; and § 50-14-2(1), Pending or Potential Litigation.

Submitted 4.6.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. P.S. The boat ramp at Flat Shoals is on this meeting agenda with both Tom Morgan and Walker Chandler on the agenda to speak. If you would like to make your opinion known, either get there for the Town Hall---which is only from 6:15 to 6:30 (no one else is allowed to speak in the meeting unless they are on the agenda)--or send an email to the County Clerk by noon tomorrow at ablount@pikecoga.com. Click here for more.

Submitted 3.28.21
 
BREAKING NEWS: Riprap Removed from the Boat Ramp
At Flat Shoals Part 2
By Editor Becky Watts

CONCORD – Pike County Times received a phone call that the county was removing the rocks at the boat ramp at Flat Shoals and traveled there to see the end of the removal and replacement of rocks where heavy equipment was used to pick up the riprap—-basically rocks placed to help prevent erosion a distance back from the edge of the water. However, the driveway remains in place. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

3.18.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Riprap Removed from the Boat Ramp
At Flat Shoals Part 1
By Editor Becky Watts

CONCORD – Pike County Times received a phone call that the county was removing the rocks at the boat ramp at Flat Shoals and traveled there to see the end of the removal and replacement of rocks where heavy equipment was used to pick up the riprap—-basically rocks placed to help prevent erosion a distance back from the edge of the water. However, the driveway remains in place. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

3.15.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 a.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 3.8.21
 
Here is Brandon Roger's County Manager Contract
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - The current county manager, Brandon Rogers, signed an employment agreement with the Pike County Board of Commissioners on August 12, 2020 that outlined his terms of employment. Here are the highlights of that agreement. Click here for more.

2.26.22
 
Pike County Board of Commissioners Workshop
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 1:00 PM
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 1:00 PM at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. The public is invited to attend this meeting. [Note from the Editor: This meeting is complete.] Click here for more.

2.23.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 9 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 a.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. [Note from the Editor: This meeting is complete. My apologies because it is ugly at the end, but this has been an issue for quite some time from the inclusion of items to the agenda at the last minute so items are not properly advertised to how citizens and employees have been treated by the county manager. I couldn't stay quiet and tell others to place a written complaint.]

2.22.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 6:30 PM
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 6:30 PM at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 2.19.22
 
BREAKING NEWS: Pike County VA Clinic Now Projected
to Open in May of 2022
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - The opening of the VA community-based outpatient clinic in Zebulon has been pushed back from February. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com! [Note from the Editor: I added a Note from the Editor on 1.24.22 because I was contacted by the author of the email with a concern. Her concern merited additional information.]

1.28.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 1.24.22
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 a.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 1.8.22
 
PIKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 1.8.22
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, December 23, 2021 – 8:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - There will be a Special Called Meeting to discuss and approve or deny the Pike County Redistricting Map on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 8 a.m. I expect this to be a short meeting. The public is invited to attend.

Submitted 12.20.21
 
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ZEBULON - If you appreciate hometown news from www.PikeCountyTimes.com, please consider donating to help pay for the time that goes into the in depth reporting that you see there.

If you are interested in becoming a breaking news subscriber, click here for all of the details that you need to know. An annual donation of $25 or more will get an email or text message sent to you with breaking news as it happens. There is a link in purple at the bottom of each page on www.PikeCountyTimes.com that enables donations through PayPal. Donations can also be sent through the mail to Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon GA 30295, delivered in person, or you can call me with a credit card and I can email or mail a receipt to you.

Are you a business owner? Pike County Times can showcase your business and business events for a price that is very competitive with readers in several counties. Pike County Times is free to read for anyone who would like to read about news that affects Pike County, but there are costs that go with this business. And that doesn't include the amount of time that it takes to do in-depth reporting and put info into an article for readers. Do you like what you're reading? Please make a contribution to support it. As always, thanks for reading and supporting your hometown online newspaper!

12.1.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.]

11.17.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 8:45 a.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 11.6.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 10.26.21
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, October 28, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South sides open at 5:00 p.m.

ZEBULON - There will be a special called meeting of the Pike County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The following two items are on the agenda: a. Consider Resolution to adopt Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Pike County Tax Levy. and b. Consider authorization for the Chairman to sign the Resolution to adopt the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Pike County Tax Levy. The public is invited to attend what will likely be a very short meeting.

Submitted 10.25.21
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will had a Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. for purpose of Discussion of American Rescue Plan projects. Water? Sewer? Protective equipment for our fire fighters? Broadband for the area on the south end of the county that will not be covered by Southern Rivers? Pike County will be receiving $3.6 million in ARP funds that will need to be spent in the next several years. The State of Georgia is also putting out funds for projects, and there was discussion of applying for grants under specific projects that match their criteria before the August 31 deadline. What does the Board want to pursue? Pike County Times will be there to find out tonight.

8.18.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 7.24.21
 
PIKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MONTHLY MEETING
Thursday, May 20, 2021
6:30 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners held a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia. Click here for more.

Submitted 5.25.21
 
BREAKING NEWS: Coming Soon: Southern Rivers Energy Fiber Broadband Internet

BARNESVILLE — In February, Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) announced its partnership with Conexon Connect to build a fiber network alongside its electric distribution system to bring high-speed internet services to SRE members. Since then, staff on both sides have been working diligently on the network design, engineering and establishing roles for the project. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

Submitted 5.18.21
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, May 20, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Second Reading of FY 2021-2022 Budget

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to approve/deny the second reading of the Fiscal Year 2021/2022 Budget. The public is invited to attend.

Submitted 5.14.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 4.26.21
 
SPECIAL CALLED BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 416 Thomaston Street, Zebulon, Georgia - Department Head Retreat

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 8:30 AM at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 416 Thomaston Street, Zebulon, Georgia. Click here for more. [Note from the Editor: Pike County Times is not planning to attend this all day event at this time though things are subject to change.]

Submitted 4.10.21
 
BREAKING NEWS: Pike County Annual Budget Hearings Scheduled

ZEBULON - The budget process has been rolling since February of this year. Notification was given to Department Heads, Constitutional Officers, and Component Units that their budget requests were due by March 1. Click here for more.

Thank you to First Bank of Pike for sponsoring Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County Times.com!

4.1.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 3.27.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 2.8.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 1.23.21
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 9 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 12.5.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Thursday, November 19, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. (Meeting date changed from November 24, 2020 to November 19, 2020)
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. (Meeting date changed from November 24, 2020 to November 19, 2020) at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. [Note from the Editor: The solar farm was approved with stipulations that included additional setbacks and a 5 year 3rd party review of decommission bond. I have not finished up on this meeting yet. It was 2 hours long.] Click here for more.

Updated 11.20.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Friday, October 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - These are the minutes from the October 30, 2020 meeting concerning the 2020 Tax Levy for both the county and school system. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.7.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - These are the minutes from the November 5, 2020 meeting to approve the issuance of Alcohol License without having a designated agent to Saifullah Bhamani d/b/a The Rock Store. Click here for more.

Submitted 11.7.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, November 5, 2020 – 4:00 p.m.
CHANGE OF MEETING LOCATION - Conference Room
331 Thomaston Street, Zebulon, GA
EXECUTIVE SESSION ONLY

ZEBULON - There will be an Executive Session of the Pike County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 4 p.m. There is only one item on the agenda which reads as follows: County Manager requests Executive Session for consultation with the county attorney, or other legal counsel, to discuss pending or potential litigation, settlement, claims, administrative proceedings, or other judicial actions brought or to be brought by or against the county or any officer or employee or in which the county or any officer or employee may be directly involved as provided in O.C.G.A. § 50-14-2(1); germane to Alcohol Licensing.

Submitted 11.4.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 10.26.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Friday, October 30, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - There will be a Board of Commissioners Special Called Meeting on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 9 a.m. in the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, located at 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia. *We encourage that attendees follow recommended Covid-19 guidelines which include staying home if you are ill/not feeling well, washing your hands, maintaining social distancing, and wearing a face covering (recommended but not required)*
1. CALL TO ORDER - Chairman Briar Johnson
2. INVOCATION - Silent Invocation
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE -. Chairman Briar Johnson
4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. 50-14-1 (e) (1))
5. NEW BUSINESS
a. Consider Resolution to adopt Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Pike County Tax Levy.
b. Consider authorization for the Chairman to sign the Resolution to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Pike County Tax Levy.
6. ADJOURNMENT
Agenda subject to revision.

Submitted 10.26.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORKSHOP
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a workshop on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 10.5.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
ZOOM Meeting ID: 646 718 0067 - Password: 6nve0c

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. You may join the meeting electronically via ZOOM Meeting ID: 646 718 0067 Password: 6nve0c Click here for more.

Submitted 9.28.20
 
Pike County Times Reauthorizes 2017 Freedom
of Information Act (FOIA) Request
By Editor Becky Watts

ZEBULON - Pike County Times became acquainted with Clayton Kuhles from MIA Recoveries, Inc. because of his work to bring home the airmen from the "Hot as Hell" crash that brought WWII Bombardier 1st Lt. Robert "Eugene" Oxford home to Concord in 2017. Kuhles discovered the crash site in 2006 in a remote part of India and the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) brought home remains from 1st Lt. Oxford. You can read more about his long journey home to Concord in 2017 by clicking here.

Pike County Times reported that the DPAA awarded a high bidder with a contract for Northeastern India Recovery Work in 2017. The solicitation was specifically to follow up on recovery of remains of WWII service members from sites in Northeast India where Kuhles had a lot of experience in recovery and a bid that was $428,000 less than the company who was awarded the contract. Kuhles placed a complaint with the Naval Inspector General, and Pike County Times placed a FOIA for information pertaining to this contract.

Pike County Times received an emailed letter from the Department of Defense FOIA Division advising that it regretted the delay in completing the request and asking if Pike County Times would still like to receive the information that has been requested along with its current caseload of 3,486 requests on August 28, 2020. (This request was one of 2,961 open requests on July 9, 2019.) The letter read as follows: "...we understand that due to the passage of time and changing needs of requesters, it is possible that you no longer have an interest in the documents you requested. Therefore, we ask that you review your enclosed request and confirm your continued interest in the requested information September 30, 2020." Pike County Times sent a letter authorizing the continuation of this FOIA by email today. When the information is finally received, Pike County Times will review and update the article. Click here to read the original articles. Part I is at the bottom of the page with Part II at the top as an update.

8.27.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Social Distancing will be enforced.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. [Note from the Editor: The Grady Contract will be discussed in the Executive Session.] Click here for more.

Submitted 7.4.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Social Distancing will be enforced.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 6.27.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Friday, June 12, 2020 – 4:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
EXECUTIVE SESSION ONLY

Commissioners Tim Guy, Tim Daniel, Jason Proctor, and Chairman Briar Johnson were present at the meeting along with County Clerk Angela Blount and County Attorney Rob Morton. Commissioner James Jenkins was not present at the meeting. An Interim County Manager was named in this meeting. Click here to read more.

6.12.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORKSHOP
Thursday, June 4, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 5:00 p.m.

1. CALL TO ORDER .................................................................................... Chairman J. Briar Johnson
2. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. § 50-14-1 (e) (1))
3. NEW BUSINESS: WORKSHOP – FY 2020-2021 Budget
4. ADJOURNMENT

The public is invited to attend.

Submitted 5.30.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 5.9.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
April 28, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia
Courthouse Doors on East/South Sides open at 6:00 p.m. Town Hall Meeting at 6:15 p.m.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on April 28, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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. [Note from the Editor: This meeting is complete.] Click here for more.

4.29.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Monday, April 20, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. PLEASE NOTE: Pike County Board of Commissioners will be following and enforcing the Executive Orders issued by Governor Brian Kemp due to the COVID-19 virus. Click here for more.

Submitted 4.17.20
 
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners held a special called meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 5:00 p.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street in Zebulon. Click here for more.

4.2.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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.

Submitted 3.9.20
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
January 8, 2020 – 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia.

ZEBULON - The Pike County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting on January 8, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. at the Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville 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 to the beginning of the meeting. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Click here for more.

Submitted 1.6.20
 
Griffin Police Department and the Media - PART I
By Editor Becky Watts

GRIFFIN - Pike County Times has covered news for Griffin and Spalding County when time allowed over the past several years. This investigation began because the Griffin Police Department (PD) began issuing press releases only on Facebook and not to the press at the end of January of 2019. The policy has since changed, then changed back, and then changed again, but lately Griffin PD has begun issuing regular press releases to the press again. In the course of this discussion over whether something can be called a “press release” if it is not issued and sent to the press, Pike County Times decided to investigate whether there was a difference in how the local and Atlanta media were treated as well as seeing if any news media were singled out for special treatment. This is the first part of a four part series of articles. Click here for more.

UPDATE 12.1.21: Nothing has changed. Persecution of one reporter continues by the Griffin Police Department, and the City of Griffin continues to allow it.

10.7.19
 
Please Say Thank You to Advertisers on Pike County Times

ZEBULON - Do you enjoy reading Pike County Times for FREE? Please say thank you to those who advertise with me and provide this service to you. How can you say thank you? You can help Pike County Times by doing business with each of these advertisers and making sure that they know that you appreciate their support of your free, independent online newspaper -- Pike County Times.

6.30.17
 
Thank You to CGA Comp

THOMASTON - Danny Shumate from CGA Comp is the webmaster for Pike County Times. Danny designed Pike County Times as you see it today and has taught me how to hand code this entire website. (He truly has the patience of a saint because I am NOT a programmer.) He helped me with a complete revamp of Pike County Times in 2007 and again in 2011. Danny can put together a website for your business. From a basic website to a website full of bling, CGA Comp can help you promote your business on the world wide web at a price that is right for your budget. Danny Shumate at CGA Comp can be reached at 706-741-5929. Tell him that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Southern Digital Captive Audience

ZEBULON - Standing in line at a business counter and need something to do? How about looking at the ads on the screen provided by Southern Digital Captive Audience Advertising. This advertising combines digital signage with advertising for your business in local businesses on a big screen tv. For more information about how you can showcase your business through captive audience advertising, call 770-616-5412. Tell them that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Pike Pest Management

ZEBULON - NO WEEDS. NO BUGS. NO PROBLEMS. Pike Pest Management is owned and operated by Mark Andrade. Pike Pest Management has a special for Pike County Times readers. Mention that you saw their advertisement on Pike County Times and ask for 10% off of your initial service. Call Pike Pest Management at 770-567-FLEA (3532) for all of your pest control needs! Tell them that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Mid Georgia Chiropractic

BARNESVILLE - Looking For a Good Chiropractor? Mid Georgia Chiropractic is owned by Mark Fink from Pike County. His business is located on 818A College Drive, Barnesville right down from Subway. I have been going to him for more than fifteen years. Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now open on Thursdays and closed on Fridays. New hours are: Mondays 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m.; and Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 6 p.m. Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now closed on Fridays and remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Call Mid Georgia Chiropractic at 770-358-2003 for more information. Tell them that Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home

ZEBULON - The Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is independent and locally-owned by the Moody Family and has been serving families since 1982. Currently, owned and operated by Terrell and Sherri Moody and Tim Daniel, the firm was founded by Terrell’s parents, Charles and Betty Moody. Tim Daniel joined the Moody family in 2012, and the funeral home became Moody-Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. It continues to be a family-centered firm. The words, “our family serving your family” are at the heart of everything we do." For more information about Moody-Daniel Funeral Home, click here or call 770-567-8642. Tell them that you read about Moody-Daniel Funeral Home on Pike County Times!

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Thank You to Racquethause South Fitness Club

ZEBULON - Racquethause South Fitness Club provides total healthcare fitness in Zebulon. You won't get the body that you want overnight, but with hard work and dedication, you will get it soon enough. Let us help! Racquethause South offers equipment to work out at your own pace, trainers, and classes of all types to fit all kinds of lifestyles. Step class, Yoga, Crossfit, Spin, Bootcamp, and Silver Sneakers are just a few of the classes that we offer! You can check out Racquethause South on Facebook or drop by and see what they have to offer at 11500 Hwy 19 North in Zebulon. Call Racquethause South at 770-567-4487 to find out what specials they are running for new members. Tell them that Becky Watts at Pike County Times sent you! You may even see me there!

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Thank You to Full Blown Firearms

HAMPTON - Full Blown Firearms is a faith-based Christian company that is family owned, family oriented and kid friendly. Call Brad Ward at Full Blown Firearms at 678-463-8155 for all of your firearm needs or check out http://www.fullblownfirearms.com for more details about training and gunsmithing and follow Full Blown Firearms on Facebook.

Full Blown Firearms is located at 1074 Bear Creek Blvd, Suite L in Hampton just south of the racetrack. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Call Brad Ward at Full Blown Firearms at 678-463-8155 for all of your firearm needs. Tell him that you read about Full Blown Firearms on Pike County Times.com!

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Thank You to First Bank of Pike

MOLENA - Introducing the first sponsor of Pike County Times’ Breaking News Alerts! First Bank of Pike has been serving customers in Pike County and the surrounding area since 1901 and offers Personal and Business banking with a personal touch. Services include checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit, and IRA’s. Mobile Banking and Bill Payment services are also available! Click here for more. Please let First Bank of Pike know that you appreciate their sponsorship of Breaking News Alerts on Pike County's only FREE online newspaper! at www.firstbankofpike.com/. Tell them Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Food Depot

GRIFFIN - Thank you to Food Depot for advertising with Pike County Times! There are two convenient locations at 1201 West Taylor Street and 816 North Hill Street. Click here for more great deals from Food Depot. Please tell them that you read about this and other deals on Pike County Times!

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Thank You to SJ Reeves Land Surveying

ZEBULON - SJ Land Surveying specializes in land surveying, planning, and subdivision design. Thank you to SJ Reeves Land Surveying for helping provide your news for free on Pike County Times!

Call Steve J. Reeves Land Surveying at 770-584-5203 or email him at sjreevessurveying@gmail.com and tell him that you saw his ad on Pike County Times!

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Thank you to 1st Choice Mechanical

CONCORD - Let us be your 1st Choice for all of your electrical, heating and air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, alarm systems and more! We also install and service alarm systems for the discriminating building owner. 1st Choice Mechanical provides residential and commercial HVAC and electrical installation and service.

We are licensed and insured. Click here for more.

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The Sellers Law Firm - Where Clients Become Family

GRIFFIN - The Sellers Law Firm is located at 100 South Hill Street Ste 502 in Griffin, Georgia and specializes in Criminal Defense/DUI, Family Law, Personal Injury, Simple Wills, Social Security Disability and Worker's Compensation.

Please tell them thank you for supporting Pike County Times! Click here for more.

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Thank You to North Griffin Animal Hospital

GRIFFIN - Looking for a complete wellness care for your cats and dogs including preventative and diagnostic services? Look no further than North Griffin Animal Hospital located at 1799 North Expressway, Griffin, GA 30223. Does your pet need surgery including spay or a neuter, urgent care, or dental work? The experienced vets and techs of North Griffin Animal Hospital would love the opportunity to provide this much-needed care for your beloved pet.

Call NGAH at 770-227-4125 to set up an appointment. Click on their advertisement on the right side of the page to read more about them on their website. Tell them that the Pike County Times sent you!

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Thank You to Reagan Remodeling

MOLENA - If you need some work done around your house from decks and porches to flooring and handmade cabinets, all Anthony Reagan at Reagan Remodeling. He has 40 years of experience that he can put to work for you! Click here to see examples of his work.

If you're looking for quality work, look no further than Reagan Remodeling. Anthony Reagan from Reagan Remodeling has 40 years of experience. And he's local! Give Anthony a call at 404-886-8508 for an appointment or estimate. Tell him that you saw his work on Pike County Times!

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The R.F. Strickland Building Is Available for Special Occasions

CONCORD - The R.F. Strickland Building is a historical event center located in Concord, Georgia. This building has been beautifully restored to host events such as weddings, reunions, parties, ballroom dancing and much more.

For availability and rental rates text or call 678-544-3935 or by email at deputyclerk.concord@gmail.com. Click here to see more photos.

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SJ Reeves Land Surveying
 
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Mid Georgia
Chiropractic Center
MARK B. FINK, D.C.
Fink Chiropractic
818A COLLEGE DRIVE
BARNESVILLE
770-358-2003
 
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Pike Pest Management

No Weeds

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770-567-FLEA (3532)
 
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Moody-Daniel Funeral Home
770-567-8642
 
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678-463-8155
 
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J. JOEL EDWARDS PUBLIC LIBRARY

7077 Highway 19S,
Zebulon 770-567-2014

Hours

Monday 10:00-5:00
Tuesday 10:00-7:00
Wednesday 10:00-5:00
Thursday 10:00-7:00
Friday 10:00-5:00
Saturday 10:00-3:00
Sunday Closed
 
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Sunshine Laws

A Link to the State of Georgia's Website

"Government operates best when it operates openly."
 
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Welcome to a walk through Pike County's history with Pike 2000. Where were you in 1988?
 
 
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