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State of Emergency Declared – Court Hearings Cancelled – Courthouse to Open at 10am Wednesday


Pursuant to a declaration of a State of Emergency by Governor Nathan Deal, the Chief Judge of the Superior Courts for the Appalachian Judicial Circuit has declared a judicial state of emergency exists. All court hearings in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit Superior Courts and Juvenile Courts are cancelled for Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All jurors […]

Chief Judge & Clerk of Court Graduate from Economic Development Academy


The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Pickens County graduates from the 2017 Region 1 Multi-Day Training Program. ¬†Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from 15 counties in Northwest Georgia. ¬†The Academy provided each […]

Judicial Emergency Declared for March 22, 2017

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Pursuant to OCGA 38-3-60 et. seq., the Chief Judge of the Superior Courts has declared a judicial emergency due to a weather related incident.   PickensWeatherStandingOrder