In 2005 the residents of Pickens County voted down a $197 million building plan. The next year the school board did an end run around the voters and voted for a $387 million plan, and a 39 mill property tax increase. School taxes have risen three...
No doubt many have heard talk of closing some of the smaller schools in Pickens County. This is being fueled by statements from the district administration.
The Pickens County School District administration presented its long-term plan to the public and the board. While annual revenue is growing at a 4% clip, the administration still wants to spend more money than is coming in, so it is proposing two...
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