Clark: Investments will protect county officers, residents

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Sheriff Rick Clark knows that Pickens County’s new jail comes with a large tab, but he said the new detention center “is vital and it’s needed.”

Clark spoke about the new jail and other issues during a special “State of the County” event held for county employees and the public last week.

“My main thought over and over again is for our detention officers,” Clark said of the new jail. “We’ve got great people under a lot of stress. And the danger that they’re put in day after day, night after night, you

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