County OKs $32M bond for jail, debt

By Justin Lee Campbell
Courtesy The Journal

PICKENS — Pickens County Council approved $32 million in general obligation bonds last week to fund a new jail and refinance existing debt.

Council passed Ordinance No. 540 on third reading at its regular meeting the night of Sept. 11 in a 5-1 vote. Chairman Roy Costner noted council amended the ordinance to reflect an increase from $25 million to $32

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