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Pickens Revitalization Association Announces 2015 Main Street Challenge Finalists

Published: May 15, 2015

Pickens, SC. Pickens Revitalization Association is excited to announce the finalists for the Main Street Challenge, an entrepreneurial start up competition for the purpose of generating additional retail occupancy in downtown Pickens. At the same time, it provides a means by which local, area, and regional entrepreneurs can advance their desire to expand or open a new business.

City of Easley and City of Pickens Announce Doodle Trail Grand Opening

Published: May 15, 2015

The City of Easley and the City of Pickens are excited to announce the Grand Opening Celebration for the Doodle Trail, a 7.5 mile rail-to-trail that runs from Easley to Pickens.  The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration will be held at 10am on Saturday, May 23rd at 514 Fleetwood Drive in Easley, SC.  The celebration will include words from Mayor Owens of Pickens and Mayor Bagwell of Easley, the unveiling of the Doodle Trail logo, a ribbon cutting, and


Pickens County gears up for Congressional Medal of Honor Dedications

Published: May 13, 2015

By Olivia Fowler

Pickens County has designated Saturday June 6 as Congressional Medal of Honor Dedication to pay tribute to its four Medal of Honor recipient and to recognize their families. The two hour event begins at 10 a.m. in the newly renovated Liberty Civic Auditorium where Councilman Trey Whitehurst will be the emcee. A biographical video “The Life of Four Heroes” will be shown. This short film chronicles the lives of Furman Smith and William A. McWhorter, who were killed during World War II, Charles Barker, killed during the Korean Conflict and James Donnie Howe, killed during the Vietnam War...