By Ben Robinson, Courier Staff
PICKENS — Pickens City Council had a request for $5,000 in funding for this year’s Azalea Festival, but city administrator Katherine Hendricks adjusted the amount to $4,400 before council voted on the issue.
The other $600 would be used by the city to pay any city employees who have to work during the festival.
Council approved the amount with a 7-0 vote.
Pickens has 374 children signed up to play baseball or softball, according to Councilman Carlton