Clean Sweep

16.5 tons of trash collected on county roads

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Pickens County’s “Team Up and Clean-Up” effort that kicked off on Friday and continued through the weekend “couldn’t have gone better,” county council chairman Roy Costner said.

In county council meetings leading up to the cleanup, Costner said the county was expecting a lot of guests as part of its sesquicentennial celebration.

“We wanted to clean up before we celebrated 150 years,” he said.

More than 300 Pickens County employees signed up to take part in the cleanup from 8 a.m.-noon on Friday.

“We had 100 percent participation from county council, the state delegation, South Carolina

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