County honored for litter cleanup efforts

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Efforts to clean up Pickens County as part of its sesquicentennial celebration have been recognized nationally.

The National Association of Counties awarded Pickens County a 2018 Achievement Award in honor of the “Team Up and Clean Up” program.

Pickens County was recognized under the category “County Resilience: Infrastructure, Energy and Sustainability.”

County officials accepted the award Sunday in Nashville.

More than 300 county employees took part in the county’s first “litter blitz” on

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