County kicks off new litter program

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Pickens County will be able to use some COVID-19 relief funds to enlist local nonprofits to take part in its “Pick Up Pickens” litter program, which officially launched Monday.

County officials held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the program, which aims to pay local nonprofits that sign up $250 for each mile of county roads the groups clean up.

The pandemic worsened the county’s litter issue in a couple of ways, county administrator

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