Doing the Twist in Pickens

The legendary Chubby Checker came to Pickens last Friday night at the annual Blue Ridge Fest to entertain all in attendance. Above a fan got the once in a lifetime opportunity to actually do the dance, “The Twist” that made Checker famous along side the music icon. The Blue Ridge Fest offered area residents the chance to take part the cooperatives annual fund rasing event. Besides great music, the event had a bike run and a car show.