Hockwalt to talk tourism at taxpayers association

PICKENS — The Pickens County Taxpayers Association will hold a meeting on September 15 at the Pickens Farm Bureau on U.S. Highway 178, 2.5 miles south of Pickens.

The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m., will feature Pickens County director of tourism and marketing Helen Hockwalt as guest speaker.

Attendees will learn about the county’s growing tourism industry and its economic impact. Tourism brings $95.5 million annually to the county and provides 1,260 jobs.

The Pickens County Taxpayers Association welcomes the attendance of all who share pride for Pickens County.