Pickens County councilman says hotel survey would help with ATAX requests

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — Pickens County Council members approved a number of accommodations tax funding requests last week, but they want more data to accompany future requests and recommendations.

In discussions about funding recommendations from the ATAX committee, council members have expressed frustration with what they say is a lack of information from applicants regarding the amount of tourists their events bring into the county.

“What I’m looking for is … actual numbers as to how many people you put in hotels,” Councilman Trey Whitehurst said. “I haven’t seen that in really

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