Pickens honors employees

Two long-time City of Pickens employees were honored during Monday night’s monthly city council meeting. Former Fire Chief David Porter was presented with a glass etching as a symbol of appreciation for his 35 years with the city’s fire department. Porter retired April 30. Pickens Recreation Director Cheri Anthony was also honored for 15 years leading the department. Above, Pickens Mayor David Owens presents each with their awards.