Roper: Trump rally chance for agencies to work together

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — Former President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Pickens earlier this month was an opportunity for the county government to show off how well it collaborates with other agencies, according to county administrator Ken Roper.

The rally attracted tens of thousands of people to Pickens to see Trump, with attendees starting to line up in the early-morning hours to grab a good spot to see the former president speak that afternoon.

Roper discussed the rally during county council’s July 10 meeting.

“An event happened in Pickens County on July 1,” he said. “You may have heard about it. That event was, despite what your political leanings are, despite who you

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