Scholarship in memory of longtime firefighter to help others

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — A scholarship in honor of a man who volunteered with the Pickens Fire Department for more than half a century will help firefighters further their education.

Pickens Fire Chief Chris Elrod discussed the scholarship during a special called Pickens City Council meeting Nov. 15.

“I have some exciting news I wanted to share with you all,” Elrod told council.

Elrod said the family of Jack Black approached him around two years ago “and wanted to set

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