Veterans Day event being planned

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

LIBERTY — Pickens County is planning a special Veterans Day program, according to county tourism director Jay Pitts.

The “Salute to Our Veterans” is part of the county’s sesquicentennial celebration events, Pitts told county council members last month.

In June, as he laid out the county’s planned 150th anniversary celebratory events, Pitts told council members that Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 would focus on celebrating the more than 7,000 veterans who reside in Pickens County.

He shared more details on the veterans event with council during a committee of the whole meeting last month.

“This will be the jewel in our crown,” Pitts said.

The celebration will be held at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in Liberty.

“Red carpet arrivals will come into the PAC, and we’ll put on a show that will raise the

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