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Pickens Commissioners adopt 2017 budget

Without any fanfare or uproar as seen in other budget hearings, the Pickens County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2017 budget at its Thursday, Dec. 15 regular meeting.

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IGA 2 Go combines technology, grocery shopping

IGA 2 Go is here to stay. “It’s happening in the industry,” said Jeff Downing, owner of the Foothills IGA, “and now we’re offering this online service to our customers.”

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Pickens High School Drama wins region, competes at state level

On Oct. 29th, Pickens High School placed first overall in the 6AAAA Region One Act Play Competition for the first time since 1986. PHS also brought home awards for best set and best costumes in the region. Senior--and Big Canoe resident--Jackson Melton who played J. Pierrpont Finch, was awarded Best Actor for the region. All-Star Cast Awards were given to Ethan Gollahon (Bud Frump), Lila McArthur (Rosemary Pilkington), and Nick DiPuma (J.B. Biggley).

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