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Website honors Pickens veterans

 

A  website honors all veterans from Pickens County.
The site, www.pickenscountyveterans.com, lets users search for veterans from here by name and by branch of service. The site also allows veterans or their families to post information about their own service.
It was begun with 500 names of Pickens veterans supplied by Dale Burdge and Frank Leist through the local DAV Chapter #47 and American Legion.
The site was created by Mari Livsey at KnowPickens.com. Livsey said it was a way for her to give back to the community.
She said the idea had been suggested to her by the Chamber of Commerce and will follow in the path of a similar site already established in Gilmer County.
      In addition to information on individual veterans, the site contains general information about local veterans groups and their meetings.