Sharptop focuses on Shutterbugs – This Friday, Aug. 5, Sharptop Arts Association is holding a reception for the Bent Tree Shutterbugs. Find out more about the event on page 10A.
Federal debt linked to Pickens? – Did you know the reason the U.S. government is required pay its debts has a curious tie with Pickens County and moonshine? Read all about it in this week’s print edition. Page 1A.
Bear calls spike in Pickens – According to Mitch Yeargin of the DNR, he received 28 complaints in his district for bears the weekend of July 23 --- 80 percent of which came from Pickens. Yeargin offers tips and advice in two separate stories this week. Page 1A and 14A.