No tax increase in county budget proposal PICKENS COUNTY—A “balanced” budget presented to Pickens County Council does not include a tax increase according to County Administrator Chappell Hurst.
Hurst and county officials say they have taken pride in the fact citizens have not seen a tax hike over the past several years, but this year may have been a little more difficult.
“The budget that I presented to council did not include a tax increase. It was a balanced budget,” Hurst sai...
Nominate for small business awards The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for four business-related awards to be presented at our Small Business Awards Luncheon on May 30.
Chamber members are encouraged to submit nominations in any or all of the award categories. The award and nomination form details are listed below.
Small Business of the Year recognizes the accomplishments of a small business with that special entrepreneurial spirit, unique appro...
Freshwater fishing trends Mountains Area
Trout: Good. Trout fishing is still going strong. Blind trolling 30-50 feet deep in the main lake is also working, with spoons and stick baits the size of shad/herring working at first light and live bait more productive as the sun comes up. Very soon the surface bite should start and the fishing should be very strong for the next 3-4 weeks.
Lake Keowee: (unchanged from April 25)
Largemouth and Spotted Ba...
Easley Chamber of Commerce May events Thursday, May 16 @ 10:00 AM
Business of the Month Presentation at Baptist Easley Hospital
200 Fleetwood Drive, Easley
Thursday, May 23 @ 11:30 AM
Ribbon Cutting at Chuck Yeager Real Estate
223 Siloam Road, Easley (Powdersville)
Monday, May 27
Chamber office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 28 @ 8:00 AM
Board of Directors Meeting at Easley Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, May 29 @ 9:30 AM
125 Year A...