A Pickens County restaurant owner is facing first-degree arson charges. Deputies say Tyler Saurez conspired with five others to eliminate the main competition in town, Mary Ann’s Country Cooking, by allegedly setting it on fire on October 6.
A major methamphetamine bust in Pickens County this week after a three-month-long investigation.
A Pickens High School student has been charged after police said he made a threatening post against the school on social media.
Gender-neutral bathrooms won't be coming to Pickens County Schools anytime soon after the district decides to pull its controversial transgender bathroom policy due to serious safety concerns.
Emotions were running high in Pickens County over gender-neutral bathrooms in the high school. Hundreds packed a town hall meeting that lasted more than three hours. By the time it was over, the superintendent said he'll take another look at it.
The school district plans to build special gender-neutral single stalls, but some parents aren't on board with the plan.
The Pickens County Board of Education made a controversial move regarding bathrooms to accommodate transgender students. It has left many in the community feeling angry and left out. Parents turned out at Thursday night's meeting but were unable to voice their opinions since the item was not on the agenda.