UPDATED November 2 -- Grading equipment is on site and erosion control work being performed ahead of grading.
Hundreds of Pickens residents have been up in arms about the proposed Dollar General on Cove Road, but permits are now in place for the project to move forward.
According to Pickens County Planning & Development Director Richard Osborne, grading is expected to begin at the end of this week at a Dollar General site at the corner of Cove and Grandview roads.
Osborne said his office issued land disturbance permit for the project on October 20.
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