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Pickett Step Closer To Restoring Historic 1800s Cabin To House Museum

The Pickett County Chamber of Commerce working on a three-pronged project to restore a historic cabin to house a museum. Pickett County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bill Robbins said the land was donated to the county with the promise of building a Welcome Center, restoring the cabin and make a living-history village on the property. The county has completed ... Read More »

Bass Pro Tour, National TV Audience Coming To Dale Hollow Lake In 24

The third stage of the 2024 Bass Pro Tour will be held at Dale Hollow Lake April 9-14. The event is the largest fishing event ever hosted by Dale Hollow and the Pickett County Chamber of Commerce. The county will host 80 boats in total, each manned with a fisherman, a cameraman and a judge. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director ... Read More »

Pickett Commissioners Approve But Question Hotel/Motel Funds For Fishing

The Pickett County Board of Commissioners approved using Occupancy Tax Funds for fishing tournaments during its Monday night meeting. The money will be used by the Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce to help attract tourists to the area during the fall. Several commissioners expressed concerns about the funding, noting the lack of information provided about the impact of the money ... Read More »

Growth Of Tourism Bringing More Members To Byrdstown Pickett Co Chamber

The Byrdstown Pickett County Chamber of Commerce has reached new heights with its membership this year. Executive Director Billy Robbins said at least 15 new businesses have joined over the last six months bringing the total number to 128 members. “We had some new businesses coming in and starting to see more businesses interested in the chambers activities and realizing ... Read More »

Pickett’s Amonett House Being Restored With State, Private Funding

Pickett County’s Amonett House will be restored with $25,000 of grant funding through Tennessee’s ThreeStar program. Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Billy Robbins said the Amonett family is going to provide the remaining money on the $35,000 project. Robbins said there has been interest for nearly a decade from tourists curious about the county’s oldest home. “Constantly people ... Read More »

Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber Entrance Closed For Paving

The Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center driveway will be closed to traffic until Monday. Executive Director Billy Robbins said the paving was complete on Thursday and needs three days to cure. Robbins said once it reopens, the paving adds a great new look to the building. “Oh it’s great, it’s going to take out a lot of ... Read More »

Major League Fishing Returns To Dale Hollow Lake

The Major League Fishing Toyota Series will be coming to Dale Hollow Lake Wednesday for a three-day tournament. Byrdstown-Pickett County Chamber of Commerce Director Billy Robbins said they are anticipating the event to bring in about $750,000 to the local economy. “We’ve been lucky enough to pick them up for the second year,” Robbins said. “We are real excited about ... Read More »