WILLIAMSTON , S.C. – The Town of Williamston will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their long-awaited pickleball courts and a new basketball court on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 6 P.M. The public and media are invited to attend.


The 8 new lighted regulation-size pickleball courts and new basketball court are located at Mineral Spring Park in the heart of our downtown. The total cost for this project was $300,000, with funding provided by municipal hospitality tax. The courts were constructed by Talbot Tennis, located in Marietta, GA.


“As pickleball emerges into one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, we are excited to bring these courts to our community” said Mayor Rockey Burgess. “These new courts will provide our residents the opportunity to play year-round and will be a tremendous asset to our community.”


“We are excited for the sports tourism opportunities these new pickleball courts and basketball court will bring to our town including tournaments as well as regular play,” said Chris Alexander, Mayor Pro-Tem.

Construction for this project is scheduled to be complete by Monday, October 10th, 2022.


Media Contact:

Media Contacts:

Rockey Burgess • Mayor, Town of Williamston


864-933-7508 (direct)


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