New restaurants coming to Easley, Pickens
One new restaurant has already opened in Pickens County - Moe's Southwestern Grill had its grand opening last week - and Zaxby's has chosen Pickens County to be the location for the company's new prototype restaurant, with new stores opening in both Pickens and Easley.
Focus on cow care, milk quality result in better milk
Marilyn Easter is similar in many ways to the members of the Easley Business & Professional Women she spoke with on July 16 - working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers.
Changing the face of violence
Easley Mayor Larry Bagwell presented Angel Garcia, Miss Blue Ridge Foothills Teen 2014, with a certificate commemorating the official proclamation of "A Day of Remembrance for Victims of Domestic Violence."
Sat Aug 23, 2014
EHS Student Council ready to tackle new year
On Aug. 14, the Student Council of Easley High School sent 17 student representatives to help with the cleaning and remodeling of the old Liberty Middle School, which is being converted into a kitchen for Meals on Wheels.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
ARCA's Youngest Winner Kyle Benjamin Back To Defend Title At Madison...
When Kyle Benjamin wheeled his way to Victory Lane last year at Madison Int'l Speedway, the Easley, South, Carolina driver, who was 15 at the time, became the youngest winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Garrisons gather in Deerfield for 65th annual family reunion
The 65th Annual Garrison Family Reunion was held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Deerfield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Deerfield.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Workforce Opportunity Summit set for Aug. 27
Tri-County Technical College, Alliance Pickens and Apprenticeship Carolina will host a Workforce Opportunity Summit from 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Aug. 27 at the College's Easley Campus.
Implant could be solution for epileptics
Dr. Jerry Sherrill of Clemson Neurology sat down to discuss the options available for epileptics in Pickens County, including an implantable electronic device to aid in staving off seizures.
Disagreement between strangers leads to violence
Philip Javin Valentine, 24, of Liberty, and Jeremy Lee Basquette, 21, of Easley, were visiting separate individuals in the same residence on Aug. 14 when a disagreement between the two erupted and ended in shots being fired.
Pickens deputy injured in wreck
Pickens County Deputy Thomas Camp was admitted to Greenville Memorial Hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries after his patrol car, shown, veered off a roadway last week and hit a tree.
Fort Mill Times
SC woman's family gets $2 million for her death
The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that a jury this week found in favor of the family of Janice G. Easler.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Crosstie removal cost increases by $64K
Easley City Council approved adding $64,000 to the contract cost for removal of crossties along the Doodle Line Corridor during its meeting Monday night.
Central man charged with stealing furniture
A Central man has been charged with grand larceny in the theft of more than $5,300 in pool and outdoor furniture from a home in Easley.
Open Arms Thrift Store Pays it Forward
Staffed entirely by volunteers, stocked completely with donated goods, and with all proceeds going to feed and clothe needy families in the area, Open Arms Thrift Store is on a mission to aid.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Richard Paul Bigbee, 51
Easley, S.C., resident and McMinnville native Richard Paul Bigbee, 51, died suddenly at his home Aug. 15. A graduate of Warren County, he held a master's degree in forensic pathology from the University of Tennessee, and earned a medical degree as a pathology assistant from the Medical College of Chicago.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Easley man charged with attempted murder
A 21-year-old Easley man has been charged with attempted murder after a verbal confrontation with another man turned physical.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
$400,000 to the Carolinas to gauge offshore sand
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the Carolinas are getting a total of $400,000 to evaluate what sand lies offshore in federal waters that could be used to rebuild beaches and the coast if another severe storm hits.
Pickens deputy injured in wreck
A Pickens County sheriff's deputy was injured early Friday morning after losing control of his vehicle on Edinburgh Lane in the Easley community.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Overnight fires lead to arson arrest
The remains of a structure at 207 W. 2nd Ave. in Easley following a rash of fires believed started by Thomas Stinson of Easley.
Playhouse to dedicate season to Gwen McCall
The Easley Foothills Playhouse is using the 2014-15 season to honor a woman whose passion was a driving force in local theater for many years.