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12 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

Brother, nephew of stockade escapee charged in case3:44 pm

The brother and nephew of a man who escaped from the Pickens County Stockade were arrested July 16 and charged with harboring an escaped convict, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens, SC

16 hrs ago | Easley Progress

Pickens County educator joins team to shape SC math standards2:06 pm

Janice Ward, the Coordinator of Secondary Education for the School District of Pickens County, was one of 19 educators selected by the South Carolina Department of Education to help write the new state math standards.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | Easley Progress

Pickens County hires new county administrator2:30 pm

Pickens County Council unanimously approved hiring Matthew Delk as the new Pickens County administrator during a called meeting on July 24. Delk will join the staff on Aug. 25. Pickens County Council unanimously approved hiring Matthew Delk as the new Pickens County administrator during a called meeting on July 24. Delk will join the staff on Aug.

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Related Topix: Pickens, SC, Union County, SC, Bamberg County, SC, Allendale County, SC

20 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

Easley home to two-time gold medal winner10:22 am

Only a handful of Pickens County residents might know there is a two-time gold medal winner living in their midst.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Princeton University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Easley Progress

Blue Ridge Fest raises $172,000 for...

Blue Ridge Security employee Dusty Reeves and Blue Ridge Electric Co-op employees Michelle Watson and Alan Blackmon, recently presented a Blue Ridge Fest check in the amount of $13,000 to Executive Director, Teresa Nash of United Christian Ministries.

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Related Topix: Clemson, SC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Easley Progress

Brother, nephew of stockade escapee charged in case9:12 am

The brother and nephew of a man who escaped from the Pickens County Stockade were arrested July 16 and charged with harboring an escaped convict, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens, SC

Pickens Sentinel

SDPC grads awarded scholarships9:07 am

Seven graduates of the class of 2014 have earned the School District of Pickens County Teacher Forum Educational Scholarship.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Easley Progress

Easley home to two-time gold medal winner10:35 am

Only a handful of Pickens County residents might know there is a two-time gold medal winner living in their midst.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Princeton University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

SDPC, county, Clemson settle TIF lawsuit7:31 am | 0

The School District of Pickens County has reached a settlement with the City of Clemson and Pickens County regarding the Tax Increment Financing lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Clemson, SC, Education Etc.

Pickens Sentinel

Escaped stockade inmate back in jail

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested James Christopher Townsend on Wednesday afternoon following an anonymous tip that he was at a residence in the Easley community.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens, SC

Pickens Sentinel

Out & About

Easley Business and Professional Women meet at 12:30 p.m. at Fatz Cafe. Marilyn Easter, owner and operator of Eastglen Farm in Laurens, is the speaker.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Laurens, SC, Central, SC, Pickens, SC, Clemson, SC

Pickens Sentinel

18th annual Ride for the Child a success

The Parenting Place held its 18th annual Ride for the Child June 21 and the results are in on the fundraiser for the nonprofit.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Fetch Your News

Fannin Juvenile Court Rules on Case Involving Pickens County Player...

Last Friday afternoon, a Fannin County Juvenile Court Judge ruled that a Pickens County Middle School boy committed both assault and battery against a Fannin player during a Pickens vs. Fannin game.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fetch Your News

Pickens County Audit Contractor Tells County BOC 'You Should Be Proud of Yourselves'

During a Thursday Board of Commissioners meeting, Beth Rimes, of Bates, Carter &Company LLP, commended county leaders for several fiscal accomplishments for 2013.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Easley Progress

Escaped stockade inmate back in jail

The Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested James Christopher Townsend on Wednesday afternoon following an anonymous tip that he was at a residence in the Easley community.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens, SC

Packer

USA Pears picks all-star school districts

USA Pears has recognized three school districts that have not only served pears to students in fun and appealing ways but have also educated students and staff about pear ripening and varieties.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

Out & About

The Hired Help performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens.

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Related Topix: Pickens, SC, Easley, SC, Laurens, SC, Anderson County, SC

Pickens Sentinel

Meals on Wheels expanding services, program offerings

Pickens County Meals on Wheels will expand its programs and service offerings on July 1 to include congregate meals and activities including health promotion and disease prevention education.

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Pickens Sentinel

Garage fire being treated as arson

A fire at a Regency Street home in Easley is being treated as arson by the Pickens County Sheriff's Department and Easley Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Easley, SC

Easley Progress

18th annual Ride for the Child a success

The Parenting Place held its 18th annual Ride for the Child June 21 and the results are in on the fundraiser for the nonprofit.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

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