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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

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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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

Charleston County made RealtyTrac's list of the 50 best markets for...

Charleston County made RealtyTrac's list of the 50 best markets for renting residential property to the millennial generation, defined as those born between 1977 and 1992, according to the Q2 2014 Residential Property Rental Report .

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Anderson County, SC, Lexington, SC, Greenville County, SC

Post and Courier

Authorities look for man who escaped Pickens County jail

Deputies say James Christopher Townsend walked away from the jail last Thursday.

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The Union Daily Times

Man's trek across America brings him to Pickens County

You may have seen him, American flag over his shoulder and a smile on his face as Pastor Walter "Chick" McGill made his way through Easley on the shoulder of S.C. 123 on June 24. If you did, you might have wondered what he was doing.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Easley Progress

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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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lexington County Chronicle

Three contend for Lexington Two superintendent

Three candidates are competing to be the district's next superintendent. The finalists are: Brenda Turner, Tom Siler and William James.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Greenville, SC, Williston, SC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Two state chase ends in Banks County

A vehicle chase that originated in Oconee County, S.C., ended on Interstate 85 in Banks County at mile marker 150 at approximately 1:55 a.m. this morning, July 2. The driver, identified as Kenneth Jones, 24, of South Carolina, faces charges from Oconee County, S.C., Franklin County and Banks County.

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Related Topix: Oconee County, SC

Easley Progress

SDPC receives re-accreditation through June ...

The School District of Pickens County received welcome news when a finalized report was released by AdvancED granting re-accreditation through June 2019.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Easley Progress

Out & About

The fifth annual bag lunch fundraiser for SHINE is held at the Dream Center of Pickens County.

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Related Topix: Pickens, SC, Six Mile, SC, Easley, SC, Greenville, SC

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Easley Progress

Fox exposes person to rabies in Pickens County

One person has been referred to a health care provider for preventive treatment after being exposed to rabies in the Liberty area of Pickens County by a fox that tested positive for the disease, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health, Liberty, SC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

GwdToday.com

Aiken man in custody for car theft

An Aiken man was taken into custody Wednesday after he reportedly stole a car in Greenwood County before making his way to Pickens County and stealing another vehicle.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC, Greenwood County, SC, Greenwood, SC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

CE News

New South Carolina bridges on the way due to new funding measure

Columbia, S.C. - The first contract to build South Carolina bridges using ACT 98 funding has been awarded and construction will begin in coming weeks, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation .

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

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