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Yesterday | Easley Progress

Bands announced for Founders Day Music Festival

Five bands will provide the entertainment on the Pickens Amphitheater stage throughout the day.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, The Bluegrass Band

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Easley Progress

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.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Pickens, SC, Liberty, SC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLOS

$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.

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WLOS

Buncombe County jail inmates, staff tested for TB

Buncombe County health officials are testing inmates and staff at the county jail for tuberculosis after an inmate developed the disease.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC

Pickens Sentinel

PASS scores remain flat in Pickens County

The School District of Pickens County's performance on SC PASS testing remained strong compared to the rest of the South Carolina in 2014, but did not improve on district scores from the previous year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Pickens Sentinel

Bands announced for Founders Day Music Festival

Five bands will provide the entertainment on the Pickens Amphitheater stage throughout the day.

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Related Topix: Pickens, SC, Bluegrass, The Bluegrass Band

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

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.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Theater, Arts, Clemson, SC

Pickens Sentinel

Greenville man charged after high-speed chase

A 56-year-old man was arrested on multiple traffic offenses and weapons charges after he led deputies with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office on a high-speed chase into Greenville County last week.

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Related Topix: Greenville, SC, Greenville County, SC, Drugs

Examiner.com

Pickens County 4-H serves free popcorn

Pickens County 4-H is serving free popcorn to anyone who drops by the office on August 18 between 11a.m. and 4p.m. School resumes on August 19, so this is a chance to have a final summer day.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Easley Progress

Service dog regulations specify dos, don'ts

Recently there have been two incidents involving service dogs and restaurants in the Pickens County community and according to business owners the issue stems from a lack of education.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

New Guidelines Limit SC School Fundraisers, Snacks

Columbia, SC When South Carolina students go back to school this month, they won't be able to buy chicken biscuits in the car drop-off line, New Guidelines Limit SC School Fundraisers, Snacks Columbia, SC When South Carolina students go back to school this month, they won't be able to buy chicken biscuits in the car drop-off line, Check out this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

MCPC group in middle of busy summer

The Manufacturers Caring for Pickens County will be applying for 501 3 status, allowing it to solicit funds to be distributed to educational and social needs.

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Related Topix: Liberty, SC, Clemson, SC, Southern Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University, Easley, SC

Easley Progress

Pickens County home to great entertainers

Pickens County resident Gray Lee presents a folksy style of music and can be seen from Greenville to Clemson in what seems to be a never ending schedule.

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Related Topix: Clemson, SC, Greenville, SC, Easley, SC, Pendleton, SC

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Summerville Journal Scene

Serving the Community - Sam Parks, Dorchester County EMS

Paramedic Sam Parks, 25, of West Ashley grew up in Charleston. He says he spent two years with Dorchester County EMS, then three years with Pickens County EMS and has been back at Dorchester County EMS for almost a year.

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Related Topix: Dorchester County, SC, Kiawah Island, SC

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Pickens Sentinel

News from Pickens County 4-H10:22 am

Michaela Hurst, Caycie Hurst and Madison Porter, members of the Ladies Varsity Shooting Team, won first place in Skeet & Trap Team at the state competition.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Easley Progress

RR smoke mystery solved9:55 am

Motorists and pedestrians from Easley to Liberty spent Tuesday wondering what might be causing the smoke and sparks along the railroad tracks, but the cause was regular maintenance by CSX on the rail lines.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Liberty, SC

Easley Progress

Ready, set, spend a " tax free weekend is here9:54 am

It's back to school tax free weekend for parents and teachers in Pickens County and across South Carolina and there could be some confusion as to what is actually a tax exempt item before the sales begin.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Computers, Printers, Easley, SC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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.

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

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