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  1. The dreamer and the delegateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Easley Progress

    Sarai Bautista and Rep. Neal Collins seem like an unlikely pairing. One, a state legislator representing one of the most conservative districts in the state, the other, a woman from Mexico brought here as an undocumented immigrant by her parents when she was a child: A Dreamer.

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  2. Mayor gives State of the City addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    Members of The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, business owners and community leaders met with city officials on Thursday to hear Easley Mayor Larry Bagwell give the annual State of the City address. "We have an open door policy here at City Hall and if you don't like the way we're doing something, or if you have ideas for the future, we always want you to come down and talk to us," he said.

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  3. Baptist Easley to join opioid pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    During a recent South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative meeting, four S.C. hospitals, including Baptist Easley, were selected to participate in the Managing Abstinence in Newborns program, an innovative treatment model for opioid-dependent newborns. Developed and piloted at the Greenville Health System , this therapy proactively targets symptoms associated with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome , a group of problems a newborn experiences when exposed to addictive illegal or prescription drugs while in the mother's womb.

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  4. Oyster roast at St. Michael's to benefit local charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    St. Michael's Episcopal Church will host its tenth annual oyster roast on Saturday, March 10 with proceeds going to assist multiple charitable organizations in the Pickens County area. The event, which is held outdoors, will take place rain or shine so make sure to dress accordingly, said Shannon Keys.

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  5. Structure fire on Scotland RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    On Jan. 23, 2018 at 3:48 a.m., the Easley Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire located at 329 Scotland Road in the Easley Rural Fire District. "We were assisted by the Pickens Rural Fire Department who sent one Tanker and personnel through the Box Alarm System," said Easley Fire Chief Butch Womack in a release.

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  6. Local hospital earns "Blue Distinction" designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Easley Progress

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has recognized several S.C. hospitals, including Baptist Easley, with a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. According to a company spokesperson, Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show "expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community."

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  7. Helping those who help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Easley Progress

    The rooms affected were both bathrooms, a hallway, a shelter storage room and the newly renovated administration side of the building. EASLEY - The recent cold weather has been brutal to us all but perhaps most affected was a local non-profit, the domestic violence shelter MARYS House.

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  8. Easley schools rezonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Easley Progress

    Some Easley kids will be headed to a different elementary school for the 2018-2019 school year following the School District of Pickens County Board of Trustees' decision to rezone attendance lines. SDPC Information Specialist John Eby stated the changes were made with several issues in mind: to use school facilities more efficiently based on projected attendance and available space, to improve car and bus transportation routes within school zones, to improve attendance and to increase space for students to "choice in" to the upcoming McKissick Academy of Science & Technology from outside the McKissick attendance zone.

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  9. One of many: A Dreamera s storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    As more DACA recipients come forward to tell their stories, there is a corresponding increase in awareness and political controversy over the need for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act. "I went to Gettys Middle School, Easley High School class of 2009 - and I am a DACA recipient," Bautista told the Pickens County Delegation on Monday.

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  10. A missed opportunity by County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Pickens Sentinel

    The Pickens County Legislative Delegation met on Monday for their annual public meeting held this year at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in front of a sparsely populated crowd. In total, out of a population of over 121,000, only 37 people showed for the 5:30 p.m. meeting - including speakers, the press and the delegation itself - to meet with their government representatives and have the chance to make local problems and concerns known.

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  11. Avis L. HughesRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    Mrs. Avis Irene Loudermilk Hughes, 82, wife of the late Ray Hughes, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Born in Oconee County, a daughter of the late Albert James Loudermilk and the late Hettie Derrick Loudermilk, Mrs. Hughes was a retired business owner and a member of Easley Church of God.

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  12. Top 10 stories of 2017Read the original story

    Dec 27, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    This past year has been a roller-coaster of news stories for Pickens County. Over the last 12 months we've published 103 issues and covered anything and everything that happened in our backyard.

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  13. Marcia Taylor GarrisonRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    Mrs. Marcia Taylor Garrison, wife to the late John Lloyd Garrison, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Greer, a daughter to the late Henry Lee Taylor, Sr. and Lorene Vaughn Taylor, Mrs. Garrison was the proud owner of Originals by Marcia, where she specialized in decorating houses and businesses for Christmas.

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  14. Local man gets a taste of HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    As the author of several books, Chad Dudley is used to seeing his name in print but the Easley native said it was quite a different feeling the first time he saw his own listing on the Internet Movie Data Base for his role in the upcoming feature film "The Perfect Prayer." EASLEY - As the author of several books, Chad Dudley is used to seeing his name in print but the Easley native said it was quite a different feeling the first time he saw his own listing on the Internet Movie Data Base for his role in the upcoming feature film "The Perfect Prayer."

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  15. Powdersville Business Council hosts Pick-Up Powdersville DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Approximately 35 volunteers supported the beautification effort and collected 90 bags of trash from the highway roadside and grass median. In partnership with Palmetto Pride and United Way of Anderson County, the PBC conducted the litter pick-up project along a three-mile stretch of S.C. 153.

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  16. State fiddling championship winners announcedRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | Easley Progress

    This year, in front of a record number of visitors, Hagood Mill was filled with the sounds of music competition at its best. Taking first place in the 2017 S.C. State Fiddling Championship was Jim Graddick from Blythewood.

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  17. EHS to dedicate piano to 1956 graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The Easley High School Class of 1956 held a ceremony to dedicate a plaque noting the names of EHS seniors who have received scholarships named for Ethel Waldrop Rogers, a member of the Class of 1956. From the left are Phylliss Spearman, Sondra Leatherwood, Jimmy Jones, Theron Cochran, EHS Assistant Principal Thomas Preisig, Betty Ellison, Eddie Ellison and Jimmy Stewart.

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  18. Lesley honored by cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    At Monday's Easley City Council meeting, the City of Easley furthered the late Joe Lesley's legacy by renaming Peoples Drive in his honor at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex, changing it to the fitting "Joe Lesley Way." Family and friends of Joe Lesley met with the Easley City Council and Mayor Larry Bagwell on Monday to unveil the new "Joe Lesley Way" in the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex.

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  19. Green Wave sends Wild Cats packingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    The Green Wave had a Homecoming game worth celebrating on Friday when they sent the Wild Cats packing back to Seneca with a 27-7 loss, their first win since beating Daniel in week two. With the win and now at the halfway point in regular season, Easley is sitting on a 3-2 record and maintaining high hopes for a 5A post-season appearence.

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  20. Library holding Local Author ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The Pickens County Library System will host a Fall Local Author Showcase from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley. Space is limited to 15 authors who will meet and greet local readers, display and sell their books, and keep all proceeds from sales.

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