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  1. World of Energy celebrates Oconee, Pickens turning 150Read the original story

    Thursday | Pickens Sentinel

    Duke Energy's World of Energy education center at Oconee Nuclear Station will host "Gold Mining in the Golden Corner" at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23. This free, educational program is the first of several throughout the year at the World of Energy to celebrate the 150th anniversaries of Oconee and Pickens counties. The next featured guest speaker is Furman University's Dr. Courtney Tollison on Tuesday, Feb. 6, presenting, "Over here, over there: The Upstate and World War I." South Carolina Nuclear Communications Manager Chris Rimel will present "Gold Mining in the Golden Corner" in the World of Energy auditorium.

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  2. Portable Sawmill Owner Builds Timber Frame Display: Plus Highlights...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | Timberline

    ... pine, Ralph finished the display with notching and mortise & tenon, and installed it in the beautiful mountains of Pickens, South Carolina. Ralph owns the generational business Table Rock Timber Frames. He works with his two sons, Johannes and ...

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  3. Bill to stiffen penalties for harming, killing K-9s passes SC subcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | WMBF

    ... felony, a judge sentences you to 1 to 5 years, with a fine of $2,000 to $5,000," said Representative Neal Collins of Pickens, who is the primary sponsor of the legislation to stiffen the penalties. Collins said the legislation may face some hurdles ...

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  4. We dodged a bullet with Glassy MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Pickens Sentinel

    When Pickens County Councilman Wes Hendricks contacted Upstate Forever about a proposal before the Pickens County Planning Commission last summer, none of us could have imagined the passion for Glassy Mountain that would be unleashed. But the record-breaking crowd that attended the commission meeting in June was certainly an indicator.

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  5. Can an $8,000 retreat help the Beaufort County school board members play nice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Island Packet

    ... professor, retired in 1996 and, in recent years, led school board retreats in Rock Hill, Anderson 4, Richland 2 and Pickens. He developed a proposal for Jasper County School District in 2015, but the board did not hire him. He has consulted with 100 ...

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  6. SC residents thought they'd won the lottery. Not so fast, lottery officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... prize of $500, officials have said. No more than five identical play symbols should appear for a single play. Berry Pickens, 29, took the day off from work to drive down from Anderson County to collect the $10,000 his winning "Add-A-Play" tickets ...

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  7. County chosen for hemp pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Pickens Sentinel

    The South Carolina Department of Agriculture has selected 20 farmers to participate in the 2018 SC Industrial Hemp Pilot Program. The farmers selected represent 15 South Carolina counties - including Pickens.

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  8. Community effort brings Christmas to thousands of Upstate childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | WMBF

    Christmas elves are hard at work at Country Santa headquarters in Pickens County. The effort is led by Buddy Cox, who's helped thousands of families over the past 40 years.

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  9. Rockwell, June ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Mount Pulaski. He preceded her in death on November 6, 1984. Surviving are five children, Gene (Donnie) Rockwell of Pickens, SC, Jana Goodman of Louisville, KY, Dennis (Cathleen) Rockwell of Harvel, Nancy (Danny) Boyd of Linn Creek, MO, and Cathie ...

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  10. SC law keeps sexual harassment claims behind closed doors. A bill could change thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Island Packet

    ... arbitration in contracts. Five other state representatives are co-sponsors on the bill: Republicans Gary Clary of Pickens; Raye Felder of York and Anne Thayer of Anderson; and Democrats Mandy Powers Norrell of Lancaster and James Smith of Richland, ...

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  11. PG Aerospace locating its new facility in Pickens CountyRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    PG Aerospace, a manufacturer of precision parts for the automotive and aerospace industries, is locating its new facility in Pickens County. Through this project, the company is bringing 22 new jobs.

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  12. South Carolina grandmother kills baby by putting opioid in sippy cup, gets 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WIAT-TV Birmingham

    A Pickens, SC woman was sentenced to 20 years for killing her grandson by putting OxyCotin in his sippy cup, according to the solicitor's office.

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  13. Grandmother kills baby by putting opioid in sippy cup, gets 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    PICKENS, SC - A Pickens woman was sentenced to 20 years for killing her grandson by putting OxyCotin in his sippy cup, according to the solicitor's office. Brewer gave the child her OxyCotin in a sippy cup on Oct. 17, 2014, according to the solicitor's report.

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  14. 4 accused of kidnapping 3-year-old South Carolina girlPICKENS, S.C....Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. PICKENS, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in South Carolina have accused four people of kidnapping a 3-year-old girl by forcibly taking her from her ...

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  15. Pickens Construction Adds Job Application Feature to Its WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | SBWire

    Pickens Construction has added a new job application feature on its newly relaunched website. The company's website features a "Careers" tab with two application links: "Employment Application" and "Truck Driver Application."

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  16. Man arrested after sending nude picture to teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | GwdToday.com

    Ware Shoals Police have arrested a man after he started communicating with a teenager on an app called Whisper and after he sent a nude picture of himself to teen. Karl William Becker, 46 of 1667 Table Rock Road, Pickens SC was arrested and charged with disseminating obscene material to a minor.

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  17. Inmate in belt chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    A couple has filed a lawsuit against the County of Pickens and Duke Energy after they said their child was sexually abused by inmates working at an Upstate park. According to the lawsuit, the parents said their juvenile child was working at Mile Creek Park on Keowee Baptist Church Road.

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  18. Deputies: Pickens Co. Sheriff's Office to be dropped from lawsuit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WMBF

    A couple has filed a lawsuit against the County of Pickens and Duke Energy after they said their child was sexually abused by inmates working at an Upstate park. According to the lawsuit, the parents said their juvenile child was working at Mile Creek Park on Keowee Baptist Church Road.

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  19. Observation Tower to Be Built on S.C.'s Highest PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Construction Equipment Guide

    A rendering of an observation tower that will provide a 360-degree view from South Carolina's highest point. PICKENS, S.C. State officials say construction of an observation tower that will provide a 360-degree view from South Carolina's highest point was scheduled to begin.

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  20. Lawsuit: Parents say inmates forced minor to use drugs, perform sex acts at Upstate parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WMBF

    A couple has filed a lawsuit against the County of Pickens, the Pickens County Sheriff's Office and Duke Energy after they said their child was sexually abused by inmates working at an Upstate park. According to the lawsuit, the parents said their juvenile child was working at Mile Creek Park on Keowee Baptist Church Road.

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