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  1. Y close to completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pickens Sentinel

    If you're looking for a fitness center, the new YMCA in Powdersville might not be the place you need. But if you're looking to change you and your life, then join and see what can happen.

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  2. Make it a zoo trip dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pickens Sentinel

    Ticket prices are reasonable enough that an afternoon visit won't break the bank. Season long passes or "zoo memberships" are also available for individuals or the entire family.

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  3. Pickens Revitalization Association seeking new directorRead the original story

    Friday | Pickens Sentinel

    Fowler, a mother of three, made a decision to dedicate her time to her children. City administrator Bruce Evilsizor said he fully understood Fowler's decision.

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  4. Four runoffs coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pickens Sentinel

    Months of campaigning came to a close as voters across the county turned out in droves June 14 to decide who would be in the GOP spot for the general election this November. With the only races not looking at a run-off, Sheriff Rick Clark and Rep. Neal Collins were the big winners of the night.

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  5. John Cutchin is the original Scholar TechnicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Pickens Sentinel

    John Cutchin is the president of Palmetto Plating Co. Inc., a metal plating and finishing services company founded in 1964 in Easley.

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  6. Pickens County Council District 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Pickens Sentinel

    Pickens County should only be involved in industrial recruitment with economic incentives. Pickens County should maintain its policy that a company must provide new jobs and capital investment in exchange for free land within the Commerce Park.

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  7. S.C. Senate District 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Pickens Sentinel

    What is your proposed plan of action for the next term to address this issue? 2. Roads and infrastructure are a major concern and taking into account all budgetary factors, what is your proposed solution and does it include a tax on gasoline purchases? 3. A growing topic across the state of South Carolina is a concern over Second Amendment Rights. What is your position on licensing/permitting weapons, concealed carry, and gun safety on school campuses? Senator Larry A. Martin, 58, is a lifelong resident of Pickens County and resides in Pickens.

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  8. Progress or propaganda?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Pickens Sentinel

    The Pickens area school consolidation was painful and unfortunate, and brought to mind the adage "There is pain with change and pain with staying the same, choose the one that moves you forward." No one wanted to close any schools, but after extensive study there is simply no justification for spending limited tax dollars operating five buildings, all within a few miles of one another, when only three are needed.

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  9. 31 arrested in drug sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Pickens Sentinel

    The second phase of Operation Community Response resulted in 38 arrest warrants being issued in connection with 66 charges ranging from possession to trafficking in drugs that ranged from marijuana and cocaine to methamphetamines. The Pickens County Sheriff's Office made the announcement of the arrests at a press conference held last Thursday.

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  10. Issaqueena rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Pickens Sentinel

    The antique and classic car show was one of the main attractions at this year's festival as people entered vehicles of every shape and size in the hopes of winning a trophy. Come Saturday, North Main Street was crowded with hundreds of festival goers perusing the vendor booths and admiring the classic and antique cars.

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  11. Scholar Technician initiative receives international acclaimRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | Pickens Sentinel

    Alliance Pickens, with input from Pickens County existing industry partners, the Pickens County Career and Technology Center, and Tri-County Technical College, developed the Scholar Technician initiative in 2012 as a workforce development activity and economic development program. It focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - commonly referred to as STEM - and its purpose is to encourage students to pursue technical careers while also assisting existing Pickens County STEM manufacturers with technically trained employees.

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  12. Karen Roper elected to PC Family CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    Karen Sanchez Roper, attorney and founding partner of Roper Law Firm in Pickens, has been elected to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Family Court, Pickens County, Seat 4. Roper is the first woman to be appointed by the General Assembly as a resident judge for Pickens County. She will succeed the Honorable Alvin D. Johnson, who will retire June 30 after 20 years' service on the bench.

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  13. Out & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    A Duct Tape Crafts program is held at 3:30 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library, 105 Commons Way, Central. The free program is open to all teens.

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  14. New keeper of the (blue) flameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    Willimon will be replacing Marion Lawson as the big man on campus after Lawson was promoted to assistant superintendent of administration back in April. "Mr. Willimon will bring of wealth of experience from both inside and outside the classroom to this position," said Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC superintendent.

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  15. Catching up with the 2015 Scholar Technician of the Year finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    Hoke Durham is a graduate of the Machine Tool Technology program at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center who also attended Daniel High School. He is currently approaching his two-year anniversary of working as an apprentice at United Tool and Mold in Easley.

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  16. Summer food program begins June 6Read the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    The School District of Pickens County will once again offer free, healthy meals to Pickens County children who are 18 and younger through the Summer Food Service Program. Free breakfast and lunch will be served at Pickens Elementary, West End Elementary and Chastain Road Elementary Monday through Friday from June 6 through July 29. The program will be closed on July 4 in recognition of Independence Day.

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  17. A challenge completedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    A symbolic ribbon cutting was held at MARY'S House on Friday to unveil the new playground equipment that was supplied as the 2016 class project for Leadership Pickens. Sara Trinkl, Tyler Morgan, Jonathan Hamby, Taylor Etcheson, Wallace Krebs, Anna Connolley, Austin Canfield, Billy Crawford, Charlie Phelps, Will Grant, Leanne Alewine, and Suzanne Bixby of Leadership Pickens Class of 2016 can finally take a breather after all of their hard work in replacing the playground equipment at MARY's House.

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  18. Three killed in Sunday wreckRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    According to a release from the Pickens County Coroner's Office, the collision took place at the intersection of S.C. 11 and West Gate Road in Pickens at 1:57 p.m. Sunday. Driver Megan Mullinax, 25, Kandice Broome, 14, and Furman Broome, 9, were pronounced dead at the scene having suffered fatal injuries due to blunt force trauma.

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  19. Out & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    Conservatives of the Upstate meet at 6:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Bible Church, 769 Belle Shoals Road in Pickens. Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark is the guest speaker.

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  20. Hospital CEO out; search beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Pickens Sentinel

    Baptist Easley Hospital is beginning a national search for a new CEO, following the abrupt departure of Michael Batchelor on Friday, a move that was announced in a short statement issued late that afternoon by the hospital's board of directors. The reason for Batchelor's sudden departure was missing from any statements from the board, but several employees and those close to the situation referenced a "personality clash" between Batchelor and upper management and employees of Baptist Easley.

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