Pickens County Newswire

Pickens County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pickens County, SC.

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  1. Upstate donations to be delivered to TN wildfire victims SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FOX Carolina

    Officials with the Pinnacle Mountain Wildfire Joint Information Center said that after this week's heavy rain, the Pinnacle Mountain Fire is now 84 percent contained, resulting in the "scaling back of personnel and equipment at the Table Rock Weselyan Camp Incident Command Post. An outpour of donations from the Upstate initially intended to help residents displaced by the Pinnacle Mountain Fire in Pickens County left a surplus of items that officials say will now not go to waste.

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  2. Governor awards $37.2 million to help low-income families with energy costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WALA

    ... Greene, Lamar, Tuscaloosa and Sumter) $3,331,190 Walker County Community Action Agency Inc. (Walker) $629,320 Pickens County Community Action Committee and Community Development Corp. Inc. (Pickens) $287,068 Organized Community Action Program Inc. ...

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  3. New jobs opening in Anderson Co. as chemical company expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WMBF

    Ortec, a chemical company specializing in biomaterial and polymer technology, is expanding its operations in the county after recent growth in Pickens and Greenville counties.

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  4. NWS Birmingham office confirms 4 tornadoes in central ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... knocked down on Helicon Road and a couple of trucks were flipped over at a ship yard. The NWS says the North Pickens County tornado had estimated speeds of 90 mph, a track about 5.3 miles long and 600 yards wide. There are no known injures from that ...

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  5. Fire still burning on mountain -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easley Progress

    ... flammable debris. As of Monday, the Pinnacle Mountain wildfire continued to burn in the northern parts of Pickens County and is estimated to have grown to more than 10,000 acres. PICKENS COUNTY - As of Monday, the Pinnacle Mountain wildfire ...

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  6. Rain helping contain wildfires in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WSOCTV

    ... than 60 percent of the wildfire is contained, though it still covers 10,560 acres. Table Rock State Park in Pickens County reopened Tuesday. Other than a few trails, its facilities and roads are open. No injuries have been reported from the fires in ...

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  7. We are adjusting our sails, so to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easley Progress

    ... called The Sentinel-Progress, a name that pays tribute to both publications and their history in Easley and Pickens County. We've got some content changes and additions planned to debut in January, changes that we think you'll like. We are changing ...

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  8. Out & About -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easley Progress

    A craft fair will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 2. Call the church at 864-850-0580 for more information. Family Promise of Pickens County holds an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Family Promise of Pickens County Day Center, 104 Stewart Drive in Easley.

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  9. Progress, sister paper set to merge Dec. 7 -Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easley Progress

    The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel, the oldest continuously operated business in Pickens County, will merge Dec. 7 to form The Sentinel-Progress, a new publication that will offer the best of both papers to the community and to readers. But don't panic and don't start beating the rumor drum: We're not going out of business and we're not going anywhere.

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  10. Giving back thanks -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easley Progress

    Pickens United, an informal gathering of elected officials representing various governing bodies throughout Pickens County, served Thanksgiving dinner to around 300 of the brave men and women who are battling the Pinnacle Mountain wildfires in the northern parts of the county. The S.C. Forestry Commission has been on scene since day 1 trying to contain the blaze that has consumed thousands of acres in Table Rock State Park.

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  11. Rain forecast gives South Carolina firefighters hopeRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | WBTV

    A forecast for rain this week is giving hope to South Carolina firefighters battling a blaze in the northwestern corner of the state. The South Carolina Forestry Commission hopes to contain the Pinnacle Mountain fire by the middle of next week.

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  12. Rain forecast gives South Carolina firefighters hope PICKENS, S.C....Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WSOCTV

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  13. Give them a hand, dona t get in the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Easley Progress

    ... organizations. Just a couple of "safe" places to donate include a GoFundMe page called "Firefighting Efforts Pickens County" which was set up by a Pickens County deputy who has been volunteering at the scene and the American Red Cross. Both have ...

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  14. Daniel High student killed in car wreck -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Easley Progress

    ... learn of the death of Dillon Ridgeway, an 11th grade student at Daniel High School," the School District of Pickens County said in a statement. "Dillon was enrolled in the Public Safety program at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center and ...

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  15. Dry weather rapidly spreads across South Carolina newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    ... drought. Authorities say the dry weather has greatly increase wildfire danger. The Pinnacle Mountain fire in Pickens County has burned 11 square miles.

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  16. Upstate organizations host Thanksgiving dinner for first responders on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | WMBF

    ... fire. (FOX Carolina/ 11/24/16) While firefighters are away from home battling the Pinnacle Mountain fire in Pickens County, volunteers worked to bring Thanksgiving to them on the job. This Thanksgiving, members of Pickens United, a partnership ...

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  17. Martin Printing expands -Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... outstanding service for our clients. We wouldn't be here without loyal clients and a hard-working team. Pickens County, the Upstate and South Carolina have provided a wonderful business environment in which to grow our company," said William ...

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  18. Pinnacle Mtn. Fire grows to 7,300 acres, Thanksgiving dinner planned for crewsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. Wednesday night rain did not stop a wildfire that's burned thousands of acres in the Upstate and is near the North Carolina state line. Fire officials say what began as a campfire in Pickens County is burning there, as well as Greenville County and reached a containment line at the North Carolina state line.

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  19. Dry weather rapidly spreads across South CarolinaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | WBTV

    ... drought. Authorities say the dry weather has greatly increase wildfire danger. The Pinnacle Mountain fire in Pickens County has burned 11 square miles.

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  20. Big dreams, tiny houses -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... new homeless shelter program known as The Opportunity Village - the first homeless shelter to be located in Pickens County. "The Dream Center believes that just sheltering the homeless is an expensive way to achieve zero life change," said Chris ...

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