Pickens County Newswire (Page 2)

Pickens County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pickens County, SC. (Page 2)

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  1. A bittersweet homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Easley Progress

    Mair's search through public records led to the discovery his family was once owned by the Hagoods of Pickens County. After decades of research, the McKenzie descendants are returning to Hagood Mill to see not only where they came from, but to pay their respects to family members believed to be buried in the "slave section" of the Hagood family cemetery.

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  2. A tree limb fell and injured a child in Palmetto Dunes Resort. His family has filed a lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Island Packet

    The Palmetto Dunes Property Owners Association should have known a tree in its resort posed a danger before a limb broke off and fell on a 10-year-old boy, resulting in over $285,000 in medical expenses, a lawsuit alleges. The suit, filed July 28 in Beaufort County Circuit Court, said the son of Christopher and Heather LeCroy, who are residents of Pickens County, was walking with a friend along a leisure path in Palmetto Dunes Resort in April 2014 when a loblolly pine tree limb fell about 50 feet, landing on the child's buttocks, back and lower portion of the right leg.

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  3. Powdersville Water completes I-85 expansion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... of approximately 35,000 people and has over 13,000 water connections. Its service area extends from northern Pickens County south along the Saluda River and I-85 into a large section of northern Anderson County. Donnie Nabors, construction inspector ...

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  4. Clemson scientists continue to wow the public in preparation for eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Pickens Sentinel

    According to Andrew Garmon, a graduate student in Clemson University's department of physics and astronomy, the answer is about 40 seconds if you're using your cell phone's camera. Factoids like this are what Garmon and Amber Porter, a physics and astronomy lecturer, communicated to more than 200 people on July 25 at a number of outreach events held in conjunction with the Pickens County Library System.

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  5. Comment goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Pickens Sentinel

    A Pickens County GOP town hall meeting is making national news due to controversial statements made by featured speaker Catherine Templeton concerning the Confederacy. Templeton, who is running for governor, spoke at the event held at Mutt's BBQ on Aug. 1 to a sizable crowd of Upstate Republicans.

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  6. Pickens Co. part of national meth studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Pickens Sentinel

    Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County is conducting a research study available to area residents who wish to reduce or eliminate their use of methamphetamines. "We've been doing research since 1999 with the clinical trials network," said Director of Research B. Elizabeth Chapman.

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  7. Upstate man searching for lost service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | WMBF

    ... 40-75 lbs. She has some gray coloring about her face and ears. Angel is missing out of the Easley area in Pickens County, and is also Woolley's service dog, helping him manage PTSD. He misses her dearly, and has already checked Pickens, Spartanburg, ...

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  8. All in a day's work for BowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Easley Progress

    Pickens County Councilman Chris Bowers did a bit more than just attend meetings at the annual South Carolina Association of Counties conference held on Monday in Hilton Head. He also saved a life.

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  9. Crews battle brush fire at Pickens County landfillRead the original story

    Friday Aug 4 | FOX Carolina

    More than 2,000 children disappear every day in the United States. These are some of the high-profile cases from over the last 80 years.

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  10. Firefighters responding to landfill fire in Pickens Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | WMBF

    The fire broke out at the Pickens County landfill located on Old Liberty Highway.

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  11. Fire at Pickens County landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | FOX Carolina

    South Carolina is one of 14 states in the path of totality for August's total solar eclipse and the rare event is expected to draw more than one million visitors to the area. South Carolina is one of 14 states in the path of totality for August's total solar eclipse and the rare event is expected to draw more than one million visitors to the area.

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  12. Hicks column: That's not your heritage, Catherine Templeton, that's your cynical politics showingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Post and Courier

    ... candidate for governor went all-in on pandering when she declared her love for the old Confederacy at a Pickens County candidates' forum. She swore no more monuments to the Lost Cause would fall on her watch. This after she publicly praised the ...

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  13. Court docs: Settlement in Tucker Hipps lawsuit to go before judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... and several individuals for $25 million in damages, alleging that hazing played a role in his death. A Pickens County official said there was a settlement reached in one of the cases but the order is still being prepared. It will need to be signed ...

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  14. Pickens County cat potentially exposes one person to rabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Easley Progress

    ... hours, please call the DHEC After-Hours Service number (888) 847-0902. The stray cat is the first animal in Pickens County to test positive for rabies in 2017. There have been 37 confirmed cases of animal rabies statewide this year. In 2016, six of ...

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  15. Leadership Pickens accepting applicationsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Easley Progress

    The Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce would like to announce they are now accepting applications for the Leadership Pickens Class which will begin late this August. Sponsored by the Greater Pickens, Clemson, and Easley Chambers, Leadership Pickens County is designed to help develop informed and committed leaders for Pickens County.

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  16. Pickens County YMCA girls' swim team places first at state championshipRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Easley Progress

    The Pickens County YMCA Piranhas girls' swim team won first place in the Carolina YMCA Swim League State Summer Championship at the Laurens County YMCA. In the overall, the Pickens County Y placed second.

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  17. SC gov hopeful proud of the Confederacy, backs flag removal newRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    A Republican running for South Carolina governor says she's "not backtracking" in her support for lawmakers' efforts to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds but says she's proud of the Confederacy. "Not on my watch," Templetson said at a meeting in Pickens County following a question about the removal of Confederate monuments and "anti-southernism."

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  18. S.C. governor candidate Catherine Templeton: Transgender people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Post and Courier

    Her pride in the Confederacy is not all that Catherine Templeton discussed during her first town hall meeting as a gubernatorial candidate. A woman at the Republican town hall in Pickens County asked Templeton if she would back a law banning transgender people from using the bathroom of their choice like one passed and rolled back in North Carolina.

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  19. Confederates Rebuke Catherine TempletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | FITSNews

    ... across the Palmetto State," said James Bessenger , chairman of the S.C. Secessionist Party . Templeton told a Pickens County GOP party gathering this week she was "proud of the Confederacy" but was not "backtracking" from her support of efforts to ...

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  20. South Carolina gubernatorial candidate: 'I'm proud of the Confederacy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Washington Examiner

    ... proud to be from South Carolina, I'm proud of the Confederacy," Catherine Templeton said to a town hall in Pickens County, a conservative area of South Carolina near North Carolina and Georgia. "But I'm not going to second guess what the people in ...

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