Pickens County Newswire (Page 5)

Pickens County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pickens County, SC. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 1,130 in Pickens County, SC

  1. Warmer weather ushers in Bradford PearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... listed as an "invasive species" and was featured as the "Weed of the Week" in a recent USDA publication. PICKENS COUNTY - In late winter in Upstate South Carolina, the trees are mostly still bare - with the notable exception of the flowery white ...

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  2. Greater Easley Chamber present annual bevy of awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... and Service Award for his many years of selfless contribution to the area. Julie Capaldi of United Way of Pickens County accepted the award for Non-Profit of the Year presented by Bryson Skelton of Sam's Club. Alida Gardiner of the YMCA was named ...

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  3. Welcome spring, A.D.O.P.T. a petRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... "We are so happy with out two new partners, to help promote public awareness of the overpopulation problem in Pickens County, and to get the animals new homes. Public awareness is the key," she said. In addition to pulling adoptable but unclaimed ...

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  4. Habitat helpers hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... come down. I mean they're college kids. You would think they'd rather be at the beach or something but we've (Pickens County) have been doing this a long time and we're a pretty popular destination for this program." "And it's not all work. They ...

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  5. The key to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... where everyone can see it." A proclamation congratulating the coaches and players - including 10 players from Pickens County schools - on their win against Alabama was framed alongside a photograph of the city taken by Sheriff Rick Clark. "The ...

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  6. ATEC students attend FFA legislators appreciation day bra...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... of Laurens, chairman of the senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, and Rep. David Hiott of Pickens County, chairman of the house Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Committee, gave remarks and presented a Resolution ...

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  7. Pickens Co. removes 12K pounds of trash after litter sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WMBF

    More than six tons of trash was removed from the roadways after Pickens County completed a litter sweep of Highway 123 from Easley to Clemson. Pickens County would like to thank the Sheriff's Office, SCDOT, Roads and Bridges and the inmates who worked extremely hard to complete this project in a timely manner.

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  8. Health fair is March 18 in DacusvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... number of people with limited access to health care when you get out in the more rural areas. That's true for Pickens County as well," she said. "With something like this (fair) you can educate people on the importance of taking care of themselves - ...

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  9. Jericho Project breaks ground on first phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... of opportunities for residents to become part of Southern Wesleyan's campus community. Officials from Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs and Anderson County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, Southern Wesleyan University and ...

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  10. Clean-up effort growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    Unable to stomach the accumulating amounts of trash on roadways and neighborhoods, Sen. Rex Rice and Sheriff Rick Clark decided to take matters into their own hands. "I had a number of people call me about the litter situation in Pickens County and just how bad we looked," said Rice.

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  11. Re-enactors gather for Lowcountry Colonial DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Post and Courier

    ... for seven years and is a park ranger for Tennessee State Parks. Michael Pronzato/Staff David Gillespie, from Pickens County, sells items in his shop during the Lowcountry Colonial Days at the Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site on Saturday, ...

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  12. US Marshals: Suspect accused of assaulting Easley officer arrested in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WMBF

    The US Marshals said a man wanted for dragging a police officer with a car and leading law enforcement on a chase through Pickens County in February 2016 was arrested Thursday. Lagunas-Soto was charged with assault and battery on a police officer after a traffic stop on Feb. 12, 2016, Leslie said.

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  13. Table Rock rebounding from wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... shirt, left), Shelby (pink shirt, right), Jace, front, Mom Ashley and baby Madelyn at Table Rock on Monday. PICKENS COUNTY - The wildfires that ravaged over 10,000 acres at Table Rock State park may be long out, but evidence of their destruction is ...

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  14. Tooth Fairy stock is on the increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... an average of $5.96 per tooth, whereas in the Midwest, the average is nearly two dollars less, $4.04. Here in Pickens County, the average is much less with most parents stating their kids generally receive a gold dollar under their pillow. This ...

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  15. Thousands remain without power following severe storms in UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Greenville County alone. More than 850 outages were still being reported in Spartanburg County, nearly 600 in Pickens County, more than 400 in Oconee County, and more than 350 in Greenwood County as of 4:30 a.m. The National Weather Service (NWS) ...

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  16. Road changes could be fundedRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Easley Progress

    February 27 an exciting day for Pickens County. For the first time since the State Infrastructure Bank was created in 1997, our county is applying for road funding for two significant projects: to widen SC 183 to four lanes from Greenville County line to SC 135 and to continue extension of SC 153 from Saluda Dam Road to SC 183 by way of Olive Street, Glenwood Road and SC 135.

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  17. Southern Wesleyan breaks ground on special needs housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WMBF

    Officials from Southern Wesleyan University, the Special Needs Boards of Pickens and Anderson counties, and the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs broke ground Monday on the first phase of a new housing community designed for individuals with special needs and disabilities. The housing community is part of the Jericho Project, which Southern Wesleyan said aims to create a living and learning environment that will "prepare its special needs and disabilities residents to live more independent lives, and provide to the involved students a life learning experience to guide them throughout the rest of their lives," per a news release.

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  18. Pickens Rotary donates AEDs to 4 groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Easley Progress

    ... have a 17-year history working for the YMCA in some capacity," said Pickens Rotary president Ryan Smith. "Our Pickens County association had been around for 55 years before we had to use CPR or an AED on anybody - and that happened about two years ...

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  19. Southern Wesleyan breaks ground on special needs housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    Officials from Southern Wesleyan University, the Special Needs Boards of Pickens and Anderson counties, and the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs broke ground Monday on the first phase of a new housing community designed for individuals with special needs and disabilities. The housing community is part of the Jericho Project, which Southern Wesleyan said aims to create a living and learning environment that will "prepare its special needs and disabilities residents to live more independent lives, and provide to the involved students a life learning experience to guide them throughout the rest of their lives," per a news release.

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  20. Smith to address church seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Union Daily Times

    Photo courtesy of Wyatt's Chapel Baptist Church Steph Smith, Trauma Survivor Services Specialist for Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County and founder of Voices For All, will be a featured speaker at the March 18 seminar on substance abuse and mental health hosted by Wyatt's Chapel Baptist Church. Wyatt's Chapel plans to conduct a seminar on substance abuse and mental health.

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