Pickens County Newswire (Page 8)

Pickens County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pickens County, SC. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,101 in Pickens County, SC

  1. Kudos to PalmettoPride for Liberty helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Easley Progress

    I've recently had the privilege of working on an amazing recycling project in Liberty SC. An old school site has been transformed into a multi-function center for the people of Pickens County.

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  2. NC House speaker says gay marriage override vote may waitRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOS

    ... is iffier because 10 members were absent last week when the chamber gave the bill final legislative approval. PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. -- Through its Summer Food Service Program, the School District of Pickens County will once again offer free, healthy ...

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  3. Howarda s Rock accused vandala s trial set to begin July 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Micah Rogers, accused of vandalizing Howard's Rock in June 2013, is scheduled to go on trial July 20 in Pickens County. CLEMSON – More than two years after being accused of vandalizing Howard's Rock, Micah Rogers will have his day in court.

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  4. NC appeals court sides with veteran teachers in tenure fightRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOS

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled that lawmakers violated the Constitution in passing a law that would take away job protections for veteran teachers. However, in an opinion Tuesday, the appeals court also said newer teachers couldn't challenge part of the 2013 law preventing them from earning protected status in the future.

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  5. Audit: Manager at NC mental health agency took kickbacksRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOS

    A state audit says a high-ranking manager at a regional mental health agency in eastern North Carolina took nearly $550,000 in illegal kickbacks and racked up nearly $120,000 in questionable credit card spending, including using taxpayer money for repairs to his personal fishing boat. State Auditor Beth Wood issued the findings Tuesday following her office's lengthy investigation of Eastpointe Human Services, a government-funded managed care organization serving a dozen counties.

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  6. 2 hurt in crash of small plane in Siler CityRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOS

    Two people have been hurt after a small plane crashed while trying to land at the Siler City Municipal Airport in Chatham County. Airport Manager Karen McCraw said the plane came down in some woods near the runway around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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  7. Yadkin County challenging hospital closureRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | WLOS

    ... But HMC/CAH holds the licenses to operate the hospital. It has 20 inpatient beds and employs 150 workers. PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. -- Through its Summer Food Service Program, the School District of Pickens County will once again offer free, healthy ...

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  8. Senator Lindsey Graham becomes 9th Republican to enter the 2016 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    After months of speculation, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham officially announced his candidacy for President of the United States. On Monday, he returned to his boyhood hometown in Pickens County to make the announcement.

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  9. Even South Carolina Pubs Are Not Taking Sen. Graham's Presidential Run SeriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... the news just about as boring and low-key as possible. Nothing to see here, readers! 6. Graham hails from Pickens County. So let's see what those papers have to say about his presidential run, shall we? Please note : The Courier runs with a teen who ...

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  10. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Times Herald

    ... a quick wit, pragmatism and ferocious debating skills. On Monday, he returns to his boyhood hometown in Pickens County to announce his most ambitious campaign to date - for the Republican presidential nomination. His perfect record at the ballot box ...

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  11. Sacrifices rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Easley Progress

    ... marking the memory of the sacrifices of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the service of the country. Pickens County businesses and individuals alike displayed their appreciation for the service men and women who lost their lives doing their ...

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  12. Proposed budget addresses many areas of concernRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    In the coming weeks leading up to July 1, the Pickens County School Board will be discussing the FY 2015-16 operating budget. If history is a good predictor then we are sure to see this debate turn toward the discussion of whether or not to raise taxes.

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  13. Republican Sen Lindsey Graham set to announce presidential campaign on June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... one percent support. Graham plans to hold an event announcing his candidacy in his hometown of Central in Pickens County, South Carolina. Graham told CBS This Morning, "I will make an announcement on June 1st, and I will tell you what I'm going to ...

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  14. Students, staff help Pickens County Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    The students and staff at Liberty Middle School and Pickens Middle School recently held a competition to raise money and supplies for the Pickens County Humane Society. The winner of the competition was announced between the girls and boys basketball games at Liberty Middle.

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  15. McKissick students learn how to swim, thanks to the YRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    The Pickens County YMCA recently provided 10 weeks of swimming lessons to all second grade students at McKissick Elementary School in an effort to teach them safety and rescue skills that will last a lifetime. The Pickens County YMCA recently provided 10 weeks of swimming lessons to all second grade students at McKissick Elementary School in an effort to teach them safety and rescue skills that will last a lifetime.

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  16. County to cut Easley fire tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... from outside departments," said Womack. "We'll no longer be their first responders. "I have no idea why they (Pickens County) would want to strike out on their own," said Womack. "But I hope this is something that can be resolved. Maintaining ...

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  17. Spearman tours SDPCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    Molly Spearman, Superintendent of Education for South Carolina, toured some Pickens County schools during a visit to the area May 12. Here Spearman is discussing art in history with Social Studies teacher Tracee Simpson of Gettys Middle School in Easley. Molly Spearman, Superintendent of Education for South Carolina, toured some Pickens County schools during a visit to the area May 12. Here Spearman is discussing art in history with Social Studies teacher Tracee Simpson of Gettys Middle School in Easley.

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  18. TransAmerican Crosswalk 2014 walker reaches destination in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    ... commitment to values. SANTA MONICA, Calif. - In July 2014 Pastor "Chick" McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier. On April 29, ...

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  19. No tax hike for SDPCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Pickens Sentinel

    The School District of Pickens County held its first reading of the 2015-2016 general fund budget May 11 and with the initial offering no tax increase is part of the package presented. While there is no tax increase included in the budget proposal, which still must pass two more public readings before adoption, there are some measures SDPC will undertake to meet some pressing demands where faculty, staff and classroom student-teacher ratios are concerned.

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  20. DHS sophomore killed in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Easley Progress

    ... the life of a Daniel High School sophomore honor student and landed his sister in the hospital. According to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley, the accident occurred around 3:20 p.m. when 16-year-old Matthew Christopher Robinson was driving just ...

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