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Some longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year

Some longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal this time of year

COLUMBIA — Some longleaf pine trees are already beginning to shed their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal response to dro...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

CLEMSON — A dangerously prolific invasive ant species, which first surfaced in the United States almost 15 years ago, has been spreading through...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


SLWS: Homerun or foul?

SLWS: Homerun or foul?

PICKENS COUNTY — The loss of the Big league World Series could potentially have serious impacts to Upstate South Carolina as a major source of t...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Tri-County hosting state candidates Sept. 28

PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College will hold a bipartisan forum Sept. 28 for students and the community to meet candidates running for Sta...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Pickens County students will be connected

Pickens County students will be connected

EASLEY — Gettys Middle School was the site for a School District of Pickens County announcement of a major technology coup that will enable stud...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters

Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Woodmont edges Wren, 33-27
Woodmont edges Wren, 33-27

Woodmont edges Wren, 33-27

PIEDMONT — After another disappointing loss at home, the Wren Hurricanes (1-3) just can’t seem to catch a break this season.The ‘Can...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Seneca squeaks by Easley Green Wave

Seneca squeaks by Easley Green Wave

SENECA — The Seneca Bobcats (2-3) had struggled as of late and the Easley Green Wave (2-3) had been the victim of lost leads but Seneca came awa...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Daniel Lions hit brick wall versus Westside

Daniel Lions hit brick wall versus Westside

CENTRAL — Ranked No. 2 in the AAAAA rankings in South Carolina, the Westside Rams (5-0) lived up to their billing as they traveled to Central to...

September 21st, 2016 |  


State deer antler records up substantially this year

State deer antler records up substantially this year

COLUMBIA — The most recent round of white-tailed deer antler measuring conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources revealed 217 new re...

September 19th, 2016 |  


South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

PENDLETON – More extensive genetic testing has concluded that a hive of suspected Africanized bees were predominately the less volatile European...

September 17th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Clemson scientists helping U.S. National Whitewater Center manage water resources

Clemson scientists helping U.S. National Whitewater Center manage water resources

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an on-site visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewat...

September 20th, 2016 |  


South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

PENDLETON – More extensive genetic testing has concluded that a hive of suspected Africanized bees were predominately the less volatile European...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Class pays it forward

Class pays it forward

LIBERTY — When Jean O’Toole’s theater honors class at Liberty High School heard about the devastating flooding throughout Louisiana,...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Clemson to honor alumnus

Clemson to honor alumnus

CLEMSON — By all accounts, James Patrick White brought joy into any room he entered — whether that room was in his childhood home in Hight...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Jewell, Izard to wed

Jewell, Izard to wed

EASLEY — Dr. and Mrs. Russell P. Jewell of Easley announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Mackenzie Jewell of Easley, to Casey Richard I...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Southern corn rust found in South Carolina

Southern corn rust found in South Carolina

BLACKVILLE — Southern corn rust has been found in South Carolina and growers are advised to spray fungicides to protect yields.David Gunter, a C...

August 31st, 2016 |  


OPINION


Saitta fixes district issues

I’ve served on the school board 16 years (four terms). Board members usually fall into two broad categories: those who follow the district admin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


More housing needed

There were 12 candidates in the three county council races in June. On the issues, we were all about the same touting the need for a new/bigger/renova...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Larger causes: God, family and country

Larger causes: God, family and country

“Never forget!” Those of us who lived it will never forget! But, it’s just another Zinnian history lesson to the next generation, to...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Freedom of the press under fire with reporter’s charge

The North Dakota Access Pipeline has become a source of major contention in the United States. Its construction (or perhaps more accurately, the prote...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Dear Diary, Camp iRock rocked

Dear Diary, Camp iRock rocked

When The Pickens Sentinel offered me a monthly column, I wasn’t sure if people would actually read it. When someone I hardly know came up to me ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


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