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Patricia M. Edwards - Group Publisher/Regional Editor

About Patricia M. Edwards:

Patricia M. Edwards is the Publisher of The Newberry Observer, Group Publisher for The Union Times, The Easley Progress, and The Pickens Sentinel, and Regional Editor for all four publications. A native of Greenwood, she is a graduate of Lander College and has worked at newspapers in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina in a variety of editorial and management positions. She can be reached at 803-276-0625, ext. 1863, at 803-768-3117 (direct) or by email at pedwards@civitasmedia.com.

Christine Wyatt - General Manager/Advertising Director

About Christine Wyatt:

Christine Wyatt is the general manager and advertising director for The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post. After relocating with her family to the Pickens County area in 2009 from the coast of North Carolina, Christine began working as a sales representative for The Pickens Sentinel, The Powdersville Post and The Easley Progress. Christine is a true believer in making The Pickens Sentinel, The Powdersville Post and The Easley Progress "Your Local Hometown Newspaper" while stressing the importance of A-1 customer service for advertisers and customers. Contact Christine for any of your advertising needs at 864-855-0355, extension 1712, at 864-973-6295 (direct) or email her at cwyatt@civitasmedia.com.

Brittany Wyatt - Advertising Sales Representative

About Brittany Wyatt:

Brittany Wyatt is an Advertising Sales Representative for The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post. She moved to Easley seven years ago from Elizabeth City, N.C., with her family. She graduated from Easley High School in 2011 and graduated from Tri-County Technical College in 2013 with an Associates in Applied Science. She is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and was awarded the Leadership Purple Heart in ROTC. She can be reached at 864-855-0355, extension 1716, or by email at bwyatt@civitasmedia.com

Nikolas Chapman - Advertising Sales Representative

About Nikolas Chapman:

Nik Chapman is an Advertising Sales Representative for The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post. He has an associate’s degree in Media Technology & Arts from Tri-County Technical College. He can be reached at 864-855-0355, extension 1714 or by email at nchapman@civitasmedia.com

Rhonda Youngblood - Customer Service Representative

About Rhonda Youngblood:

Rhonda Youngblood is the customer service representative for The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post. She can be of assistance with legal advertising, classified advertising, weddings and engagements, charges for funeral notices, display advertising and circulation needs as well as directing you to the appropriate staff member for any other concerns. She can be reached at 864-855-0355 or by email at ryoungblood@civitasmedia.com.

David Moody - Staff Writer

About David Moody:

David Moody, a native of Anderson, is a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor of arts degree in English. A twice published novelist, David is also a professional copywriter with experience in media advertising. A father of two boys, he enjoys spending his time with family and friends. He can be reached at 864-855-0355, extension 1713, at 864-973-6296 (direct), on his cell phone at 980-241-2282 or by email at dmoody@civitasmedia.com

Kasie Strickland - Staff Writer

About Kasie Strickland:

Kasie Strickland is a staff writer for The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and the Powdersville Post. She can be reached at 864-855-0355, extension 1715, at 864-973-6298 (direct) or by email at kstrickland@civitasmedia.com.

Leesa Chavis - Regional Circulation Manager

About Leesa Chavis:

Leesa Chavis is the Regional Circulation Director for four Civitas Media publications in South Carolina: The Newberry Observer in Newberry, The Union Times in Union and The Pickens Sentinel and The Easley Progress. Leesa handles the circulation for all four publications. She can be reached at 803-276-0625, extension 1864, at 803-768-3118 (direct) or by email at lchavis@civitasmedia.com.