Board votes in favor of non-sectarian prayer PICKENS COUNTY—Prayer will continue at Pickens County School Board meetings, but not as many local residents had hoped.
The board voted in favor of the first reading of a motion to establish a non-sectarian invocation at the beginning of monthly meetings. Those meetings had previously been opened with a student-led prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
The motion was approved 3-2 with one (Jimmy Gillespie) abstaining. Jim Shelton ...
Easley man dies in head on collision EASLEY—An 89-year old Easley man is dead after crashing his 2009 Toyota on Popefield road on Saturday afternoon.
Samuel Ralph Scott of 208 High Ridge Ct., Easley, was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital shortly after 1:40 p.m. on Saturday as a result of a head-on collision.
Scott later passed away from injuries suffered in the crash, according to Pickens County Deputy Coroner Gary Duncan.
Thirty-six year old Tron McCoy, who was ...
South Carolina GOP Chairman: “There’s no time to be demoralized.” PICKENS COUNTY—South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Chad Connelly told a group of Pickens County Republicans that now is not the time to look back.
Connelly aimed to rally Pickens County GOP members at a recent meeting last week, saying an effort to turn things around would require aggression.
“We can’t afford to look at the past. We have to move forward,” Connelly said. “We need all hands on deck. We’ve got the majority in the house,...
Fire destroys Easley home Easley firefighters work to put out a blaze that damaged most of a home on Robert P. Jeanes Road in Easley Monday afternoon. Easely Fire Chief Butch Womack said the house was a “total loss.” The house is occupied by one person, but the resident was not at home at the time of the fire. There were no injuries reported.