Pickens Garden Club Celebrates 87 Years PICKENS — Pickens ladies, celebrating 87 years of the Pickens Garden Club, met April 2 to don hats and gloves and dine in the afternoon of the patio of the Hagood-Mauldin Home in downtown.
Approximately 50 women from the current garden club roster were in attendance reminiscing about the days since 1926 when eight ladies gathered under the bell tower at Pickens High School to form the group.
Those eight ladies attending were born in the l...
Lonnie Adamson General Manager/EditorThe Pickens Sentinel
Additional SRO funding up in the air PICKENS COUNTY—A proposal to add 16 new school resource officers (SROs) to elementary schools in Pickens County has not—as of yet—taken shape in the annual School District of Pickens County budget.
The school board has hosted a couple of workshops on the topic, but district officials say an extra 700,000 in funds may not be there.
“At this time, we do not have them in our budget for next year,” Pickens County Superintendent Kelly Pew said...
Fellowship of the called March 22-23 Southern Wesleyan University in Central offered Fellowship of the Called (FOTC), a two-day event focusing on young men and women exploring the call to ministry.
The event brought together middle school and high school students from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and as far away as Ohio. FOTC was led and organized by the Religion Division, including the help of SWU students, pastors and youth pastors.
Students and fac...
Lady Green Wave finish second in division Easley — The Easley High School varsity softball team lost to Laurens 12-4 in the championship game of the Silver Division during the Aiken Triple Crown Fastpitch Tournament Saturday.
The Lady Green Wave lost to eighth-ranked Wando 3-0 in the tournament opener Friday and then fell to North Augusta 6-4 Saturday morning. Easley rebounded with a 17-5 victory over Brookland-Cayce to finish in third place in its bracket.
Easley rallied to defe...
Robert Bradley Special CorrespondentThe Pickens Sentinel