New keeper of the (blue) flame

New keeper of the (blue) flame

PICKENS — Corey Willimon has been named the new principal for Pickens High School effective June 1.Willimon will be replacing Marion Lawson as t...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Kelly feted by Chastain for award

Kelly feted by Chastain for award

Tina Kelly, school counselor at Chastain Road Elementary, received the surprise of a lifetime at the 52nd annual South Carolina Counselors Association...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Engineered for reading at West Pelzer

Engineered for reading at West Pelzer

Matthew Broderick, a civil engineer and project manager at Hulsey McCormick & Wallace in Powdersville, read to students at West Pelzer Elementary ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Author stops by West Pelzer Elementary

Author stops by West Pelzer Elementary

Author JE Thompson spoke with third-graders and fifth-graders at West Pelzer Elementary about how an author comes up with ideas and enjoyed learning m...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Daniel High School Honor Roll

CENTRAL — Daniel High School recently announced its Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2015-16 school year:All A’sFreshmen: Rayyan S...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Daniel students attend leadership meeting

Daniel students attend leadership meeting

Daniel High School students Takiya Peppers, William Bradley, and Essence Hamilton were selected from the Educational Talent Search Program at Tri-Coun...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Newspaper coloring contest pays off for Newberry girl

Newspaper coloring contest pays off for Newberry girl

EASLEY — To the victor go the spoils! Emily Hawkins of Newberry defeated 11 other first, second and third place winners to claim a brand-spankin...

May 5th, 2016 |  


SDPC’s Roach taking top spot in Union County

SDPC’s Roach taking top spot in Union County

PICKENS COUNTY — Dr. Bill Roach, assistant superintendent of the School District of Pickens County, has been named the District Superintendent o...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Merck talks SDPC

Merck talks SDPC

PICKENS COUNTY — Pickens County School Superintendent Dr. Danny Merck, the featured speaker April 22 for the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce ...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Clemson awards degrees to fall semester 2015 graduates

CLEMSON — Local students received degrees at Clemson University’s December 17, 2015, graduation ceremony.Bachelor of Arts DegreesCentral: ...

April 26th, 2016 |