Photos by Lonnie AdamsonAndrea Scrivner and Malibu, the miniature rescue horse walked with Warehouse Church in Saturday’s Easley Christmas Parade. “He’s been called a girl all day,” Scrivner said of Malibu. “He’s a boy. I guess it’s the shoes. He was skin and bones when we got him several months ago, but he is eating well now.” The Pickens parade is tonight at 7 p.m. The Norris Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday and Dacusville Parade is Saturday at 2 p.m. The Liberty Parade is Sunday at 3 p.m. Julie Capaldi, president of the United Way of Pickens County, served as Grand Marshall in Saturday’s Easley Christmas Parade along with the “Marshallettes.” Capaldi has led the United Way for 20 years this year.
Aiyana Morris, a third-grader at Pickens Elementary School, received a special package in the mail Dec. 6: an envelope addressed to her from Duck Commander Co. containing a signed photograph. After dressing up as characters from the hit reality television show “Duck Dynasty” during Red Ribbon Week this year, students at Pickens Elementary began writing letters to the cast and family at Duck Commander Company in West Monroe, La. Teachers used this as an opportunity to teach friendl...
EASLEY — SC Works WorkLink will hold its monthly Employer Hiring Event on Friday.The event will be held at the Tri-County Technical College, Easley Campus, 1774 Powdersville Road, Easley, from 9 a.m. – noon.Employers will be on hand to screen applications and resumés, as well as talk with and interview job seekers for open positions they are trying to fill. The confirmed employers that will be in attendance include: Fluor Daniel, Human Technologies, J. D...
Through Dec. 12• The Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library is open until midnight. Library staff will be brewing coffee and the Friends of the Central-Clemson Library will provide snacks for those studying for finals. Students are welcome to bring munchies from home as well. Students will need to sign in and show a valid college ID to enter. Call the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library at 639-2711 for more information....
Dec. 129 a.m.: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 310 Church St. in Central, holds a prayer breakfast at Dyar’s Restaurant in Pendleton.Dec. 136 p.m.-8 p.m.: A 12 Joys of Christmas silent auction is held at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 516 Piedmont Road in Easley, to benefit Girl Scout Troop 2957. Call Janet Anderson-Krinke at 864-423-6256 for more information or to ...
EASLEY — Piggy banks designed by local artists can be found in various restaurants and shops in Easley and Pickens as part of the Easley Junior Women’s Club fundraiser for the arts called Project Piggy Bank.All money collected in the piggy banks will be used to provide scholarships for youth to attend summer art camps and classes at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History.After the collection period, which ends Jan. 8, the more than 30 “divine swin...
Writing Out CancerCancer survivors are invited to attend this journaling class, which takes place Tuesdays, Dec. 10 and 17, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes meet at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-2862.Know Your Numbers: Understanding CholesterolIncrease your knowledge of cholesterol and the latest recommendations on Friday, December 6, at 12:30 p.m., or December 13, at 8:30 a.m. or 9:30 a.m....
(BPT) - The holiday season is a time when people are looking to give back. Sometimes this giving back encompasses spending time with others in the community, and other times it is showing support for programs that give back across the world.Families can get involved in giving back this holiday season in many ways, involving all members - from your newborn to great grandma. Here’s how:
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