Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:26:21 EST 1800 Collins goes live on FB http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152012853/Collins-goes-live-on-FB PICKENS COUNTY — In an effort to streamline communication between government officials and local constituents, Rep. Neal Collins has taken to social media in what he refers to as “live townhalls.” Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:20:51 EST Another tragic display of SC’s domestic violence problem http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/152119922/Another-tragic-display-of-SCs-domestic-violence-problem On February 5, around 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina received a text message warning “SHOTS FIRED” — two words that would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 21:45:53 EST Six-week art classes begin March 5 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152008166/Six-week-art-classes-begin-March-5 Six-week art classes begin March 5 Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:20:51 EST Watercolor workshop planned for March 14 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151928496/Watercolor-workshop-planned-for-March-14 PICKENS – Dale Cochran will present his “Exploring Watercolor – The Next Step” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14 in the Liz Smith-Cox Educational Studio at the Pickens County Museum of Art & History. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:30:54 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/152131759/ I read David Moody's column in The Easley Progress entitled “Technology in the Classroom SDPC Facing Public Pressure To Not Raise Taxes.” He wrote people like me, “oppose any tax hike, no matter the size, to support updated... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:30:52 EST Deputy fired over Taser use http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152136350/Deputy-fired-over-Taser-use PICKENS COUNTY – The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has taken possession of all documents related to a Taser incident that resulted in the firing last week of a Pickens County deputy after an internal investigation revealed the deputy... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:10:53 EST Pickens County Farm Bureau receives Women’s Award http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929325/Pickens-County-Farm-Bureau-receives-Womens-Award Sharon King, left, chair of the Pickens County Farm Bureau Women's Committee, received a special achievement award on behalf of Pickens County from SCFB State Women's Leadership Committee Chair Frances Price during the organization's... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:50:51 EST Woman charged with cruelty to a child http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/152177018/Woman-charged-with-cruelty-to-a-child PICKENS COUNTY – The Pickens County Sheriff's Office charged Anita Ann McNeely with one count of cruelty to a child following an investigation into a domestic disturbance reported to the Sheriff's Office on Feb. 23. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:35:52 EST SDPC to make up missed days http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152053531/SDPC-to-make-up-missed-days PICKENS COUNTY — The 2014/2015 school year began with three snow make-up days built into the district's calender, but with harsh winter weather and icy roads having plagued the county recently, those buffer days have already been... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:10:51 EST FOIA requests made in light of Delk resignation http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152138608/FOIA-requests-made-in-light-of-Delk-resignation PICKENS COUNTY — The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel have submitted Freedom of Information Act requests to Pickens County requesting materials concerning the resignation of Matthew Delk, former Pickens County administrator. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:15:52 EST SCPA: Pickens County Council vote was illegal http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152138695/SCPA:-Pickens-County-Council-vote-was-illegal PICKENS COUNTY — According to the S.C. Press Association and its legal counsel, Pickens County Council violated state law in a vote taken during a scheduled meeting in January, which would in turn invalidate the unanimous vote cast on the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:10:52 EST President for a day: The bizarre story of David Atchison http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/152132648/President-for-a-day:-The-bizarre-story-of-David-Atchison Today we know Inauguration Day as Jan. 20, but it didn't used to be. In fact, up until 1933, United States presidents were sworn into office on March 4 — the date the Constitution was declared into effect by the 1st U.S. Congress in 1789. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:50:52 EST You are beautiful http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151884096/You-are-beautiful LIBERTY — Childhood bullying is a reality that many youth have to deal with in their day-to-day life. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:00:51 EST Pickens deputy fired for inappropriate use of a Taser http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152099079/Pickens-deputy-fired-for-inappropriate-use-of-a-Taser PICKENS COUNTY – A deputy with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office has been fired after an internal investigation determined his use of a Taser on a man in a wheelchair was inappropriate. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:10:54 EST No, I don’t pair my socks http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/152008255/No-I-dont-pair-my-socks When you work throughout the week, as most people do, the weekend is supposed to be your time off. Two glorious days in which to sleep in, immerse yourself in a Netflix binge of your favorite television show and wear yoga pants with no actual... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:20:53 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152006993/Out--About Feb. 26 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:25:52 EST Reed gets first XFINITY win at Daytona http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007888/Reed-gets-first-XFINITY-win-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a spectacular last-lap move to the inside, not to mention a timely shove from Roush Fenway Raceway teammate Chris Buescher, Ryan Reed stormed to his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in Saturday's Alert Today... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:50:52 EST Reunion seeks families, groups http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151634644/Reunion-seeks-families-groups CENTRAL – The public is invited to the Reunion of Upcountry Families March 12-14. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:35:51 EST USC to use fact-gathering mouthguards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152006339/USC-to-use-fact-gathering-mouthguards COLUMBIA – i1 Biometrics has signed an agreement with the University of South Carolina where members of the USC football team will wear the Vector MouthGuard this spring as the instrument of telemetry to measure the brain's linear and... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:25:51 EST Tri-County hosting College Goal SC on Saturday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152006242/Tri-County-hosting-College-Goal-SC-on-Saturday PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College is hosting College Goal SC on Feb. 28 to help students and their families fill out and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:20:52 EST