Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:54:38 EST 1800 CMT hosting event for juniors, seniors http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513922/CMT-hosting-event-for-juniors-seniors PENDLETON — In 2013 Nikki Giba was one of 30 seniors who graduated from Cherokee High School in Cherokee, Ala., population 1,031. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:05:51 EST Legislature ratifies Amendment legalizing raffles http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152247873/Legislature-ratifies-Amendment-legalizing-raffles COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Legislature ratified a constitutional amendment March 5 to allow nonprofit organizations to conduct raffles in South Carolina. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:35:52 EST Pickens YMCA launches annual fundraising effort http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152391658/Pickens-YMCA-launches-annual-fundraising-effort PICKENS COUNTY — Community programs have always been a staple of the YMCA, and 2015 is proving no different as the Pickens County YMCA is launching its annual fundraising campaign — this year with a $100,000 goal. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:00:51 EST Martin optimistic as CDV bill moves forward http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152136842/Martin-optimistic-as-CDV-bill-moves-forward PICKENS COUNTY — South Carolina has been among the nation's worst when it comes to criminal domestic violence and the death rate associated with it, but Sen. Larry Martin's bill to make a change in that statistic has cleared its... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:55:52 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152518730/Church-News Revivals/Other Events Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:35:52 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152518229/Out--About March 28 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:25:52 EST We will win the war against meth http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion/151802348/We-will-win-the-war-against-meth South Carolina's law enforcement community is among the most talented and committed in the entire country. That's why it's not surprising that our state continues to make progress in the battle against methamphetamine (meth)... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:35:51 EST Southern Stories Event is April 3 at Tri-County Tech http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513472/Southern-Stories-Event-is-April-3-at-Tri-County-Tech PENDLETON — Nationally known storyteller Tim Lowry will headline an upcoming Southern Stories event set for April 3 at Tri-County Technical College. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:51 EST WorkLink to file petition with governor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513200/WorkLink-to-file-petition-with-governor CLEMSON — The WorkLink Workforce Investment Board and the chief elected officials of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties are in the process of completing a petition to be re-designated as a workforce development area under the provision of the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:45:51 EST Buck stops here: replacing Jackson on the $20 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/152519060/Buck-stops-here:-replacing-Jackson-on-the-$20 Andrew Jackson, the seventh U.S. President, is known and honored for his military prowess and for founding what would become the Democratic party. His face appears on one of the most commonly used forms of U.S. currency: the $20 bill. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:40:52 EST Genetics can’t lie, no matter the protesting http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/152519224/Genetics-cant-lie-no-matter-the-protesting Sometimes I find it funny how genetics has played out in my sons even if they desperately don't want to be like me. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:35:51 EST SCRLA honors Applebee’s manager http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152391485/SCRLA-honors-Applebees-manager EASLEY — Applebee's General Manager Stephen Rickard has been named restaurant manager of the Year by the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:30:51 EST Neglect charges filed http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152568641/Neglect-charges-filed PICKENS — A husband and wife were arrested on multiple neglect charges after Department of Social Services workers discovered two young children and a bed-ridden adult living in “inhumane conditions” while under the couple's... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:25:51 EST CU-ICAR seeks international, innovative vehicles for auto festival http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152008108/CU-ICAR-seeks-international-innovative-vehicles-for-auto-festival GREENVILLE — Millennium Boulevard will become Millennium Drive this March when the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) hosts its second annual international car cruise and festival. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:40:51 EST Delk called ‘incompetent’ in email http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152522055/Delk-called-incompetent-in-email PICKENS COUNTY — Emails provided to The Pickens Sentinel show that one Pickens County Council member called former county administrator Matthew Delk “incompetent” and said he would not attend a planned county retreat with a county... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:15:53 EST School board prayer policy dead after 3-3 vote http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152526511/School-board-prayer-policy-dead-after-3-3-vote PICKENS — A prayer policy being considered by Pickens County school trustees is officially off the table, following a split vote Monday night. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:53 EST Music and more scheduled for downtown Pickens http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152306212/Music-and-more-scheduled-for-downtown-Pickens PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens Revitalization Association has announced the schedule for attractions at the Amphitheater in Historic Pickens for 2015 with a sampling for just about anyone in Pickens County where entertainment is... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:15:51 EST Painters work lauded http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152309994/Painters-work-lauded EASLEY — Easley Mayor Larry Bagwell recognized the importance of student run and operated businesses by declaring March 11 “Student Painter Day.” Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:00:52 EST Main Street’s challenge http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152181835/Main-Streets-challenge EASLEY — The City of Easley has announced the 2015 Main Street Challenge, a new program full of incentives for the development of its downtown area. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:55:52 EST Carry an umbrella http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152306175/Carry-an-umbrella PICKENS COUNTY — The first day of Spring might not be until March 20, but after a winter of snowfall and ice storms, the warmer weather flowing throughout the Upstate recently is a welcome sign of the season to come. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:50:52 EST