Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:26:49 EST 1800 Legacy of Helen’s Hugs bonds youth, horses http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150231137/Legacy-of-Helens-Hugs-bonds-youth-horses PICKENS COUNTY — The annual Goldstein Golf Tournament golf was held Oct. 17 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson to raise funds for the local charity Helen's Hugs. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:12:03 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST Pickens Christmas parade set for Dec. 12 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150229762/Pickens-Christmas-parade-set-for-Dec.-12 PICKENS — The City of Pickens Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 with the theme of The Doodle Express, playing off the popular The Polar Express. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:03 EST Kudzu — the vine that ate the South http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/150228044/Kudzu--the-vine-that-ate-the-South In 1876, at the U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a pretty, leafy vine that had originated in Japan and parts of China was introduced to Americans for the first time. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:03 EST Local artist living the dream http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150231310/Local-artist-living-the-dream EASLEY — Artist Gregbo Watson landed the job of a lifetime when he was contracted by Marvel Comics to pen the Upper Deck trading cards featuring characters from Marvel's film “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:23:03 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150228526/ Chelsia Sumrell was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for Easley High School during a halftime presentation at Friday's game against Woodmont. Sumrell, a senior, was chosen as Homecoming Queen following a vote by the senior class. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:12:04 EST Johnson’s Sprint Cup championship defense ends at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150227699/Johnsons-Sprint-Cup-championship-defense-ends-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Jimmie Johnson stood on pit road at Talladega Superspeedway late Sunday afternoon and “vividly remembered” missing a meal. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:53:01 EST Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150227773/Keselowski-keeps-Sprint-Cup-title-hopes-alive-with-dramatic-win-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday's GEICO 500. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:40:08 EST Military News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150223696/Military-News U.S. Air Force Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:36:04 EST McGee Heating and Air Inc. holds ribbon cutting http://pickenssentinel.com/news/community_news-news/150184142/McGee-Heating-and-Air-Inc.-holds-ribbon-cutting McGee Heating and Air Inc. employees, along with members of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 15. Pictured from left to right are Jeff Kittle, Cindy Hopkins, Robert Kesler,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:46:06 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229586/Sports-Announcements Run2Fall is Oct. 25CENTRAL – Runners will converge on Southern Wesleyan University's Central campus and lace up their shoes for the third annual “Run 2 Fall” on Oct. 25. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:26:02 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229980/Church-News Oct. 25 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:24:02 EST Feed summer hummingbirds for entertainment, beauty http://pickenssentinel.com/news/lifestyle/50008517/Feed-summer-hummingbirds-for-entertainment-beauty Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:15:04 EST Early-season migratory bird seasons approved by Natural Resources Board http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50143256/Early-season-migratory-bird-seasons-approved-by-Natural-Resources-Board The S.C. Natural Resources Board recently approved migratory bird hunting seasons for mourning doves, marsh hens (rails), woodcock, snipe, moorhens, purple gallinules, and early seasons during September for teal and Canada geese. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:57:04 EST Patriots rally but fall short against Pendleton, 17-14 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151638/Patriots-rally-but-fall-short-against-Pendleton-17-14 POWDERSVILLE — A slow start and failing to score until the fourth quarter led to the Powdersville High School Patriots downfall against the Pendleton Bulldogs last Friday with a final score of 17-14. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:11:05 EST It’s October — break out your ribbons, your magic books, … http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/150152166/Its-October--break-out-your-ribbons-your-magic-books Football players have donned pink socks, referees are signaling penalties with pick whistles, pink ribbons are wrapped around wrists and attached to lapels because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:40:05 EST Inaugural County Agent Hall of Fame marks centennial of Extension Service http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50810631/Inaugural-County-Agent-Hall-of-Fame-marks-centennial-of-Extension-Service CLEMSON — Marking a century of service to South Carolinians, eight individuals entered the inaugural Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at ceremonies at Clemson University in September. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:38:01 EST Undergraduate research kicks off a new year of discovery http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150071905/Undergraduate-research-kicks-off-a-new-year-of-discovery CLEMSON — Clemson University students have published a new issue of Decipher magazine to highlight research performed by students in the Creative Inquiry program. Each year, Creative Inquiry engages more that 3,500 undergraduate students in... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:13:02 EST Dabo’s All In Team Foundation awards $50K to Clemson breast cancer research http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150071624/Dabos-All-In-Team-Foundation-awards-$50K-to-Clemson-breast-cancer-research CLEMSON — Dabo's All In Team Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to breast cancer research taking place at the Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (IBIOE). Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:06:02 EST Clemson students partner with WYFF News 4 for November election coverage http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150020048/Clemson-students-partner-with-WYFF-News-4-for-November-election-coverage CLEMSON — Clemson University communication studies students and WYFF News 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina's largest media market, are joining forces this semester to monitor social media conversations throughout the... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:08:01 EST