Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:49:03 EST 1800 Streets closing for Founders Day Music Festival http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50596661/Streets-closing-for-Founders-Day-Music-Festival PICKENS — West Main Street in Pickens from North Ann Street to Catherine Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to midnight Saturday for the third annual Founders Day Music Festival. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:00:02 EST One dead, one in jail after overnight stabbing http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50600866/One-dead-one-in-jail-after-overnight-stabbing CLEMSON – An 18-year-old man from Clemson has been charged with murder in connection with an overnight stabbing death at Goldenwoods Apartments. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:57:09 EST Mother, son have been missing since Aug. 18 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50600781/Mother-son-have-been-missing-since-Aug.-18 EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:21:04 EST Anderson church joins Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50476525/Anderson-church-joins-Upstate-Heritage-Quilt-Trail ANDERSON — The Road to Jericho quilt block is designed from a quilt made from fabrics collected over several decades by Clara Webb Lindsay, in 1995. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:11:05 EST Warriors volleyball hosts summer camp http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50234142/Warriors-volleyball-hosts-summer-camp High school students take to the courts to work on passing, setting, serving and other volleyball techniques. More than 60 middle school and high school students learned volleyball fundamentals from members of the Warriors volleyball team during the... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:27:08 EST What’s in a name? Depends on who you ask http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50563147/Whats-in-a-name-Depends-on-who-you-ask Native Americans are a proud people with a vibrant culture, rich history, and a past that is a colorful tapestry of triumph, tragedy, and ultimately survival. Natives may refer to themselves and each other by many different names, tribes, and titles,... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:10:05 EST Now THAT’S an Ice Bucket Challenge! http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50437243/Now-THATS-an-Ice-Bucket-Challenge Members of Southern Wesleyan University admissions staff grimace as they are drenched by more than a hundred gallons of ice water, part of the Ice Bucket Challenge. When the department was challenged, they took things up a notch with a little help... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:57:04 EST Car donation benefits SWU Call Me MISTER program http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50233541/Car-donation-benefits-SWU-Call-Me-MISTER-program CENTRAL – Car trouble for some is a minor setback, especially in a society where most families have access to two or more cars. For others lacking reliable transportation, car trouble can be a major disruption. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:36:06 EST SWU alumni ordained by Wesleyan Church http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50233447/SWU-alumni-ordained-by-Wesleyan-Church CENTRAL – Three Southern Wesleyan University alumni were ordained into the ministry by The Wesleyan Church. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:10:01 EST Clemson Extension offering course for livestock, horse producers http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50510197/Clemson-Extension-offering-course-for-livestock-horse-producers CLEMSON — If you've ever had a notion to sell the kids — or lambs, calves, colts or fillies — Clemson University has a workshop to help you learn the commercial side of animal husbandry. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:09:04 EST Upstate Alliance marketing strategy a win-win for area http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50510058/Upstate-Alliance-marketing-strategy-a-win-win-for-area PICKENS COUNTY – Marketing the Upstate as one region with 1.4 million people rather than as its separate entities creates a win-win situation for the area, the president and CEO of Upstate SC Alliance told the Manufacturers Caring for Pickens... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:02:02 EST SWU pilots student run coffeehouse, golf facility http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50090415/SWU-pilots-student-run-coffeehouse-golf-facility CENTRAL – Student run organizations aren't a new thing on campuses across the nation, but what about student-run businesses? Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:50:04 EST Wren senior receives community service scholarship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50509764/Wren-senior-receives-community-service-scholarship PIEDMONT – A senior at Wren High School has received the 2014 Robert D. Bennett Community Service Scholarship for a community service project that brought students, music and cancer patients together. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:46:03 EST Shop locally, and improve your community http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion/50557703/Shop-locally-and-improve-your-community The benefits of shopping locally can't be overstated. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:07 EST Walking tours planned for Sept. 12, 13 in Pendleton http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50509236/Walking-tours-planned-for-Sept.-12-13-in-Pendleton PENDLETON — Costumed tour guide Ellen Harrison will lead a 1.6-mile walking tour of Pendleton on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 that will focus on the south end of the historic district, taking guests up and down Mechanics Street. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:05:09 EST Ag Museum hosting ‘Framers Who Were Farmers’ event http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50508870/Ag-Museum-hosting-Framers-Who-Were-Farmers-event PENDLETON – The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum will host “Kids Day at THE AG: Framers Who Were Farmers” from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 in honor of Constitution Week. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:55:02 EST Calling all dancers, singers and musicians … http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50508693/Calling-all-dancers-singers-and-musicians EASLEY — Easley's Rising Star is looking for entrants for its third annual contest to be held Oct. 2. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:46:03 EST Fall for the Arts looking for artists http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50508612/Fall-for-the-Arts-looking-for-artists EASLEY — Are you an up and coming artist or maybe even an established artist looking for an affordable opportunity to gain community exposure? If so, then Arts Council of Pickens County has the perfect chance for you to do so. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:42:05 EST Clemson to host fall PSAT/SAT workshop http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50508396/Clemson-to-host-fall-PSAT/SAT-workshop CLEMSON – Clemson University's Charles H. Houston Center will host a PSAT/SAT workshop on Sept. 20. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:29:03 EST Founder’s Day Festival returns this weekend http://pickenssentinel.com/news/community_news/50563575/Founders-Day-Festival-returns-this-weekend PICKENS — The third annual Founder's Day Music Festival returns to downtown Pickens this weekend to celebrate the musical and cultural heritage of the city all culminating around Founder of the City Andrew Pickens 275th... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:07:07 EST