Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Fri, 1 Aug 2014 03:50:01 EST 1800 New kickboxing gym opens in Pickens http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50051182/New-kickboxing-gym-opens-in-Pickens PICKENS – Pickens residents can now kick off the calories and in as little time as 30 minutes per day. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greg Biffle re-signs with Roush Fenway, but Carl Edwards won’t be back http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50094071/Greg-Biffle-re-signs-with-Roush-Fenway-but-Carl-Edwards-wont-be-back INDIANAPOLIS, INd. —The good news for Roush Fenway Racing is that Greg Biffle will remain with the team as the organization's veteran leader, after re-signing with RFR. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Irresponsible state government http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/50047446/Irresponsible-state-government The people are going to have to decide what kind of life we shall have. The South Carolina legislature runs this state. The speaker of the house is under investigation by a grand jury. No state Infrastructure Bank money gets spent on roads in Pickens... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ty Dillon holds off Kyle Busch for first Nationwide Series win http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50093960/Ty-Dillon-holds-off-Kyle-Busch-for-first-Nationwide-Series-win INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Ty Dillon held off a charging Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had to win the first NASCAR Nationwide Series race of his career with a fuel cell approaching... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oconee County SO seeking public’s help to find shooters http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-news/50047292/Oconee-County-SO-seeking-publics-help-to-find-shooters WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in regards to an investigation of two drive-by shootings that occurred within 90 minutes of each other in April 2013 and one that occurred in February... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brother, nephew of stockade escapee charged in case http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/50047240/Brother-nephew-of-stockade-escapee-charged-in-case PICKENS – The brother and nephew of a man who escaped from the Pickens County Stockade were arrested July 16 and charged with harboring an escaped convict, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dooley to teach at Sherman College of Chiropractic http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50092351/Dooley-to-teach-at-Sherman-College-of-Chiropractic PICKENS — Dr. Brian Dooley of Pickens has been asked to serve on the faculty of Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg. Dooley is a 2005 graduate of Sherman College and has been practicing in Pickens since. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daniel High announces second Hall of Fame class http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50014609/Daniel-High-announces-second-Hall-of-Fame-class CENTRAL — Daniel High School has announced the five people chosen for induction into its Athletic Hall of Fame for 2014. This group will be the second class inducted. The Hall of Fame Game is scheduled for Sept. 12 against Westside High... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County hires new county administrator http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50091415/Pickens-County-hires-new-county-administrator PICKENS — Pickens County Council unanimously approved hiring Matthew Delk as the new Pickens County administrator during a called meeting on July 24. Delk will join the staff on Aug. 25. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Regional junior cattle competition set for Garrison Arena http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50091098/Regional-junior-cattle-competition-set-for-Garrison-Arena CLEMSON — Where's the beef? It will be at T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. 1 to Aug. 3. Nearly 150 young people will show off their prize cattle and beef-industry smarts at the annual Junior Beef Round-Up. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County educator joins team to shape SC math standards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50090858/Pickens-County-educator-joins-team-to-shape-SC-math-standards PICKENS — A Pickens County educator will be part of the team that shapes South Carolina's new math standards. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clements receives music scholarship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50089256/Clements-receives-music-scholarship BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dawson Clements signed a letter of intent to attend Southern Wesleyan University's Department of Music, where he will enroll in the fall of 2014. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cromer receives music scholarship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50089169/Cromer-receives-music-scholarship TEMPERANCE, Mich. – Noah Cromer signed a letter of intent to attend Southern Wesleyan University's Department of Music, where he will enroll in the fall of 2014. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern Wesleyan University announces Dean’s List http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50087745/Southern-Wesleyan-University-announces-Deans-List CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University recently announced its spring 2014 dean's list students. Students earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all work attempted (12 hours or more) during the spring 2014 semester, with no grade for any single... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST No agenda here http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50097477/No-agenda-here I had a disturbing conversation with someone I consider a dear and close friend this past weekend which has left me a little perturbed. It seems one of the political parties in this state has taken umbrage with some of my remarks and have determined I... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST S.C. Botanical Gardens on road to recovery http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50051634/S.C.-Botanical-Gardens-on-road-to-recovery CLEMSON — For 28 days during the summer of 2013, the Clemson area was saturated with rain and on July 13, eight inches of rain in 24 hours left the S.C. Botanical Gardens devastated. A year later, recovery is well on the way. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST If you have to borrow, you can’t afford it http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50050310/If-you-have-to-borrow-you-cant-afford-it To know what is truly important to Americans all you have to do is turn on your television set and wait. It all becomes very apparent as what was once the home of the free has become the mortgage of the indebted. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley home to two-time gold medal winner http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50051538/Easley-home-to-two-time-gold-medal-winner EASLEY — Only a handful of Pickens County residents might know there is a two-time gold medal winner living in their midst. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50096069/ Day Camps 2014PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50095479/ Aug. 2• 8 a.m.-noon: St. Andrew Catholic Church, 209 Sloan St. in Clemson, holds a yard sale. Call 864-654-1757 for more information. All profits will benefit the church's building fund. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST