Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 03:58:33 EST 1800 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 The cookies are here! http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151883329/The-cookies-are-here PICKENS COUNTY — The long awaited day is finally here, sating sweet tooths county wide by the truck load as cases of Girl Scout cookies are pouring into the Upstate. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:45:52 EST The Penny: Should it stay or should it go? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/152008359/The-Penny:-Should-it-stay-or-should-it-go In 1787 the first one cent coin was struck by a private mint. Made of 100 percent copper, the coin was five times heavier and almost 50 percent larger than today's coins. The original coins are known today as “Fugio cents” by... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:40:51 EST Museum holds multiple treasures for visitors http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151936464/Museum-holds-multiple-treasures-for-visitors PICKENS — The period following the Civil War known as Reconstruction was an especially difficult time in South Carolina with the state having been the birthplace of rebellion and the Pickens County Museum has a rare piece of the history that... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:45:51 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152006866/Sports-Announcements Baseball/softball registrationPICKENS – Registration for baseball and softball is being taken through Feb. 27 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:30:52 EST Logano caps spectacular race with Daytona 500 victory http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007644/Logano-caps-spectacular-race-with-Daytona-500-victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The record will reflect that Joey Logano won Sunday's 57th Daytona 500 under caution, when a multicar wreck on the backstretch forced NASCAR to wave the yellow flag as Logano led the field into the final corner on the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:55:50 EST Gathering on Appalachian Life is Feb. 28 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151937605/Gathering-on-Appalachian-Life-is-Feb.-28 PICKENS — Six different non-profits in Pickens County have joined efforts to the Gathering On Appalachian Life from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:35:52 EST Six Mile man dies in fire http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152058751/Six-Mile-man-dies-in-fire SIX MILE – A 51-year-old Six Mile man found dead inside a burning building early Wednesday morning died from smoke inhalation, Pickens County officials said. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:25:52 EST Governor declares state of emergency http://pickenssentinel.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152056830/Governor-declares-state-of-emergency Gov. Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional state resources should they been needed in response to the impending hazardous weather. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:35:57 EST It’s all about the money http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/152007742/Its-all-about-the-money I read the DC Moody column entitled, The State should move to legalize marijuana. He cited two bills filed in the state legislature. In support of legalization Moody started by making the medical argument, discussing his personal back pain, and how it... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:15:55 EST Kurt Busch loses final appeal of indefinite suspension http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152007786/Kurt-Busch-loses-final-appeal-of-indefinite-suspension DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kurt Busch's final attempt to win reinstatement failed Saturday night, when NASCAR's final appeals officer, Bryan Moss, upheld Busch's indefinite suspension from all NASCAR activities. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:15:52 EST Local named to panel http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151933769/Local-named-to-panel EASLEY — It could be the old saying is wrong and it's the fourth time that's the charm, at least if you ask Easley's Brandy Bocchino who has been named a member of the 2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:53 EST Voters should have say-so in tax hikes http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/152007714/Voters-should-have-say-so-in-tax-hikes Conservatives of the Upstate have collected over 1300 signatures of Pickens County citizens who do not want a property tax hike in Pickens County. We all know a huge portion of our county tax dollars go towards public schools. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:52 EST