Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:45:05 EST 1800 Kelley named to Student Legislature delegation at BJU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150222298/Kelley-named-to-Student-Legislature-delegation-at-BJU GREENVILLE — Jordan Kelley of Easley was recently named to serve on the Bob Jones University delegation to the South Carolina Student Legislature for the 2014-2015 academic year. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:18:01 EST Parenting Place hosting third annual Cheer for Children http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150152542/Parenting-Place-hosting-third-annual-Cheer-for-Children EASLEY — The Parenting Place is hosting its third annual “Cheer for Children” fundraising banquet dinner on Nov. 8 at the Crowne Plaza in Greenville. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:32:02 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150230012/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:30:05 EST Be careful when voting http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/150222476/Be-careful-when-voting To the editor: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:43:04 EST ‘Fill the Hill’ for Homecoming 2014 at SWU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222439/Fill-the-Hill-for-Homecoming-2014-at-SWU CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University alumni will join students, faculty and staff and “Fill the Hill” for 2014 Homecoming on the Central campus on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:37:01 EST Kudos for sidewalk construction http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/150222281/Kudos-for-sidewalk-construction To the editor: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:15:04 EST Daniel tops in SAT scores once again http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150152623/Daniel-tops-in-SAT-scores-once-again PICKENS — High school students' performances are measured in any number of ways each year in South Carolina with the Scholastic Aptitude Test being one of those measuring sticks, especially for college entrance. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:22:02 EST Green Wave looking to build on homecoming OT win http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150229122/Green-Wave-looking-to-build-on-homecoming-OT-win EASLEY — In a nail-biting last-minute rally, the Easley Green Wave took Woodmont to overtime and ultimately came away with the 47-46 victory. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:16:04 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229948/Out--About Oct. 24-25 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:22:06 EST Daniel High School crowns Homecoming Queen 2014 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223364/Daniel-High-School-crowns-Homecoming-Queen-2014 CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:02 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150223275/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:19:03 EST SWU basketball team trains on ropes challenge course http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223046/SWU-basketball-team-trains-on-ropes-challenge-course CENTRAL — Members of the SWU Men's Basketball Team went through training on the low ropes challenge course in the Hundred Acre Wood on Oct. 2. The course is part of the Leadership in Outdoor Recreation Education (LORE)... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:55:02 EST Domestic violence ‘just like a fire’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150228870/Domestic-violence-just-like-a-fire PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:03 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150222686/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:09:04 EST ‘Upcountry Boil’ fundraiser planned for Nov. 8 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222448/Upcountry-Boil-fundraiser-planned-for-Nov.-8 PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:04 EST 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