Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:17:10 EST 1800 He’s finally home http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152569008/Hes-finally-home PIEDMONT – An Upstate Korean War Army veteran, declared Missing in Action for nearly 64 years, was finally laid to rest. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:15:51 EST Lady Green Wave end skid, host alumni http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152638324/Lady-Green-Wave-end-skid-host-alumni EASLEY — It's been a season of streaks so far for the Easley High softball team. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:00:51 EST Easley man banned for life from commodity-related activity http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634158/Easley-man-banned-for-life-from-commodity-related-activity EASLEY – A U.S. District Court judge for the District of South Carolina signed an order last week permanently banning Robert Stanley Harrison of Easley from engaging in commodity-related activity. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:20:52 EST Gambling machines seized in Anderson County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634051/Gambling-machines-seized-in-Anderson-County ANDERSON — The Anderson County Sheriff's Office, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, seized approximately 40 illegal gambling machines and $2,258 in illegal proceeds. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:15:51 EST $20,000 reward offered in Tucker Hipps case http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152633614/$20000-reward-offered-in-Tucker-Hipps-case WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of Oconee County, Inc. announced that an anonymous reward of $20,000 is being offered for information that helps lead investigators to solving the ongoing death investigation... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:50:51 EST April Fool’s Day — just another day http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152646861/April-Fools-Day--just-another-day PICKENS COUNTY — Have you ever wondered why April 1 has always been referred to as April Fool's Day, or been the butt of a classic prank, all because of the date on the calendar? Wed, 1 Apr 2015 00:25:52 EST Six Mile resident gets back to work with AARP grant http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929778/Six-Mile-resident-gets-back-to-work-with-AARP-grant PENDLETON — Loretta Cappiello of Six Mile had no idea it would be so tough getting back into the workforce full time when she began her job search in 2009. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:21 EST Pastors-in-residence named at SWU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929911/Pastors-in-residence-named-at-SWU CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University's Division of Religion welcomed Dr. Karl Westfall and the Rev. Sharon Butcher Westfall as pastors-in-residence in January. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:10:57 EST Sassafras Mountain to be more accessible http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929190/Sassafras-Mountain-to-be-more-accessible PICKENS COUNTY — Visitors to South Carolina's highest peak will soon have access to a spectacular panorama of the surrounding countryside thanks to a $350,000 gift from Duke Energy. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:19 EST CTC instructors tapped for awards, meetings http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151937531/CTC-instructors-tapped-for-awards-meetings PICKENS – Three instructors at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center have been singled out for their contributions to the community. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:18 EST Agribusinesses ask state to support Clemson PSA http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008136/Agribusinesses-ask-state-to-support-Clemson-PSA COLUMBIA — South Carolina agribusiness professionals took to the Statehouse recently to tell lawmakers how vital Clemson University is to the revenue and jobs they bring to the state. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:12 EST Center for Manufacturing Innovation breaks ground http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151755626/Center-for-Manufacturing-Innovation-breaks-ground GREENVILLE — Clemson University and Greenville Technical College officials broke ground Monday for a $25 million center that will advance the manufacturing workforce and serve the automotive, transportation and other high-tech... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:06 EST Delivering smiles http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152441230/Delivering-smiles PICKENS COUNTY — Every Wednesday, Randall and Marcia Kelley load up their SUV and head out to deliver hot meals to elderly and disabled residents of Pickens County. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:25:51 EST ‘Making it Grow’ on SCETV debuts flashy new set http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151881305/Making-it-Grow-on-SCETV-debuts-flashy-new-set SUMTER — “Making It Grow” has unveiled a brand-new set, replacing the “country store” scenery used for more than a decade. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:26 EST Anniversary Quilt of Valor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152301940/Anniversary-Quilt-of-Valor Barbara and Jerry James recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary and to celebrate, Barbara presented her veteran and husband, Jerry, with a Quilt of Valor, commemorating his service to our country. The presentation took place at the Jo Brown... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:24 EST Tri-County places second in college festival event http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929495/Tri-County-places-second-in-college-festival-event NEWBERRY – Tri-County Technical College placed second overall as a college and all five team members placed in at least one event in the 2015 South Carolina Speech and Theater Association's College Festival. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:22 EST Seneca High principal named tops for state http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151928765/Seneca-High-principal-named-tops-for-state OCONEE COUNTY — Cliff Roberts, principal of Seneca High School in Oconee County School District, has been named the 2015 South Carolina High School Principal of the Year by the S.C. Association of School Administrators. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:20 EST Four named recipients of Clemson’s MLK Jr. Award for Excellence in Service http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008054/Four-named-recipients-of-Clemsons-MLK-Jr.-Award-for-Excellence-in-Service CLEMSON – Four people have been named recipients of Clemson University's Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Service. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:16 EST Journal ranks Clemson’s farm among nation’s best http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151928428/Journal-ranks-Clemsons-farm-among-nations-best CLEMSON — Clemson University's Student Organic Farm ranks among the best college farms in the nation, according to the journal Best College Reviews. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:15 EST Professor will use grant to document African American lives in Clemson history http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008086/Professor-will-use-grant-to-document-African-American-lives-in-Clemson-history CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received $100,000 for her research about African Americans who lived and labored on Clemson land during the pre-1963 integration period. James E. Bostic... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:14 EST