Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:38:51 EST 1800 Southern Stories Event is April 3 at Tri-County Tech http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513472/Southern-Stories-Event-is-April-3-at-Tri-County-Tech PENDLETON — Nationally known storyteller Tim Lowry will headline an upcoming Southern Stories event set for April 3 at Tri-County Technical College. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:51 EST WorkLink to file petition with governor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513200/WorkLink-to-file-petition-with-governor CLEMSON — The WorkLink Workforce Investment Board and the chief elected officials of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties are in the process of completing a petition to be re-designated as a workforce development area under the provision of the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:45:51 EST SCRLA honors Applebee’s manager http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152391485/SCRLA-honors-Applebees-manager EASLEY — Applebee's General Manager Stephen Rickard has been named restaurant manager of the Year by the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:30:51 EST Neglect charges filed http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152568641/Neglect-charges-filed PICKENS — A husband and wife were arrested on multiple neglect charges after Department of Social Services workers discovered two young children and a bed-ridden adult living in “inhumane conditions” while under the couple's... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:25:51 EST CU-ICAR seeks international, innovative vehicles for auto festival http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152008108/CU-ICAR-seeks-international-innovative-vehicles-for-auto-festival GREENVILLE — Millennium Boulevard will become Millennium Drive this March when the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) hosts its second annual international car cruise and festival. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:40:51 EST Delk called ‘incompetent’ in email http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152522055/Delk-called-incompetent-in-email PICKENS COUNTY — Emails provided to The Pickens Sentinel show that one Pickens County Council member called former county administrator Matthew Delk “incompetent” and said he would not attend a planned county retreat with a county... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:15:53 EST School board prayer policy dead after 3-3 vote http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152526511/School-board-prayer-policy-dead-after-3-3-vote PICKENS — A prayer policy being considered by Pickens County school trustees is officially off the table, following a split vote Monday night. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:53 EST Music and more scheduled for downtown Pickens http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152306212/Music-and-more-scheduled-for-downtown-Pickens PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens Revitalization Association has announced the schedule for attractions at the Amphitheater in Historic Pickens for 2015 with a sampling for just about anyone in Pickens County where entertainment is... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:15:51 EST Painters work lauded http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152309994/Painters-work-lauded EASLEY — Easley Mayor Larry Bagwell recognized the importance of student run and operated businesses by declaring March 11 “Student Painter Day.” Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:00:52 EST Main Street’s challenge http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152181835/Main-Streets-challenge EASLEY — The City of Easley has announced the 2015 Main Street Challenge, a new program full of incentives for the development of its downtown area. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:55:52 EST Carry an umbrella http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152306175/Carry-an-umbrella PICKENS COUNTY — The first day of Spring might not be until March 20, but after a winter of snowfall and ice storms, the warmer weather flowing throughout the Upstate recently is a welcome sign of the season to come. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:50:52 EST Miracle Hill needs help http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152181486/Miracle-Hill-needs-help PICKENS COUNTY — For 58 years Miracle Hill Children's Home has been a place of safety and refuge for Upstate kids removed from abusive or neglectful homes. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:25:51 EST Mayors proclaim “March for Meals” http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152183821/Mayors-proclaim-March-for-Meals PICKENS COUNTY — All seven mayors from Pickens County signed a proclamation declaring the month of March as “March for Meals” in honor and support of Pickens County Meals on Wheels. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:20:52 EST Separation document outlines agreement between Delk, Pickens County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152428905/Separation-document-outlines-agreement-between-Delk-Pickens-County PICKENS COUNTY — Former County Administrator Matthew Delk was paid a lump sum of $148,000 — a full year's salary — as part of a Confidential Settlement Agreement and Release of Claims signed Feb. 17 by him and the chair of the... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:31:02 EST Council voted on resignation, not $148K payout http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152428925/Council-voted-on-resignation-not-$148K-payout PICKENS COUNTY — Pickens County Council voted unanimously on Feb. 17 to accept the resignation of the then-county administrator but did not vote to execute a confidential agreement that outlined a lump sum payment, a move the S.C. Press... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:30:59 EST Written warning outlines council’s issues with former administrator’s job performance http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152428891/Written-warning-outlines-councils-issues-with-former-administrators-job-performance PICKENS COUNTY — Information obtained by The Easley Progress through a S.C. Opens Records request shows that former county administrator Matthew Delk was given a written warning about his job performance less than a month before the public was... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:30:56 EST SDPC to change 2014-15 calendar http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152259213/SDPC-to-change-2014-15-calendar PICKENS COUNTY — One of the issues before the School District of Pickens County's board of trustees on March 9 was the vote on a finalized schedule for 2014-15 not due to weather, but a change in testing schedules. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:30:51 EST Dosher Physical Therapy named Business of the Month http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152304676/Dosher-Physical-Therapy-named-Business-of-the-Month The management and staff of Dosher Physical Therapy were honored by the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce by being named Easley's Business of the Month for March 2015. Dosher Physical Therapy is located at 227 S. Pendleton Street in Easley. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:05:53 EST Free position camps offered through July http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/152137066/Free-position-camps-offered-through-July EASLEY — The Easley Recreation Center is holding free position camps through July for the 2015 season for student athletes ages 8-13 who want to participate in flag or contact football. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST Staff garners 6 SCPA awards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152391228/Staff-garners-6-SCPA-awards MYRTLE BEACH – The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel walked away with six awards at the 2015 S.C. Press Association's annual meeting and awards presentation held Saturday at The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:51:03 EST