Pickens Sentinel- RSS news Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/news http://pickenssentinel.com/section/news Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:48:04 EST 1800 Shovels at the ready http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151430853/Shovels-at-the-ready PICKENS — Rain or shine, the cities of Easley and Pickens will hold the long awaited groundbreaking ceremony for the Rails-to-Trails Greenway Project on Jan. 29 at the Pickens rail yard. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:52 EST Economist brings lukewarm news to local business owners http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151429416/Economist-brings-lukewarm-news-to-local-business-owners EASLEY — The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of the Economy Luncheon at Tri-County Technical College's Easley campus and the news was a mixed bag. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:25:51 EST Fire causes damage at Crestview Road Apartments http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151507414/Fire-causes-damage-at-Crestview-Road-Apartments EASLEY — A resident of Country Place Apartments on Crestview Road in Easley spotted smoke coming from a nearby apartment at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday and acted quickly, alerting 911 and assisting the apartment's resident to... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:20:53 EST A Knob’s perspective http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150914074/A-Knobs-perspective THE CITADEL — The Carolina sun's rays shine through my window as I curse myself while frantically pacing my room. The smell of Lincoln stain wax and Blue Magic polish linger in the air as I look at the clock which reads 14:46. What started... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:05:51 EST Pickens residents win YoungArts Foundation awards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151103788/Pickens-residents-win-YoungArts-Foundation-awards PICKENS COUNTY — Two Pickens County students from the S.C. Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities have won awards from the National YoungArts Foundation. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:20:51 EST Male cat neuterathon is Jan. 24 in Seneca http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151299240/Male-cat-neuterathon-is-Jan.-24-in-Seneca SENECA – The Oconee County Humane Society will hold a Male Cat Neuterathon on Jan. 24 at the Fox Nest Veterinary Hospital, 10445 Clemson Boulevard in Seneca. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:15:57 EST Business News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/business-news/151379656/Business-News Coldwell Banker Caine recognitions Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:40:51 EST Faith, social services groups uniting for youth conference http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151298507/Faith-social-services-groups-uniting-for-youth-conference PICKENS — Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) and Marathon Church will hold the first United for Youth Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Marathon Church in Pickens. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:51 EST Liberty man released on bond http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151383085/Liberty-man-released-on-bond LIBERTY — A Liberty man was released from the Pickens County Detention Center on a personal recognizance bond after being charged last week with ill treatment of animals and failure to bury dead animals. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:50:54 EST Easley City Admin resigning, headed to SC coast http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151387235/Easley-City-Admin-resigning-headed-to-SC-coast EASLEY — After more than eight years of service, Easley City Administrator Fox Simons will be saying “goodbye” to the Upstate and heading to Myrtle Beach. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:50:52 EST Use common sense to avoid flu http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151139080/Use-common-sense-to-avoid-flu PICKENS COUNTY — The 2014/2015 flu season is in full swing with cases having been diagnosed in every hospital across the Upstate. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:45:52 EST Lawsuit cites PCSO teen inmate http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151386964/Lawsuit-cites-PCSO-teen-inmate PICKENS — A class action lawsuit filed against the S.C. Department of Social Services cites the case of 17-year-old Kameron C. Simmons, who was being housed within the Pickens County Detention Center instead of a DSS facility. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:45:51 EST Send “Trip Report” to SC Wildlife magazine http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151181742/Send-Trip-Report-to-SC-Wildlife-magazine COLUMBIA — South Carolina Wildlife magazine is planning a new, reader-driven feature called “Trip Report” for 2015, but for it to work, your pictures, videos, trail journals and written descriptions of your latest and greatest... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:00:53 EST 13 arrested in Anderson County drug bust http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/151377586/13-arrested-in-Anderson-County-drug-bust ANDERSON COUNTY — Investigators with the Anderson County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed search warrants at two Anderson County locations on Jan. 4 and made 13 arrests. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:15:52 EST Pickens man sought in Seneca burglary http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/151372962/Pickens-man-sought-in-Seneca-burglary WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to locate a Pickens man wanted on three outstanding arrest warrants. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:56:03 EST More charges filed in murder http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/151386567/More-charges-filed-in-murder WALHALLA — Two of the three people charged in the death of a former Pickens County resident were charged late last week with kidnapping in connection with the case, the Walhalla Police Department said. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:55:59 EST YMCA ready for new year http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151105782/YMCA-ready-for-new-year EASLEY — The YMCA sees huge influx of new members come every January, but as New Year's resolutions fade from people's minds, membership numbers begin to dwindle — something the organization is actively trying to prevent in... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:30:51 EST Loads of warm coats http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151177967/Loads-of-warm-coats EASLEY — In kicking off its inaugural “Coats for Kids” clothing drive, the Parenting Place has been overwhelmed with the generosity and outpouring of support from the community. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:50:52 EST Drought level improves on Keowee, Jocassee http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151301298/Drought-level-improves-on-Keowee-Jocassee SENECA – In response to a change in the Keowee-Toxaway Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) status, Duke Energy recently announced lake residents using lake pumps for irrigation on Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee are no longer asked to voluntarily restrict... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:56:05 EST Woodside Park renovations in full swing http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151002438/Woodside-Park-renovations-in-full-swing EASLEY — The construction at Woodside Park is progressing faster than expected. Concrete footers are being poured and the playground equipment has already been delivered to the site. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:20:51 EST