Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:50:44 EST 1800 Feed summer hummingbirds for entertainment, beauty http://pickenssentinel.com/news/lifestyle/50008517/Feed-summer-hummingbirds-for-entertainment-beauty Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:15:04 EST Early-season migratory bird seasons approved by Natural Resources Board http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50143256/Early-season-migratory-bird-seasons-approved-by-Natural-Resources-Board The S.C. Natural Resources Board recently approved migratory bird hunting seasons for mourning doves, marsh hens (rails), woodcock, snipe, moorhens, purple gallinules, and early seasons during September for teal and Canada geese. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:57:04 EST Patriots rally but fall short against Pendleton, 17-14 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151638/Patriots-rally-but-fall-short-against-Pendleton-17-14 POWDERSVILLE — A slow start and failing to score until the fourth quarter led to the Powdersville High School Patriots downfall against the Pendleton Bulldogs last Friday with a final score of 17-14. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:11:05 EST It’s October — break out your ribbons, your magic books, … http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/150152166/Its-October--break-out-your-ribbons-your-magic-books Football players have donned pink socks, referees are signaling penalties with pick whistles, pink ribbons are wrapped around wrists and attached to lapels because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:40:05 EST Inaugural County Agent Hall of Fame marks centennial of Extension Service http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50810631/Inaugural-County-Agent-Hall-of-Fame-marks-centennial-of-Extension-Service CLEMSON — Marking a century of service to South Carolinians, eight individuals entered the inaugural Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at ceremonies at Clemson University in September. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:38:01 EST Undergraduate research kicks off a new year of discovery http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150071905/Undergraduate-research-kicks-off-a-new-year-of-discovery CLEMSON — Clemson University students have published a new issue of Decipher magazine to highlight research performed by students in the Creative Inquiry program. Each year, Creative Inquiry engages more that 3,500 undergraduate students in... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:13:02 EST Dabo’s All In Team Foundation awards $50K to Clemson breast cancer research http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150071624/Dabos-All-In-Team-Foundation-awards-$50K-to-Clemson-breast-cancer-research CLEMSON — Dabo's All In Team Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to breast cancer research taking place at the Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (IBIOE). Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:06:02 EST Clemson students partner with WYFF News 4 for November election coverage http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150020048/Clemson-students-partner-with-WYFF-News-4-for-November-election-coverage CLEMSON — Clemson University communication studies students and WYFF News 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina's largest media market, are joining forces this semester to monitor social media conversations throughout the... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:08:01 EST Fall colors could peak sooner than normal, says Clemson forest ecologist http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150019901/Fall-colors-could-peak-sooner-than-normal-says-Clemson-forest-ecologist CLEMSON — A rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal, according to Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:03:02 EST Clemson math experts offer helping hand to researchers http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50436287/Clemson-math-experts-offer-helping-hand-to-researchers CLEMSON — A group of Clemson University math experts has begun working to expand a center that helps researchers analyze the massive amounts of data they collect as they study everything from energy use to the prevalence of canine heartworm in... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:09:07 EST DSS wants more money but is it warranted? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50809761/DSS-wants-more-money-but-is-it-warranted COLUMBIA — The S.C. Department of Social Services has requested an increase of $10 million in next year's budget to hire 202 new employees, but several questions surround the request and make a case for a veto by Gov. Nikki... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:39:02 EST Daniel comes out strong, defense seals win over BHP http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151751/Daniel-comes-out-strong-defense-seals-win-over-BHP CENTRAL — The Daniel Lions (6-1, 3-1) were looking to avenge their loss to Wren on Oct. 3 as Belton Honea Path (5-2, 3-1) came calling and what looked to be the makings of a blowout developed into a tight game as Daniel took the region win... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:06:01 EST Liberty shooting leaves two dead, one wounded http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150152917/Liberty-shooting-leaves-two-dead-one-wounded LIBERTY — An altercation in an apartment complex in Liberty on Oct. 10 at 2:29 p.m. resulted in two dead from gunshot wounds and a third transported by helicopter with non-life threatening injuries. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:13 EST Baptist Easley, state prepared for Ebola if necessary http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150153004/Baptist-Easley-state-prepared-for-Ebola-if-necessary EASLEY — Recent appearances of the Ebola virus in the United States have begun to prompt questions and in some cases panic where the virus is concerned and the preparedness of local and state hospitals to deal with an appearance of the virus... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:11 EST Storytelling festival coming to Hagood Mill http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150104155/Storytelling-festival-coming-to-Hagood-Mill PICKENS — Hagood Mill will be hosting its 13th annual Storytelling Festival on Oct. 18. as part of the Mill's Music in the Mountains series. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:09 EST Will the real South Carolina election issue please stand up? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/150152041/Will-the-real-South-Carolina-election-issue-please-stand-up I know there may be some side of you who wish I would let the election go, and in time, when the votes are counted and I regain my composure from laughter at the same repeated mistakes at the polls and gird my loins for the next two years' worth... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:14 EST Liberty takes down Blacksburg, readies for Woodruff http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151534/Liberty-takes-down-Blacksburg-readies-for-Woodruff LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils scored a decisive 23-14 victory on the road at Blacksburg on Friday, which brought a much needed win for Coach Kyle Stewart's team in regional play. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:14 EST Pickens loses to Seneca, set to host #19 Daniel this week http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151419/Pickens-loses-to-Seneca-set-to-host-#19-Daniel-this-week PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame lost to Seneca on the road Friday despite an impressive comeback in which Coach Chad Seaborn's players put up 14 points in the fourth quarter. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:12 EST Anderson woman struck, killed by train http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150152873/Anderson-woman-struck-killed-by-train PICKENS COUNTY — An Anderson woman was struck and killed by a train in Central on Oct. 10. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:09 EST Wren rolls over West-Oak, 60-3 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150151866/Wren-rolls-over-West-Oak-60-3 WESTMINSTER — The Wren Golden Hurricanes continued to post points in gale force fashion travelling to West-Oak to hang 60 points on the Warriors last Friday. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:07 EST