Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:45 EST 1800 You are beautiful http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151884096/You-are-beautiful LIBERTY — Childhood bullying is a reality that many youth have to deal with in their day-to-day life. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:00:51 EST Pickens deputy fired for inappropriate use of a Taser http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152099079/Pickens-deputy-fired-for-inappropriate-use-of-a-Taser PICKENS COUNTY – A deputy with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office has been fired after an internal investigation determined his use of a Taser on a man in a wheelchair was inappropriate. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:10:54 EST Reunion seeks families, groups http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151634644/Reunion-seeks-families-groups CENTRAL – The public is invited to the Reunion of Upcountry Families March 12-14. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:35:51 EST USC to use fact-gathering mouthguards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152006339/USC-to-use-fact-gathering-mouthguards COLUMBIA – i1 Biometrics has signed an agreement with the University of South Carolina where members of the USC football team will wear the Vector MouthGuard this spring as the instrument of telemetry to measure the brain's linear and... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:25:51 EST Tri-County hosting College Goal SC on Saturday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152006242/Tri-County-hosting-College-Goal-SC-on-Saturday PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College is hosting College Goal SC on Feb. 28 to help students and their families fill out and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:20:52 EST The cookies are here! http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151883329/The-cookies-are-here PICKENS COUNTY — The long awaited day is finally here, sating sweet tooths county wide by the truck load as cases of Girl Scout cookies are pouring into the Upstate. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:45:52 EST Museum holds multiple treasures for visitors http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151936464/Museum-holds-multiple-treasures-for-visitors PICKENS — The period following the Civil War known as Reconstruction was an especially difficult time in South Carolina with the state having been the birthplace of rebellion and the Pickens County Museum has a rare piece of the history that... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:45:51 EST Gathering on Appalachian Life is Feb. 28 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151937605/Gathering-on-Appalachian-Life-is-Feb.-28 PICKENS — Six different non-profits in Pickens County have joined efforts to the Gathering On Appalachian Life from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:35:52 EST Six Mile man dies in fire http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152058751/Six-Mile-man-dies-in-fire SIX MILE – A 51-year-old Six Mile man found dead inside a burning building early Wednesday morning died from smoke inhalation, Pickens County officials said. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:25:52 EST Governor declares state of emergency http://pickenssentinel.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152056830/Governor-declares-state-of-emergency Gov. Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional state resources should they been needed in response to the impending hazardous weather. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:35:57 EST Local named to panel http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151933769/Local-named-to-panel EASLEY — It could be the old saying is wrong and it's the fourth time that's the charm, at least if you ask Easley's Brandy Bocchino who has been named a member of the 2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:53 EST Callahan named associate director of Clemson Extension http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150804857/Callahan-named-associate-director-of-Clemson-Extension CLEMSON — Clemson University has promoted Brian Callahan to associate director of Extension, which provides technology transfer to residents of all 46 counties in the state. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:30:52 EST Motorists need to watch for deer on state roads http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649449/Motorists-need-to-watch-for-deer-on-state-roads Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer, according to a state deer biologist. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:30:51 EST Clemson to lead $8.7M research effort on nursery water supply, use http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150804639/Clemson-to-lead-$8.7M-research-effort-on-nursery-water-supply-use CLEMSON — The Department of Agriculture has awarded Clemson researchers $8.7 million to lead a multistate, five-year project to help ensure sufficient water for the nation's billion-dollar nursery and floriculture... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:25:51 EST Scroll of Honor adds Great War veteran http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150651740/Scroll-of-Honor-adds-Great-War-veteran CLEMSON — Clemson University's Scroll of Honor, comprised of alumni who died on active military service, recently added its 485th name. Carlos Golightly Harris was added to the Scroll following an extensive vetting process conducted by the... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:15:52 EST Duke Energy awards $1,000 grant http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151376048/Duke-Energy-awards-$1000-grant The second annual Festival of Trees at the World of Energy displayed over 20 trees and had nearly 1,300 visitors who voted on their favorite tree during the weeks leading up to the holidays. Recently Duke representatives made a check presentation to... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:45:51 EST Resource foster families needed http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151876501/Resource-foster-families-needed PICKENS COUNTY – Of the nearly 1,100 children in foster care in the Upstate, 123 of them live in Pickens County, creating an urgent need for quality, caring and loving families to become resource foster families. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:30:52 EST Deep Winter Blues is Feb. 21 at Hagood Mill http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151806143/Deep-Winter-Blues-is-Feb.-21-at-Hagood-Mill PICKENS — It has been cold and bleak outside, so Hagood Mill is presenting “Deep Winter Blues” from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 to heat things up a bit. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:30:53 EST Hunley will be topic of talk on Feb. 23 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151677453/Hunley-will-be-topic-of-talk-on-Feb.-23 PENDLETON — Stephanie A. Cretté, director of the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University's Restoration Institute, will visit Tri-County Technical College on Feb. 23 to discuss the H.L. Hunley. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:15:51 EST Third annual Spring Fling is April 11 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151876294/Third-annual-Spring-Fling-is-April-11 PICKENS — The third annual Spring Fling will be hosted by Arts Council of Pickens County on April 11 in conjunction with the Easley Farmer's Market Opening Day. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:20:51 EST