Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:49:56 EST 1800 Flapjack fundraiser held for Dacusville Middle http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222781/Flapjack-fundraiser-held-for-Dacusville-Middle EASLEY — The Apple Gold Group, a franchisee of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, partnered with the Dacusville Middle School Cheerleading Team to raise over $1,100 at a recent Flapjack Fundraiser. All proceeds raised will be used to... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:20:04 EST DSS brouhaha comes with human element http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150228413/DSS-brouhaha-comes-with-human-element COLUMBIA — With the release of the audit of S.C.'s Department of Social Services conducted by the Legislative Audit Council, there were many statistics and numbers shared on the department's performance, but in the end, digesting... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:50:05 EST Oyster roast, silent auction to benefit children of Pickens County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150318216/Oyster-roast-silent-auction-to-benefit-children-of-Pickens-County EASLEY — Friends of Pickens County Guardian ad Litem's first Clusters for Kids oyster roast and silent auction will be held Nov. 1 with the proceeds going to help children in Pickens County. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:05 EST Upper State Fair offers new attractions http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150318395/Upper-State-Fair-offers-new-attractions PICKENS COUNTY — The Upper S.C. State Fair is back and better than ever this year as fair organizers have introduced several new animal attractions to their usual staple of carnival rides, games and food. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:30:13 EST Beware the galloping hooves … http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150267362/Beware-the-galloping-hooves EASLEY — This Halloween those sounds you hear behind you might just be The Headless Horseman, if you're taking in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Easley Foothills Playhouse.The production opens at 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:09:02 EST Calling all Zombies! http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150324633/ CLEMSON — Zombies will have people running for their lives when Clemson University's Staff Senate, CLEMSONLiVE and the city of Clemson team up to host the first-ever Clemson Zombie Run at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Nettles... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:37:09 EST Three named to USC-Sumter Fire Ants softball team http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150222414/Three-named-to-USC-Sumter-Fire-Ants-softball-team SUMTER — Charley Prince, Emily Hendrix and Taylor Rothrock, all of Easley, will be a part of the 2014-15 University of South Carolina Fire Ants Softball Team. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:35:01 EST Easley Fire Dept. getting new engine truck http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150186018/Easley-Fire-Dept.-getting-new-engine-truck EASLEY — Easley City Council has unanimously voted to approve the purchase of a new custom built $464,000 fire engine for the Easley Fire Department. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:39:04 EST Relay for Life 2015 kick off is Oct. 28 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150265755/Relay-for-Life-2015-kick-off-is-Oct.-28 EASLEY — Relay for Life is set to kick off its campaign for 2015 and will do so with the help of Baptist Easley Hospital. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:29:01 EST Dogwood Terrace Stables event will support horse rescue mission http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222353/Dogwood-Terrace-Stables-event-will-support-horse-rescue-mission MARIETTA – Dogwood Terrace Stables, the big red barn in scenic River Falls, is holding its first ever 5K Run/Walk to raise money to buy hay and grain to help feed its 30-plus rescue horses for the winter and to support year-round... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:28:06 EST Kelley named to Student Legislature delegation at BJU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150222298/Kelley-named-to-Student-Legislature-delegation-at-BJU GREENVILLE — Jordan Kelley of Easley was recently named to serve on the Bob Jones University delegation to the South Carolina Student Legislature for the 2014-2015 academic year. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:18:01 EST Parenting Place hosting third annual Cheer for Children http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150152542/Parenting-Place-hosting-third-annual-Cheer-for-Children EASLEY — The Parenting Place is hosting its third annual “Cheer for Children” fundraising banquet dinner on Nov. 8 at the Crowne Plaza in Greenville. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:32:02 EST ‘Fill the Hill’ for Homecoming 2014 at SWU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222439/Fill-the-Hill-for-Homecoming-2014-at-SWU CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University alumni will join students, faculty and staff and “Fill the Hill” for 2014 Homecoming on the Central campus on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:37:01 EST Daniel tops in SAT scores once again http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150152623/Daniel-tops-in-SAT-scores-once-again PICKENS — High school students' performances are measured in any number of ways each year in South Carolina with the Scholastic Aptitude Test being one of those measuring sticks, especially for college entrance. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:22:02 EST Daniel High School crowns Homecoming Queen 2014 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223364/Daniel-High-School-crowns-Homecoming-Queen-2014 CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:02 EST SWU basketball team trains on ropes challenge course http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223046/SWU-basketball-team-trains-on-ropes-challenge-course CENTRAL — Members of the SWU Men's Basketball Team went through training on the low ropes challenge course in the Hundred Acre Wood on Oct. 2. The course is part of the Leadership in Outdoor Recreation Education (LORE)... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:55:02 EST Domestic violence ‘just like a fire’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150228870/Domestic-violence-just-like-a-fire PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:03 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150222686/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:09:04 EST ‘Upcountry Boil’ fundraiser planned for Nov. 8 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222448/Upcountry-Boil-fundraiser-planned-for-Nov.-8 PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:04 EST Legacy of Helen’s Hugs bonds youth, horses http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150231137/Legacy-of-Helens-Hugs-bonds-youth-horses PICKENS COUNTY — The annual Goldstein Golf Tournament golf was held Oct. 17 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson to raise funds for the local charity Helen's Hugs. 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