Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:16:49 EST 1800 Blue Flame picks up first win 31-14 over West Oak, face Walhalla next http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50808106/Blue-Flame-picks-up-first-win-31-14-over-West-Oak-face-Walhalla-next PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame picked up their first win of the season in high fashion with a 31-14 victory over West Oak on Sept. 26. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:43:06 EST Powdersville offense struggles in first loss of season http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50808231/Powdersville-offense-struggles-in-first-loss-of-season POWDERSVILLE — In a match up of top 10 undefeated AA teams, both noted for high scoring offenses, Woodruff's trip to Powdersville on Sept. 26 proved to be a defensive affair with the Wolverines slipping away with the 13-6 win. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:37:07 EST Wren steals one from Seneca on the road http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50809187/Wren-steals-one-from-Seneca-on-the-road SENECA — An undefeated Wren team traveled to Seneca and came within seconds of returning home with a disappointing loss and the first blemish on a perfect season, getting out of town with a win in the Western AAA opener as well. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:34:04 EST Water line rupture creates torrent of runoff http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50809339/Water-line-rupture-creates-torrent-of-runoff EASLEY — A water main break on Brushy Creek Road in Easley last week left the road damaged and highlighted a drainage problem that has been ongoing to the abutting neighborhood's residents. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:30:03 EST A little housekeeping about the Op/Ed page http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion/50809252/A-little-housekeeping-about-the-Op/Ed-page The Easley Progress, The Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post presented a column written by staff writer Kasie Strickland on gun control and the resulting reaction was somewhat disturbing. As a result, this editorial is being presented to explain... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:27:05 EST Martin, Owens take part in legislative breakfast http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50807779/Martin-Owens-take-part-in-legislative-breakfast EASLEY — Sen. Larry Martin and Rep. Phillip Owens took part in a legislative update meeting on Oct. 1. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:52:03 EST Liberty Red Devils facing uphill battle after road loss http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50808041/Liberty-Red-Devils-facing-uphill-battle-after-road-loss LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils came up short on the road against Landrum (2-3, 1-1) last Friday, and could face tougher competition this week as they return home to take on Chesnee. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:19:05 EST Clash of the unbeatens when Daniel, Wren meet Friday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50807860/Clash-of-the-unbeatens-when-Daniel-Wren-meet-Friday ANDERSON — Daniel and Wren will face off in regional play after which only one of the teams will retain their perfect record. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:15:04 EST Area Reunions http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50808433/Area-Reunions EHS Class of 1984 Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:29:02 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50808396/Out--About Oct. 3 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:16 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50808282/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:33:08 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50808329/Church-News Ongoing events• Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Easley, 101 E. 1st Ave. in Easley, holds Bible Study from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each Monday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:33:05 EST Hang up the phone, America — and drive http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50808615/Hang-up-the-phone-America--and-drive Last month, Americans sent 171.3 billion text messages and anywhere from 19 to 28 percent of those texts were sent or read from behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. The average amount of time your eyes are off the road when reading and responding to... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:33:02 EST Fall is upon us in Pickens County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/community_news/50807514/Fall-is-upon-us-in-Pickens-County PICKENS COUNTY — The Autumnal Equinox on Sept. 23 was officially the end of summer and temperatures have already started to drop across the Upstate. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:33:07 EST Clemson University academic news http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50723053/Clemson-University-academic-news CLEMSON — Clemson University presented degrees to 965 graduates at the Aug. 8, 2014, summer ceremony. President James P. Clements congratulated each of the recipients at his first graduation ceremony at the helm of Clemson University. Local... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:18 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50714639/ Bob Jones University Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:15 EST Clemson, UGA work together to isolate cancer cells http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50434140/Clemson-UGA-work-together-to-isolate-cancer-cells CLEMSON — Clemson University and the University of Georgia may compete on the football field, but researchers from the two institutions continue working together to develop low-cost technology that can detect and isolate cancer... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:09 EST First responders honored for saving deputy http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50724273/First-responders-honored-for-saving-deputy EASLEY — Pickens County EMS workers Terry “T.J.” Galloway Jr. and Derek Day were presented with plaques of honor during a banquet dinner at Silver Bay Restaurant for their role in helping save the life of Pickens County Deputy Thomas... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:05 EST Area Reunions http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50723491/Area-Reunions Chappell Reunion Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:28:16 EST Should the drinking age be 18? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50724031/Should-the-drinking-age-be-18 The age of 18 carries a lot of responsibility. You can help determine our nation's leaders by voting, you can make a vow for a life-long commitment and get married, you are mature enough to join the military and fight and or kill and or die for... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:28:11 EST