Pickens Sentinel- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://pickenssentinel.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:29:28 EST 1800 Six Mile resident gets back to work with AARP grant http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929778/Six-Mile-resident-gets-back-to-work-with-AARP-grant PENDLETON — Loretta Cappiello of Six Mile had no idea it would be so tough getting back into the workforce full time when she began her job search in 2009. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:21 EST Pastors-in-residence named at SWU http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929911/Pastors-in-residence-named-at-SWU CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University's Division of Religion welcomed Dr. Karl Westfall and the Rev. Sharon Butcher Westfall as pastors-in-residence in January. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:10:57 EST Sassafras Mountain to be more accessible http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929190/Sassafras-Mountain-to-be-more-accessible PICKENS COUNTY — Visitors to South Carolina's highest peak will soon have access to a spectacular panorama of the surrounding countryside thanks to a $350,000 gift from Duke Energy. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:19 EST CTC instructors tapped for awards, meetings http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151937531/CTC-instructors-tapped-for-awards-meetings PICKENS – Three instructors at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center have been singled out for their contributions to the community. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:18 EST Agribusinesses ask state to support Clemson PSA http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008136/Agribusinesses-ask-state-to-support-Clemson-PSA COLUMBIA — South Carolina agribusiness professionals took to the Statehouse recently to tell lawmakers how vital Clemson University is to the revenue and jobs they bring to the state. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:12 EST Center for Manufacturing Innovation breaks ground http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151755626/Center-for-Manufacturing-Innovation-breaks-ground GREENVILLE — Clemson University and Greenville Technical College officials broke ground Monday for a $25 million center that will advance the manufacturing workforce and serve the automotive, transportation and other high-tech... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:06 EST Delivering smiles http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152441230/Delivering-smiles PICKENS COUNTY — Every Wednesday, Randall and Marcia Kelley load up their SUV and head out to deliver hot meals to elderly and disabled residents of Pickens County. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:25:51 EST ‘Making it Grow’ on SCETV debuts flashy new set http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151881305/Making-it-Grow-on-SCETV-debuts-flashy-new-set SUMTER — “Making It Grow” has unveiled a brand-new set, replacing the “country store” scenery used for more than a decade. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:26 EST Anniversary Quilt of Valor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152301940/Anniversary-Quilt-of-Valor Barbara and Jerry James recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary and to celebrate, Barbara presented her veteran and husband, Jerry, with a Quilt of Valor, commemorating his service to our country. The presentation took place at the Jo Brown... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:24 EST Tri-County places second in college festival event http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151929495/Tri-County-places-second-in-college-festival-event NEWBERRY – Tri-County Technical College placed second overall as a college and all five team members placed in at least one event in the 2015 South Carolina Speech and Theater Association's College Festival. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:22 EST Seneca High principal named tops for state http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151928765/Seneca-High-principal-named-tops-for-state OCONEE COUNTY — Cliff Roberts, principal of Seneca High School in Oconee County School District, has been named the 2015 South Carolina High School Principal of the Year by the S.C. Association of School Administrators. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:20 EST Four named recipients of Clemson’s MLK Jr. Award for Excellence in Service http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008054/Four-named-recipients-of-Clemsons-MLK-Jr.-Award-for-Excellence-in-Service CLEMSON – Four people have been named recipients of Clemson University's Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Service. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:16 EST Journal ranks Clemson’s farm among nation’s best http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151928428/Journal-ranks-Clemsons-farm-among-nations-best CLEMSON — Clemson University's Student Organic Farm ranks among the best college farms in the nation, according to the journal Best College Reviews. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:15 EST Professor will use grant to document African American lives in Clemson history http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152008086/Professor-will-use-grant-to-document-African-American-lives-in-Clemson-history CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received $100,000 for her research about African Americans who lived and labored on Clemson land during the pre-1963 integration period. James E. Bostic... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:14 EST McClain wins Pickens Middle geography bee http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152006597/McClain-wins-Pickens-Middle-geography-bee Ethan McClain, left, an eighth grade student at Pickens Middle School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on Feb. 2. The school Bee, at which students answered numerous questions on world geography, was the first round in the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:11 EST The International Year of Light http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151635286/The-International-Year-of-Light CLEMSON — Your phone, computer, TV — all are modern-day technologies made possible largely by light-based technologies. With materials as the technology enabler within all devices and components, Clemson University is uniquely positioned... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:11:02 EST Clemson Bull Test draws record crowd, prices http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152008095/Clemson-Bull-Test-draws-record-crowd-prices CLEMSON — In the most closely watched test so far this semester, all the students passed with flying colors. Then they were sold. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:10:59 EST Connect to College grads at Tri-County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/151937423/Connect-to-College-grads-at-Tri-County December 2014 high school graduates through the Connect to College (C2C) program at Tri-County Technical College are, from left to right, Brittney F. Scurry, Easley High School; Orell J. (Ques) Galloway, Pendleton High School; Briana S. Ferguson,... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:10:53 EST CMT hosting event for juniors, seniors http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152513922/CMT-hosting-event-for-juniors-seniors PENDLETON — In 2013 Nikki Giba was one of 30 seniors who graduated from Cherokee High School in Cherokee, Ala., population 1,031. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:05:51 EST Legislature ratifies Amendment legalizing raffles http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152247873/Legislature-ratifies-Amendment-legalizing-raffles COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Legislature ratified a constitutional amendment March 5 to allow nonprofit organizations to conduct raffles in South Carolina. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:35:52 EST