Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:53:06 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 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 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 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 NickPicker fiddler receives Bascom Lamar Lunsford Award http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150148874/NickPicker-fiddler-receives-Bascom-Lamar-Lunsford-Award PICKENS — Old-time musician Nick Hallman, fiddler for the NickPickers of Pickens, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Bascom Lamar Lunsford Award in honor of a lifetime commitment to traditional music. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:12 EST Dacusville Crime Watch meeting is Oct. 21 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150147851/Dacusville-Crime-Watch-meeting-is-Oct.-21 DACUSVILLE — The Pickens County Sheriff's Department and the Dacusville Business Association are hosting a meeting on Oct. 21 of the Dacusville-Area Crime watch for volunteer training and to set up the Crime Watch's on-going meeting... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:07 EST Pickens County CTC FFA chapter awarded national grant http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150148201/Pickens-County-CTC-FFA-chapter-awarded-national-grant PICKENS — The Pickens County Career & Technology Center FFA Chapter has been selected to receive the 2014 Program Improvement Grant awarded by The Agricultural Experience Tracker (AET). Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:06 EST Vallecillo selected as SC SkillsUSA officer http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150148338/Vallecillo-selected-as-SC-SkillsUSA-officer LIBERTY — Daniela Vallecillo, a junior at Liberty High School, has been chosen to be on the state leadership team for SC SkillsUSA, the professional organization for high school career and technology students. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:03 EST Greenstein recognized in 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150099699/Greenstein-recognized-in-2015-National-Merit-Scholarship-Program CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Paul Greenstein has been recognized as a Semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:17 EST Pickens Women Association provides donations to local charities http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150148533/Pickens-Women-Association-provides-donations-to-local-charities PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens Women Association presented checks to eight local charities at their September meeting including Family Promise, Gleaning House, Meals on Wheels, Prevent Child Abuse, Feed a Hungry Child in Pickens County,... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:16 EST Reception planned for former CFO of Baptist Easley http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150149780/Reception-planned-for-former-CFO-of-Baptist-Easley EASLEY – A reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 to honor Larry Pope, who retired at the end of September as chief financial officer at Baptist Easley. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:15 EST Clemson University bioengineering center lands $11 million for tissue research http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50021335/Clemson-University-bioengineering-center-lands-$11-million-for-tissue-research CLEMSON — Clemson University has been awarded $11 million to expand a bioengineering center that helps mentor junior faculty members as they research how lab-grown tissue can treat some of the world's most debilitating diseases, ranging... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:04:10 EST