Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:58:16 EST 1800 Forever homes needed http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50326124/Forever-homes-needed LIBERTY — The Pickens County Humane Society is facing a problem: Currently at capacity, animal adoptions are dwindling, while animal surrenders for the past three months have ranged from 50 to 93 animals per month. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:54:03 EST Teams hold mock search, rescue in Williamston http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50317135/Teams-hold-mock-search-rescue-in-Williamston WILLIAMSTON — The Anderson County Sheriff's Office Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the Volunteer Mounted Search and Rescue Team (MSaR) participated in a mock search and rescue on Sunday at the intersection of Willingham Road... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:10:02 EST Implant could be solution for epileptics http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50325288/Implant-could-be-solution-for-epileptics EASLEY — Sufferers of epilepsy haven't seen many options for treatment over the years, especially in Pickens County, but Baptist Easley Hospital in conjunction with Clemson Neurology has opened avenues locally. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:52:03 EST Disagreement between strangers leads to violence http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50325529/Disagreement-between-strangers-leads-to-violence PICKENS — A disagreement between strangers ended in violence and an attempted murder charge being levied against an Easley man. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:51:02 EST Event does more than raise money http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50325868/Event-does-more-than-raise-money EASLEY — The seventh annual Mission Action Challenge on Aug. 23 will do more than just offer challenging cycle rides and a 5K to participants. It will help put new shoes on the feet of some children who really need them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:49:17 EST Pickens deputy injured in wreck http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50325731/Pickens-deputy-injured-in-wreck PICKENS — A Pickens County sheriff's deputy was injured when he lost control of his patrol car on Edinburgh Lane in Easley on Aug. 14. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:04 EST Business News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/business/50319724/Business-News Clemson Downs marketing directorCLEMSON — Clemson Downs Retirement Community announced that Ruthie Millar has joined its team in a newly created marketing role. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:41:03 EST Military News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50320096/Military-News Hernandez graduates basic training Air Force Airman Kanny D. Ocampo Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland at San Antonio, Texas. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:36:04 EST Clemson police need help finding suspect http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50327659/Clemson-police-need-help-finding-suspect CLEMSON – The Clemson City Police Department needs the public's help to locate a Pickens man who attacked a woman outside her apartment on Aug. 9, dragged her inside and choked her until she was unconscious. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:53:10 EST Easley man charged with attempted murder http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50296517/Easley-man-charged-with-attempted-murder EASLEY – A 21-year-old Easley man has been charged with attempted murder after a verbal confrontation with another man turned physical. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:53:03 EST Pickens deputy injured in wreck http://pickenssentinel.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50284367/Pickens-deputy-injured-in-wreck PICKENS — A Pickens County sheriff's deputy was injured early Friday morning after losing control of his vehicle on Edinburgh Lane in the Easley community. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:39:04 EST Pelzer man in jail on multiple charges http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/50235687/Pelzer-man-in-jail-on-multiple-charges ANDERSON – A 39-year-old Pelzer man is in jail in Anderson County on multiple charges after police say he tried to break into several homes and vehicles – all while clad in only underwear and socks. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:37:02 EST PASS scores remain flat in Pickens County http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50235520/PASS-scores-remain-flat-in-Pickens-County PICKENS — The School District of Pickens County's performance on SC PASS testing remained strong compared to the rest of the South Carolina in 2014, but did not improve on district scores from the previous year. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:11:03 EST Finalists named for teacher, support employee of year awards http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/50235461/Finalists-named-for-teacher-support-employee-of-year-awards PICKENS — The finalists for the School District of Pickens County's Teacher and Support Employee of the Year Awards have been chosen. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:58:02 EST Anderson massage therapist arrested http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/50235384/Anderson-massage-therapist-arrested ANDERSON – A massage therapist in Anderson County was arrested and charged last week with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:42:01 EST Overnight fires lead to arson arrest http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50245840/Overnight-fires-lead-to-arson-arrest EASLEY — A spate of fires in the early morning hours of Aug. 10 sparked sirens and first responders four different times between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m., resulting in the arrest of an Easley man on arson and multiple burglary charges. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:12 EST Bands announced for Founders Day Music Festival http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50233919/Bands-announced-for-Founders-Day-Music-Festival PICKENS — The third annual Founders Day Music Festival will be held Sept. 13 on West Main Street in Historic Pickens. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:10 EST Annual Sam Wyche Food Fight Bowl is Aug. 22 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50233678/Annual-Sam-Wyche-Food-Fight-Bowl-is-Aug.-22 PICKENS — The seventh annual Sam Wyche Food Fight Bowl will be held at Pickens High School on Aug. 22 during the Easley High School versus Pickens High School football game. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:08 EST Dacusville Crime Watch meeting set for Aug. 21 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50241098/Dacusville-Crime-Watch-meeting-set-for-Aug.-21 DACUSVILLE – The Dacusville-Area Crime Watch and the Pickens County Sheriff's Department are sponsoring a communitywide meeting for the greater Dacusville Area at 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:07 EST Playhouse to dedicate season to Gwen McCall http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50245506/Playhouse-to-dedicate-season-to-Gwen-McCall EASLEY — The Easley Foothills Playhouse is using the 2014-15 season to honor a woman whose passion was a driving force in local theater for many years. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:04 EST