Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:50:09 EST 1800 Escaped stockade inmate back in jail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/5298197/Escaped-stockade-inmate-back-in-jail PICKENS — The Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested James Christopher Townsend on Wednesday afternoon following an anonymous tip that he was at a residence in the Easley community. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SDPC, county, Clemson settle TIF lawsuit http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/5215853/SDPC-county-Clemson-settle-TIF-lawsuit PICKENS — The School District of Pickens County has reached a settlement with the City of Clemson and Pickens County regarding the Tax Increment Financing lawsuit. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST National FFA Scholarship awarded to local student http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4983230/National-FFA-Scholarship-awarded-to-local-student PICKENS — The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply — Growing Scholars scholarship to Charlie Dunham of the Pickens County Career & Technology Center. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley Junior Cotillion members take part in Spring Ball http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/5154167/Easley-Junior-Cotillion-members-take-part-in-Spring-Ball EASLEY — The Easley Chapter of the National League of Junior Cotillions participated in the Grand Spring Ball held earlier this year and danced to the Fox Trot, Shag Swing, Cha Cha, Waltz and current line dances to top 40 tunes. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local businessman recognized for outstanding volunteerism http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4979850/Local-businessman-recognized-for-outstanding-volunteerism EASLEY – Local Allstate agency owner Ray Williams received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Registration for Appalachian music lessons begins http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/5153874/Registration-for-Appalachian-music-lessons-begins EASLEY — Enrollment is now underway for the summer session of Appalachian music lessons, which will begin the week of July 14. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Anderson County deputy honored with Quilt of Valor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/5237909/Anderson-County-deputy-honored-with-Quilt-of-Valor ANDERSON — Deputy David “Allen” Hammond was honored on June 26 by local members of the Prickly Fingers Quilt Guild, when he was presented with the group's Quilt of Valor. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 18th annual Ride for the Child a success http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/5240420/18th-annual-Ride-for-the-Child-a-success PICKENS — The Parenting Place held its 18th annual Ride for the Child June 21 and the results are in on the fundraiser for the nonprofit. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s Smoke on the Mountain at Easley Foothills Playhouse http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/5240481/Its-Smoke-on-the-Mountain-at-Easley-Foothills-Playhouse EASLEY — The Easley Foothills Playhouse's production of Smoke on the Mountain is set to kick off for the summer playbill with plenty of wholesome entertainment for all. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escapee still at large, PCSD looking for leads http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/5276086/Escapee-still-at-large-PCSD-looking-for-leads PICKENS — James Christopher Townsend remains the focus of a manhunt by the Pickens County Sheriff's Department following his escape from the Pickens County stockade July 3 and authorities are seeking the public's... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hit and run charges revised after victim dies http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-news/5273182/Hit-and-run-charges-revised-after-victim-dies ANDERSON — Charges on Kyle Christopher Hand have been upgraded to hit and run resulting in death. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4785258/ Bonnie Jean Johnson of Central, left, participated in the pinning ceremony held May 8 for Tri-County Technical College's Veterinary Technology graduates. She is shown with Dr. Peggy Champion, department head for the program. Johnson also was... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4785248/ Benjamin Charles Dobson of Central, left, participated in the pinning ceremony held May 8 for Tri-County Technical College's Veterinary Technology graduates. He is shown with Dr. Peggy Champion, department head for the program. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/4593647/ A team of R.C. Edwards Middle School students participated in the Biology Merit Exam at Clemson University on April 11. With 198 competitors, Edwards students earned 13 of the 30 awards given in Division I. The winners included: Benjamin Buck, first... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4785294/ Nicola Jean Whitelightning of Central, left, participated in the pinning ceremony held May 8 for Tri-County Technical College's Veterinary Technology graduates. She is shown with Dr. Peggy Champion, department head for the program. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4785273/ Kiera Elizabeth Johnston of Central, left, participated in the pinning ceremony held May 8 for Tri-County Technical College's Veterinary Technology graduates. She is shown with Dr. Peggy Champion, department head for the program. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4593994/ Michelle Zinky of Liberty, right, a pharmacy major, right, was one of 57 Tri-County Technical College students inducted recently into Alpha Zeta Beta (AZB), a chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Presenting her with a certificate is Melina... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4593977/ Tracy W. Thomas of Easley, right, a nursing major, right, was one of 57 Tri-County Technical College students inducted recently into Alpha Zeta Beta (AZB), a chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Presenting her with a certificate is Melina... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4593987/ Laurie Ann James of Easley, right, a nursing major, was one of 57 Tri-County Technical College students inducted recently into Alpha Zeta Beta (AZB), a chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Presenting her with a certificate is Melina... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/4598239/ Tri-County Technical College students had a chance to network with successful graduates working in a variety of fields at a “Connections that Count” career forum recently. Panelists from left were Patrick Ballieu, a Bridge to Clemson... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST