PICKENS — High school students' performances are measured in any number of ways each year in South Carolina with the Scholastic Aptitude Test being one of those measuring sticks, especially for college entrance.
CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative.
CENTRAL — Members of the SWU Men's Basketball Team went through training on the low ropes challenge course in the Hundred Acre Wood on Oct. 2. The course is part of the Leadership in Outdoor Recreation Education (LORE)...
PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around...
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools.
PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium.
PICKENS COUNTY — The annual Goldstein Golf Tournament golf was held Oct. 17 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson to raise funds for the local charity Helen's Hugs.
Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union.
PICKENS — The City of Pickens Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 with the theme of The Doodle Express, playing off the popular The Polar Express.
EASLEY — Artist Gregbo Watson landed the job of a lifetime when he was contracted by Marvel Comics to pen the Upper Deck trading cards featuring characters from Marvel's film “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
Chelsia Sumrell was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for Easley High School during a halftime presentation at Friday's game against Woodmont. Sumrell, a senior, was chosen as Homecoming Queen following a vote by the senior class.
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McGee Heating and Air Inc. employees, along with members of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 15. Pictured from left to right are Jeff Kittle, Cindy Hopkins, Robert Kesler,...
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.
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.
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...
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).
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
PICKENS COUNTY — An Anderson woman was struck and killed by a train in Central on Oct. 10.
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