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D. C. Moody

Position: Staff writer
E-Mail Address: dmoody@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 864-855-0355


About D. C. Moody

David, a native of Anderson, is a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor of arts degree in English. A twice published novelist, David is also a professional copywriter with professional experience in media advertising. A father of two boys, he enjoys spending his time with family and friends. He can be reached at 864-855-0355, on his cell phone at 980-241-2282 or by email at dmoody@civitasmedia.com

Latest Stories by D. C. Moody

PICKENS— The investigation into the death of a 14-month old infant Oct. 17 by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has resulted in an arrest.
Dec. 18 PCSO officers took 43 year old Angela Denise Brewer of Pickens into custody and charged Brewer murder/homicide by child abuse. Brewer was the victim's grandmother and sole caregiver on th

Grandmother arrested in death of infant

PICKENS— The investigation into the death of a 14-month old infant Oct. 17 by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has resulted in an arrest. Dec. 18 PCSO officers took 43 year old Angela Denise Brewer of Pickens into custody and charged Brewer murder/homicide by child abuse. Brewer was the victim's grandmother and sole caregiver on th

Dear Santa,
It may be a point of contention as to how good of a boy I have been this year and with the days before Christmas dwindling, I felt it incumbent upon myself to state my case for your consideration. I mean, you have always appeared as a Saint of mercy and the assumption that naturally follows would be some sort of due process, hence this

Dear Santa …

Dear Santa, It may be a point of contention as to how good of a boy I have been this year and with the days before Christmas dwindling, I felt it incumbent upon myself to state my case for your consideration. I mean, you have always appeared as a Saint of mercy and the assumption that naturally follows would be some sort of due process, hence this

PICKENS COUNTY — Santa has yet to come and go, but when he does and the holiday season is over, what do you do with that tree standing in your living room? As it turns out, there are a lot of different ways to recycle your Christmas tree and continue building credit with Santa until he returns next year.
First and foremost, experts agree as

Oh, Christmas tree — how should I recycle thee?

PICKENS COUNTY — Santa has yet to come and go, but when he does and the holiday season is over, what do you do with that tree standing in your living room? As it turns out, there are a lot of different ways to recycle your Christmas tree and continue building credit with Santa until he returns next year. First and foremost, experts agree as

EASLEY — What appeared to be nothing more than a ceremony to honor a set of grandparents by some appreciative grandchildren in reality became an award of immense honor for one local man.
The grandchildren of Bud and Anita Nalley of Pickens County were surprised to find a $10,000 donation had been made in their name to The Dream Center of Eas

Surprise in a surprise

EASLEY — What appeared to be nothing more than a ceremony to honor a set of grandparents by some appreciative grandchildren in reality became an award of immense honor for one local man. The grandchildren of Bud and Anita Nalley of Pickens County were surprised to find a $10,000 donation had been made in their name to The Dream Center of Eas

EASLEY — What appeared to be nothing more than a ceremony to honor a set of grandparents by some appreciative grandchildren in reality became an award of immense honor for one local man.
The grandchildren of Bud and Anita Nalley of Pickens County were surprised to find a $10,000 donation had been made in their name to The Dream Center of Eas

Surprise honor, award

EASLEY — What appeared to be nothing more than a ceremony to honor a set of grandparents by some appreciative grandchildren in reality became an award of immense honor for one local man. The grandchildren of Bud and Anita Nalley of Pickens County were surprised to find a $10,000 donation had been made in their name to The Dream Center of Eas

PICKENS — The third reading of a proposed Capital Needs Plan to relieve the fiscal woes the School District of Pickens County is facing in the coming years, scheduled for Dec. 15, was delayed until a key component of the plan is in place.
The decision to cancel the scheduled reading was recommended by SDPC's financial advisor on Dec. 9, sugg

SDPC delays capital plan vote

PICKENS — The third reading of a proposed Capital Needs Plan to relieve the fiscal woes the School District of Pickens County is facing in the coming years, scheduled for Dec. 15, was delayed until a key component of the plan is in place. The decision to cancel the scheduled reading was recommended by SDPC's financial advisor on Dec. 9, sugg

PICKENS — The third reading of a proposed Capital Needs Plan to relieve the fiscal woes the School District of Pickens County is facing in the coming years, scheduled for Dec. 15, was delayed until a key component of the plan is in place.
The decision to cancel the scheduled reading was recommended by SDPC's financial advisor on Dec. 9, sugg

SDPC, trustees delay Capital Needs Plan vote

PICKENS — The third reading of a proposed Capital Needs Plan to relieve the fiscal woes the School District of Pickens County is facing in the coming years, scheduled for Dec. 15, was delayed until a key component of the plan is in place. The decision to cancel the scheduled reading was recommended by SDPC's financial advisor on Dec. 9, sugg

Food banks, shelters in need of assistance

PICKENS COUNTY — The giving spirit seems to hit most people during the holidays and with the cold weather here there is a real need among food banks and relief organizations throughout Pickens County. Two organizations, United Christian Ministries and Piedmont Emergency Relief, laid out what can be expected as the responses for most charitab

Fire at pizzeria remains under investigation

EASLEY — A fire at a Downtown Easley restaurant is still under investigation as local and state officials continue to hunt for the cause. The Easley Fire Department, along with units of the Easley Police Department, responded to a fire at Michael's Pizzeria around 6:30 a.m. Nov. 24, and quickly gained control of the blaze and preventing furt

Pizzeria fire cause still unknown

EASLEY — A fire at a Downtown Easley restaurant is still under investigation as local and state officials continue to hunt for the cause. The Easley Fire Department, along with units of the Easley Police Department, responded to a fire at Michael's Pizzeria around 6:30 a.m. Nov. 24, and quickly gained control of the blaze and preventing furt

PICKENS — What appeared to be no more than a multi-car wreck late Monday in Pickens County became much more when it was discovered one of the vehicles involved was carrying the victims of a domestic dispute, including a 4-year-old gunshot victim.
Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on the scene of what had been reported as a wre

Toddler shot during dispute

PICKENS — What appeared to be no more than a multi-car wreck late Monday in Pickens County became much more when it was discovered one of the vehicles involved was carrying the victims of a domestic dispute, including a 4-year-old gunshot victim. Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on the scene of what had been reported as a wre

PICKENS — What appeared to be no more than a multi-car wreck late Monday became much more when it was discovered one of the vehicles involved was carrying the victims of a domestic dispute, including a 4-year-old gunshot victim.
Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on the scene of what had been reported as a wreck in the early ev

Toddler shot during dispute

PICKENS — What appeared to be no more than a multi-car wreck late Monday became much more when it was discovered one of the vehicles involved was carrying the victims of a domestic dispute, including a 4-year-old gunshot victim. Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputies arrived on the scene of what had been reported as a wreck in the early ev

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area.
Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most.
“As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

Country Santa needs some help from community

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area. Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most. “As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area.
Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most.
“As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

Country Santa needs you

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area. Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most. “As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

PICKENS – A former Pickens High School assistant football coach who was already facing charges of inappropriate activity with minors has been charged with three more counts as a result of a county investigation.
Joshua Bennett Dorr, 29, of 179 Praters Creek Road in Pickens, was booked into the Pickens County Detention Center at 8:34 a.m. Dec

Former PHS assistant coach faces more charges

PICKENS – A former Pickens High School assistant football coach who was already facing charges of inappropriate activity with minors has been charged with three more counts as a result of a county investigation. Joshua Bennett Dorr, 29, of 179 Praters Creek Road in Pickens, was booked into the Pickens County Detention Center at 8:34 a.m. Dec

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area.
Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most.
“As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

Country Santa needs some help from community

DEEP SOUTH POLE — Country Santa has been working year round for this season, but it seems the Deep South Pole needs a few more elves to help more than 1,300 families in the area. Although Country Santa said the work goes year round, when December arrives is when elves are needed the most. “As of December 1, we're bagged and ready to g

Food banks, shelters in need of assistance

PICKENS COUNTY — The giving spirit seems to hit most people during the holidays and with the cold weather here there is a real need among food banks and relief organizations throughout Pickens County. Two organizations, United Christian Ministries and Piedmont Emergency Relief, laid out what can be expected as the responses for most charitab

Christmas and the holidays do seem to bring out the best in most people, and the charities pour out of the woodwork to take advantage of that situation, most of which are valid. But I want to ask a question about a particular one. I will say this, their advertisements have been up and running for some time on television and in print and their missi

One charitable organization we should be ashamed to need

Christmas and the holidays do seem to bring out the best in most people, and the charities pour out of the woodwork to take advantage of that situation, most of which are valid. But I want to ask a question about a particular one. I will say this, their advertisements have been up and running for some time on television and in print and their missi

Christmas and the holidays do seem to bring out the best in most people, and the charities pour out of the woodwork to take advantage of that situation, most of which are valid. But I want to ask a question about a particular one. I will say this, their advertisements have been up and running for some time on television and in print and their missi

One charitable organization we should be ashamed to need

Christmas and the holidays do seem to bring out the best in most people, and the charities pour out of the woodwork to take advantage of that situation, most of which are valid. But I want to ask a question about a particular one. I will say this, their advertisements have been up and running for some time on television and in print and their missi

Vandals strike Jaycee Park for second week

PICKENS — For the second time in as many weeks, Jaycee Park in Pickens was struck by vandals and the Pickens Recreation Department is reaching out to the community for help in solving the crimes. “This second time was the worst damage by far. It is very disheartening to come in first thing in the morning and see a community treasure va





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