Habitat for Humanity has new ReStore location EASLEY – The Pickens County Habitat for Humanity has moved its ReStore to a new location on Calhoun Memorial Highway in Easley.
“We are in a much higher traffic location now,” said Executive Director Jill Evans. “We anticipate having a lot more drive-by shoppers.”
Evans said that the new location would also be more visible in the community.
“We probably have a little less square footage but we have a higher quality of merchandise,” Evan...
Developing a heart for service Approximately 200 volunteers from Southern Wesleyan University reached beyond the Central campus into surrounding communities in an effort to make a difference.
Organized by Southern Wesleyan’s Student Life office, Day of Service involved approximately 150 students and 50 faculty and staff members in various service projects that included ministry to senior citizens, distribution of food to needy citizens and landscaping work.
New principals named for three Pickens County schools PICKENS COUNTY—The 2013-14 school year will bring plenty of change for local Pickens County students.
New principals have been selected for three local middle schools, and district officials say they believe they have made the right call students in Easley and Pickens.
The Pickens County School Board recently approved new principals for Pickens Middle School, R.H. Gettys Middle School and J.C. Brice Middle School, taking effect at the beg...
Shelton, Gillespie sound off on controversial topic PICKENS COUNTY—Amidst the debate on invocations at the beginning of Pickens County School Board meetings are two board members with very different opinions.
The board voted Monday to do away with its old student-led invocation policy and adopt a non-sectarian prayer that will kick off each monthly meeting.
Board Member Jim Shelton said this decision is a direct contradiction of what the people have asked for.
“All our public has asked u...