Community remembers fallen soldier Barrett Austin PICKENS—Folks in Pickens County are continuing to mourn the loss of Easley resident Pfc. Barrett Austin, who lost his life during an attack while serving a deployment in Afghanistan.
A Pickens High School graduate, Austin was always known for his friendly smile, according to Pickens Principal Marion Lawson.
“He was a good student,” Lawson said. “He was always friendly, always ready with a smile and was always very polite and pleasant with...
Butler to take over as Pickens Athletic Director PICKENS—The Pickens High athletic department will soon be under new leadership.
The school announced this week current baseball coach Stan Butler will assume athletic director duties during the 2013-2014 school year.
Butler, a graduate of Erskine College, has been named Region I-AAA Baseball Coach of the Year three times.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Coach Butler through the years and to observe his dedication as a professional ...
Cleaning up Powdersville 18 volunteers turned out recently for cleanup day. The group collect 65 bags of trash around the Powdersville Community along Hwy. 153, Hood Rd, Ragsdale Rd, small portion of HWY. 81 and Sitton Hill Rd. Team Ragsdale – was on Hwy. 81 – Taylor Melton, Josh Melton, Paige Melton, Heath Quinnelly, Cara Hamilton.HOP Taylor – Taylor Melton, along Ragsdale Rd.