Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:58:22 EST 1800 Late restart catapults Gordon to Michigan victory http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314629/Late-restart-catapults-Gordon-to-Michigan-victory BROOKLYN, Mich. — So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:05:02 EST Forgettable day at Michigan for Larson http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314599/Forgettable-day-at-Michigan-for-Larson BROOKLYN, Mich. — Sunday was a rough day on the track for rookie Kyle Larson.It got worse when he looked at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:01 EST Chris Buescher claims first career Nationwide win At Mid-Ohio http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314590/Chris-Buescher-claims-first-career-Nationwide-win-At-Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio — The math didn't add up. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:57:03 EST Sauter delivers NASCAR Truck Series win at Michigan http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314572/Sauter-delivers-NASCAR-Truck-Series-win-at-Michigan BROOKLYN, Mich. — Johnny Sauter's new crew chief started work eight days before Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Careers for Veterans 200.So much for a getting-to-know-you period. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:51:02 EST Miller named Teacher of the Year for SDPC http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50314548/Miller-named-Teacher-of-the-Year-for-SDPC PICKENS — Nikki Miller has been named the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for the School District of Pickens County and Jennifer Ohlrogge has been named the 2014-2015 Support Employee of the Year Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:06:03 EST Workforce Opportunity Summit set for Aug. 27 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50314171/Workforce-Opportunity-Summit-set-for-Aug.-27 EASLEY — Tri-County Technical College, Alliance Pickens and Apprenticeship Carolina will host a Workforce Opportunity Summit from 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Aug. 27 at the College's Easley Campus. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:49:04 EST One in jail, one sought in June arson case http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/50314528/One-in-jail-one-sought-in-June-arson-case WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has charged a Toccoa, Ga., woman with third-degree arson in connection with an incident on June 20 in Wahalla and are looking for a Walhalla man on four separate counts related to the... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:37:01 EST Westminster man charged with sexual battery http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter/50314521/Westminster-man-charged-with-sexual-battery WALHALLA — A 59-year-old Westminster man was arrested last week on charges of sexual battery involving a 22-year-old woman. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:27:03 EST Westminster couple charged with burglary http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-news/50314515/Westminster-couple-charged-with-burglary WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a Westminster couple last week after an investigation revealed that weapons and other items were taken from a Westminster home of a Walhalla City police officer. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:11:04 EST Let’s get ready to rumble! http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50313815/Lets-get-ready-to-rumble PICKENS — The seventh annual Meals on Wheels Sam Wyche Food Fight Bowl, presented by Save-A-Lot of Pickens, will take place at the Pickens High School stadium at 8 p.m. Aug. 22. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:09:01 EST Sober or Slammer! begins Aug. 15 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50289988/Sober-or-Slammer-begins-Aug.-15 COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered with local hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies across the state today to launch the annual Sober or Slammer! impaired driving crackdown, which begins... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:24:03 EST Apollo 11 an achievement worth remembering http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50092726/Apollo-11-an-achievement-worth-remembering July 21 marked the anniversary of one of America's great triumphs. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:23:03 EST The case for low taxes http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50241583/The-case-for-low-taxes They boast about how they “bring home the bacon.”They take credit for new buildings, new parks and new programs for which they've secured public funding. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:10:02 EST Clemson Downs hires wellness director http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50090351/Clemson-Downs-hires-wellness-director CLEMSON — Clemson Downs Retirement Community has hired a wellness director with broad experience in crafting personalized fitness plans geared toward engaging seniors with a best-in-class holistic approach. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:45:04 EST SWU moves in record number of freshmen http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50325447/SWU-moves-in-record-number-of-freshmen CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University moved 260 incoming freshman into its residence halls last Friday, a record size class that left check-in lines stretched halfway across the lawn for the admissions office. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:32:04 EST 13th annual grief seminar planned for September http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50318353/13th-annual-grief-seminar-planned-for-September GREENVILLE — Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes will hold its 13th annual grief seminar on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:30:04 EST Forever homes needed http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50326124/Forever-homes-needed LIBERTY — The Pickens County Humane Society is facing a problem: Currently at capacity, animal adoptions are dwindling, while animal surrenders for the past three months have ranged from 50 to 93 animals per month. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:54:03 EST Tickets available for five USC home tilts http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50317231/Tickets-available-for-five-USC-home-tilts COLUMBIA – Single game football tickets for five University of South Carolina home football games are on sale now to the general public. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:24:02 EST Teams hold mock search, rescue in Williamston http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50317135/Teams-hold-mock-search-rescue-in-Williamston WILLIAMSTON — The Anderson County Sheriff's Office Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the Volunteer Mounted Search and Rescue Team (MSaR) participated in a mock search and rescue on Sunday at the intersection of Willingham Road... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:10:02 EST Implant could be solution for epileptics http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50325288/Implant-could-be-solution-for-epileptics EASLEY — Sufferers of epilepsy haven't seen many options for treatment over the years, especially in Pickens County, but Baptist Easley Hospital in conjunction with Clemson Neurology has opened avenues locally. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:52:03 EST