Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Sat, 23 May 2015 09:31:37 EST 1800 Pickens High students shine at strength event http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/153344750/Pickens-High-students-shine-at-strength-event PICKENS — Nine Blue Flame athletes brought home medals after traveling to the annual Viking Strength Meet held at Spartanburg High School on April 25. Sun, 17 May 2015 10:30:51 EST Ag Museum offers lots of activities for 2015 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153425490/Ag-Museum-offers-lots-of-activities-for-2015 PENDLETON — The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina offers Story Time and More, a monthly reading and activity program, and Kids Day, a monthly hands on activity program. Fri, 15 May 2015 19:40:51 EST State of Central highlights spirit of community collaboration http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152636915/State-of-Central-highlights-spirit-of-community-collaboration CENTRAL – Growth of Southern Wesleyan University, a growing town infrastructure and public transportation enhancements were among the highlights of the annual State of Central Address March 10 on the campus of Southern Wesleyan... Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:51 EST Government leadership honored at luncheon http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152636627/Government-leadership-honored-at-luncheon CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University welcomed elected and appointed officials in federal, state and local government to its Legislative Appreciation Luncheon Feb. 23 at the Central campus. Fri, 15 May 2015 11:45:53 EST Every day is Mother’s Day for those we love http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/153423337/Every-day-is-Mothers-Day-for-those-we-love As you know, Mother's Day was this past weekend and I, like millions of Americans, spent the holiday with my family. But by the end of the day, one thought kept circling around in my head: I never really appreciated Mother's Day until I... Fri, 15 May 2015 11:20:54 EST Doodle Trail chugs along http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/153298490/Doodle-Trail-chugs-along PICKENS COUNTY — The Doodle Trail was the focus of discussion at the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce's recent Fourth Thursday luncheon, with city officials and builders providing updates on the status and progress of the... Fri, 15 May 2015 08:40:52 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153427160/Out--About May 16 Fri, 15 May 2015 05:30:51 EST Colbert auctions off set, gives money to SC http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153432442/Colbert-auctions-off-set-gives-money-to-SC UPSTATE — Television personality, political pundit and South Carolina native Stephen Colbert shocked educators across the state by fully funding every single crowd-funding project put forth by teachers on donorschoose.org in honor of Teacher... Thu, 14 May 2015 13:25:53 EST Turn off that TV and think for yourself http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/153423790/Turn-off-that-TV-and-think-for-yourself What are the real reasons behind the civil and social unrest in our country? Thu, 14 May 2015 12:10:52 EST New look for upcoming season http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153349355/New-look-for-upcoming-season EASLEY — Easley's Foothills Playhouse celebrated its first-ever Red Carpet Reveal to an enthusiastic group of theatre patrons, and much like an old 45 rpm record, there is a B-side to the 2015-16 season. Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:51 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/153426178/Sports-Announcements Position campsEASLEY — The Easley Recreation Department are holding position camps for youth ages 8 to 13 who are interested in playing flag football and contact football. The camps continue through July. Thu, 14 May 2015 05:30:51 EST Hillary Clinton should be next President http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/153343649/Hillary-Clinton-should-be-next-President As a longtime Hillary Clinton supporter, I am more excited than ever to support her candidacy. Already in her campaign, she is making it clear that her priorities are education and supporting those who are not in the top one percent. Wed, 13 May 2015 14:20:53 EST Time for county to wake up http://pickenssentinel.com/news/letters/153343833/Time-for-county-to-wake-up Has anyone noticed how hostile Pickens County has become? In over thirty years, I've never seen so much discord. The county seems to be fighting with everybody right now, suing cities, individuals and even the press. Their actions continue to... Wed, 13 May 2015 14:20:51 EST Blue Ridge Fest a ‘classic’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/153432203/Blue-Ridge-Fest-a-classic PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in... Wed, 13 May 2015 12:25:52 EST New business in Six Mile http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153344277/New-business-in-Six-Mile Fairview Water Gardens, a new business in Six Mile, had its official grand opening April 18. Fairview Water Gardens is a family owned business that carries high-quality standard and butterfly koi, goldfish, fish food, water quality products, plants,... Wed, 13 May 2015 12:25:51 EST Grafting research increases fruit, vegetable harvests http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152635844/Grafting-research-increases-fruit-vegetable-harvests CHARLESTON — Plant scientists at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston have developed a technique for producing more fruits and vegetables. Tue, 12 May 2015 11:20:51 EST Wellness Week about spiritual, physical well-being http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152636266/Wellness-Week-about-spiritual-physical-well-being Megan Sanders, director of community involvement for Ripple of One, was the speaker for Wellness Week chapels at Newton Hobson Auditorium. In the March 23 chapel, Sanders spoke about finding your God-given purpose by serving Him. Mon, 11 May 2015 01:10:51 EST Final homesteading class is May 9 at Hagood Mill http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/153290335/Final-homesteading-class-is-May-9-at-Hagood-Mill PICKENS – Ecosystems on the Homestead will be offered at Hagood Mill from 10 a.m. to noon May 9. Participants will find out the science behind a historical homestead and marvel at the instinctive genius of pioneers. Participants will learn... Sat, 9 May 2015 14:30:51 EST AL Post 52 ready to get busy http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/153212652/AL-Post-52-ready-to-get-busy EASLEY — Between baseball, pancakes and poppies, the American Legion Post 52 will be busy in the Easley community with several events, tryouts and fundraisers all scheduled for the month of May. Sat, 9 May 2015 10:05:51 EST Ag Museum offers lots of activities for 2015 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/153290286/Ag-Museum-offers-lots-of-activities-for-2015 PENDLETON — The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina offers Story Time and More, a monthly reading and activity program, and Kids Day, a monthly hands on activity program. Fri, 8 May 2015 19:40:51 EST