Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:32:34 EST 1800 Organic farming enjoying a healthy rise in popularity http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152635744/Organic-farming-enjoying-a-healthy-rise-in-popularity COLUMBIA — With the demand for certified organic foods rising steadily among health-conscious consumers, more farmers are taking the time and making the effort to seek organic certification. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:15:53 EST Last chance for Sassafras Mountain brick donations coming soon http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634798/Last-chance-for-Sassafras-Mountain-brick-donations-coming-soon PICKENS COUNTY — South Carolinians have a unique opportunity to place their name or the name of a loved one on a brick paver atop Sassafras Mountain, the state's highest point, while also helping raise funds for the observation platform. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:45:51 EST French Rose quilt added to upstate trail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151063381/French-Rose-quilt-added-to-upstate-trail SENECA — The home of Sharon Harper Pelfrey at 833 White Oak Hill Drive in Seneca has been added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:05:53 EST Legislative delegation protests local GOP action, asks for nullification http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152986218/Legislative-delegation-protests-local-GOP-action-asks-for-nullification PICKENS COUNTY — Members of the Pickens County Legislative Delegation have filed a formal protest with the state offices of the Republican party asking that local GOP Convention results be nullified. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:50:53 EST Pickens County teams win honors at regional robotics competition http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152766522/Pickens-County-teams-win-honors-at-regional-robotics-competition PICKENS COUNTY — Two teams of elementary students from Pickens County took home trophies from the South Carolina FIRST LEGO League's West State Championship on March 21. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:50:54 EST Annual ACSO golf tourney is May 12 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/152637495/Annual-ACSO-golf-tourney-is-May-12 ANDERSON – The sixth annual Anderson County Sheriff's Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament has been scheduled for May 12 at Brookstone Meadows Golf Club, 100 River Club Drive in Anderson. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:30:52 EST State’s roads leave little to the imagination … or shocks http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/152895697/States-roads-leave-little-to-the-imagination--or-shocks I don't know if there are many of you who know this, but I spend a good deal of time on the stage participating in theater and recently I have been part of the cast for Treasure Island being performed at the Abbeville Opera House. Now, this... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:45:53 EST Carey inducted into Fort Prince George Chapter of DAR http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152635379/Carey-inducted-into-Fort-Prince-George-Chapter-of-DAR EASLEY — Jean Carey of Easley was inducted into the Fort Prince George Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:05:51 EST Daniel High senior named National Merit Finalist http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634738/Daniel-High-senior-named-National-Merit-Finalist PICKENS — Paul Greenstein, a National Merit semifinalists from Daniel High School, has been named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, the nation's largest academic competition. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:40:53 EST Daniel High’s Jordan sworn in as head of SCAFCS http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634680/Daniel-Highs-Jordan-sworn-in-as-head-of-SCAFCS PICKENS COUNTY — Sarah E. Jordan, Foods & Nutrition Teacher at Daniel High School, was sworn in as the new president of the South Carolina Affiliate of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (SCAFCS ) at their 100th annual state... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:40:51 EST Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152895133/Out--About April 16 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:30:54 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152894997/Church-News Revivals/Other Events Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:30:53 EST Easley picks up two more region softball wins http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/152893575/Easley-picks-up-two-more-region-softball-wins EASLEY — The Easley High School softball team took a week off for spring break, and the Green Wave came off the layoff with a pair of wins and one loss during the week. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:30:53 EST SCHSL announces changes to bylaws, constitution http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152772675/SCHSL-announces-changes-to-bylaws-constitution COLUMBIA — The South Carolina High School League recently held its annual Legislative Assembly meeting during the South Carolina Athletic Administrators Association Spring Conference in Charleston. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:30:51 EST Clemson Rotary accepting community service grant applications http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634355/Clemson-Rotary-accepting-community-service-grant-applications CLEMSON — Community service grant applications are now available from the Clemson Rotary Club for area agencies that serve Pickens, Oconee and Anderson counties. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:25:52 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/152895180/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, 16 Apr 2015 05:30:52 EST The Reserve at Lake Keowee gives $60K to five local groups http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151183108/The-Reserve-at-Lake-Keowee-gives-$60K-to-five-local-groups SUNSET – The Reserve at Lake Keowee's Charitable Foundation's 2014 giving totaled $60,000, a new record for the eight-year-old program. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:05:52 EST Westminster adds to Quilt Trail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151376666/Westminster-adds-to-Quilt-Trail WESTMINSTER — The 1921 Sears Roebuck craftsman style cottage owned by Mildred and Jim Spearman located at 101 Augusta Street was added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. The original quilt was made by Mildred Spearman in the late 1970's... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:10:51 EST PHS student arrested for bringing gun on campus http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152896880/PHS-student-arrested-for-bringing-gun-on-campus PICKENS — A Pickens High School student was arrested last Friday morning for bringing a gun onto campus after making threats the night before. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:56 EST SDPC seeks public’s input on improving Title I http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152895786/SDPC-seeks-publics-input-on-improving-Title-I PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County is looking for a few good ideas. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:55 EST