Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:09:59 EST 1800 Daniel High Athletic Hall of Fame nominations sought http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4474314/Daniel-High-Athletic-Hall-of-Fame-nominations-sought CENTRAL — The D. W. Daniel Athletic Booster Club officially inducted the inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class last fall. The Booster Club and its Hall of Fame Committee are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Hall of Fame... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST WrenStock 2014 set for May 31 at Anderson Motor Speedway http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/4434055/WrenStock-2014-set-for-May-31-at-Anderson-Motor-Speedway ANDERSON — Attention Wren alumni of the classes from 1958 to 2003: WrenStock 2014 – billed as the South's largest high school reunion – will be held May 31 at Anderson Motor Speedway. Gates will open at 2 p.m. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospitals lift temporary flu visitation restrictions http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4434685/Hospitals-lift-temporary-flu-visitation-restrictions PICKENS COUNTY — Hospitals in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Laurens counties have lifted the temporary request that children refrain from visiting hospitalized patients. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson, Yawkey Wildlife Center join forces in coastal ecology research http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/4045925/Clemson-Yawkey-Wildlife-Center-join-forces-in-coastal-ecology-research GEORGETOWN — Clemson University's Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources' Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center and the Yawkey Foundations will join forces to launch a... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Researchers to monitor Savannah River salinity during harbor expansion http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/3972133/Researchers-to-monitor-Savannah-River-salinity-during-harbor-expansion CLEMSON — Clemson University wetland ecologists at the Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science will spend the next year monitoring water salinity levels and vegetation changes at sites in and around the Savannah National... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Student team selected to compete in U.S. solar home challenge http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/3972144/Student-team-selected-to-compete-in-U.S.-solar-home-challenge CLEMSON — The U.S. Department of Energy selected a Clemson University team to compete in the Solar Decathlon 2015. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Researchers blame lack of sleep, improper sedation for delirium in ICUs http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/3912479/Researchers-blame-lack-of-sleep-improper-sedation-for-delirium-in-ICUs CLEMSON — Clemson University researchers say that providing better sleep quality and proper sedation for patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) will decrease their levels of delirium, a syndrome that presents severe confusion and... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sassafras Mountain wildfire destroys 438 acres http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4478071/Sassafras-Mountain-wildfire-destroys-438-acres PICKENS — Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County has been ablaze and according to the U.S. Forestry Service, the wildfire is contained and under control. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Researchers develop sticky nanoparticles to fight heart disease http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4096322/Researchers-develop-sticky-nanoparticles-to-fight-heart-disease CLEMSON — Clemson University researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver drugs targeting damaged arteries, a non-invasive method to fight heart disease. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Search continues for Highland Road shooter http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4478006/Search-continues-for-Highland-Road-shooter EASLEY — The manhunt for Jason Allen Larson, wanted in connection with two attempted murders April 9, continues and law enforcement is seeking the public's help. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with murder in Sunset shooting http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4478414/Man-charged-with-murder-in-Sunset-shooting PICKENS — The early morning hours of April 12 were broken by the sound of gunfire when an altercation turned deadly, leading to the death of one Pickens County man and the arrest of a second. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens school board taps Merck to replace Pew http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4477848/Pickens-school-board-taps-Merck-to-replace-Pew PICKENS — Dr. Danny Merck, principal at Daniel High School, will begin his duties at the helm of the School District of Pickens County on May 1. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Town Creek Park construction gets underway http://pickenssentinel.com/news/business-news/4433886/Town-Creek-Park-construction-gets-underway PICKENS – The Playground of Promise, Tennis Courts and Town Creek Trail will be closed through April 18 while playground equipment and fencing are removed so construction vehicles can access the trail to begin working on Town Creek... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Professor named president of International Society for Human Ethology http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4062747/Professor-named-president-of-International-Society-for-Human-Ethology CLEMSON — Clemson University professor Thomas R. Alley was elected president of the International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) for a four-year term. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fifth annual Wings and Wheels for Meals is Saturday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/local_features-news/4132761/Fifth-annual-Wings-and-Wheels-for-Meals-is-Saturday PICKENS — Pickens County Meals on Wheels and Pickens County Airport are hosting the fifth annual Wings and Wheels for Meals from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 at the Pickens County Airport. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Oconee County Sheriff’s Office holding Citizens Police Academy http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/3983267/Oconee-County-Sheriffs-Office-holding-Citizens-Police-Academy WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is inviting Oconee County residents to sign up for an exciting new program that will give individuals a chance to experience what a day in the life of a police officer is all about. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4114764/Church-News April 18Noon: Easley Presbyterian Church, 200 S. First St. in Easley, holds a Good Friday service. A soup luncheon will be held after the brief worship service. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Doodle Line study expected in April http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4052353/Doodle-Line-study-expected-in-April EASLEY — The Doodle Line, an historical piece of Pickens County's past, is a vital portion of the downtown revitalization efforts of both Easley and Pickens. A final draft of the project is expected in April. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Swords, Moore win seats in special election http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/4110993/Swords-Moore-win-seats-in-special-election EASLEY — Last Tuesday's special election to fill an empty spot on the school board drew nearly 900 voters — 859 in all — to the polls and more than half of them cast a vote for Brian Swords, who said after his victory he knew... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Forestry Club takes second at annual forestry skills competition http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/4105309/Forestry-Club-takes-second-at-annual-forestry-skills-competition CLEMSON — The Clemson University Forestry Club placed second out of 15 university teams and finished in the top three in nine individual events at the 57th annual Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Forestry Conclave hosted by Virginia... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST