Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:34:33 EST 1800 Worth more: One man or an entire city? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50015912/Worth-more:-One-man-or-an-entire-city A population of 100,000 is substantial. Five states don't even have one metropolis that large. Some cities that size, like Fargo, North Dakota, are their state's biggest. Others, like Lansing, Michigan, are state capitals. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST November governor battle will be a political brawl http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50013895/November-governor-battle-will-be-a-political-brawl It's beginning to look as if this could be a very interesting campaign season as concerns the gubernatorial race in South Carolina and the issue of the state's Department of Social Services will be the battleground upon which it is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST And miles to go before a cure http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50020636/And-miles-to-go-before-a-cure CHARLESTON — Six years ago 20 cyclists came together to ride from the upstate to the coast to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's research, collecting $16,000 for their efforts, creating a trend that has grown to staggering numbers... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bosch pledges $500,000 for Clemson University fellowships http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50008672/Bosch-pledges-$500000-for-Clemson-University-fellowships CLEMSON — A $500,000 grant from the Bosch Community Fund will establish an endowment in perpetuity for automotive-engineering fellowships that are aimed at diversifying the workforce and inspiring the next generation of engineers and... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Residents urged to register for sex offender alerts http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50008447/Residents-urged-to-register-for-sex-offender-alerts WALHALLA — Oconee County has more than 150 registered sex offenders and with summer in full swing, the Oconee County Sheriff's Office encourages residents to know which ones live in their area. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SDPC grads awarded scholarships http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news_education/50014349/SDPC-grads-awarded-scholarships PICKENS — Seven graduates of the class of 2014 have earned the School District of Pickens County Teacher Forum Educational Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to graduating senior Teacher Cadets from each Pickens County high... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson Downs residents celebrate independence with annual event http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50014134/Clemson-Downs-residents-celebrate-independence-with-annual-event CLEMSON — Residents at Clemson Downs Retirement Community invited friends, neighbors and nearby residents to join them in putting their love of country and active living on full display during the 15th annual Fourth of July parade at the Clemson... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Powdersville teen ready for national pageant stage http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50014193/Powdersville-teen-ready-for-national-pageant-stage CLEARWATER, Fla. — Hope Harvard, the current Miss South Carolina Teen, is set to compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2015 from July 29 through Aug. 2 at the Linda Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mountain Rest Baptist Church adds to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/features/50014284/Mountain-Rest-Baptist-Church-adds-to-the-Upstate-Heritage-Quilt-Trail MOUNTAIN REST — Mountain Rest Baptist Church is the site of a new addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tamassee-Salem MHS adds third panel to Quilt Trail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50014442/Tamassee-Salem-MHS-adds-third-panel-to-Quilt-Trail SALEM — Tamassee-Salem Middle High School has added a third quilt panel to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU counseling room named for pastor http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50008661/SWU-counseling-room-named-for-pastor CENTRAL – Fred Andrews was honored at Southern Wesleyan University in Central by the naming of the Pastor Fred Andrews Counseling Room of the Nicholson-Mitchell Christian Ministry Center, thanks to donations from his family, friends and members... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50018356/ Summer Day Camps 2014PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Helton: We will ‘build NASCAR collectively’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50014029/Helton:-We-will-build-NASCAR-collectively LOUDON, N.H. – Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers needed to participate in the summer turkey survey http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50008525/Volunteers-needed-to-participate-in-the-summer-turkey-survey Annually, since 1982, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources conducts a Summer Turkey Survey to estimate reproduction and recruitment of wild turkeys in South Carolina. The survey involves agency wildlife biologists, technicians, and conservation... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Again, the isolationist smear http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/50015834/Again-the-isolationist-smear It doesn't take much to be smeared as an isolationist by leading Republicans. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who appears to be running for president again, and former vice president Dick Cheney — not to mention Sen. John McCain, Gov. Chris... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50008249/A-new-look-thanks-to-you PICKENS — The Pickens Sentinel is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50018555/ July 26 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escaped stockade inmate back in jail http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/5298197/Escaped-stockade-inmate-back-in-jail PICKENS — The Pickens County Sheriff's Office arrested James Christopher Townsend on Wednesday afternoon following an anonymous tip that he was at a residence in the Easley community. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Keselowski dominates Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5270824/Keselowski-dominates-Nationwide-Series-race-at-New-Hampshire LOUDON, N.H. – Taking a deep breath at the winner's podium, Brad Keselowski took a second to savor his dominant Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Keselowski completes New Hampshire weekend sweep http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5272143/Keselowski-completes-New-Hampshire-weekend-sweep LOUDON, N.H. – For Brad Keselowski, it's beginning to look an awful lot like 2012 when everything went right on the way to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST