Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:24:30 EST 1800 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 Disagreement between strangers leads to violence http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50325529/Disagreement-between-strangers-leads-to-violence PICKENS — A disagreement between strangers ended in violence and an attempted murder charge being levied against an Easley man. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:51:02 EST Event does more than raise money http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50325868/Event-does-more-than-raise-money EASLEY — The seventh annual Mission Action Challenge on Aug. 23 will do more than just offer challenging cycle rides and a 5K to participants. It will help put new shoes on the feet of some children who really need them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:49:17 EST What’s in a game of football? Plenty, if you ask my husband http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50324757/Whats-in-a-game-of-football-Plenty-if-you-ask-my-husband With football season just around the corner, things are beginning to get a little crazy around my house. I'm not much of a college fan myself, but my husband, John, is a die-hard Carolina Gamecocks fan. And I do mean die-hard. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:49:14 EST Blue Flame, Green Wave ready to mix it up Friday night http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50324858/Blue-Flame-Green-Wave-ready-to-mix-it-up-Friday-night PICKENS — The Blue Flame and Green Wave will add another chapter to this version of Pickens County's football rivalry to open the 2014 season Aug. 22 with more than bragging rights on the line. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:47:03 EST Liberty ready to take it on the road Friday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50325028/Liberty-ready-to-take-it-on-the-road-Friday LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils are traveling to Iva on Friday to take on the Fighting Tigers for their 2014 season opener against Crescent. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:45:03 EST Could the loss of one save another? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/opinion_columns/50276777/Could-the-loss-of-one-save-another I was just a kid and a huge fan of the show Happy Days, never missing the show so my friends and I could all talk about it the next day at school. All these years later I remember the night I met Robin Williams when he appeared for the first time as... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:06:04 EST Pickens deputy injured in wreck http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50325731/Pickens-deputy-injured-in-wreck PICKENS — A Pickens County sheriff's deputy was injured when he lost control of his patrol car on Edinburgh Lane in Easley on Aug. 14. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:04 EST Business News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/business/50319724/Business-News Clemson Downs marketing directorCLEMSON — Clemson Downs Retirement Community announced that Ruthie Millar has joined its team in a newly created marketing role. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:41:03 EST Military News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50320096/Military-News Hernandez graduates basic training Air Force Airman Kanny D. Ocampo Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland at San Antonio, Texas. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:36:04 EST Area Reunions http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50319604/Area-Reunions All-Alumni BHS Reunion Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:29:02 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/50318618/Church-News Revivals/Meetings/Misc. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:51:02 EST Clemson police need help finding suspect http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50327659/Clemson-police-need-help-finding-suspect CLEMSON – The Clemson City Police Department needs the public's help to locate a Pickens man who attacked a woman outside her apartment on Aug. 9, dragged her inside and choked her until she was unconscious. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:53:10 EST