Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:13:43 EST 1800 Hemphill named Young Careerist http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152634856/Hemphill-named-Young-Careerist EASLEY — Nicole Hemphill was named Young Careerist by S.C. Business and Professional Women at their annual state conference held March 21 in Spartanburg. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:45:53 EST 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 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 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 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 Exhibit opens April 15 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152766387/Exhibit-opens-April-15 PICKENS — “A Bluesman's Close-Up: Photographs of Mac Arnold by Brian S. Kelley” will open April 15 at the Pickens County Museum of Art & History as part of the Greater Clemson Blues Festival which runs through April... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:53 EST Ready … set … let’s find a cure http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/152895813/Ready--set--lets-find-a-cure PICKENS COUNTY — It's that time of year again to walk for a cure by joining Relay for Life for 2015 in raising funds and awareness in the fight against cancer April 18. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:52 EST Job fair geared to veterans http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152892131/Job-fair-geared-to-veterans PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College's Criminal Justice Career Fair on April 15 will have a special emphasis on helping veterans find jobs in law enforcement. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:55 EST Grafting mixes, matches plant roots, tops http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/151635359/Grafting-mixes-matches-plant-roots-tops CLEMSON — Professor Richard L. Hassell is having a “build a better mousetrap” moment. The world is beating a path to his door. Actually, Hassell, a vegetable specialist at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:35:51 EST Clemson receives final approval for Littlejohn rebuild http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/152635921/Clemson-receives-final-approval-for-Littlejohn-rebuild CLEMSON – Clemson Athletics received final approval from the S.C. Budget and Control Board to begin renovation of Littlejohn Coliseum. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:25:51 EST