Pickens Sentinel- RSS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/ http://pickenssentinel.com/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:01:01 EST 1800 Out & About http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229948/Out--About Oct. 24-25 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:22:06 EST Daniel High School crowns Homecoming Queen 2014 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223364/Daniel-High-School-crowns-Homecoming-Queen-2014 CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:02 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150223275/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:19:03 EST SWU basketball team trains on ropes challenge course http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/150223046/SWU-basketball-team-trains-on-ropes-challenge-course CENTRAL — Members of the SWU Men's Basketball Team went through training on the low ropes challenge course in the Hundred Acre Wood on Oct. 2. The course is part of the Leadership in Outdoor Recreation Education (LORE)... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:55:02 EST Domestic violence ‘just like a fire’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150228870/Domestic-violence-just-like-a-fire PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:03 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150222686/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:09:04 EST ‘Upcountry Boil’ fundraiser planned for Nov. 8 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150222448/Upcountry-Boil-fundraiser-planned-for-Nov.-8 PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:04 EST Legacy of Helen’s Hugs bonds youth, horses http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150231137/Legacy-of-Helens-Hugs-bonds-youth-horses PICKENS COUNTY — The annual Goldstein Golf Tournament golf was held Oct. 17 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson to raise funds for the local charity Helen's Hugs. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:12:03 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST Pickens Christmas parade set for Dec. 12 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150229762/Pickens-Christmas-parade-set-for-Dec.-12 PICKENS — The City of Pickens Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 with the theme of The Doodle Express, playing off the popular The Polar Express. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:03 EST Kudzu — the vine that ate the South http://pickenssentinel.com/news/editorial/150228044/Kudzu--the-vine-that-ate-the-South In 1876, at the U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a pretty, leafy vine that had originated in Japan and parts of China was introduced to Americans for the first time. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:03 EST Local artist living the dream http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/150231310/Local-artist-living-the-dream EASLEY — Artist Gregbo Watson landed the job of a lifetime when he was contracted by Marvel Comics to pen the Upper Deck trading cards featuring characters from Marvel's film “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:23:03 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150228526/ Chelsia Sumrell was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for Easley High School during a halftime presentation at Friday's game against Woodmont. Sumrell, a senior, was chosen as Homecoming Queen following a vote by the senior class. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:12:04 EST Johnson’s Sprint Cup championship defense ends at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150227699/Johnsons-Sprint-Cup-championship-defense-ends-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Jimmie Johnson stood on pit road at Talladega Superspeedway late Sunday afternoon and “vividly remembered” missing a meal. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:53:01 EST Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150227773/Keselowski-keeps-Sprint-Cup-title-hopes-alive-with-dramatic-win-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday's GEICO 500. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:40:08 EST Military News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/150223696/Military-News U.S. Air Force Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:36:04 EST McGee Heating and Air Inc. holds ribbon cutting http://pickenssentinel.com/news/community_news-news/150184142/McGee-Heating-and-Air-Inc.-holds-ribbon-cutting McGee Heating and Air Inc. employees, along with members of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 15. Pictured from left to right are Jeff Kittle, Cindy Hopkins, Robert Kesler,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:46:06 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229586/Sports-Announcements Run2Fall is Oct. 25CENTRAL – Runners will converge on Southern Wesleyan University's Central campus and lace up their shoes for the third annual “Run 2 Fall” on Oct. 25. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:26:02 EST Church News http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements/150229980/Church-News Oct. 25 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:24:02 EST Feed summer hummingbirds for entertainment, beauty http://pickenssentinel.com/news/lifestyle/50008517/Feed-summer-hummingbirds-for-entertainment-beauty Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:15:04 EST