Pickens Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/NEWS Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:12:41 EST 1800 Ride to the Rock cycling event is Sept. 13 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50313900/Ride-to-the-Rock-cycling-event-is-Sept.-13 PICKENS – The second annual Ride to the Rock cycling event, held by the Pickens Rotary Club, will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 13 in the Pickens Presbyterian Church parking lot. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:35:09 EST Horton awarded scholarship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50313976/Horton-awarded-scholarship EASLEY — Lindsey C. Horton of Easley has been awarded a $500 scholarship by the A&V Tulloss Educational Foundation, a nonprofit organization named in honor of the late Alvas and Valerie Tulloss. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:21 EST New additions to State Documents Depository http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50196483/New-additions-to-State-Documents-Depository COLUMBIA – The South Carolina State Library is dedicated to providing online access to several digital collections. The South Carolina State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:20 EST Stewart awarded $2,500 P.E.O. STAR scholarship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50317894/Stewart-awarded-$2500-P.E.O.-STAR-scholarship EASLEY – Madison Stewart, a 2014 graduate of Easley High School, was presented the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:14 EST WorkLink offering Incumbent Worker Training grants http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50353251/WorkLink-offering-Incumbent-Worker-Training-grants CLEMSON — WorkLink Workforce Investment Board is accepting applications for the Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) program. IWT grants are available for businesses in Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:13 EST LCM-Clemson will use grant funds to continue mission http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50354105/LCM-Clemson-will-use-grant-funds-to-continue-mission CLEMSON — The Lutheran Campus Ministry-Clemson program of University Lutheran Church in Clemson was awarded a Theological Exploration of Vocation (CMTEV) grant from the Lily Endowment Inc. in December 2013. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:10 EST Firefighters honored for helping save deputy http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50357683/Firefighters-honored-for-helping-save-deputy DACUSVILLE — Two Dacusville volunteer firefighters were presented with a plaque for Valor Above and Beyond the Call of Duty on Aug 19 at the Dacusville Fire Department for their part in the rescue of Pickens County Deputy Thomas... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:06 EST Effects of change could be far-reaching http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50395701/Effects-of-change-could-be-far-reaching PICKENS — The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has recently revised its reporting rules for state, county and municipality governments concerning the funding of employee pensions and for some entities the fallout could be... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:34:02 EST Duncan remains committed to serving constituents http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50357026/Duncan-remains-committed-to-serving-constituents PICKENS — Congressman Jeff Duncan addressed a wide variety of issues during a town hall meeting hosted by the Pickens County Taxpayers Association. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:20 EST Applebee’s raises $221,000 for Make a Wish Foundation http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50357953/Applebees-raises-$221000-for-Make-a-Wish-Foundation EASLEY — The Apple Gold Group presented a $221,000 check to South Carolina's Make a Wish Foundation on Aug. 20. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:19 EST Clemson City Council receives reports http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50355351/Clemson-City-Council-receives-reports CLEMSON — Clemson City Council met Aug. 18 with a full agenda of business ranging from a full slate of reports to the consideration of a second reading on a zoning ordinance. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:17 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-news_education/50353926/ PICKENS — ACT scores improved for the School District of Pickens County last year. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:16 EST SWU applauds top Pickens County educators http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50352970/SWU-applauds-top-Pickens-County-educators PICKENS – Southern Wesleyan University joined the School District of Pickens County in congratulating top educators during the district's Back-to-School Celebration Aug. 15 at Pickens High School. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:14 EST Back to OLLI Fall Reception is Sept. 2 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/lifestyle-news/50396335/Back-to-OLLI-Fall-Reception-is-Sept.-2 CLEMSON — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Clemson University will host its Back to OLLI Fall Reception from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Charles K. Cheezem Education Center, 100 Thomas Green Boulevard in Clemson. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:42:04 EST Focus on cow care, milk quality result in better milk http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50090538/Focus-on-cow-care-milk-quality-result-in-better-milk EASLEY – Marilyn Easter is similar in many ways to the members of the Easley Business & Professional Women she spoke with on July 16 – working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:55:06 EST Clemson assault subject in custody http://pickenssentinel.com/news/blotter-news/50351989/Clemson-assault-subject-in-custody CLEMSON – A man being sought by the Clemson Police Department for the assault of a woman was arrested by members of the Pickens County Sheriff's Office just after midnight Wednesday. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:14:18 EST Musical kicking off national tour at Clemson http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50008369/Musical-kicking-off-national-tour-at-Clemson CLEMSON — Last year, it was ABBA. This year, Gershwin. No matter the show or composer, Clemson University performing arts students always get a first-rate, hands-on education when Work Light Productions brings a musical to town. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:52:04 EST School of Nursing named national Center of Excellence in Nursing Education http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50122157/School-of-Nursing-named-national-Center-of-Excellence-in-Nursing-Education CLEMSON — The National League for Nursing has named Clemson University's School of Nursing a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, one of the highest honors in the nursing education field. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:51:03 EST Clemson’s Carolina Clear receives national award http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news/50050901/Clemsons-Carolina-Clear-receives-national-award CLEMSON — The Clemson University Extension Service's pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council's... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:50:05 EST Veterinary technology team at Tri-County retires http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news/50196905/Veterinary-technology-team-at-Tri-County-retires PENDLETON — For more than 20 years, they've been best friends. For the last 10, they've been co-workers and teammates, working toward a common goal of making Tri-County Technical College's Veterinary Technology program the best... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:47:02 EST