NEWS


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Area Business News
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Area Reunions
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Church News
Liberty, Easley dial it up in jamboree

Liberty, Easley dial it up in jamboree

EASLEY — The regular football season hasn’t started yet, but if it’s football you’ve been wanting, six area teams squared off ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Out & About

Out & About

Aug. 22• The Liberty Book Club meets at 11 a.m. at the Sarlin Branch Library in Liberty. New members are always welcome. The group will discuss ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Pokemon craze has invaded Pickens County

Pokemon craze has invaded Pickens County

PICKENS COUNTY — On Sept. 30, 1998, America got its first taste of what was to become a worldwide phenomenon — Pokemon.What started out as...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Grant helps with food, shelter

PICKENS — Pickens County has been chosen to receive $57,533 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.The selection was ma...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Teachers add finishing touches to their rooms

Teachers add finishing touches to their rooms

EASLEY — It’s the time of year that kids dread and parents love: the end of summer vacation.Although students didn’t head back to th...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Pickens Co. business owner arrested

Pickens Co. business owner arrested

PICKENS — Pickens County business owner Michael Craig Alexander was arrested this morning by investigators with the S.C. Department of Revenue f...

August 16th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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And in this corner …
Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing 0-0 draw against South Africa, ...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 5th, 2016. |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Volleyball campEASLEY — Two more sessions remain in the Number One Volleyball Camp directed by former Pickens High School head volleyball coach ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


SWU signs 7 for women’s hoops

CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University has signed seven new women’s basketball players for the 2016-17 season, head coach John Davis annou...

July 28th, 2016 |  


SWU is newest NCAA D2 member

SWU is newest NCAA D2 member

CENTRAL — It’s been a tumultuous road, but they’re in.After more than three years of rejections, appeals and provisional statuses, S...

July 27th, 2016 |  


SWU baseball team receives ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

SWU baseball team receives ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Southern Wesleyan’s baseball team was one of 20 NCAA Division II teams to receive the American Baseball Coaches Association T...

July 27th, 2016 |  


SWU signs six for men’s basketball for 2016-17 season

CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University has signed six new players for the 2016-17 men’s basketball season.“We are still young, but w...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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DayBook
21 graduate from Leadership Pickens County

21 graduate from Leadership Pickens County

EASLEY – Twenty-one local leaders recently graduated as members of Leadership Pickens County Class of 2016.Sponsored by the chambers of commerce...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Junior Leadership Pickens graduates 26

Junior Leadership Pickens graduates 26

EASLEY – Twenty-six high school juniors from Pickens County recently graduated from Junior Leadership Pickens County.The graduates of JLPC Class...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Gospel revue is Aug. 20

Gospel revue is Aug. 20

PICKENS — The wheel will be turning and the hills resounding in song at Hagood Mill on Aug. 20 when an old time camp style sing-along is held, j...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

EASLEY — In preparation for the end of summer vacation, Tracy and Sunshine Gantt Ministries is holding a two-day Back-To-School Bash to help all...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Blue Ridge Fest gives to Cancer Association of Anderson

Blue Ridge Fest gives to Cancer Association of Anderson

Blue Ridge Security Solutions employees Dusty Reeves and Gabe Bolding recently presented the Cancer Association of Anderson a check for $17,000 from t...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Doodle adventure awaits

Doodle adventure awaits

PICKENS COUNTY — The Doodle Trail has made headway into the exercise regimens of many in Pickens County since its opening but it has also opened...

July 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Addiction can be beaten

I found Alex Saitta’s letter, on the growing meth problem in the county, to be very insightful. Alex is a problem solver, I think we would all b...

August 10th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that w...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock is a true blessing

Camp iRock is a true blessing

I simply can’t believe it. After a year of planning, recruiting, fundraising … with a little anxiety thrown in … Camp iRock is over....

August 5th, 2016 |  


Pumpkin spiced coffee, football and politics

Pumpkin spiced coffee, football and politics

The first week of August has arrived, which means it’s time to begin preparing for fall and all the wonderful things that come with it. Things l...

August 4th, 2016 |  


FIRE has strong showing at nationals

What outstanding folks we have in this area. When our 12 and under Carolina One Volleyball Team qualified for the 2016 USAV Junior Nationals in Indian...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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