NEWS


Laws strict on taking wild turkey eggs, releasing pen-raised turkeys

Frequently during the spring wild turkey nesting season, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources is contacted concerning wild turkey nests that appea...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Roper elected to Pickens County Family Court

Roper elected to Pickens County Family Court

PICKENS — Karen Sanchez Roper, attorney and founding partner of Roper Law Firm in Pickens, has been elected to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit F...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Going on a ‘fishing trip’

Going on a ‘fishing trip’

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – A team that included representatives of the South Carolina and South Coastal districts of The Wesleyan Church went on a &#...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Clemson University to honor the fallen at Sunday Memorial Day service

Clemson University to honor the fallen at Sunday Memorial Day service

CLEMSON — Clemson University will honor fallen soldiers at a Memorial Day service at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Scroll of Honor Memorial.The service w...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Event breaks record

Event breaks record

PICKENS – The 19th annual Blue Ridge Fest raised a record-breaking $201,000 to benefit local non-profit organizations in Pickens County and Ocon...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Canada Geese are here to stay

Canada Geese are here to stay

PICKENS COUNTY — It’s hard to believe that at one time, the Canada Goose — branta canadensis — was nearly driven extinct.Stric...

May 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


DNR recognizes hunt volunteers

COLUMBIA — The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Education section recently held its Annual Hunter Education Volunteer...

May 14th, 2016 |  


The Drive is worth the drive to Greenville

The Drive is worth the drive to Greenville

GREENVILLE — South Carolina has always been a state strong in its love of baseball with tradition surrounding the game in the Palmetto State. Fo...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Volleyball CampEASLEY — The 2016 Number One Volleyball Camp, directed by former Pickens High School head volleyball coach Peggy Anthony, will be...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 12th, 2016. |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Volleyball CampEASLEY — The 2016 Number One Volleyball Camp, directed by former Pickens High School head volleyball coach Peggy Anthony, will be...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Boating safety classes being offered

Boating safety classes being offered

PICKENS COUNTY — This year’s National Boating Safety Week will be observed May 21 through May 27 and as part of its educational arm, the S...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Pickens 12U volleyball headed to national tournament

PICKENS — The Carolina One 12U Regional Black Pickens Team, playing under the name of “Fire,” has earned a bid to play in the USAV N...

April 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Area Self Help Groups

— Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. Mondays at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Hwy....

March 7th, 2016 |  


Church News

Church News

Dec. 46 p.m.: Home with a Heart, 220 James Mattison Road in Liberty, hosts Level Ground for a gospel sing and fish fry. Supper begins at 6 p.m. and th...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Church News

Church News

Dec. 5• 3 p.m.: Shoal Creek Baptist Church, 130 Shoal Creek Church Road in Easley, celebrates the anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Charles He...

November 29th, 2015 |  


Church News

Church News

Dec. 5• 3 p.m.: Shoal Creek Baptist Church, 130 Shoal Creek Church Road in Easley, celebrates the anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Charles He...

November 27th, 2015 |  


Church News

Church News

Dec. 5• 6 p.m.: Ivan Parker is in concert along with Johnson Edition at Seneca Baptist Church, 1080 S. Oak St. in Seneca. A suggested $10 donati...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Church News

Church News

Dec. 5• 6 p.m.: Ivan Parker is in concert along with Johnson Edition at Seneca Baptist Church, 1080 S. Oak St. in Seneca. A suggested $10 donati...

November 20th, 2015 |  


OPINION


If it’s broken, we need to fix it

If it’s broken, we need to fix it

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Those are words my father has used with me so many times in my lifetime I was sure I would ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Glad I picked journalism and not cosmetology

Glad I picked journalism and not cosmetology

I grew up as the oldest child — and the only girl — in a fairly large family. My younger brothers were my first playmates when we were kid...

May 20th, 2016 |  


One person keeps you in the dark

One person keeps you in the dark

Government belongs to YOU, not politicians. You have every right to know what your elected and appointed officials are up to and how government bureau...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Being a journalist not an easy profession

Being a journalist not an easy profession

Being a journalist is hard. That sounds a great deal like the whiny complaints you hear often enough these days, but that’s not the way I meant ...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Shaking their heads about Congress

I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress. As you’d expect, we got t...

May 13th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


CDL training center to open in Union

CDL training center to open in Union

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June 14th, 2015 |  


Sun Solutions expanding operations

Sun Solutions expanding operations

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June 12th, 2015 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA