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Church News
Out & About

Out & About

Nov. 30• Alive Wesleyan Church, 136 Chastain Road in Central, hosts Fostering Hope from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Dec. 1 and Dec. 2• 5 Point Church ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


The Metlife airship known as “Snoopy 1” made the trek to the Upstate and could be seen on Friday passing overhead Easley heading toward Cl...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Powdersville Garden Club celebrates

Powdersville Garden Club celebrates

The Powdersville Garden Club was organized May 2, 1967. In honor of this upcoming anniversary year, the newly formed Hygiene Project Committee met to ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Progress, sister paper set to merge Dec. 7

EASLEY – The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel, the oldest continuously operated business in Pickens County, will merge Dec. 7 to form Th...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Giving back thanks

Giving back thanks

PICKENS COUNTY — Members of Pickens United came together Thanksgiving to serve dinner to the people who gave up their holiday to continue to bat...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Clemson accepting applications for Leadership Clemson 2017

CLEMSON — The City of Clemson will accept applications through Nov. 30 for the Leadership Clemson Class of 2017.Leadership Clemson is a series o...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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EHS seniors sign LOIs
He’s keeping the faith

He’s keeping the faith

NEWBERRY — Former University of South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore made a name for himself as being a potential first round NFL draft ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Liberty Red Devils lose to Southside Christian

Liberty Red Devils lose to Southside Christian

LIBERTY — The last game of regular season play didn’t exactly go as planned for the Liberty Red Devils as they were narrowly beat out in a...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Daniel Lions tame Pickens Blue Flame

Daniel Lions tame Pickens Blue Flame

PICKENS — After a rough start, the Pickens Blue Flame mounted a comeback on Friday in an attempt to overtake the Daniel Lions in the last region...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Hoops registrationPICKENS — Basketball registration will be held through Oct. 28 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.The...

October 20th, 2016 |  


Pickens to host Travelers Rest

Pickens to host Travelers Rest

PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame had high hopes going into Friday’s match up at home against the Wren Hurricanes but the visiting team ...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Easley hosting Woodmont following bye week

Easley hosting Woodmont following bye week

EASLEY — The Easley Green Wave should be well rested following the bye week as they prepare to play host to visiting Woodmont.Woodmont (4-6, 2-2...

October 19th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


New fire house opens

New fire house opens

DACUSVILLE — Residents and city officials turned out Sunday for the dedication of a new fire station in the rural Dacusville community.The stati...

October 19th, 2016 |  


SWU students help a neighbor in need

SWU students help a neighbor in need

CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University students quickly learn the importance of putting Christian love into action through the many opportunitie...

October 6th, 2016 |  


SWU grad named SDPC Teacher of the Year

SWU grad named SDPC Teacher of the Year

CENTRAL – District Tim Johnson, a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, was named the School District of Pickens County’s 2016 Teacher...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Life as a WWI soldier on display at state museum

Life as a WWI soldier on display at state museum

COLUMBIA – In the new exhibit, South Carolina and the Great War, opening Saturday, August 13 at the State Museum, guests will get an in-depth lo...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Do you know your “Doodle” history?

Do you know your “Doodle” history?

EASLEY/PICKENS — Cyclists, joggers, walkers and families regularly stroll the 7.4-mile path connecting the cities of Easley and Pickens.Nowadays...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Class pays it forward

Class pays it forward

LIBERTY — When Jean O’Toole’s theater honors class at Liberty High School heard about the devastating flooding throughout Louisiana,...

September 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A new leader for a new South Carolina

A new leader for a new South Carolina

This column is part of a continuing series on The New South Carolina, about the changes that are transforming our state.February 15, 1956, Silas C. Mc...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Give them a hand, don’t get in the way

Give them a hand, don’t get in the way

When a community is facing a crisis, it always brings out the best (and the worst) in people. Such is the case with the wildfires burning at Pinnacle ...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Living in a post-truth age

Living in a post-truth age

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth,” and is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which obj...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


A holiday crisis — again?

America’s next crisis most likely started around the Halloween holiday. Many Americans buy more candy than they give away to the children trick ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Love me, love my curves

Love me, love my curves

Recently, after some ill-advised Googling, I made a somewhat disturbing discovery — according to (every) source I can find online, I am consider...

November 21st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Rack Room Shoes reopens
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Easley alcohol vote coming
Area Business News

Area Business News

Officer of the Year WALHALLA — Bryan Long, a uniform patrol sergeant for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, was named the 2016 American L...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Area Business News

Area Business News

Robinson receives CFSPEASLEY — Christopher Payne Robinson, vice president and general manager of Robinson Funeral Homes of Easley, recently rece...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Area Business News

Area Business News

‘Women of Accomplishment’ winner EASLEY — Rise’ Sheriff has been named the 2015 Tri-County Business and Professional WomenR...

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Business News

Business News

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


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