NEWS


Adult, children’s art classes being offered

PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens County Museum of Art and History is offering one art class for children and one for adults at the Museum, 307 Johns...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Pickens High Class of 1971 holds reunion

Pickens High Class of 1971 holds reunion

PICKENS — 1971 was an eventful year around the world and in the United States, with some events from that year helping shape the world as we kno...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Special showing of ‘Dory’

Special showing of ‘Dory’

EASLEY — A sensory friendly screening of Disney Pixar’s “Finding Dory” will be shown Thursday at Premiere Cinema 8 in Easley.T...

June 24th, 2016 |  


BLWS returning to Easley

BLWS returning to Easley

EASLEY — The roster for 2016’s Big League World Series South Carolina District I was announced on Friday, including players from Pickens, ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Suzanna Simpson found guilty

Suzanna Simpson found guilty

PICKENS COUNTY - After a four-day trial, Suzanna Simpson of Dacusville was found guilty of murdering her two young children and the attempted murder o...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


SWU Alpha Chi chapter inducts new members

SWU Alpha Chi chapter inducts new members

The Southern Wesleyan University chapter of Alpha Chi inducted 20 new members April 19 at the Central campus. From left are Morgan Nicole Flinchum fro...

June 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Another race goes up in smoke for Kyle Busch

BROOKLYN, Mich. – To say 2016 has been a feast-or-famine year for Kyle Busch would be a colossal understatement.And lately it’s been all f...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Suarez scores breakthrough victory at Michigan

Suarez scores breakthrough victory at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Daniel Suarez was speechless — and justifiably so.The Mexican driver had just passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busc...

June 16th, 2016 |  


NASCAR pleased with performance of new aero package

NASCAR pleased with performance of new aero package

BROOKLYN, Mich. – The new lower-downforce aerodynamic package under evaluation for 2017 got its first test in a points race at Michigan, and NAS...

June 16th, 2016 |  


After Michigan win, Logano two-for-two with new aero package

After Michigan win, Logano two-for-two with new aero package

BROOKLYN, Mich. – In the second race that featured NASCAR’s new lower-downforce package, Joey Logano lowered the boom — again.There ...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

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

June 9th, 2016 |  


Nations named Newberry’s first-ever national Gold Glove winner

Nations named Newberry’s first-ever national Gold Glove winner

NEWBERRY — Newberry College pitcher Daniel Nations has won the Division II Gold Glove, the American Baseball Coaches Association announced on Me...

June 9th, 2016 |  


LIFE


McIntyre wrapped in honors with Quilt of Valor

McIntyre wrapped in honors with Quilt of Valor

EASLEY — John McIntyre, 95 and a veteran of World War II, has been honored with a Quilt of Valor for his service to the United States and his co...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Push-ups are hard … like, really hard

Push-ups are hard … like, really hard

After I had my son Sam, 11 months ago now, the baby weight came off fast. Before I knew it, I was back to my “walking around” weight and i...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Blood donation ban should be lifted

After the initial horror Americans felt concerning the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, many people were left wondering how they could hel...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Orlando shooting: Are we looking in the right places?

Since Sept. 11, 2001, there has been a tendency to classify acts of violence perpetrated on groups of Americans acts of terrorism but is that necessar...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Switch at birth: Could you “trade” back?

Switch at birth: Could you “trade” back?

The Washington Post ran an article on June 3 by reporter Yanan Wang detailing a woman’s year-long journey to secure the return of her son after ...

June 12th, 2016 |  


I’m lost on vacation and that’s OK

I’m lost on vacation and that’s OK

Dear outside world:It is Day 4 of my captivity and I am beginning to lose what little hope I have of escaping these madmen alive. For days I have been...

June 11th, 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