Out & About

Out & About

Aug. 8• Steppin’ It Up Coalition meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County, 303 E. Main St. in Pic...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Couple wins, texts kids

Couple wins, texts kids

EASLEY – An Easley couple who won the Palmetto Cash 5 last week thought of the perfect way to tell their kids — they texted them. And they...

July 26th, 2016 |  


SWU adding women’s triathlon

SWU adding women’s triathlon

CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University is adding women’s triathlon as an intercollegiate sport for the 2016-17 school year, the board of t...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Woman reports attempted assault at Clemson University

CLEMSON — Clemson University Police are still looking for a man they say attempted to sexually assault a woman Sunday on campus.According to inf...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 8

PUMPKINTOWN — The 38th Pumpkin Festival will be held on Oct. 8 at the Oolenoy Community Building in Pumpkintown. The theme is “A place of ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Ridge Fest donates to Samaritan Health Clinic

Blue Ridge Fest donates to Samaritan Health Clinic

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative employees Cindy Leslie and Zach Hinton present Samaritan Health Clinic of Pickens County a check totaling $16,000 from...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Easley women attend PEO convention

Easley women attend PEO convention

Monica Johnson, Anne Lofquist and Lee Churchfield, all of Easley, recently attended 2016 S.C. State Convention of the P.E.O. sisterhood held in June i...

July 26th, 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 26th, 2016 |  


Emerson Rose Heart Foundation receives $17,000 from Blue Ridge Fest

Emerson Rose Heart Foundation receives $17,000 from Blue Ridge Fest

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and Blue Ridge Security Solutions presented Emerson Rose Heart Foundation a check totaling $17,000 from the 19th annua...

July 26th, 2016 |  


South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

PENDLETON – More extensive genetic testing has concluded that a hive of suspected Africanized bees were predominately the less volatile European...

July 25th, 2016 |