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Daily Archives: 01/02/2018

CRIMSON ENCLOSURE – Alabama bottles up Tiger offense in Sugar Bowl

Clemson’s season ends short of title game

NEW ORLEANS — Just when it looked as though the stars were beginning to align for Clemson to position itself for a third straight appearance in the national championship game, the Tigers had the rug pulled out from under them by Alabama in the Superdome on Monday night.

With Clemson driving with a chance to take the lead early in the third quarter, Alabama defensive lineman Da’Ron Payne came away with an

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Hooked on meth?

Study’s findings could lead to new treatment options

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

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COUNTY — Researchers at Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County are still seeking participants to take part in a research study that could lead to treatment methods for methamphetamine users.

“We are still actively recruiting,” research assistant Jessica Faulkenberry

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County council meets Thursday

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

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PICKENS — Pickens County Council is slated to meet on Thursday evening.

The January meeting of council was moved to Jan. 4 due to the New Year’s Day holiday.

On the agenda is a resolution recognizing the Liberty High School JROTC

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Legislators to meet with constituents

LIBERTY — Local residents will get a chance to meet with members of the Pickens County Legislative Delegation next week.

The delegation’s annual meeting with constituents is scheduled for Monday at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center, located at 314 W. Main St. in Liberty. The venue was formerly known as the Liberty Civic

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Liberty Scout improves Hagood Mill

PICKENS — Thanks to an enterprising young man and his group of volunteers, visitors to Hagood Mill will have a smooth path to the past.

Tyler Benjamin of Liberty is a member of Boy Scout Troop 51 of Pickens, which is led by Scoutmaster Perry Gravely.

For his Eagle Scout project, Benjamin decided to replace the stairway that leads up to the moonshine still at the mill.

“Me and Perry came up with the idea,” he said, “to try and make it as safe as possible to

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New year’s baby

Lorraina Hazel LaBrecque was the first baby of 2018 born at Baptist Easley Hospital. Her parents, Kristie and Anthony, and big brother, Augustus, welcomed her at 2:21 a.m. on Jan. 1.

 

New coffee shop opens doors in Easley

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

jevans@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — Easley’s newest coffee spot promises a hassle-free experience.

“We promote ourselves as a laid-back coffee/tea house,” Pandora Coffee’s Cheryl Bork said. “When you go to a coffee shop and you’re afraid to order because you don’t know the difference between a frappe and a latte, a cappuccino, whatever — this is the place for you.”

Cheryl and her husband, Scott, opened Pandora on Black Friday in November, in the same building that houses her ILY Soaps business at 319 Gentry Memorial Highway.

“This is my husband’s dream,” Bork said. “We bought the building and created the space back here. We just want it to be like the old-fashioned coffee and tea houses. Just come in and relax.”

“Don’t feel like you have to leave,” she continued. “We’ll engage in

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King tabbed to lead Pickens Middle School

PICKENS — Pickens Middle School assistant principal James King has been named as the next principal of the school beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.

“James has spent his whole career in the School District of Pickens County, and it’s been a pleasure to watch him grow as an educator and as a leader,” SDPC superintendent Danny Merck said. “He’s familiar with Pickens Middle School and with the school community, and I can’t wait to see how the school is going to flourish under his leadership.”

King is in his second stint as an assistant principal at Pickens Middle. He was an assistant principal there from 2013-2015 and played a key role in helping the school transition to its current building. From 2015-2017, he was an assistant

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Chapman named new Dacusville Elementary head

DACUSVILLE — Assistant principal Travis Chapman will be the new principal at Dacusville Elementary School next school year. His promotion was approved by the School District of Pickens County’s board of trustees recently.

“When we hired Travis as the new AP at Dacusville this year, we were hoping he would be able to transition quickly to the principal role,” SDPC superintendent Danny Merck said. “He has shown that he is a great fit at DES, and he has the energy and qualifications to lead.”

Before working at DES, Chapman was the principal at Centerville Elementary School in Anderson School District 5 from 2014-2017. From 2011-2014, he was the

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Pickens County Advocacy Center’s new Clemson office set to open

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

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CLEMSON — The Pickens County Advocacy Center will open a satellite office in Clemson to better serve sexual assault victims.

The new office will open this month at the Wall Street Plaza in Clemson, behind the Post Office and Rite-Aid, executive director Shannon Lambert

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