Daily Archives: 01/11/2018

Legislators, educators talk issues

By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal

COUNTY — The state’s teacher shortage and its impact locally, as well as the importance of early childhood education, were among the issues that the Pickens County School Board and Pickens County Legislative Delegation discussed last month over breakfast.

“We have 85 retirees this year, and with 2,000 employees, you’ll have more that move and such,” School District of Pickens County

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Traffic concerns arise over proposed Easley development

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

EASLEY — Easley residents and city officials have concerns about the additional traffic a proposed new development would bring to the Botany Park area.

On its January agenda, Easley City Council was set to approve 9.01 acres located at 1218 S. 5th St. for development as a planned unit development.

Several residents of the Botany Park area were in the audience

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Bojangles’® celebrates grand opening of Liberty restaurant on January 16

LIBERTY — Liberty your wait is over. On Tuesday, January 16, Bojangles’ will celebrate the grand opening of a new restaurant, located on 7239 Moorefield Memorial Parkway. This location is owned and operated by Bojangles’ franchisee BOJ of WNC, LLC, which operates three other Bojangles’ restaurants across Pickens County.

Doors to the new location will open at 5 a.m. Opening day activities

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