Daily Archives: 09/04/2018

Pickens shuts out Red Devils to pick up first win

By Rocky Nimmons

LIBERTY — The Pickens Blue Flame were hungry.

Going into the third game of the young season on Friday night, they were the only football team in Pickens County without a victory in 2018.

Pickens head coach Chad Smith knew his young team needed something good to happen, and something did when they traveled to face the always-tough Liberty Red Devils.

The Blue Flame found more offense, and defensive coordinator Eric Houston had his unit ready as Pickens came away with an 18-0 shutout win.

“We have a ton to work on, but you know our kids played hard,” Smith said after the game. “Liberty is a quality program. Kyle Stewart and Jabo Burgess do a fantastic job. You know they have tough kids. We are happy to come in here and get a win. That is a big deal for us.”

The Blue Flame’s methodical style of football dominated the statistics on the night, racking up 326 yards of total offense, while holding the Devils to only 112. The bulk of the Pickens offense came from runner Jarod Barton. Barton seemed to find a new home in the backfield, as Smith and company ran him at fullback most of the night. Barton’s relentless pounding of the rock garnered him 156 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries.

“That is going to make a big difference for us down the line,” Smith said of switching Barton to fullback. “We have to get some other kids up to speed, because when we move those positions some aren’t used to playing them, and they are going to have to play more now. Those kids did a good job tonight. We will just get better with that lineup in.”

It was classic Smith football from the get-go. Pickens pounded out an 18-play drive that ate 9:33 from the clock to open the game. The combo of Barton and wingback Brady Batson were a 1-2 punch that kept the Liberty defense on its heels. The drive even included a rare pass from Pickens quarterback Cole Beaty to Barton for seven yards. The series started at the Pickens 21-yard line and saw Barton

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Dazzling Debut

Clemson freshmen impress in season-opening victory

By Alex Maminakis
Courtesy The Journal

CLEMSON — The Clemson Tigers got a glimpse of their future during Saturday’s season-opening win over Furman, and the future is bright.

In No. 2 Clemson’s 48-7 win over the Paladins at Memorial Stadium, the Tigers got the chance to play many of their true freshmen for the first time, and the young players made the most of their first collegiate snaps.

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence made his highly anticipated Clemson debut and finished 9-for-15 passing for 137 yards and three touchdowns as he shared time with starter Kelly Bryant and Chase Brice at the position.

But Lawrence was only one of a number of freshmen to make an impact in Saturday’s win.

“To see the veterans play well, then also all the young guys play good, too — we’re really meshing and playing really good at the best time, the start of the season, so it’s exciting,” Lawrence said after the game.

On offense, tight end Braden Galloway, a Seneca High School graduate, running back Lyn-J Dixon and wide receivers Justyn Ross and Derion Kendrick all made big plays against

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Courier Legals 9-5-18


To: The Unknown Owner

The following Mobile Home has been abandoned at 122 Coltsfoot Circle, Sunset, SC. There is a lien on this mobile home for rent/storage in the amount of $5,000.00, plus any additional rent from the date of this notice. Contact Ellenburg Campground at 864-878-3565 to claim this mobile home.

After 30 days from the date of this notice, Ellenburg Campground will apply to sell the mobile home at The Pickens County Magistrate for public sale.


Year: 1963

Make: Azalea

Model: 10×50 Mobile Home

Serial Number: 50-2-1320

8/15, 22, 29, 9/5






C/A: 2005ES3900466

IN THE MATTER OF: Robert F. Brown

UPON READING AND FILING the Petition for Order of Publication, and appearing to this Court that an Order of Publication is appropriate and necessary, it is therefore,

ORDERED that the petitioner publish in the Pickens County Courier, a

Courier Notice to Creditors 9-5-18

The publisher shall only be liable for an amount less than or equal to the charge for the space of the item in error in the case of errors in or omissions from any advertisement, and only for the first incorrect insertion.



All persons having claims against the following estates MUST file their claims on Form #371ES with the Probate Court of PICKENS COUNTY, the address of which is 222 MCDANIEL AVE., B-16 PICKENS, SC 29671, within eight (8) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors or within one (1) year from date of death, whichever is earlier (SCPC 62-3-801, et seq.), or such persons shall be forever barred as to their claims. All claims are required to be presented in written statements on the prescribed form (FORM #371ES) indicating the name and address of the

Courier Trespass Notices 9-5-18

In the state of South Carolina, trespass after notice is a misdemeanor criminal offense prohibited by section 16-11-620 for the South Carolina Code.

Those who enter upon the lands of others without the permission of the owner or manager shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor trespassing. All persons are hereby notified and warned not to hunt, fish, cut timber or

Courier Classifieds 9-5-18


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