Daily Archives: 01/02/2019

Ralston named DNR instructor of the year

COLUMBIA ­— Michael Ralston of Pickens has been named the Certified SCDNR Fishing Instructor of the Year.

Each year, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources trains freshwater anglers to become certified SCDNR fishing instructors for the agency’s Aquatic Education section.

The sixth annual Certified SCDNR Fishing Instructor Banquet was hosted at Phillips Market Center at the Farmers Market on Dec. 11 to thank the instructors for their hard work and dedication. Since the inception of the

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Lending a helping hand

Fraternal Order of Police Foothills Lodge No. 9 treasurer R.A. Gibson, left, and president J.B. Kelley recently presented the Rev. Rob McElea with Life House Children’s Project in Dacusville with two checks. Gibson presented McElea a check for $500 as a memorial tribute for Deputy Mike Doty of York County. Doty was killed in the line of duty in 2018. Kelley presented a second check in the amount of $2,000 from the Lodge to help complete the home’s needs.


Spring sports signups open at Pickens Rec

PICKENS — Registration is open from now through Jan. 25 for both spring volleyball and spring soccer at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify and will only be taken through Jan. 18.

For volleyball, the following age divisions are offered: 7-9, 10-12, 13-14 and 15-17.

For soccer, coed age divisions are 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Depending on

Sweet treats for the New Year

By Olivia Fowler

For the Courier

If you like sweets, these recipes are for you. Just remember, moderation is the key to healthy teeth.

These traditional recipes are still around because they’re just so good. Yes, they are sweet. But on special occasions, a little sweet goes a long way.

Whether you’re planning a party, reunion, relaxing family evening or just an afternoon drop-in with friends, you can’t go wrong with these candies.

Now, I’m not saying you should serve them all at the same time, but try them all and pick your own favorites.


Courier Legals 1-2-19


CASE NO. 2018-CP-39-00860

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Branch Banking and Trust Company against Charles H. Nichols and Ann S. Nichols, I, the Special Referee for Pickens County, will sell on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 11:00 o’clock a.m., at the Pickens County Courthouse, Pickens, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

All those certain pieces, parcels or lots of land, lying and being situate in the County of Pickens, State of South Carolina, designated as Tract A, containing 1.19 acres and Tract B, containing 1.26 acres as shown on a plat

Courier Notice to Creditors 1-2-19

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 claimant, the basis of the claim, the amount claimed, the date when the claim will become due, the nature of any uncertainty as to the claim, and a description of any security as to the claim.

Estate: Edward Mattison

Date of Death: 10/05/2018

Case Number: 2018ES3900849

Personal Representative:

Shauna Marie Mattison Green

Courier Trespass Notices 1-2-19

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 1-2-19


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