Monday morning head-on collision kills man

PICKENS — A 56-year-old Pickens man lost his life in a head-on collision Monday morning. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley More »

Local residents speak to county council, plan meeting to fight proposed dump

By Ben Robinson Staff Reporter COUNTY — Local businesswoman Pree Hamilton spoke to Pickens County Council Monday night about More »

Easley man faces attempted murder charge after stabbing

EASLEY-A 51-year-old Easley man was arrested Thursday evening and charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing that stemmed More »

Police: Man sexually abused teen for years

LIBERTY — A Liberty man was arrested Thursday after police claim he sexually abused a teen for nearly three years. More »

Second Gathering on Appalachian Life scheduled

I wrote last year about how local cultural This article is paid content! To access, you can pay with CoinTent. More »


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Letters to the Editor 2-11-15

Scouts’ ‘leave no trace’

benefits all


Dear Editor,

Last weekend, Boy Scout Troop 134, sponsored by Lawrence Chapel UMC, picked up trash between Daniel High School and Jones Mill Road as

MCPC congratulates KeyMark for winning Best Place to Work Award

LIBERTY — KeyMark, a Pickens County software company specializing in enterprise content management, has been honored with the Business Black Box Best Place to Work award.

The Best Place to Work award, one of seven awards made through the annual Business Black Box Awards, is given

Baptist Easley Foundation names new board members

EASLEY — The Baptist Easley Foundation recently announced Anna Goodwin, Wil Jones, Chris Mann and Shirley Reese, all of Easley, have agreed to serve three-year terms on the foundation’s board of directors.

In addition, the foundation announced Drake Curry, Betty Garrison, Stacey Garrison and Jan

Simons honored at last council meeting

PC Courier Simons

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Easley mayor Larry Bagwell presented city administrator Fox Simons with a plaque for his service to the city at Monday night’s council meeting. Simons is leaving for another position later this month. While city councilmen lauded him for

Scott plans meeting in Pickens

CHARLESTON — Members of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s staff will visit Pickens next week as part of his 2015 Community Office Hours series.

Kicking off next week, the year-round series will start with eleven events throughout South Carolina. In each community, Scott’s staff will

Lions’ Hunter, Slann sign with colleges

By Eric Sprott
Courtesy The Journal

CENTRAL — Before a parade of football players and their families made their way to be honored Wednesday morning,

Six Mile Rec announces 2015 spring sign-ups

SIX MILE — The Six Mile Recreation Department is taking sign-ups for baseball, softball and tee-ball through Feb. 27.

Participants may sign up at Six Mile Town Hall from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon.

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Six Mile spring baseball/softball clinic is March 7-8

SIX MILE — The Six Mile Recreation Department invites all area ball players to a preseason spring baseball/softball clinic at Ponderosa Park in Six Mile.

Featured instructors will include former collegiate players, as well as Daniel High School coaches and players. The clinic is designed

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