CLEMSON — Clemson University is now ranked among the top 20 national public universities, according to U.S. News &
PICKENS — Former all-state volleyball player Cassie Gravely joined the coaching staff at her alma mater recently.
“I can’t begin to tell you how thrilled we are to have Cassie join us,” Pickens coach Jennifer Gravely said. “I had the pleasure of coaching her for four years and am ecstatic to have her back on the bench as an assistant.
“The experience and talent she brings to our program is a reflection of her passion for the game and her success as a player. An amazing setter and hitter, she helped lead our team to two state championships in 2006 and 2008, as well as another finals appearance in 2007. Her senior season she suffered an injury that kept her out of the lineup for the majority of the season, and I hated that for her.”
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Robert Burns, the 2012 South Carolina Fiddling Champion, performs during a past competition at the Hagood Mill near
Pickens County Historical Society president Kenneth Nabors and Una Welborn stand beside the quilt block on display
PICKENS — Well-known southern authors Patricia Sprinkle, Dot Jackson and George Singleton will be among those featured at the
Bushland skills classes to teach primitive survival training
PICKENS — Hagood Mill will welcome back an EarthSkills wilderness self-reliance workshop this fall.
The hands-on survival class is open to all adults and runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of every month from September through November. Each class is limited to 10 students.
EarthSkills instructor and U.S. Army veteran Alex Garcia will return with an expanded training schedule to augment last year’s introductory classes.
Sept. 27 leads this year’s schedule with survival knife skills, basics of the number one tool in wilderness survival. The cost for the class is $65 per student. On Oct. 25, students will be challenged with trapping fish and[/cointent_lockedcontent]