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Courier Legals 09/02/2015

SUMMONS AND NOTICE

SSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF PICKENS

IN THE PROBATE COURT

CASE NO. 2015-ES-39-_____

IN THE MATTER OF

SHIRLEY ANN STRICKLAND, Deceased

Wanda Sweat, Petitioner, v. Hallie Strickland, Phillip Strickland, Joey Strickland, Gerald Sweat, Patricia Sweat, Shirley M. Strickland, Gladys Strickland, Carlos Strickland, Charice Strickland, Ezekiel Strickland, Matthew Strickland and any unknown Heirs of Shirley Ann Strickland, Deceased, Respondents.

TO: THE RESPONDENTS ABOVE-NAMED:

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and required to answer the Petition for Formal Appointment in this action which was filed in the Office of the Probate Court for Pickens County, South Carolina, and to serve a copy of your Answer upon the subscriber at 4606 Moorefield Mem. Hwy., Suite #3, P. O. Box 1389, Pickens, South Carolina, 29671 within THIRTY (30) DAYS after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service. If you fail to answer the petition within that time, the relief requested therein will be granted.

TO: MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS:

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for appointment of Guardian ad Litem to represent said infant under eighteen years of age within thirty days after the service of this Summons. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by Plaintiff herein.

TO: INFANT(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEAR OF AGE AND IMPRISONED PERSON(S):

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent you in this action within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, and if you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff herein.

TO: INFANT(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE (INCOMPETENT OR INSANE) AND TO THE GENERAL OR TESTAMENTARY GUARDIAN, COMMITTEE WITH WHOM (S)HE (THEY) RESIDE(S):

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent said infant(s) under fourteen years (said incompetent or insane person) within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, and if you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff herein.

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R. Murray Hughes, III

Attorney for Petitioner

SC Bar #2800

4606 Moorefield Memorial Hwy., Ste. 3

P. O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

864-878-2124

July 8, 2015

Aug. 19, 26 and Sept. 2

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NOTICE OF HEARING

FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT

§62-3-914

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF PICKENS

THE PROBATE COURT

CASE NO. 2015-ES-39-00529

Wanda Sweat, Petitioner, v. Hallie Strickland, Phillip Strickland, Joey Strickland, Gerald Sweat, Patricia Sweat, Shirley M. Strickland, Gladys Strickland, Carlos Strickland,Charice Strickland, Ezekiel Strickland,Matthew Strickland and any unknownHeirs of Shirley Ann Strickland, Deceased. Respondents.

TO: ALL THE HEIRS/DEVISEES SHOWN ON THE ATTACHED AND TO THEIR HEIRS OR DEVISEES OR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES:

YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the above named Petitioner has been unable to ascertain the whereabouts of the above name heirs or devisees (or whether such persons are alive or dead) and there are assets in need of administration.

NOW THEREFORE

The Probate Court for Pickens County, Kathy Zorn, Judge, hereby notifies that above named persons to appear before the Probate Court at the date and time set forth below to raise any objection to the appointment of Wanda Sweat, (Petitioner) as Personal Representative.

A hearing has been scheduled in connection with this matter on the 13th day of October 2015, at 9:30 o’clock a.m. in the Probate Court for Pickens County located in Room B-16, Pickens County Administration Building, 22 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, South Carolina.

Please be present at said hearing if you are one of above named persons or one of their heirs, devisees or personal representatives.

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R. Murray Hughes

Attorney for Petitioner

4606 Moorefield Memorial Hwy., Ste. 3

Pickens, South Carolina 29671

(864) 878-2124

August 13, 2015

Aug. 19, 26 and Sept. 2

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SUMMONS AND NOTICE

[§62-1-302(a)(1)]

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF PICKENS

CASE NO. 2015-ES-39-_____

Mary Anne Dowding, Petitioner, v. Erika J. Blaze, Personal Representative, Estate of Sandra R. Kedzierski, Deceased, Estate of William Surby,and any unknown heirs of William Surby, Deceased, Estate of Alice Surby, Deceased. Respondents.

TO: THE RESPONDENTS ABOVE-NAMED:

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and required to answer the Petition to Determine Heirs in this action which was filed in the Office of the Probate Court for Pickens County, South Carolina, and to serve a copy of your Answer upon the subscriber at 4606 Moorefield Memorial Highway, Suite 3, Post Office Box 1389, Pickens, South Carolina, within THIRTY (30) DAYS after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service. If you fail to answer the petition within that time, the relief requested therein will be granted.

TO: MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS:

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for appointment of Guardian ad Litem to represent said infant under eighteen years of age within thirty days after the service of this Summons. If you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by Plaintiff herein.

TO: INFANT(S) OVER FOURTEEN YEAR OF AGE AND IMPRISONED PERSON(S):

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent you in this action within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, and if you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff herein.

TO: INFANT(S) UNDER FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE (INCOMPETENT OR INSANE) AND TO THE GENERAL OR TESTAMENTARY GUARDIAN, COMMITTEE WITH WHOM (S)HE (THEY) RESIDE(S):

YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and notified to apply for appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to represent said infant(s) under fourteen years (said incompetent or insane person) within thirty (30) days after the service hereof, and if you fail to do so, application for such appointment will be made by the Plaintiff herein.

______________________________

R. MURRAY HUGHES

Attorney for Petitioner

SC Bar #2800

4606 Moorefield Memorial Hwy., Ste. 3

P. O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

864-878-2124

July 7, 2015

Aug. 26, Sept. 2, 9

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NOTICE OF HEARING TO

DETERMINE HEIRS

[§62-1-302(a)(1)]

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF PICKENS

IN THE PROBATE COURT

CASE NO. 2015-ES-39-00558

Mary Anne Dowding, Petitioner, v. Erika J. Blaze, Personal Representative, Estate of Sandra R. Kedzierski, Deceased, Estate of William Surby,and any unknown heirs of William Surby, Deceased, Estate of Alice Surby, Deceased. Respondents.

TO: ALL HEIRS AND INTERESTED PARTIES:

YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the above captioned action was filed on August 21, 2015, in the Probate Court for Pickens County, South Carolina. This action seeks determination of the heirs of the estate of William Surby, who died on February 23, 1999.

A hearing has been scheduled in connection with this matter on the 13th day of October, 2015, at 10:30 o’clock a.m. in the Probate Court for Pickens County located at 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, South Carolina.

Please be present at said hearing if you are an heir or interested party in the aforementioned estate of William Surby, if so minded.

__________________________________

R. Murray Hughes

Attorney for Petitioner

4606 Moorefield Memorial Hwy., Ste. 3

P. O. Box 1389

Pickens, South Carolina 29671

(864) 878-2124

August 25, 2015

Aug. 26, Sept. 2, 9

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Courier Notice to Creditors 09/02/2015

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.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

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: Evelyn William Edens

Date of Death: 05/15/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900536

Personal Representative: Carol Williams

Address: 107 Ida Drive

Mauldin, SC 29662

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Aug 19, 26, Sept 2

Estate: Mary Ellen Childress Wood

Date of Death: 06/15/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900512

Personal Representative: Jonathan Wood

Address: 102 Pine Mtn. Drive

Easley, SC 29640

Attorney: Karen S. Roper

Address: Post Office Box 246

Pickens, SC 29671

Aug 19, 26, Sept 2

Estate: Gene Edward Stubblefield

Date of Death: 06/29/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900532

Personal Representative: Shirley Mae Stubblefield

Address: 647 Smith Memorial Hwy.

Central, SC 29630

Attorney: Richard A. Jones, Jr.

Address: 1306 S. Church Street

Greenville, SC 29605

Aug 19, 26, Sept 2

Estate: Paul Herman McClelland

Date of Death: 07/21/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900504

Personal Representative: Judy McClelland

Address: 105 Sheila Dr.

Liberty, SC 29657

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Aug 26, Sept 2, 9

Estate: Bobby Joe Murphy

Date of Death: 06/17/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900453

Personal Representative: Doris E. Murphy

Address: 155 Ponderosa Rd.

Pickens, SC 29671

Aug 26, Sept 2, 9

Estate: Connie Ralph Barkley

Date of Death: 07/03/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900472

Personal Representative: Donna Lynn Barkley Hall

Address: 101 Ketura Dr.

Easley, SC 29642

Sept 2, 9, 16

Estate: Brian Jackson McNeely

Date of Death: 07/14/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900566

Personal Representative: Debra Hill McNeely

Address: 209 Cardinal Woods Way

Easley, SC 29642

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Sept 2, 9, 16

Estate: Johnnie Franklin Bowen, SR.

Date of Death: 07/01/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900556

Personal Representative: Mary Alice Bowen

Address: 540 Cardinal Woods Way

Easley, SC 29642

                                                                                                     Sept 2, 9, 16

 

Courier Trespass Notices 09/02/2015

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 trespass in any manner whatsoever upon the lands of the undersigned:

Lola S. Lusk and Deborah Lusk Young Oct. 2015

Judy E. McJunkin Oct. 2015

Jean C. Watson Oct. 2015

Allen and Nancy Hess Nov. 2015

Charles M. Smith Jr. Nov. 2015

Robert Q. Finley and June C. Finley Nov. 2015

Peggy Noblett Dec. 2015

John T. M. Tompkins Dec. 2015

James Dan Winchester and Avenelle S. Winchester Dec. 2015

Dana and Donna Wolfe Dec. 2015

Betty McGrew Hill Jan. 2016

Jessica Anderson Faus Jan. 2016

Barry and Rhonda Herd Feb. 2016

Harold Caddell Feb. 2016

Pamela Wilson Feb. 2016

Danny McCall March 2016

L.C. Russell March 2016

Joshua Daughety and Sue Mittelstadt March 2016

Jim D. Kelly April 2016

The Echo Valley Land Trust June 2016

Frank M. and Marie M. Crane June 2016

Jimmy McGrew June 2016

Dwight C. and Thelma P. Thrift June 2016

Melvin Lamar and Catherine Gilstrap July 2016

Artistic Builders Inc. July 2016

Larry Gibson July2016

Greg M. Cadell and Mary E. Caddell. July 2016

John F. Hendricks July 2016

Doris and Waymon Aikens July 2016

Cecil and Ruby Reid Aug. 2016

Jerry Galbreath Aug. 2016

Carl W. Porter Nov. 2016

Dolly Morris Dec. 2016

Sarah Rampy Jan. 2017

Tredwell and Erica Zeigler Feb. 2017

Edward and Evinne Elrod July 2017

Randy and Lynn Griffin Aug. 2017

Jeffery D. and Sandra Couch Aug. 2017

 

Courier Classifieds 09/02/2015

Announcements

To all persons claiming an interest in: 1986-17’6″- PROCRAFT-1982-115HP-EVINRUDE-E115TLCNB. SHAWN ROOKS will apply to SCDNR for title on watercraft/outboard motor. If you have any claim to the watercraft/outboard motor, contact SCDNR at 803-734-3858 upon thirty days after the date of the last advertisement. If no claim of interest is made and the watercraft/outboard motor has not been reported stolen, SCNDR shall issue clear title. Case No:20150505950322.

8/19, 26, 9/2

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Sell your structured settlement or annuity payments for CASH NOW. You don’t have to wait for your future payments any longer! Call 1-800-446-9734. SW

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MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Become a Medical Office Assistant! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online Training gets you job ready! HS diploma/GED & PC/internet needed! 1-888-512-7118.

SW

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AIRLINE CAREERS begin here – Get started by training as FAA certified Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-367-2513.

SW

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Got Knee Pain? Back Pain? Shoulder Pain? Get a pain-relieving brace -little or NO cost to you. Medicare Patients Call Health Hotline Now! 1- 800-815-6016. SW

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Struggling with DRUGS or ALCOHOL? Addicted to PILLS? Talk to someone who cares. Call The Addiction Hope & Help Line for a free assessment. 866-604-6857. SW

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CPAP/BIPAP supplies at little or no cost from Allied Medical Supply Network! Fresh supplies delivered right to your door. Insurance may cover all costs. 800-764-8051. SW

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A Happily married couple seek to adopt. Love, Happiness and Bright Future. Financial security. Expenses paid. Let’s help each other. Lisa and Eric 1-855-983-3121. SW

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Help Wanted

Aides Needed: Looking for loving, caring dependable people to care for clients in their home. Must be able to pass background check and drug test. Contact Susan or Sandy at 864-859-1949 for more info. TFC

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DUMP TRUCK DRIVER WANTED: Must have Class “A” driver’s license with good record. Call 878-9502. TFC

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an You Dig It? Heavy Equipment Operator Career! We Offer Training and Certifications Running Bulldozers, Backhoes and Excavators. Lifetime Job Placement. VA Benefits Eligible! 1-866-362-6497. SW

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HIGH-TECH CAREER with U.S. Navy. Elite tech training w/great pay, benefits, vacation, $ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri 800-662-7419. SW

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Home Time Weekly! Company & Owner Operators. Regional lanes. Must have 3 years in past 4 in over the road. Apply: www.driveforbrown.com. Contact Randy: (423) 280-6206. SW

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Are you ready to kick-start your new career? Now Interviewing Accredited Truck Driving School Graduates (With CDL-A) for our Entry Level Apprentice Program. Must have Good MVR, Work history and Criminal Background history. Call Chris Blackwell at 843-266-3731 to discuss pay and benefits. www.bulldoghiway.com EOE. SW

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Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Good home time. Call: 843-266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com EOE.

SW

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Driver – CDL/A $3000 Sign-On Bonus for Experienced Drivers Paid Out within 30 days of 1st dispatch! HOME WEEKLY NEW Southeast Regional PAY INCREASE! Company & Independent Contractors Needed 6 Day Refresher Course Avail. KLLM TRANSPORTATION SERVICES In Business over 50 years! 855-378-9335 EOE KLLM.com. SW

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Join our Team! Guaranteed pay for Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers. Regional and OTR. Great pay /benefits /401k match. CALL TODAY 864.299.9645 www.jgr-inc.com. SW

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BONUS! Home weekly, benefits, vacation. OTR Drivers, CDL, Clean MVR, 2yrs exp. J & J Farms, 808 Byron Hicks Rd., Jefferson, SC. Call Glen or Ronnie: (843) 672-5003. SW

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ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.3 million readers. Call Alanna Ritchie at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW

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WANT MORE MONEY OR A NEW CAREER? LAID OFF? Xtra Mile can get you rolling in a new job today. Enroll in CDL Class-A Training. 803-484-6313/www.trucktrucktruck.com SW

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For Sale

For Sale: 1995 Chevy C-1500 Pick-up, Asking $1200. Runs Good call 864-986-8769. 9/2.

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1986 Honda Accord. Runs good. $1200 or trade for pick-up or Jeep Randy 864-230-4855.

8/26, 9/2

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DISH TV Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) SAVE! Regular Price $34.99 Call Today and Ask About FREE SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 844-250-6595. SW

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DIRECTV Starting at $19.99/mo. FREE Installation. FREE 3 months of HBO SHOWTIME CINEMAX, STARZ. FREE HD/DVR Upgrade! 2015 NFL Sunday Ticket Included (Select Packages) New Customers Only. CALL 1-800-291-6954. SW

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Dish Network – Get MORE for LESS! Starting $19.99/month (for 12 months.) PLUS Bundle & SAVE (Fast Internet for $15 more/month.) CALL Now 1-800-635-0278 SW

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Auctions

ADVERTISE YOUR AUCTION in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.6 million readers. Call Donna Yount at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW

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AUCTION: St. Helena Island, 8+Acres on Hwy 2. Tax Val $122K, WILL SELL >$5K! On-Line Ends Sept.15. Mike Harper, 843-729-4996, (SCAL 3728). www.HarperAuctionAndRealty.com for details. SW

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HEARN AUCTION SERVICES – 2 Lots Cuddo Point, Lake Marion, Summerton SC Saturday, Sept. 12, 12:00 Noon. Preview Sept. 5-6, 12-5pm Cathy Hearn, SCAL 2867 (803) 413-1198. SW

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ESTATE OF THE HONORABLE DONALD S. RUSSELL – Labor Day (9/7/15), noon. Doors open 8 AM. Items include fine antiques, glassware, rugs, fountain pens, artwork, crystal, china and porcelain. Lakelands Auction House, 5902 Hwy. 25 North, Hodges, SC 29653. www.lakelandsauction.com. Live, online, absentee and phone bidding. Kit Young, SCAL 3812. SW

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THREE AUCTIONS Greenville Country Club Greenville, SC Timed online bidding for commercial kitchen items, tables, chairs, art, doors, windows, sinks, mirrors and much more! Darron Meares, SCAL3737 Darron.Meares@MearesAuctions.com, MearesAuctions.com SW

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Services

JC & Family Landscaping: Tree-trimming, landscape maintenance, irrigation, free quotes. 15 years experience contact (864)207-6046 Joey Ward owner/operator. SW

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Homes For Sale

Near Lake Lure, NC New log cabin on 3.03 wooded acres w/lg. creek $159,900 Huge screened back porch, 2 bed/2 bath, vaulted ceilings 828-286-2981. SW

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For Rent

SANTEE – Lake Marion, 4BR waterfront home, 2 acres, boat ramp, pier, sandy beach, screened porch, sleeps 14. Sept/Oct Special: $1200/wk, 3 day weekend $500. www.lakehousevacations.com/page-4383.html. (843) 442-8069. SW

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ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY FOR RENT OR SALE to more than 2.6 million S.C. newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Call Alanna Ritchie at the South Carolina Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW

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Wanted sexual offender caught

8-26 Page 1A.indd

LIBERTY — A convicted sex offender accused of assaulting a 16-year-old girl in June

 

County GOP convention upheld

COLUMBIA — Pickens County GOP chairman Phillip Bowers and other party leaders were

Municipal elections scheduled

COUNTY — The majority of the county’s municipal seats up for grabs in November’s elections — including four mayor seats — won’t appear on the ballot after no opposition filed for the race.

Fundraising for Ultimate Food Fight continues through Oct. 29

Kerry Gilstrap/Courier
Pickens High School students got into the spirit for the Blue Flame’s season opener against Easley on Friday night in the annual Sam Wyche Meals on Wheels Food Fight Bowl.

Kerry Gilstrap/Courier

Pickens High School students got into the spirit for the Blue Flame’s season opener against Easley on Friday night in the annual Sam Wyche Meals on Wheels Food Fight Bowl.

School board passes unused leave policy

By Ben Robinson
Staff Reporter

brobinson@thepccourier.com

COUNTY — School District of Pickens County human resources director Dr. Stephanie Lackey went before the school board Monday night to renew a policy on unused leave days.

SWU earns $1.1M grant

CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University will receive $1.1 million in federal funding over five years that will benefit the most needy groups of students, providing them with resources that will help them to


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