A season to remember

Services of remembrance were held for local families in Pickens and Liberty on Saturday. In Pickens, Dillard Funeral Home hosted a service at its chapel, followed by a candlelighting ceremony at Hillcrest More »

Around 1,300 Clemson University students will receive degrees when the school holds its annual December graduation ceremony Thursday.

Clemson to award 1,300 degrees, honor alumnus

Around 1,300 Clemson University students will receive degrees when the school holds its annual December graduation ceremony Thursday. CLEMSON — Approximately 1,300 students will receive degrees when Clemson University holds its fall More »

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Happy environment, happy farm

Courtesy Caitlin Herrington/The Journal Pictured with his wife, Ann, Happy Berry farm owner Walker Miller was honored recently as the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Farmer of the Year. The Happy Berry wins More »

Colin Gilstrap of Pickens poses with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the World of Energy.

Holiday events at World of Energy draw hundreds

UPSTATE — The World of Energy in Seneca brought out hundreds of children and adults to celebrate the holidays. The education center’s second annual Festival of Trees is currently on display with More »

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MARYS House named to ‘Angels’ list

MARYS House representatives receive the 2014 Angels award from South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond. STATE — South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond recently released the annual “Angels” and “Scrooges” More »

Member of the month


The July Pickens Chamber Member of the Month is the Parkette Food Service. The Parkette Food Service can cater your next social gathering. Whether you are planning a church social, birthday party, class reunion, convention or wedding reception, the Parkette can meet your needs. Lifetime resident and owner Larry Looper can make your celebration one to remember. Pictured above are Looper, Susan Bisson, Gary Webb, Diane Cantrell, Taylor James, Georgia Rice and Teresa Timms.


Sdpc graduates earn Teacher Forum Educational Scholarships

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COUNTY — Seven graduates of the class of 2014 have earned the School District of Pickens County Teacher Forum Educational Scholarship.

The scholarships are awarded to graduating senior Teacher Cadets from each Pickens County high school.

The seniors selected must have has completed a Teacher Cadet course as a junior or senior. The students must be planning to attend a technical college and transfer to a four—year college or to attend a four-year college or university in South Carolina and must be declaring a major in education in order to qualify.

The seven recipients of this year’s Teacher Forum Scholarships are:

• Abby Roe — Daniel High School, Winner

• John Garrett — Daniel High School, Runner-up

• Ashli Livingston — Easley High School, Winner

• Sierra Kelley — Easley High School, Runner-up

• Courtney Lesley — Liberty High School, Winner

• James Chambers — Liberty High School, Runner-up

• Casey Norton — Pickens High School

Winners earned a scholarship of $2,150. Runners-up or students at schools with a single qualifying applicant earned a scholarship of $1,000.


Courier Notice to Creditors

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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

Courier Trespass Notices 7-9-14

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:

Michael A. Whitman July 2014

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