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‘Ultimate sacrifice’

Liberty pharmacy honors local war hero with special display By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com LIBERTY — With Memorial Day More »

Man charged with stealing bread truck

SIX MILE — Police say a Six Mile man stole a bread truck and gave away some of its contents More »

Park opens at animal shelter

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com PICKENS — Those interested in adopting a pet from the Pickens County Animal Shelter More »

Rain or shine

The Six Mile Issqueena Festival went on last Saturday in downtown Six Mile despite a threat of rain all day. More »

County presents money to city

Pickens County councilman Wes Hendricks presented a check from county recreation funds to Pickens mayor David Owens and members of More »

NCCAA bringing top-level baseball, community service to Easley

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com EASLEY — The J.B. “Red” Owens Recreation Complex and Easley High School will be More »

 

battling addiction

AParticipants needed for local meth research study

Results could give doctors more tools in fight against Addiction

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

COUNTY — A new research study aims to help meth users who are ready to cut down their usage — or quit entirely.

The study is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which has funded a number of the studies at Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County. Pickens County is one of seven different sites nationwide taking part in the study.

Participants are needed to take part in the study.

“We’re all working the same goal, which is to help people in our community who are struggling

Behavioral Health Services Youth Board graduates

By Destiny Wingard
For The Courier

dwingard@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — It’s that time of year again for the Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County prevention staff — seeing off another group of young people who have made a great impact in Pickens County.

Present for the May 22 celebration were executive director Bob Hiott, deputy director Angie Farmer, director of prevention services Cathy Breazeale and BHSPC board members Mary Babb and Ernie Dandeneau.

Special recognitions were given to the members of the Daniel High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club chapter, known as “What

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Art students to exhibit at Pickens County Museum

By Brenda A. Paschal
Special to the Courier

news@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — Renee Gillespie’s art students enjoy art and camaraderie in equal measure. As diverse in their backgrounds as they are in their artwork, they find common ground in tubes of paints and love of creativity.

Works by more than 30 of Gillespie’s students — ages 7 to octogenarian — will be

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Liberty High Class of 1977 reunites

The Liberty High School Class of 1977 of Liberty High School celebrated their 40th class reunion on May 20 at the Rock House in Pickens. Pictured, front row from left, are Jane Whitlock Moorehead, Leanne Cartee Bates, Tammy Barnum Porter, Jane Bryant Austin, Nancy Enterkin McConnell, Debbie Wardlaw Looper and Sandra Gaines Rodriguez. Second row, Bob Chappell, Gerald Collins, Pam Flannagan Trotter, Sheila Lusk Sweezy, Skip Price, Rick Seaborn and Allen Trotter. Back row, Tommy King, Tim Gossett, David Duncan, Phil Sargeant, Gary Gilstrap, Perry Kelly, Dan Alexander and Hugh Bailey.

 

Community Calendar

• PPCCDC to host annual golf tourney

Pickens Presbyterian Church Child Development Center’s sixth annual golf tournament will be held on Friday, June 23, at the Pickens Country Club. Registration is set for 9 a.m., with a shotgun start getting underway at 9:30 a.m. The

Seafood dishes, plain and fancy

By Olivia Fowler
For the Courier

ofowler@thepccourier.com

I want to thank chef Russell Baratz, who served the crab dip featured below at a buffet on the grounds of Arlington House, located in Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.

It was the best crab dip I’ve ever eaten, and it didn’t last long. He was gracious enough to share it with me, and I hope you all enjoy it.

The other dishes are simple, easy and delicious and are all family favorites. We usually have them on beach vacations and any other time we can get fresh seafood.

Reserve expands real estate sales team

Sunset — The Reserve at Lake Keowee recently hired Richard L. Cox to serve as a sales executive on the community’s real estate sales team.

Cox has been involved in commercial development, land disposition/acquisition, planning commercial brokerage and, most recently, advisory sales for the nation’s leading investment real estate firms.

“Richard is an excellent addition to our staff,” said David Hurst, The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s sales director. “He

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Hagood to be honored by Easley Area Museum

EASLEY — On Thursday at 11 a.m. the Easley Area Museum Inc. will unveil and rededicate a marble monument that honors William Milliken Hagood Sr.

The ceremony will take place on the lawn and front porch of the museum, located at 201 S. Pendleton St.

This monument was originally placed in front of the mill office on Hagood Street.

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Spring 2017 dean’s list announced at Southern Wesleyan University

CENTRAL — The following Southern Wesleyan University students from Pickens County were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester after they earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all work attempted (12 hours or more), with no grade for any single course below 3.0.

Central: Abraham Arredondo, Business Administration; Jemima Bezerra De Brito Burkhalter, Media Communication; Marla Burgos, Business Administration; Rico Cabrera, Business Administration; Drew Carson, Criminal Justice; Houston Childress, Psychology; Jordan Finster, Recreation and Sport Management; Alyssa Harding, Psychology; Hamilton Hartsell, Recreation and Leisure Services; Abbey Hayes, Early

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Courier Legals 6-14-17

NOTICE OF SALE

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF PICKENS

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS

CASE # 2017-CP-39-00139

Bryan Ellwell Freeman and Paula Ann Freeman as Personal Representatives of the Estate of H. E. Freeman, deceased, Plaintiffs, vs- David L. Hughes and Elizabeth A. Hughes, and Carmel Financial Corp., Defendants.

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YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to an Order of the Honorable Daniel E. Hunt, Special Referee for Pickens County, issued in the above captioned


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