Serving, caring and giving

KD Hawkins enlisted into the U.S. Air Force when he was 17 years old. After serving in the military for More »

July 4 festivities planned around county

COUNTY — Local residents will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate our nation’s independence this weekend, culminating with fireworks lighting More »

Easley man dies after hit-and-run

GREENVILLE — An Easley man died last week from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run. The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified More »

Woman who killed children pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

PICKENS — Although her defense attorney admitted to a jury that she fired the deadly shots, a Dacusville woman charged More »

Marines get warm welcome in Easley before getting time off

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter EASLEY — A group of This article is paid content! To access, you can More »


PHS Class of 1956 holds class reunion


Hendricks to run for county council

PICKENS — Pickens High School teacher, Yardifacts Ornamental Concrete owner and lifetime community resident Wes Hendricks has filed to run for Pickens County Council District 3.
Hendricks is a graduate of Pickens High School and the

Jones chosen as azalea artwork contest winner


Pickens Women Association to host annual Azalea Festival 5K Run/Walk

PICKENS — Planning is underway for the 10th annual Pickens Women Association (PWA) Azalea Festival 5K Run/Walk..
The race is scheduled for Saturday, April 16, with a start time of 7:30 a.m.
For the

32nd annual Azalea Fest coming up this weekend

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PICKENS — “When the Azaleas are blooming in Pickens, South Carolina, the little town celebrates!”
For 32 years Pickens has celebrated spring by throwing an arts and entertainment based and family friendly celebration — the Pickens Azalea

Pick a card — any card

Did you know that the Chinese not only invented gunpowder, but also introduced the rest of the world to playing cards? They, meaning archaeologists, currently think playing cards came into play in the sixth century.

Courier Letters to the Editor 4-13-16

Doodle Trail a bust in Easley area

Dear Editor,
I am enchanted that the Doodle Trail in Pickens has sparked a revival of the city regarding restaurants, events

New Flag donated

On April 8, Sen. Larry Martin, along with American Legion Post 11 in Pickens and members of Ebenezer Baptist Church, erected a new flag at the Spec 4 Charles Johnson Memorial Park. The old flag was worn out.

Upstate nonprofits thrive due to funds provided by Blue Ridge Fest

Pickens — Blue Ridge Fest, a philanthropic initiative of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and Blue Ridge Security Solutions, will be held Friday, May 6, and the 19th annual event will benefit 12 local nonprofit organizations.
For nearly

Courier Community Calendar 4-13-16

• PHS Class of 1958 to hold reunion

The Pickens High School Class of 1958 is planning a reunion for Thursday, April 28. It will be a dutch lunch at the Gatehouse Restaurant at the

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