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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 »

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Lions sponsor contest

Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. For more than 25 years, millions of children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest.  The theme of the 2014-15 Peace Poster Contest was "Peace, Love and Understanding." Students ages 11, 12 and 13 were eligible to participate, and over 100 Liberty Middle School art students participated in this contest under the direction of Art Teacher Elaine Snell. This year’s Liberty Middle School Peace Poster Contest winners are 7th grader Jay Bost (3rd Place), 8th grader Brittany Price (2nd Place), and 8th grader Audrey King (1st Place). Pictured above are Jay Bost, Brittany Price, Audrey King.  Back row: Liberty Lions Club Peace Poster Contest Chairman Oscar Thorsland, Liberty Lions Club President Jean Thomas, and Liberty Middle School Art Teacher Elaine Snell. The Liberty Lions Club monthly breakfast meeting is held on the secound Thursday at 7 a.m. at Little Bistro Restaurant For more information call Jean Thomas at 843-4204 or go to the Lions International website at www.lionsclub.org.

Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. For more than 25 years, millions of children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest. The theme of the 2014-15 Peace Poster Contest was “Peace, Love and Understanding.” Students ages 11, 12 and 13 were eligible to participate, and over 100 Liberty Middle School art students participated in this contest under the direction of Art Teacher Elaine Snell. This year’s Liberty Middle School Peace Poster Contest winners are 7th grader Jay Bost (3rd Place), 8th grader Brittany Price (2nd Place), and 8th grader Audrey King (1st Place). Pictured above are Jay Bost, Brittany Price, Audrey King. Back row: Liberty Lions Club Peace Poster Contest Chairman Oscar Thorsland, Liberty Lions Club President Jean Thomas, and Liberty Middle School Art Teacher Elaine Snell. The Liberty Lions Club monthly breakfast meeting is held on the secound Thursday at 7 a.m. at Little Bistro Restaurant For more information call Jean Thomas at 843-4204 or go to the Lions International website at www.lionsclub.org.

 

Man charged in killings

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LIBERTY — A Liberty man faces two murder charges in connection with a shootout that left two family members dead at a Liberty apartment complex last month.

Benjamin James Pilgrim, 32, of 817 Rice’s Creek Road, who had been hospitalized since the Oct. 10 incident at Forestview Apartments, was arrested last Thursday upon his release from the Roger C. Peace Rehabilitiation Center in Greenville and charged with two counts of murder, as well as one count of possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Houston Chapman, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime, while Steven Chapman, 42, was later

Former Pickens officer charged with sex assault

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PICKENS — A former Pickens police officer faces multiple charges after S.C. Law Enforcement Division agents allege he sexually assaulted a woman while on duty.

Robert Lee Sapp, 56, of 105 Beverly Court in Liberty, was charged with one count of first-degree assault and battery and one count of misconduct in office, according to a SLED news release.

Sapp was arrested last Wednesday to wrap up an investigation conducted by SLED agents at the request of the Pickens


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