Monday morning head-on collision kills man

PICKENS — A 56-year-old Pickens man lost his life in a head-on collision Monday morning. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley More »

Local residents speak to county council, plan meeting to fight proposed dump

By Ben Robinson Staff Reporter COUNTY — Local businesswoman Pree Hamilton spoke to Pickens County Council Monday night about More »

Easley man faces attempted murder charge after stabbing

EASLEY-A 51-year-old Easley man was arrested Thursday evening and charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing that stemmed More »

Police: Man sexually abused teen for years

LIBERTY — A Liberty man was arrested Thursday after police claim he sexually abused a teen for nearly three years. More »

Second Gathering on Appalachian Life scheduled

I wrote last year about how local cultural This article is paid content! To access, you can pay with CoinTent. More »


CAST plans monthly meeting

CLEMSON — Clemson Area StoryTellers (CAST) Guild will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at The Arts Center, 212 Butler S., Clemson.

 Have stories to share? Come and tell them where you have a captive audience.


Soapstone set to host fundraiser at church

PICKENS — Soapstone Church invites everyone to a special fundraiser at the church, located at 296 Liberia Road in Pickens, this Saturday, Nov. 21.

The event will feature fine cooking and will be held from noon-8 p.m.

Visitors will enjoy true

Cannon Auxiliary announces dates for holiday events

PICKENS — The Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary invites local residents to enjoy holiday events.

The Festival of Wreaths Silent Auction will run from Dec. 1-14. The action ends at 1 p.m. on Dec. 14 in the Cannon front lobby.

The Festival

Lions eliminated by South Pointe

By Rocky Nimmons

Rock Hill — The Daniel Lions ended the season far away from the comforts of home on Friday night, as the AAA playoff schedule forced Randy Robinson’s team make a two-and-a-half-hour drive to Rock Hill to face the defending state champ in round one of the playoffs.

Blue Flame season ends against ‘Cats

By Eugene Jolley
Courier Sports

SENECA — For the second straight season, Pickens had a region rematch in the first round of the state 3A playoffs.

And on Friday night, playing as an at-large team at region champion and undefeated Seneca,

Clemson survives scare at Syracuse

Courtesy Clemson

Athletic Communications

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A wild first five minutes set the tone for a back-and-forth affair inside the Carrier Dome, but at the end of the day Clemson emerged victorious over Syracuse by a score of 37-27.

Winning season for Easley, new coach


Kerry Gilstrap/Courier
Easley’s Caleb Hill sacks Greenwood quarterback Roshun Jackson during the Green Wave’s 29-21 win over the Eagles on Oct. 23.

EASLEY — Led by first-year head coach John Windham, the Easley Green Wave finished the year with a winning season at 6-5,

Meeting Ancestors

The generations of Gwynns who lived on Gwynn’s Island were pretty self-sufficient. They farmed and depended on the sea for much of their livelihood. The only way for them to reach the mainland was by boat. The bricks forming the foundation of Hugh Gwynn’s home are still there, with the name Gwynn stamped into each brick.

Courier Letters to the Editor

Angry People

Dear Editor,

It never ceases to amaze me how people can get angry over minor things.

If you work with the public, you can back me up on what I’m

Chairman on issues facing school board

Earlier this year, the School District of Pickens County received a report from a review of the district’s accrediting agency, AdvancED. The report cited areas where the school district needed to ensure compliance.

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