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Blaze burns more than 100 acres near Six Mile

Firefighters from five county departments joined forces with the South Carolina Forestry Commission to battle a blaze that consumed more than 100 acres last week near Six Mile. The fire started Wednesday More »

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Police: Man fled with kids in vehicle

EASLEY — A Liberty man faces multiple charges after police say he led them on a car chase Thursday that ended with a crash. Officers claim the driver, identified as Shaquille Vonte More »

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Wings and Wheels set for this weekend

LIBERTY — The fifth annual Wings and Wheels for Meals event is scheduled for this Saturday at the Pickens County Airport. Wings and Wheels for Meals is a signature fundraising event for More »


Brock’s is Chamber Member of the Month

The April Pickens Chamber Member of the month is Brock’s Department Store. Located at 219 East Main St., Brock’s Department Store has been in continuous operation by the Brock family since 1957. More »

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Spring for the Arts

Downtown Easley came alive on Saturday as the city hosted the second annual Spring for the Arts. Hordes of people crowded the city for live music, food and arts. left, Larry Zarella More »

Clemson plans events for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

CLEMSON — Clemson University is observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year with a series of events Jan. 20 to 23.

The 14th annual MLK Day of Service and blood drive will be Monday, Jan. 20, on the MLK Day holiday. Students, faculty and staff will use their days off as a day to help others around the community. Check in for the day of service begins at 8 a.m. at the Hendrix Student Center. Volunteers will be transported to various community agencies to work until noon. Agencies participating include the Animal Rescue Fund, Clemson Child Development Center, Foothills YMCA, Our Daily Bread, Pickens County Habitat for Humanity and The Arts Center.

The blood drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in Hendrix Student

Courier Obituaries 1-8-14


PICKENS — Mae Sueko “Sue” Agena Gillespie, 74, wife of Calvin “Coy” Gillespie, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.

Mrs. Gillespie was born of Japanese heritage in Oahu, HI, a daughter of the late Jiro and Kami Yonamine Agena. She was retired from Ryobi Motor Products in Pickens and was employed with The Pickens County School District as a bus monitor for special needs children. Mrs. Gillespie attended Bob Jones University and was a member of Fairview Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Calvin “Coy” Gillespie of the home, a son

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the Defendant(s) above named that the Foreclosure action referenced above, including a Lis Pendens, Summons and Complaint was filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Pickens County on August 26, 2013 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS COUNTY OF RICHLAND CASE NO.: 2013CP3901086 Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Plaintiff(s) vs. SUMMONS Timothy L. Lyda, et al. Non-Jury Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment

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All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer to these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of Pickens County, the address of which is 222 McDaniel Ave., B16, Pickens, SC 29671, on or before the date that is eight months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors (unless barred by operation of Section 62-3-803), or such persons shall be forever barred as to their claims. All claims are required to be presented in written statements, indicating the name and the address of the claimant, the basis of the claim, the amount claimed, the date where the claim will

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