Annual March

Rocky Nimmons/Courier Members of Pickens Presbyterian Church and Griffin Ebenezer Baptist Church joined together Monday for their 11th annual Dr. More »

Thousands gather to celebrate Tigers’ title

Pamela Dodson/Courier Clemson football players, from left, Deshaun Watson, Jay Guillermo, Ben Boulware, Carlos Watkins, Jordan Leggett and Jadar Johnson More »

MCPC presents Batchelor with annual service award

Pictured, from left, are MCPC chairman Tom O’Hanlan of Sealevel Systems, St. Jude Medical director of research and development Tom More »

Duke Energy employees volunteer for MLK Day

Duke Energy employees volunteered Monday for the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. SENECA — Martin Luther King More »

Annual fundraiser planned Saturday in Pickens

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter PICKENS — A concert is planned this weekend to celebrate the music of the More »

Tigers score in title game’s final second to top Alabama, earn second national championship

By Scott Adamson Courtesy The Journal TAMPA, Fla. — The reigning king of college football, Alabama, was unwilling to More »


Courier Trespass Notices 7-6-16

In the state of South Carolina, trespass after notice is a misdemeanor criminal offense prohibited by section 16-11-620 for the South Carolina Code.

Those who enter upon the lands of others without the permission of the owner or manager shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor trespassing. All persons are hereby notified and warned not to hunt, fish, cut timber or trespass in any manner whatsoever upon the lands of the undersigned:

Courier Classifieds 7-6-16

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Rex Rice defeats Martin in runoff, Hendricks, Costner, Bowers take county council races

COUNTY — After a 38-year legislative career, State Sen. Larry Martin was unseated during Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff.

In an unexpected relatively high turnout, 18 percent of the county’s 61,904 voters cast ballots.

In the District 2 State Senate race, former

Deputy shoots Easley burglary suspect

EASLEY — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a Pickens County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot a man during an alleged burglary on Sunday afternoon.

According to a news release from sheriff’s office chief deputy Creed Hashe, a deputy responded to a home on Latham Road in Easley after a woman called 911 at around 3:20 p.m. about a suspicious person who was inside her home after forcing entry.

Armed robbery suspects sought

Courtesy Photo
These artist renderings depict the suspects in the armed robbery of the Pickens Dollar Tree store on Saturday night.

PICKENS — Pickens police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men

Simpson guilty on all counts

By Jeffrey Collins
Associated Press

PICKENS — Mike Simpson cried as his wife was sentenced to life in

SCETV show visits Six Mile Farmers Market

Pamela Dodson/Courier
Jim Hayes poses with “Making it Grow” host Amanda McNulty after an interview at the Six Mile Farmers Market last week.

Pickens mourns Black’s death

PICKENS — The Pickens community is mourning over the loss of a true Pickens gentleman, as lifelong Pickens resident Jack Black, 87, passed away on Saturday.

Black was born in Pickens County, son of the late Joseph Tribble and Sara Goldsmith Black. Born with a servant’s

Clemson Farmers Market to host First Friday events

CLEMSON — Get your Independence Day weekend off to a great start at the Clemson Farmers Market this Friday, July 1. The market is open rain or shine from 3-6 p.m. at the Patrick Square Village Green at 578 Issaqueena Trail in Clemson.

More than 30 vendors will

Liberty mayor: ‘So many good things going on’

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

LIBERTY — Liberty mayor Eric Boughman gave his take on the city’s past, present and future

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