Pickens seniors Michaela Leslie and Brianna O’Shields both earned CAWS All-State and North-South All-Star honors for their play this volleyball season. Leslie, a co-captain and outside hitter, led the team with 325 kills, a .255 hitting efficiency, and 52 aces while totaling 22 blocks and 490 digs. Middle blocker O’Shields was first on the team in blocks with 69, registered 255 kills, a .229 hitting efficiency, 62 digs, and 33 aces. Both athletes will compete for the 3A/4A North team this weekend at Erskine College.
SIX MILE — Six Mile Baptist Church, together with Prater’s Creek Baptist Church and B&B BBQ, will host the sixth-annual “Feast-O-Plenty” on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Last year, approximately 280 people enjoyed the event, and this year the group is hoping to share with even more. The meal will be served in the Roper Building, located at 150 North Main St. in Six Mile.
The event is a free Thanksgiving meal for anyone living in and around the Town of Six Mile. A traditional holiday meal of turkey, dressing and gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce, bread, desserts and drinks will
PICKENS — Pickens merchants have an opportunity to showcase their businesses this holiday season.
Merchants are asked to decorate storefronts, store windows or interiors in the spirit of the season, with “Christmas Lights” as the theme.
The Pickens Revitalization Association will present first-, second- and third-place awards. Judging by three Pickens residents will take place on Dec. 3.
Winners will be announced and awards presented after the City of Pickens’ Christmas Parade by the City Christmas Tree on Dec. 13.
Publicity will include newspaper articles announcing the contest and winners. The winners will each receive an award and a free ad in the Pickens County Courier, encouraging residents to Shop Historic
By Ben Robinson, Courier Staff
UPSTATE — Several local communities have made plans to usher in the holiday season with Christmas Parades and associated activities.
Easley will kick off the holiday season Dec. 7 with a Christmas Parade beginning at 10 a.m. The city will have its grand illumination at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. For more information call Dunburks Premiere Events at (864) 423-4344.
Dacusville will hold its Christmas Parade Dec. 14, with a salute to military veterans, with an emphasis on World War II veterans. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Dec. 7. For more information, call David Norton at (864) 855-2920.
The Pickens Christmas parade will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 13 with the theme of “Christmas Lights.” For more information, call Pickens City Hall at (864) 878-6421.