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Two DHS students drown in Central

Two DHS students drown in Central

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com CENTRAL — The bodies of two Daniel High School students were recovered from Lake More »

SDPC Graduation set for Saturday

SDPC Graduation set for Saturday

By Bru Nimmons Staff Reporter bnimmons@thepccourier.com CLEMSON — More than 1,100 Pickens County high school seniors will cross a stage More »

Lady Lions finish second at State

Lady Lions finish second at State

By Bru Nimmons Sports Editor bnimmons@thepccourier.com COLUMBIA — Athletes from around Pickens County took to the midlands over the weekend More »

Decision 2024

Decision 2024

The questions 1. What qualifications do you have for the office you are campaigning for? 2. What made you decide More »

Liberty residents protest city budget

Liberty residents protest city budget

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com LIBERTY – Concerned residents in and around Liberty held a protest before Liberty City More »

 

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Two DHS students drown in Central

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter
jevans@thepccourier.com

CENTRAL — The bodies of two Daniel High School students were recovered from Lake Hartwell on Monday morning, about 36 hours after the teens went missing Saturday night.

Pickens County chief deputy coroner Andrew Wilson identified the victims as 16-year-old Rayan Al-Nasser of Clemson and 15-year-old Zakaria Chaar of Central.

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 10:28 p.m. Saturday night from a person who said their friends were in the water and could not be found, according to a release issued early Sunday morning by Capt. Brett Barwick.

Deputies discovered three people had jumped into Lake Hartwell in the area of Pike Road

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Man charged with Easley murder

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter
jevans@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in the yard of an Easley home last week.

According to a release from the Easley Police Department, officers were notified at 5:30 a.m. May 14 about a person lying in the front yard at

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Disturbance near Pickens school causes lockdown

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter
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PICKENS — Pickens Elementary School was briefly placed on lockdown last week after an incident at a nearby apartment complex.

Lt. Chris Griffin with the Pickens Police Department said in a release that officers received a call at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, about a domestic violence incident at the Pickens Gardens Apartments, which is beside the elementary school.

Griffin said the suspect, identified as James Michael Holder, fled the incident location and

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SDPC Graduation set for Saturday

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter
bnimmons@thepccourier.com

CLEMSON — More than 1,100 Pickens County high school seniors will cross a stage into their future at graduation ceremonies at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday.

The 402 members of Easley High School’s Class of 2024 will open the day with their

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School District of Pickens County to offer free meals

EASLEY — The School District of Pickens County will once again be doing its part to deliver free meals to the youth over the summer, the district announced on Tuesday.

Through its Seamless Summer Food Program, the school district will offer “free, healthy” meals to Pickens County children who are 18

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Lady Lions finish second at State

By Bru Nimmons
Sports Editor
bnimmons@thepccourier.com

COLUMBIA — Athletes from around Pickens County took to the midlands over the weekend for the South Carolina High School League track and field championships and Daniel High School

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Tigers down Lions in Upper State playoffs

By Ian Taylor
Courtesy The Journal
itaylor@upstatetoday.com

CENTRAL — In a tight, low-scoring affair on Wednesday evening in Central, the Daniel High School baseball team couldn’t get anything going as it saw its season come to an end with a 2-1 loss to Blue Ridge in the teams’ elimination game in the Class 3A Upper State playoffs.

“You hold one the best teams in the state to two runs — it’s just unfortunate you couldn’t match

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Nix reunion set for Sunday at Northside

PICKENS — The descendants of Ulysses and Lou Annie Monroe Nix will gather for the annual Nix reunion this Sunday, June 2.
The reunion is set to be held at Northside Baptist Church, located at 421 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Lunch will be at 1 p.m.
Plates, cups and ice will be furnished, and family members are asked to bring covered dishes, desserts and drinks.

Memorial Day events to be held in Pickens County

 

COUNTY — Events are being held throughout Pickens County next week to honor those who gave their lives serving their country.

The Pickens American Legion Post 11 will host Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday May 27. The day will start with a remembrance ceremony at 9 a.m. on

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