Daily Archives: 11/16/2021

Mill to celebrate Native American heritage with event this weekend

PICKENS — Every November, the Hagood Mill Historic Site observes Native American Heritage Month by holding its annual Native American celebration.

The beloved third weekend event — planned this week — is also called Selugadu. Selugadu translates into cornbread (Selu, meaning corn, and

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‘A Cup of College’

Ken and Shirley Chappell, owners of The Framery, are known throughout the area for making the ordinary special. Business owners for nearly 40 years, they are pictured here with their gift to the Liberty Community Scholarship. The Chappells framed the “A Cup of College” memory cloth as a gift to the Liberty Community Scholarship organization celebrating Oct. 1 as a day where the schools and community show their support of the scholarship recipients. The event was hosted at Solid Grounds Cafe. The Liberty Community Scholarship is awarded to two Liberty High School applicants, who demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Applications are available from LHS counselor Angie Burgess.

Community Calendar

• Hee Haw Christmas set for Hagood Center

The Hagood Community Center, located at 129 Schoolhouse St. in Pickens, will present Hee Haw Christmas in the Hagood Community Center Auditorium on Dec. 4.

There will be two performances — one at 2 p.m. and another at 6 p.m. The local cast will present good old country music and comedy.

Tickets are $5, in advance only, from Nov. 17-Dec. 1 at the Senior Center on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-11 a.m. or call (864) 878-9999 from 2-6 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
A BBQ dinner will be served in the lunchroom from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Food tickets will be sold for $6, sold only in

Courier Comics, Puzzles and Games 11-17-21

Sweet potato casseroles revisited

By Olivia Fowler
For the Courier

When Thanksgiving rolls around each year, we immediately think of the traditional dishes served at our particular family tables, sometimes for generations.

Just in case you’re looking for a different take on sweet potato casserole, minus the marshmallow topping, check out these recipes.

There’s an unusual savory version minus sugar and others that are leaning toward the dessert end of the table.

So if you want to break slightly with tradition, prepare one of these and see what they say.

Happy Thanksgiving!



PICKENS — Mr. Earl Richard Reece, 80, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Nov. 10, 2021, he passed in peace.

He was born in Pickens County and was the husband of Bonnie Mosley Reece, former husband of the late Judy Gillespie. He was the son of the late Ernest Robert Reece and the late Zefpha Stancil Reece.

Mr. Reece enjoyed his large family. He spent his working years as a residential painter and logger providing for his family. He was a

Without Edge, Lions take care of Woodruff to advance

CENTRAL — With a season worth of evidence and a prominent playoff performance the previous week, Daniel seemed to have found its playoff X-factor in junior tailback Chris Edge.

However, after he suffered a knee injury at practice early in the week, the Lion were forced to face the Woodruff Wolverines with their season on the line without him on Friday.

No Edge proved to be no problem, as sophomore tailback Tory Shaw picked up the slack and 115 rushing yards

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Green Wave make progress during Durrah’s second season

By Eugene Jolley
Courier Sports

EASLEY — After a somber start, measurable progress was made in coach Jordan Durrah’s second season as football coach at Easley High School.

Heartbreak gripped the Green Wave before the beginning of the 2021 season, as junior cornerback Jordan Jenkins

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Blue Flame headed into offseason looking for more consistency

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — With their season coming to an end two weeks ago against Greenwood, the Pickens Blue Flame can only describe their season as up and down.

The Blue Flame finished

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Tigers’ injury, offensive issues resurface in win over UConn

CLEMSON — It wasn’t pretty, and it came at the cost of several more injuries, but the Clemson football team pulled out a 44-7 win over UConn at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

The Tigers’ defense shut down an outmatched UConn offense, holding the Huskies to 99 total yards of offense — including minus-17 yards

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