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Courier Comics, Puzzles and Games 6-22-22

CFA comes to Pickens

On Monday, June 6, “Baby Cow” cut the ribbon on the Upstate Chick-fil-A food truck. The grand opening was held in Doodle Park at 409 E. Cedar Rock St. in Pickens. The food truck will be moving around to various locations in Pickens two to three days a week. The Pickens Chamber of Commerce will give local residents a heads up to the truck’s exact location when it’s in Pickens. Follow the chamber on Facebook @greaterpickenschamber. Pictured are Hunter Owens and the Chick-fil-A food truck staff, Mayor Fletcher Perry, Rep. Davey Hiott, members of the chamber board of directors and residents of Pickens. 

Lollis takes council seat

Hiott, Whitmire keep State House seats

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter
bnimmons@thepccourier.com

COUNTY — Pickens County voters returned to the polls on Tuesday for the midterm primary election to decide which candidates will be on the ballots for the Nov. 8 general election.

Voter turnout was way down in Pickens County, with 15 percent of registered voters casting ballots on Tuesday, compared to 28 percent during the 2020 primary and 21 percent in the 2018 primary.

With incumbent Pickens County Councilman Trey Whitehurst not running for reelection, all eyes were on the

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Soapstone receives easement, endowment

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter
jevans@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — Another layer of protection has been placed over Soapstone Baptist Church, to help ensure it remains a pillar of the Liberia community, as it has been for more than 150 years.

Two announcements came during a picnic held Saturday in honor of the recent birthday of Mable Owens Clarke, the driving force behind the fish fry fundraisers that raised much of the money used to pay off the mortgage of

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How to make Father’s Day more enjoyable for Dad

Dad gets to be king of his castle at least one day during the year. Come mid-June, children near and far scramble for ideas to treat their fathers to a special day and award him with gifts for being a role model, provider and confidante. Father’s Day activities should be centered around Dad’s interests. With that in mind,

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DAR chapter holds annual awards meeting

 

COUNTY — Fort Prince George Chapter DAR members honored local students with awards at its annual awards meeting last month. The students’ family and teachers were there to honor their schools’ winners.

National Defender Committee chair Renee Castor presented this year’s winners of the DAR Good Citizen Award with a certificate and a medal. The winners were Carys Waddington of Easley High School, Breylen Cobb of Liberty High School

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Enhance grilled meats with marinades

By Olivia Fowler
For the Courier
ofowler@thepccourier.com

If you want to make your own marinades for grilling, it isn’t difficult. Marinades can do a lot of things to improve grilled meats, which can be dry and leathery. The flavors of the marinade don’t overpower the meat, but do help tenderize and keep meats moist.

Make sure the meat is done, but don’t overcook. You know your grill best and the temperatures needed to get the best from whatever recipe you cook.

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Courier Comics, Puzzles and Games 6-15-22

Primary set for Tuesday

PICKENS — With less than a week remaining until Tuesday’s statewide party primary elections, Pickens County voters still have time to make their mind up on races in the area.

With incumbent Pickens County Councilmen Trey Whitehurst not running for reelection, current Pickens County School Board member Phillip Bowers and local businessman Chris Lollis are facing off

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Behavioral Health helps clients find ‘a fresh start’

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter
jevans@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — It may be hard to believe that an agency that’s nearly 50 years old and is housed in three different buildings on Main Street in Pickens is unknown to people in the area.

But many people in Pickens County don’t know where Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County is or what it does for its clients and the community.

BHSPC’s staff and their work were celebrated at a Community Connections for Recovery benefit

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