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Liberty hopes for big crowd at BBQ  & Jeep Festival

Liberty hopes for big crowd at BBQ & Jeep Festival

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com LIBERTY — Kelley Norwine believes Liberty is “a well-kept secret.” Norwine and other organizers More »

Deal to preserve iconic Table Rock vista

Deal to preserve iconic Table Rock vista

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com COUNTY — Table Rock is the most photographed natural wonder in South Carolina, and More »

$40K starting  pay for teachers  in SDPC budget

$40K starting pay for teachers in SDPC budget

LIBERTY — The School District of Pickens County’s board of trustees has approved the first reading of a proposed budget More »

‘The Outsiders’ to open Thursday at PCPAC

‘The Outsiders’ to open Thursday at PCPAC

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com LIBERTY — The director of the play opening Thursday at the Pickens County Performing More »

Pickens’ Cloer recalls hunts

Pickens’ Cloer recalls hunts

By Dr. Thomas Cloer, Jr. Special to The Courier fter several weeks of action, spring turkey season is winding down More »

Forestry association honors Hiott

Forestry association honors Hiott

Representative receives first Guardian of Forestry award COLUMBIA — Forestry Association of South Carolina president and CEO Cam Crawford presented More »

 

Courier Letters to the Editor 5-5-21

Make this Mother’s Day a special one

Dear Editor,
I’ve heard it said almost any woman can be a mother, but it takes a special woman to be a Mama. She’s the one who encourages her husband and family when they’re down and out. Shines a light of joy into a gloomy world. Makes you believe in yourself by believing in you when

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Courier Obituaries 5-5-21

ARNOLDEAN BRADFORD

EASLEY — Mr. Arnoldean Bradford, 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Mr. Bradford was born in Elbert County, Ga., on June 8, 1935, and was the son of the late Collie Bradford and Hazel Partain. He was a loving husband to Joyce Phillips Bradford.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Joyce Bradford; a daughter, Robin Snelson (Tommy) of Easley; grandchildren, Van Massingill (Haley), Alicia Reddy (Kevin) and Bailey Bradford (fiancé Lukas); daughter-in-law, Amy Bradford; and the love of his life, great-granddaughter, Paetyn Reddy. Also surviving are stepgrandchildren, Eric Snelson (Joy), Ashley

Pickens’ Cloer recalls hunts

By Dr. Thomas Cloer, Jr.

Special to The Courier

fter several weeks of action, spring turkey season is winding down in South Carolina. I can vividly remember my Grandpa W.T. Cloer working on his turkey calls.

My family’s sawmill home and Grandpa’s home were next to each other in the little sawmill village in the mountains of Northern Georgia in the 1950s.

Grandpa made his calls from cedar, walnut and poplar wood as he and I spent precious time together in his woodworking shop. He always made

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Flame making playoff push

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

bnimmons@thepccourier.com

PICKENS — Coming out of their series with Easley, the Pickens Blue Flame knew they had a daunting task ahead. Their only path to the playoffs was winning the remainder of their four-game region slate.

That trek toward the playoffs began over the weekend against Travelers Rest, and

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Pickens’ Howard signs with Hampden-Sydney

PICKENS — The Pickens High School football team added another member to its signing class last week, as defensive lineman Peyton Howard signed to play on the next level at Hampden-Sydney College.

Howard was a difference maker on the Blue Flame’s defensive line last season, finishing fifth on the team in

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Forestry association honors Hiott

Representative receives first Guardian of Forestry award

COLUMBIA — Forestry Association of South Carolina president and CEO Cam Crawford presented Rep. Davey Hiott of Pickens with the first-ever Guardian of Forestry award during a House Ag Committee reception hosted by the association last week.

Several FASC board members and former chairmen were among the attendees.

The new FASC award was established to be given to a public official or forestry advocate with an

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Who are they?

Officials at the Clayton Research Room at the Southern Wesleyan University Library have a collection of original pictures that they are attempting to identify. We at the Pickens County Courier thought our readers might be able to help. The four pictures are people who have served in the armed forces. If you can identify any of these people, contact Mildred H. Brewer at wycar@aol.com or claytonroom@swu.edu with the name and image number under the picture.

 

Duke names Steve Snider Oconee Nuclear Station site vice president

SENECA — Duke Energy’s Steve Snider has transitioned to the role of Oconee Nuclear Station’s site vice president.

He succeeds Ed Burchfield, who recently retired from the position he held since 2017.

Most recently, Snider served as vice president of nuclear

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Fresh lemons brighten flavor

By Olivia Fowler

For the Courier

ofowler@thepccourier.com

Fresh lemons smell so good that manufacturers add their scent to furniture polish and dishwashing liquids. But lemons really shine in the kitchen.

They’re versatile and can enhance flavors of meat, fish, vegetables or fruits and, of course, star in lots of favorite desserts.

It’s hard to pick a favorite, but the selection of recipes offered this week rank high on the list.

 

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