Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Find the links to death notices for residents of Pickens County
Here are links to obituaries for the Pickens County area, as posted by Legacy.com: Pfc. Barrett Lyle Austin, 20, of Easley, died April 21, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, April 17, 2013. Joseph Brochu, 90, Liberty, died April 20, 2013. Teresa Rodrigrez, 37, Easley, died April 28, 2013.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Find the links to death notices for residents of Pickens County.
Here are links to obituaries for the Pickens County area, as posted by Legacy.com: William Edward Knight, 80, of Liberty, husband of the late Jean Knight, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Harold Edward McAlister, 78, of 201 Mark Street, of Easley, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at his home. Agnes Adams Reece, 93, died Friday, April 26, 2013. Randall Carl Wade, 69, of Easley, husband of Carol Lesley Wade, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at his home after a battle with lung cancer. Grover "Gene" Whitener, 68, of Easley, husband of the late Elizabeth "Lib" Gillespie Whitener, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Oakmont East Heartland Healthcare.
Friday, April 26, 2013
A forensic clinical psychologist said that Hendricks was capable to stand trial, but that she was not capable of acting under the requirements of the law.
UPDATE: 4:45pm, FRIDAY, April 26 Accused killer Susan Hendricks was sentenced to four life sentences for the murders of four of her family members, including two of her sons. Hendricks entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill for the murders of Marshall Wayne Hendricks, 20, Mark Wayne Hendricks, 52, Matthew Wayne Hendricks, 23 and Linda Ann Burns, 64. Public Defender John Mauldin said his client did not want to stand trial. “She never, never want to go through some re-traumatizing of this Pickens community,” Mauldin said. “Susan knows what the sentence will be.” Mauldin said there were many victims in the “extraordinary and terrible tragedy.” “The four victims who lost their lives, Susan Hendricks who essentially gave up the rest of her …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Find the links to death notices for residents of Easley and Liberty
Here are links to obituaries for Pickens County, as posted by Legacy.com: Kimberly Cannon Gibson, 51, wife of Dale Gibson, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Baptist Easley Hospital. Margaret Underwood Hunter, 93, Liberty, died April 4, 2013. Harold Billy Wheeler, 77, of Easley, died Thursday April 4, 2013 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. John Edward Williams, 54, Liberty, died April 4, 2013.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The latest jobs announcement in Pickens County, TaylorMade will construct a 120,000-square-foot golf ball production plant in Liberty,
A golf ball manufacturer announced plans to invest $13 million in Liberty Wednesday to build a state-of-the-art production facility and expand operations in South Carolina. TaylorMade Golf Company will establish a new manufacturing and research and development facility in Pickens County. “The opportunity to have a permanent home in Pickens County was too good of an opportunity for our company to pass up,” said John Kawaja, executive vice president at TaylorMade Golf. “We are getting a new building in a booming area that will improve our unit production, quality and margin position. Most important, we are committed to keeping jobs in South Carolina.” The 120,000-square-foot production plant will be housed in the Pickens County Commerce Park…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Screenings will be held at Sarlin Branch Library in Liberty Saturday
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- Jason Evans
Wednesday, January 16
Been awhile since you've had your vision checked? The Liberty Lion's Club is sponsoring free eye screenings this Saturday. The screenings will be held from noon – 1:30pm at the Sarlin Branch Library in Liberty. Screenings will be done with a “SPOT” machine, which utilizes an infrared camera that combines auto-refraction and video-retinoscopy. Results will let participants know if they need to see a doctor for further vision evaluation. The screenings are open to both children and adults and will only take a few minutes. Call 843-5805 to reserve a time for your screening. Drop-ins are also welcome.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Liberty, Clemson, Dacusville and Norris holding their Christmas celebrations this week
Easley, Central and Six Mile held their Christmas parades this past weekend, but there's still plenty of opportunities to get into the Christmas spirit this week. Liberty, Clemson, Dacusville and Norris will all hold their Christmas parades this week, with Liberty and Clemson both holding their events Tuesday. Liberty's events kick off with a tree-lighting downtown at 4:30pm, followed by the Christmas parade, which begins at 6pm. Liberty's parade route begins at the old Liberty High School stadium. Floats and entries will travel downtown before returning to the stadium. Clemson's parade day festivities begin at 5pm Tuesday, December 4 with free hot chocolate and live entertainment. The parade will begin at 6pm Tuesday. The route starts …
Friday, June 29, 2012
County Emergency Management, American Red Cross open cooling station and shelter in Liberty.
Pickens County Emergency Management and the American Red Cross are opening a cooling center and shelter, due to the forecasted extreme heat. The cooling station and shelter opens at 1pm today and is at Eastside Baptist Church in Liberty, located at 920 Anderson Drive. The cooling center will be open from 9am – 7pm through Sunday night. Pickens County Emergency Management Director Chuck Haynes said that although the shelter is located in Liberty, it is set up to serve resident of the whole county. “Protection for our citizens includes protection from extreme weather conditions. Providing these types of services is the core of our mission” he said. Transportation is available for those unable to make it to the cooling center on their own. …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Organizers hope race will raise funds for scholarships for area youth, future events.
Organizers hope a new 5K Run/Walk event in Liberty will raise money to help area youth participate in sports programs. The First Annual Flat Rock Baptist Church 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June 23. The run begins at 8:30am and will start and end at the Old Liberty High School Football Stadium, according to Jason Pittard, head of the church's Recreation/Fitness committee. The race course will wind its way through Liberty's downtown area, he said. You can register for the race by going to go-greenevents.com and finding the listing for the Flat Rock Baptist Church 5K Run/Walk, Pittard said. Registration forms can also be downloaded from the event's Facebook page. “Or they can show up on the day on the race, pay and run,” Pittard said. …
Monday, June 4, 2012
A listing of Pickens County and Upstate residents who recently graduated from Clemson University.
Monday, June 4, 2012
CLEMSON, SC -- Local residents graduated from Clemson University at three Commencement ceremonies May 11. They are: Jeffrey Michael Aggas of Central, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Ashlee Nicole Baker of Central, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology Laura Ann Baker of Central, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology Erica Christian Barnaskey of Central, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education Arnold Mark Barnett of Central, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Meagan Elizabeth Bates of Central, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies Connitha Lyndell Baugh of Central, who …