Pickens (South Carolina, United States)

Type: City
Name: Pickens (South Carolina, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 34.8834
Longitude: -82.707397
population: 3,000
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

SC towns and counties spur state to ban texting

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective.Both legislative chambers passed separate bills last week that supporters say will create consistency and ... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

6-Year-Old Shoots, Kills South Carolina Woman During Car Ride

A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot a woman as she sat in a moving vehicle after he found a loaded gun in the backseat of the car.Alexandra Anita Santos, 22, died Thursday afternoon after she was shot in the back by a 6-year-old while riding in a friend’s ... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

6-year-old boy fatally shot South Carolina woman police say

EASLEY, S.C. – Police in Easley say a woman has been accidentally shot to death by a 6-year-old boy as she sat in a moving car. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 22-year-old Alexandra ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC

EASLEY, S.C. -Two young children got a hold of guns and accidentally shot and killed someone in the past week in South Carolina.The most recent case happened Thursday on Hasting Circle in Easley. A 6-year-old found a gun on the floor of a car and fired ... [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Saving downtown requires a buy-in from everyone

Pickens County is not Greenville. Period.So when it comes to how economic issues such as downtown revitalization are addressed, whether it is Pickens, Easley or Liberty, the Greenville model and plan is not, nor will it ever be, a fit. The tax base of ... [Published Easley Progress - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

South Carolina Environmental Excellence Program Recognizes Renewable Water Resources For Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Greenville, S.C. (April 11, 2014)-Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) facilities received the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) facility excellence awards for calendar year 2013.The South Carolina Environmental Excellence ... [Published Swamp Fox - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Manhunt continues for suspect in shooting

EASLEY — The manhunt for Jason Allen Larson, wanted in connection with two attempted murders April 9, continues and law enforcement is seeking the public’s help.Larson is suspected of being the gunman in a shooting that took place at 408 Highland Road ... [Published Easley Progress - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vice President Joe Biden Will Speak at USC Commencement

COLUMBIA, S.C. -Students graduating May 9 from the University of South Carolina will have limited tickets to the ceremony. Vice President Joe Biden will be speaker at the largest graduation in the school’s history.Previously, students were guaranteed ... [Published WSPA - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bear watch: Springtime means movement

COLUMBIA -- The warm spring weather has led to rising bear activity in South Carolina, according to reports from state biologists.Although black bears have been spotted in all counties except Bamberg, South Carolina has had no reported attacks on hum ... [Published Bluffton Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Animal advocates encouraged to attend Pickens County Council meeting on April 21

Team Pickens County will meet at the next County Council meeting, Travis Garner announced via Facebook April 10.The next Pickens County Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pickens Administration Auditorium.Team Pickens ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Wreck Closes Westbound Lane Of Hwy 74 In Polk Co.

Wreck Closes Westbound Lane Of Hwy 74 In Polk Co.Updated: Monday, March 31 2014 6:57 PM EDT 2014-03-31 22:57:57 GMTVideo from Air 7 shows several authorities on scene.A wreck on Highway 74 in Polk County has closed the westbound lane. The North Carolina ... [Published WSPA - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Meet Kelly Pew, finalist for Rock Hill superintendent

The Rock Hill school district will host the second of three finalists for the position of superintendent as Kelly Pew, current superintendent of the Pickens County school district, visits on Thursday.Pew has spent a little more than 20 years working South ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - Mar 26 2014]

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"A child will live with that from now on, knowing that they were involved in something that was so horrific at such a young age" said Martin
...green building certification program," Michael Criss, chair of the USGBC South Carolina Chapter's advocacy committee said in response the law. "However, H 3592/Act 150 continues efforts by the vested interests of the timber and chemical lobbies to weaken the use of LEED. Instead, South Carolina should be expanding the many benefits of green building, and LEED in particular, to schools and other State-funded buildings that will save taxpayer money and improve occupant health."
"Most bears are just passing through, but if there is an easy meal to be found, they will take advantage of it" according to a release from the with the S C Department of Natural Resources
"Effective marketing is crucial to the success of nonprofits in today's world" said Chris Manley, Engenius’ managing partner...

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Harvey Scholarship to SC's Tri-County Technical... [Published Packaging World - Apr 20 2014]
SC towns and counties spur state to ban texting [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 19 2014]
1 Week, 2 Kids, 2 Guns, 2 Fatal Shootings in SC [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
6-year-old boy fatally shot South Carolina woma... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
6-Year-Old Shoots, Kills South Carolina Woman D... [Published Opposing Views - Apr 18 2014]
A look back at Madison County’s ag life in days... [Published MainStreet Newspapers - Apr 18 2014]
Shots Fired After Armed Robbery At Anderson Store [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
Stolen Car Found Submerged In Boiling Springs Pond [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
Spartanburg Soldier Surprises Mom At Graduation [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
Police: Suspect in Custody in KC Highway Shootings [Published WSPA - Apr 18 2014]
Saving downtown requires a buy-in from everyone [Published Easley Progress - Apr 17 2014]
South Carolina Environmental Excellence Program... [Published Swamp Fox - Apr 17 2014]
South Carolina Avoids LEED Ban Through Compromise [Published Architect Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Manhunt continues for suspect in shooting [Published Easley Progress - Apr 16 2014]
Bear watch: Springtime means movement [Published Bluffton Today - Apr 16 2014]
Vice President Joe Biden Will Speak at USC Comm... [Published WSPA - Apr 15 2014]
Big Canoe 2014 Tour of Homes - An Inside Peek a... [Published PRWeb - Apr 15 2014]
‘Everyone is welcome here’ [Published Upstatetoday.com - Apr 15 2014]
Engenius initiates 2014 grants competition [Published Online PR News - Apr 15 2014]
LITA webinar: 'Games in Libraries for Outreach ... [Published ALA - Apr 14 2014]
Examining the human experience: anthropology pr... [Published Clemson University - Apr 14 2014]
Rock Hill welcomes new superintendent [Published Rock Hill Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Sassafras Mountain fire consumes 100 acres [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 12 2014]
Trivia Times April 12, 2014 edition [Published Shore News Today - Apr 12 2014]
Program Recognizes ReWa [Published Greenville Business Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Assault On The Carolinas Routes and Vantage Points [Published Transylvania Times - Apr 11 2014]
Animal advocates encouraged to attend Pickens C... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
Jason Knapp's family still waits for answers 16... [Published York Daily Record - Apr 11 2014]
Pickens County officers assist in Oconee interd... [Published Easley Progress - Apr 10 2014]
Prelude to Clemson Blues Festival is Saturday a... [Published Easley Progress - Apr 10 2014]
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Derp Roundup: Your Weekly Grab-Bag Of Grotesque... [Published Wonkette - Feb 22 2014]
Welcome, kids, to Derp Roundup, the weekly feature where we give our browser tabs a Silkwood shower, then inspect the drains for stories that are too stoopid to ignore altogether, but not enough to hang a full blog post on. We recommend that you ...
Woman jailed for failing to return VHS edition ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 18 2014]
PICKENS, S.C. — It was not a pile of late fees a South Carolina woman got when a video store owner said she failed to return a video she rented in 2005. Instead, she spent a night in jail. Twenty-seven-year-old Kayla Michelle Finley of Pickens was arrested ...
If You’re Going To Be Arrested, Don’t Let It Be... [Published The Consumerist - Feb 17 2014]
“Did you return the movie?” “I thought you were returning the movie.” “You’re such a monster-in-law.” “Indeed.” Theft is theft, even it’s not returning a VHS copy of a middling Jennifer Lopez/Jane Fonda romantic comedy to the video, and even if it’s ...
Police arrest a woman for failing to return 9-y... [Published Ars Technica - Feb 17 2014]
Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez in Monster in Law. New Line Cinema/Courtesy Everett Collection Anyone who was ever 18 and irresponsible once, take heed. Fox Carolina reported on Friday that a 27-year-old Pickens, South Carolina woman was arrested ...
Rich, Poor, and Unequal Zip Codes [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jan 30 2014]
Income inequality is an increasingly dominant theme in American culture and politics. Data from the IRS covering mean and median income of filing households for 2012 by zipcode allow us to map and interpret the fascinating geography of income differences. ...
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