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Pickens school board trustees approve EPIC grants to reward performance
April 26, 2017 – 12:22 am
Pickens school board trustees approve EPIC grants to reward performance

What was initially proposed as a way to help the Pickens High School Band buy new uniforms has evolved into the formation of a grant application process designed to recognize all schools that meet specific guidelines.

Tuesday’s preps roundup
April 26, 2017 – 12:13 am
Tuesday’s preps roundup

Nick Clary pitched a no-hitter and helped himself by driving in two runs as North Augusta blanked Daniel 10-0 on Tuesday in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs in Augusta.

Walhalla shocks Palmetto, 7-2
April 26, 2017 – 12:11 am
Walhalla shocks Palmetto, 7-2

WILLIAMSTON — The Palmetto Mustangs were recently named the best team in South Carolina AAA baseball while the Walhalla Razorbacks stumbled into the playoffs, losing their final two regular season games.

Seneca breezes to 10-run win against Berea Bulldogs
April 26, 2017 – 12:10 am
Seneca breezes to 10-run win against Berea Bulldogs

SENECA — After three innings of scoreless baseball between Seneca and Berea on Tuesday, The Bulldogs were able to break through in the fourth inning with the game’s first run. The Bobcats answered by scoring 13 runs over the next three innings.

April 26 Arrests
April 25, 2017 – 11:59 pm
April 26 Arrests

Arrests for April 26

McMaster signature would add 7th school board seat
April 25, 2017 – 10:14 pm
McMaster signature would add 7th school board seat

Only the signature of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster remains before a bill establishing a seventh seat on the Pickens County School Board finally becomes a reality.

Governor signs state pension reform bill into law
April 25, 2017 – 10:02 pm
Governor signs state pension reform bill into law

Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday signed legislation into law aimed at addressing a shortfall the state’s treasurer has estimated to be at least $24 billion in unfunded debt in the state retirement system.

Somebody dropped the ball (or, in this case, the egg)
April 25, 2017 – 9:20 pm
Somebody dropped the ball (or, in this case, the egg)

Willie, Why doesn’t the Shaver Rec Center in Seneca complete their web page calendar?

Runners weather rain, raise money for special-needs kids
April 25, 2017 – 9:18 pm
Runners weather rain, raise money for special-needs kids

A steady rain soaked the ground and made mud puddles as runners checked in for the 11th annual Helen’s Hugs 5K Run/Walk on Sunday.

West-Oak High presents ‘Peter Pan’
April 25, 2017 – 9:16 pm
West-Oak High presents ‘Peter Pan’

A classic tale will come alive at West-Oak High School, as “Peter Pan” opens at 7 p.m. today in the school’s auditorium, with additional shows at the same time Thursday and Friday.