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Bertha G. Edgington EASLEY — Bertha "Bert" G. Edgington, 97, of Easley died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Brookdale Easley Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Geneva, Ill., a daughter of the late Ralph and Antoinette "Eva" (Mitkus) Pacuinas. Her first marriage was to Charles "Chuck" Christophe...
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School boards are elected. Most board members just want to serve. Others become addicted to the power. The board hires the superintendent of education. Sometimes they pick a good one, and sometimes they don’t. There should be certain requirements for every public official. One requirement is that ...
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Caroline McLeod Bowen
· August 5, 2016
Olivia Fowler's article in the August 3rd edition of your Pickens County Courier is inspirational, relaxing & happy!

"Butterflies neither toil nor spin"....

"The beautiful wings of the butterflies are a promise of the beauty and intricate structure of our world..."Look at our world and really see it. The immense and unlimited variety of every life form is spread before us..."Butterflies are free."

Thank you, Olivia! I always look forward to your "stories"!
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Bhs Pickens
· December 29, 2017
We love the Pickens County Courier and all the support they give the community .
Donna Chapman
· June 17, 2016
Love reading the Pickens county courier. .. Most informative paper in the county..
Greg Burbage
November 10, 2011
I use to live there lots of good fishing and camping and lots of beautiful places to see
Jim Kirby
October 14, 2011
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Paying double Dear Editor, If a grocery store clerk accidentally scanned a product twice, costing you double, you would be right to politely complain. Have you ever wanted to pay double for your taxes? Well, you already do, and you should politely complain to your state legislators. The S.C. Legisla...
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SIX MILE — Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church will host its annual Ash Wednesday pancake supper and service on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Supper is planned from 5:30-6:45 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Lawrence Chapel United Methodist Church is located at 2101 Six Mile ...
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LIBERTY — Liberty mayor Brian Petersen was the guest speaker at the recent Liberty Lions Club breakfast meeting at Liberty Middle School. The mayor outlined his plans for the progress of the city of Liberty. To show the club’s commitment to the city, the Lions summarized the donations that the c...
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PICKENS — Spring soccer and volleybal registrations are being taken now through Jan. 26 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify and will only be taken the first three weeks of the registration period, which will Subscribe...
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The man behind the dream Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta in 1929 to teacher Alberta King and Baptist Minister Michael Luther King. He graduated high school in 1944 at age 15 and enrolled at Morehouse College, where he earned a B.A. in Sociology in 1948. Following this, King went on to ear...
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. We commemorate as well the timeless values he taught us through his example — the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defin...
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The Fraternal Order of Police, Foothills Lodge No. 9 of Pickens County, holds fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for local charities. Pictured here, F.O.P. treasurer R. A. Gibson recently presented a check for $1,000 to Christie Early of the development department at Shriners Hospital fo...
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PICKENS — Hagood Mill will offer local residents a chance to ring in the new year with a big ol’ helping of delicious old-time music on Saturday. The event is set to run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. "The Hagood Mill family went over to the other side of the mountain and got some of our…
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PICKENS — An opening reception was held over the weekend for "Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow," the Pickens County Museum of Art and History’s newest exhibit. The exhibit explores the impact of Civil Defense efforts during the Cold War. The exhibit showcases a collection of artifacts that help tell ...
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• Faith ‘Get Healthy’ meetings to resume Getting Healthy Together meetings will resume for the new year on Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Chapel, located at 729 W. Main St. in Pickens. Discussions focus on what we can do to improve our health. The group is open to the community...
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