Kurt Busch loses final appeal to have NASCAR suspension lifted

...panelists were former NASCAR executive Paul Brooks, former driver Lyn St. James and Kevin Whitaker, operator of Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina.Following the first hearing, Busch exited NASCAR's office building without comment. He climbed...

SC woman charged in infant's death from narcotic

PICKENS, S.C. - A Pickens County woman has been charged with giving her year-old grandson...media outlets reported that 43-year-old Angela Denise Brewer of Pickens was arrested Thursday and jailed without bond on a charge of homicide...

Pickens County sheriff won't honor Mandela

PICKENS, S.C. - Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark said he won't lower the flag outside his...the death of Pope John Paul II. Clark became sheriff this year.Pickens County officials said while Clark is free to do what he wants to do...

Book on Lucy Pickens to launch at USC Aiken

...Edgewood, which today is known as the Pickens-Salley House.The book, Queen of the Lost, focuses on Lucy Holcombe Pickens, who lived in Edgewood from 1860...she became the third wife of Francis Pickens, owner of the Edgewood plantation...

2 men drown in Pickens County

PICKENS, S.C. - Pickens County authorities say two people have drowned in separate incidents.Coroner Kandy Kelley says 40-year-old Wilbur Lee Collins of Easley drowned as he tried to cross the Saluda River about 5:30 p.m. Sunday...

Aiken man gets 40 years in Pickens slaying

PICKENS, S.C. - An Aiken County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man in his mobile home in Pickens. The Greenville News reports that it took a jury less than an hour Wednesday to find 21-year-old Christopher Murray...

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Christopher Pickens Corley

AUGUSTA - Susan Sumerau Corley and Christopher Cole Corley of North Augusta, S.C. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Christopher Pickens Corley, born January 20, 2009 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta.

Low-level tornado hit Pickens, Greenville counties

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The National Weather Service reports it was a "low-level" tornado that struck in northern Pickens and Greenville counties earlier this week. Bryan McAvoy with the weather service says a survey team determined late Wednesday...

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Mary J. Pickens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Jane Pickens, 77, of Augusta, Georgia, entered...A native of Richmond County, Mrs. Pickens was the daughter of the late James Winthrop...Martinez, Georgia; three sons, Richard C. Pickens, Jr. and his wife Wanda of Martinez...

Lawrence Pickens (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Mr. Lawrence Pickens, 67, of Woodland Avenue, entered into...arrangements will be announced later. Mr. Pickens, a native of Edgefield County, was a...Survivors include two brothers, Melvin Pickens and Mack Pickens, both of Edgefield...