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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's statement on roadwork seen as overblown

...Blacksburg and almost 2 miles of road has been resurfaced in Pickens County. Beyond those projects it's unclear whether any other...questions on whether work beyond the Blacksburg bridge and the Pickens County roadwork has been started. The agency did say that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-15/south-carolina-gov-nikki
Augusta Warrior Project's expanded mission takes on new name, receives more funding

...said Upstate Warrior Solutions supports veterans in five South Carolina counties ? Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Pickens and Oconee. He said before it received partnership funding it operated as a volunteer organization for 18 months and served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-18/augusta-warrior-projects-exp
SC cop charged with assault

PICKENS, S.C. - A Pickens police officer has been charged with assaulting a woman.Multiple media outlets reported that 56-year-old Robert Lee Sapp is accused of touching a woman without her consent earlier this year.Sapp was charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-30/sc-cop-charged-assault
SC school board doesn't vote on meeting prayer policy

EASLEY, S.C. - The Pickens County School Board has set aside a vote on a policy approving prayer...policy, Shem Durham, pastor of Cannon Mountain Baptist Church in Pickens, told The Greenville News he thinks the board has overstepped its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-28/sc-school-board-doesnt-v
Across the region

School board takes no action on prayerEASLEY, S.C. - The Pickens County School Board has set aside a vote on a policy approving prayer at its meetings.Multiple media outlets reported that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-28/across-region
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/pickens-county-sherriff-wont-
Aiken falls in Class AAA Lower State volleyball match

...finishing off the Hornets, 31-29.Hilton Head High will face Pickens, the Upper State champion, on Saturday at White Knoll High...blocks.Next up for the Seahawks is defending state champion Pickens, a state volleyball powerhouse with 14 state championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-11-04/aiken-falls-class-aaa
Greenbrier's persistence pays off with state softball title

...Midland Valley on Oct. 30 to reach the Lower State finals. The Lower State champion will play the Upper State champion between Pickens and Eastside for the state championship Saturday in Lexington, S.C. STATE GOLF: South Aiken's girls golf team finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-11-03/greenbriers-persisten
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2011-10-02/book-lucy-pickens-launch-usc-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-06-06/2-men-drown-pickens-county