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Pickens County News


Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. expanding operations in Pickens County

Published: May 19, 2016

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. expanding operations in Pickens County

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Expansion to bring more than $23 million in investment and create 100 new jobs...read more in details...


Zero Connect launching operations in Pickens County

Published: May 19, 2016

Zero Connect launching operations in Pickens County

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New development to bring $1.3 million investment to Easley, S.C.

 Zero Connect, an assembler and distributor of fiber optic and copper cables, is establishing operations in Pickens County. The new development will create 72 new jobs and lead to an investment of more than $1.3 million.  Read more in details...


Easley's 10 Best Restaurants: South Carolina Dining

Published: May 18, 2016

Easley's 10 Best Restaurants: South Carolina Dining

Alice White Walker

Twelve miles from Greenville, the town of Easley has played an important role in South Carolina‘s history, and its quaint charm continues to attract visitors from across America. From all-out American buffets to classic family-run eateries, here are Easley’s top ten best restaurants for a real flavor of the South.

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The city of Central has another addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail.

Published: March 14, 2016

The city of Central has another addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Sponsored by the Pickens County ATAX Commission, the pattern is called Iowa Star. The block was installed on the side wall of the Helping Hands Thrift Shop located at 105 West Main Street in Central...(read more)


The Hunt Cabin, located in the South Carolina Botanical Gardens, has been added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail.

Published: March 14, 2016

The Hunt Cabin, located in the South Carolina Botanical Gardens, has been added to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Sponsored by the Pickens County ATAX Commission, the pattern is called Oconee Bell. Elizabeth Thackery from the Clemson area designed and made the fabric quilt block which is displayed in the cabin. The cabin was built around 1825 for the Hunt Family, the cabin was originally located in Seneca, near the current location of Big Lots. The Cabin was moved to the Garden by Clemson’s class of 1915...(read more)


2016 Reunion of Upcountry Families March 10-12

Published: March 3, 2016

CENTRAL, S.C. – The public is invited to the Reunion of Upcountry Families March 10-12.

The free event will include cemetery tours, workshopsdevoted to family history and a large display of photos and other items from local families of the Old Pendleton District, which became present-day Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties...