Pickens

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Inmate Escapes After Cutting The Grass

Pickens County sheriff’s deputies are still looking for an inmate who escaped last week.

07/08/2014

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Larceny Charge Dropped In SC Video Rental Case

The owner of a now-closed video store in Pickens has decided to withdraw a larceny charge against a woman accused of failing to return a movie in 2005.

02/21/2014

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South Carolina Man Gets 30 Years For Molesting Children

A Liberty man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of molesting three young children.

12/02/2012

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School District Employees Arrested On Drug Charges

Two Pickens County school district employees have been arrested on drug charges.

10/01/2012

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Pilot Deploys Parachute To Land Aircraft After Engine Stalls

Four occupants of a small airplane escaped serious injury Sunday when the plane’s engine stalled and the pilot deployed a parachute that brought the craft safely into a stand of trees in northwestern South Carolina, according to a local official.

07/23/2012

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