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Pickens County pro anglers place in latest BFL tournament

ELBERTON, Ga. – Three Pickens County pro anglers placed in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 held April 5 on Lake Russell.Butch Pitts of Watkinsville, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce on April 5 to win the tourney. Pitts earned $4,082.Eddie Whiten Jr. of Pickens came in fourth with five bass weighing 15 pounds, 12 ounces and won $952 for his efforts. Greg Glouse of Liberty came in ninth with five ba...

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Spring turkey hunters should order tags now for upcoming season

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently mailed turkey tags for the 2014 spring season. Those who have not received them should order tags now so they will receive them before the season opens.Hunters can determine if they should have received their tags by mail by checking their hunting license.If “Turkey Tags” appears on their hunting license the tags should have already been mailed to them. If “Turkey Tags” does not appear on the licen...

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Pickens YMCA baseball registrationPICKENS — Baseball registration at the Pickens YMCA will end April 17, with late registration scheduled for April 18 through April 24. All practices and games are held at the Pickens YMCA, 2223 Gentry Memorial Hwy.Coed divisions offered are T-ball (ages 4 to 6) and Coaches Pitch (ages 7 to 9). Jersey, cap and trophy are provided as part of the registration fee and kept by the players. Costs are $45 for members and ...

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PWA’s Azalea Festival comes with new course this year

PICKENS – The eighth annual Pickens Women Association Azalea Festival 5K Run/Walk will be held April 19 with a start time of 8 a.m.The course will begin at the corner of North Lewis Street and Main Street and will wrap through the side streets of downtown Pickens, around the grounds of Cannon Hospital and back to downtown, crossing over Main Street and ending at the new amphitheater.“We are very excited to have our race return to downtown Pickens,” said...

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Area anglers fare well in Lake Hartwell tourney

LAVONIA, Ga. – Several Pickens County and Anderson County anglers fared well last weekend in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Hartwell.Brandon Cobb of Greenwood, S.C., won the tournament with a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 1 ounce. For his victory, Cobb earned $6,807.In the pros, Brock Taylor of Pendleton came in second with five bass weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces and took home $2,253 for his effort....

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Benefits of prescribed burning are many, but managers finding it harder to burn

The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina’s heritage. However, conducting prescribed burns is becoming increasingly challenging due to a variety of factors, according to a state wildlife biologist and forester.Johnny Stowe, S.C. Department of Natural Resources chairman of the South Carolina Prescribed Fire Council and a certified wildlife biologist and forester, said properly conducted prescribed burns (also called ̶...

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Youth Bass Fishing Championship to be held March 29 on Lake Murray

COLUMBIA — Youth anglers from around South Carolina will descend on the Midlands for the second annual S.C. Department of Natural Resources Youth Bass Fishing Championship.The tournament will be held March 29 on Lake Murray with the weigh in at the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic at the S.C. State Fairgrounds in the Grand Stand for school affiliated bass fishing clubs.Student anglers in both middle and high school can send up to six anglers to fish in two man te...

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