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           Easley's Spring Fling Fun
Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy (Sarah Watson and Evan Baldwin with Foothills Playhouse (above), Laura Lucsky with sons Alex and Gabriel from Cub Scouts Pack 130 (at right). Click here to view more of The Christian View magazine's photographs from Easley's Spring Fling.




Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative's 2018 meeting is Thursday, April 26


with music by Gold City, Zion Quartet, and The Sweet Potato Pie Kids.
Read the in-depth article and view more than 150 photos from last year's meeting.


Blue Ridge Fest is Friday, May 4. Visit BlueRidgeFest.com for details.
Read the article and view more than 150 photos from last year's Blue Ridge Fest.














                                          Run for the Younguns Benefits Hope Women's Center
Members of Pickens County ABATE and Freedom Biker Church brought much needed donated baby items to Hope Women’s Center, a pro-life crisis pregnancy center in Easley. They are pictured above with items brought on Saturday, March 31. Many more items were brought earlier in the week, as well.
Click here to read The Christian View magazine's article and view 60 photographs from the Run for the Younguns.


Pickens County Literacy Association's spring book sale will be held April 27-28. Click here for details.




                                                        Lives Are Changed at Home with a Heart
In March of 1997, Alex Richey entered the Christ-centered rehabilitation program at Home with a Heart in Liberty. “When I came to Home with a Heart from Chicago, this place changed my life,” he said. “It was because of the love that was here. Jesus Christ was shown to me through John Brock and all the others. John was like a father I never had. He was a good man. He loved the Lord, and he showed me a different way of living that I’d never seen.” When Brock passed away, in 2001, Richey took the reins as Director of Home with a Heart, and, through the years, he has seen change in the lives of other men who have come to Home with a Heart, and the impact that change has had on those men’s families. Click here to read The Christian View magazine’s interview with Alex Richey.


                  The Parenting Place: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Christian View magazine interviewed Executive Director Greta Young and staff members of The Parenting Place. Click here to read the in-depth article.



                           Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony is Held for Easley Doodle Park

The Christian View magazine was present for the City of Easley's ribbon cutting and official opening of its new Doodle Park. Click here to read The Christian View magazine's article, including all of the event's speakers, and view 28 photographs from the special ceremony.




The Christian View
magazine celebrates Pickens County's Sesquicentennial



Pickens County's Official Sesquicentennial Logo/Seal
designed by Isabel Wallace and Haiden Ferreira,
students at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center


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