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Obituaries 1-22-2020

Anderson County Council recognizes Wren Hurricane Football team – State 4A Champions

By Stan Welch On a night when there was very little on the agenda, the Anderson County Council meeting was highlighted by several resolutions. Two...

Williamston’s Mattison recognized by Anderson County Council

By Stan Welch Theodore ‘Ted’ Mattison, a well known community leader in Williamston, was recognized and honored by the Anderson County Council Tuesday night, with...

Williamston Police Report

Williamston Police Officers investigated the following incidents: Jan. 10 - Barbara Kaye Strickland, 55, 103 Blossom Branch Rd., Piedmont was issued a summons for driving...

SCDOT Receives a “Clean Audit”

 The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission was presented with an unmodified, or “clean audit” of its annual review for the fiscal year...

Anderson Regional Airport Mechanic Receives Scholarship

The Anderson Regional Airport is proud to announce that aircraft maintenance shop employee Joanna Meza, FAA licensed Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic, has won a...

Two vehicle accident – Anderson Highway

Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Sunday night on Anderson Highway. According to witnesses, a vehicle apparently ran a...

Head on collision – Gossett Drive

Williamston firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon on West Main Street at Gossett Drive. A sport utility vehicle...

Clear smoke from BiLo – Pelzer

West Pelzer firefighters clear smoke from the BiLo store in Pelzer Saturday afternoon. A motor caught fire on a cooler/freezer and was quickly extinguished....

News Week of Jan. 15, 2020

News Week of Jan. 15, 2020 Mill Town Players present Moonlight and Magnolias   Infrastructure key for Pelzer development  Deadline approaching to file claim...

Mill Town Players present Moonlight and Magnolias

The Mill Town Players will present their next production, Moonlight and Magnolias, beginning Friday, Jan. 17. 1939 Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick...

Infrastructure key for Pelzer development

By Stan Welch Long-lived reports of a planned brewery and possible retail site at the lower mill location in Pelzer gained some traction this week,...

Deadline approaching to file claim in Equifax data breach

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants to make consumers aware that the deadline to file a claim in...

Absentee voting opens Jan. 30 for Democratic Presidential Primary

Registered voters, who qualify, and intend to cast absentee ballots in-person for the Democratic PPP Election may do so beginning on Thursday January 30,...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Head on collision – Gossett Drive

Williamston firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon on West Main Street at Gossett Drive. A sport utility vehicle...

Clear smoke from BiLo – Pelzer

West Pelzer firefighters clear smoke from the BiLo store in Pelzer Saturday afternoon. A motor caught fire on a cooler/freezer and was quickly extinguished....

One person injured – Beaverdam Road

One person was injured after the pickup truck they were driving ran off Beaverdam Road and struck some trees late Thursday night. Firefighters had...

Williamston Police Officer hit by vehicle while investigating accident

A Williamston police officer was struck by a sport utility vehicle Tuesday morning while investigating a single car wreck. The first wreck involved a...

Tornado damage – Osteen Hill Road

An EF-0 tornado was confirmed as striking along Osteen Hill Road and Smith Drive near Piedmont Friday night. Wren firefighters responded to the area...

Dryer fire – Pelzer

West Pelzer firefighters remove a dryer from a Square Street home Friday night after it caught fire. Quick action by firefighters kept it from...

Man, dog hit on East Main

Williamston firefighters along with Medshore Ambulance Service responded to East Main Street at Oak Street Thursday night for a pedestrian run over. The man...

ENTERTAINMENT

Wren Marching Band in Piedmont Parade

The Wren Hurricane Marching Band participated in the Piedmont Christmas Parade Saturday. Great weather was enjoyed by the crowd as they watched entries go...

This Saturday big day for Holiday Events

This Saturday, Dec. 14 is a big day for local holiday events, with two area parades and the “Santa Express” coming to town by...

Bassmaster Team Championship this week on Lake Hartwell

The Bassmaster Team Championship is obviously one of the most important tournaments on the schedule each year because a pair of anglers will be...

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