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Obituaries Week of 9-22-2021

Janet Robinson, Karen Keelerm, Gene Arrowood, Randolph Turner, Nancy Armstrong, Rhonda Alexander, Debra Todd, Michael Hannah, Nancy Evatt, Robert Holland, Charlotte Langford, Mark Anonsen, Bill Spearman Bill Spearman William Ivy “Bill” Spearman of Greer, 80, husband of...

Anderson County continues to see population growth

Almost 12,000 people moved to Anderson in 2019, according to data released September 2nd by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. The bureau’s 2019 American...

Anderson Regional Airport celebrates new terminal, runway improvements

By Stan Welch From its beginning as just an open space where hot air balloons and dirigibles landed and took off on occasion till the...

Extricate driver – Highway 81 Powdersville

Powdersville firefighters and Anderson county QRV personnel work to cut the driver out of his car after a three car wreck Wednesday night. It...

Driver escapes serious injury – Rehobeth Church Road

One person escaped serious injury in a single vehicle wreck on Highway 20 Tuesday night. It happened near Rehobeth Church Road. The vehicle overturned....

DHEC, Governor McMaster Applaud 50 Percent Vaccination Rate

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) recently announced that the Palmetto State has officially reached a 50 percent vaccination rate...

SCDHEC Update – Sept. 21, 2021

On Tuesday (Sept. 21) DHEC reported 1,852 new cases of COVID-19 and 306 probable cases. There were 93 deaths and 17 probable deaths related...

State Report Cards/Test Scores rank Anderson District One near the top

Recently released South Carolina State Department of Education 2020 school report cards and test scores show Anderson School District One remains among the best...

Anderson Regional Airport to celebrate new terminal, runway improvements

The Anderson Regional Airport will celebrate a new terminal and runway improvements this Saturday. The recent renovations were approved and budgeted at $6.7 million in...

Pelzer Heritage Commission to make development announcement

  The Pelzer Heritage Commission make an announcement on significant redevelopment plans for some of their mill properties this Thurs. Sept 23 at 11 am...

West Pelzer to hold two public hearings on daycare exemptions

West Pelzer Town Council will hold a Public Meeting October 5, 2021 at 6pm, regarding a special exemption request for 541 Woodcock Road West...

Mural reflects history of Pelzer – includes significant people

The unveiling and dedication of a historical Pelzer mural was held Saturday (Sept. 11). The mural is located just off Hwy. 8 at the railroad...

DHEC to update reporting in school related COVID cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is updating its online reporting of COVID-19 Associated with Students & Staff to help...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Extricate driver – Highway 81 Powdersville

Powdersville firefighters and Anderson county QRV personnel work to cut the driver out of his car after a three car wreck Wednesday night. It...

Driver escapes serious injury – Rehobeth Church Road

One person escaped serious injury in a single vehicle wreck on Highway 20 Tuesday night. It happened near Rehobeth Church Road. The vehicle overturned....

Highway 8 & Joe Black Road

West Pelzer firefighters prepare the driver of a pickup truck for transport to the hospital after a two vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon. A pickup...

Piedmont fatality – Old Pelzer Road

Piedmont firefighters work at the scene of a fatal wreck Wednesday evening on Old Pelzer Road. A pickup truck and a car collided head...

Williamston Police investigating First Citizens Bank robbery

Updated - Williamston Police Officers are investigating a robbery at First Citizens Bank, East Main St. in Williamston. At around 12:20 to 12:30 PM Tuesday,...

House has smoke damage – Old Pelzer Road

West Pelzer firefighters work to remove smoke from a house after a cooking incident Sunday night. No one was  injured in the incident. An...

Driver facing charges in Belton chase that ended in wreck

Three people were injured when the vehicle they were in struck a tree and overturned on Rogers Road Sunday afternoon. Belton police officers had...

CORONAVIRUS

DHEC to update reporting in school related COVID cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is updating its online reporting of COVID-19 Associated with Students & Staff to help...

SCDHEC – 257 Delta Variant cases reported in the Upstate

As of Sept. 12, Variant cases being reported in the Upstate by DHEC included: All variants 536; Delta 257; A 258; B 10; PT...

SCDHEC Update – New COVID cases continue to increase

DHEC Update Sept. 9, 2021 On Thursday, (Sept. 9) SCDHEC reported 2,198 new cases and 1,268 probable cases of COVID-19. DHEC also reported 50 deaths...

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