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Spring Water Festival to feature more than 35 Craft Vendors and other special events

More than thirty-five vendors will be offering handmade, personalized and unique items for sale in the craft area at this year’s Spring Water Festival....

Candidates sign up for elections in West Pelzer and Pelzer

West Pelzer residents will vote on two council seats and the mayor seat which are open in the election to be held with the...

Anderson County road fee meeting held at Wren FD

By Stan Welch Approximately twenty five people attended a public meeting held Monday at the Wren Fire Department to hear county officials talk about the...

Anderson County Council approves Brownsfields loan

To help with Pelzer Mill cleanup By Stan Welch The Anderson County Council worked through a list of ordinances Tuesday night, giving final reading to two,...

VP Pence keynote speaker at Duncan Faith & Freedom BBQ

  U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) will host Vice President Mike Pence as the keynote speaker at the 9th annual Faith & Freedom BBQ on...

Two deaths on Hwy. 29 over weekend

Two people died in separate incidents on Highway 29 this past weekend. Charlotte Gray, a thirty eight year old woman from Liberty Texas was...

Obituaries Week of August 21, 2019

JUNE M. ROCHESTER, GLENN HENDRICKS, NORRIS SUTHERLAND, REV. ROBERT DAVIS, WILLIAM R. CHEATHAM, SR., BARBARA MORGAN JUNE M. ROCHESTER WILLIAMSTON, SC - June Janelia Mayfield Rochester, 88, widow of Rev. William...

Jared Fricks named Anderson School District One Teacher of the Year

Jared Fricks, Chorus Teacher at Palmetto High School, has been selected the Anderson School District One 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year at the District’s...

Anderson School District One Names Teachers of the Year for 2019-2020

Anderson School District One welcomed over 1100 employees back to school at their annual Back to School Celebration last Friday. Jared Fricks, Chorus Teacher...

Anderson School District 1 announces Support Staff of the Year

Anderson District One Assistant Superintendent Dr. Kelly Pew introduced the Support Staff of the Year during the annual Back to School Celebration held Aug....

Three arrested following armed robbery investigation

Williamston police have arrested three people following an investigation into a recent armed robbery which took place at a residence on Mauldin Street last...

No injuries – I85

Pelzer EMS works at the scene of a wreck on I-85 Sunday night. One person was checked by EMS but did not wish to...

Investigate possible lightning strike – Ellie Drive

Powdersville and Wren firefighters responded to a home on Ellie Drive Sunday night for a reported lightning strike to a home. When firefighters arrived...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

No injuries – I85

Pelzer EMS works at the scene of a wreck on I-85 Sunday night. One person was checked by EMS but did not wish to...

Investigate possible lightning strike – Ellie Drive

Powdersville and Wren firefighters responded to a home on Ellie Drive Sunday night for a reported lightning strike to a home. When firefighters arrived...

Pedestrian fatally injured when struck by vehicle – Hwy. 29

Whitefield firefighters and Medshore Ambulance Service responded to a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle Saturday night on Highway 29. The road...

Mobile home fire – Old Greenville Hwy.

Three and Twenty firefighters assisted by Piercetown responded to a mobile home fire Saturday evening. Quick action by firefighters kept the damage to a...

Pelzer man dies from injuries – Spartanburg

Marquise Jevontay Rochester, 24, of Easley Hwy., Pelzer died Friday from injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident in Spartanburg on August 10. The...

Mobile home heavily damaged – Oak Court

A mobile home was destroyed by fire late Wednesday night on Oak Court off Anderson Highway. Whitefield firefighters were assisted by Cheddar, West Pelzer,...

ProActive Response Bleed Kit saves local teacher’s life

In the fall of 2018, Anderson County District One Schools made what turned out to be a lifesaving investment. They gave every employee the...

ENTERTAINMENT

Singer from Washington DC to entertain her hometown

You may remember reading about Angela Walker in the Journal earlier this year when she attended the 61st Annual Grammy Awards held in Los...

Spring Water Festival Pageant deadline Aug. 19

A Little Miss and Master Spring Water Festival Pageant will be held Saturday, Aug 24th in conjunction with the Spring Water Festival. The pageant...

Spring Water Festival announces entertainment

Organizers of the 38th Annual Spring Water Festival have announced entertainment for the two day festival which is coming up August 23 and 24....

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