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Palmetto High golfer on winning team at Watson Cup competition

By Stan Welch A team of amateur South Carolina golfers won the inaugural Watson Cup competition, played this past weekend at Kiawah Island. One member...

Envision Williamston decal project designed to spur new business interest

By Sonya Crandall Executive Director Envision Williamston Envision Williamston’s Community Engagement and Marketing Committee has been one of the primary forces behind the town’s recent revitalization...

Expanding Industrial Park will assist Solar Farms in area

By Stan Welch Anderson County Council continues to be a bit of a traveling salvation show, as it meets in different places due to a...

Hood running for re-election to Anderson School District One Board of Trustees

Melissa Ellison Hood is running for re-election to the school trustee seat she currently holds for Anderson School District One Area 1. Hood is a...

Barnes running for Anderson School District 2 Board of Trustees

Julia Ashley Barnes is seeking the Anderson School District Two Board of Trustees seat for Area 3. All voters in School District 2 (Belton,...

West Allen Williams Heritage and Old Time Music Festival – Oct. 27

The West Allen Williams Heritage and Old Time Music Festival will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. October, 27 at the Williamston...

Around the County . . .

Anderson County Public Works Department reported the following projects: Building and Codes ·       PERMITS SUBMITTED: 14 Single-Family Dwellings; 7 Addition/Renovation; 9 Detached Garage/Accessory Buildings; 1 Residential...

Groundbreaking held for new Anderson Regional Airport Terminal

Anderson County leaders ushered in a new era at Anderson Regional Airport with a groundbreaking ceremony held recently for the airport’s new terminal. The...

News Week of Oct. 10, 2018

News Week of October 10, 2018 Tropical Storm Michael enough to flood Mineral Spring Park   Hit and run – Hwy. 86   Driver...

Obituaries Week of October 17, 2018

CHARLES HENRY SCHWIERS, TOMMIE LONG MCCLAIN, SARAH FRANCES MARTIN JONES, WALTER SMITH, CARL AUSTIN, CLAUDIA GALLOWAY GILMORE CHARLES HENRY SCHWIERS Charles Henry Schwiers went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday October...

West Nile Virus found in local bird – Stringer and Old Williamston Road

A new cases of West Nile Virus has been confirmed this week in a bird found in Anderson County. The bird was located near...

Tropical Storm Michael enough to flood Mineral Spring Park

The effects of Hurricane Michael, which came through the upstate as a Tropical Storm last week, were minimal in our area, though there were...

Hit and run – Hwy. 86

Piedmont firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Saturday night on Highway 86. A car was struck by a pickup truck...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Hit and run – Hwy. 86

Piedmont firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Saturday night on Highway 86. A car was struck by a pickup truck...

Driver injured – Harris Bridge Road

Hopewell firefighters await state troopers at the scene of an accident Saturday morning on Harris Bridge Road. The driver of the vehicle was taken...

Car strikes fence and utility pole, driver missing – Hwy. 86

A Wren firefighter along with a Pelzer EMS paramedic survey the scene of a single vehicle accident Saturday night. The Ford ran off Highway...

Car overturns, driver not injured – Hwy. 29

Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Friday night on Highway 29. A car ran off the roadway and overturned....

Single vehicle accident – Elrod Road

Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS paramedics work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Saturday night. The driver of the car ran...

Two injured in head-on collision – South Piedmont Hwy.

Two people were injured in a head-on collision Friday on South Piedmont Highway. The two vehicles collided near the intersection of Rehobeth School Road....

Three children injured – Looper Road

Three children were injured Saturday afternoon after the all terrain vehicle they were on collided with a parked vehicle. Pelzer EMS transported the three...

ENTERTAINMENT

Thousands of items available at Mile Long Yard Sale

Lots of area residents participated in the Mile Long Yard Sale event sponsored by the Town of West Pelzer Saturday which featured yard sales...

SC State Fair Grandstand Entertainment

S.C. State Fair announces 2018 musical Grandstand acts Lineup includes two free shows COLUMBIA – Aug. 8, 2018 – The South Carolina State Fair has scheduled...

Standpipe festival this week in Belton

The Belton Standpipe Festival will be held Saturday, October 6 from 10am to 10 pm. Considered one of South Carolina’s premier events, the Standpipe Heritage...

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