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School Board updating cell phone policies

During their meeting Tuesday, the Anderson School District One Board discussed proposed changes to the district policy on use of telecommunications devices including cell...

Anderson County sending out EMS contracts

By Stan Welch Anderson County will be sending out contracts for its EMS providers to review in the next several weeks. Those providers have been...

Some Anderson County residents now in Pickens County

By Stan Welch Approximately fifty property owners who thought they resided in Anderson County will receive a letter from the Pickens County attorney Ken Roper...

Books open Aug. 8 for Williamston election

The Municipal Election Commission of the Town of Williamston announces a general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6. Offices included in this election...

Jeff Duncan Faith and Freedom BBQ planned for Aug. 27

U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-District 3) will host his 8th annual Faith and Freedom BBQ beginning at 6pm at the Anderson Civic Center in...

Around the County . . .

Anderson County Public Works reported the following projects underway across Anderson County: Building and Codes 1. Plan Review Meetings:  Met with Owner of existing barbecue business to...

Obituaries Week of July 18

ROY A. STEPHENS, VICKIE DAVIS, LESTER ‘RABBIT’ DICKARD, LEWIS EARL WEATHERS, ROSA LEE DAWKINS, MARION BASSE, BETTY WALDROP, WILLIAM BARTLEY HARRIS, BILLY RUMSEY, THOMAS ED ‘MAC’ MCCOLLUM, EDMUND M. DIAZ, III ROY A. STEPHENS Roy A. Stephens,...

Investigate accident

Belton Police Officer, Joel Sweatt of Williamston was traveling North toward Williamston on South Carolina Highway 20 in a City of Belton marked patrol...

South Greenville Fatality – Reedy Fork Road

South Greenville firefighters work to cut the driver free from her van Friday afternoon after it was struck by a car. The driver of...

Motorcycle collides with car

Traffic along South Piedmont Highway was detoured Saturday evening after a motorcycle collided with a car. The accident happened near McMahan Mill Road. The...

Pedestrian struck on Augusta Road

A Greenville County deputy talks with the driver of a vehicle after it struck a pedestrian on Augusta Road in Moonville Saturday night. The...

Williamston EMS contract up for bid by Anderson County

By David Meade After three years of EMS services being provided by Medshore Ambulance Service, rescue squad services for the Williamston area are being put...

Overhanging trees causing problems on some streets in Williamston

By David Meade During their meeting Monday, Williamston Town Council heard a complaint about overhanging trees causing problems on some city streets. Department reports and...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Investigate accident

South Greenville Fatality – Reedy Fork Road

South Greenville firefighters work to cut the driver free from her van Friday afternoon after it was struck by a car. The driver of...

Motorcycle collides with car

Traffic along South Piedmont Highway was detoured Saturday evening after a motorcycle collided with a car. The accident happened near McMahan Mill Road. The...

Pedestrian struck on Augusta Road

A Greenville County deputy talks with the driver of a vehicle after it struck a pedestrian on Augusta Road in Moonville Saturday night. The...

Truck fire – I85

On Friday July 6, a tanker hauling flour caught fire at the 27 mile marker on I85. The fire was confined to the wheel area...

EMS, police respond to two overdose incidents in Pelzer

NARCAN used to revive victims By Stan Welch The spread of the national and statewide opioid epidemic was evident recently when West Pelzer police personnel responded...

Single vehicle accident – Cherokee Road

Williamston firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Wednesday evening on Cherokee Road. A sport utility vehicle ran off the roadway,...

Escapes serious injury – Willingham Road

One person escaped serious injury Saturday night after the truck they were driving struck several trees. The driver apparently lost control of the truck...

ENTERTAINMENT

Town of Williamston Freedom Celebration and Fireworks this Saturday – June 30

The Town of Williamston will host their annual Freedom Celebration and Fireworks event on Saturday, June 30. There will be food vendors, live music,...

Greenville Chautauqua features free event at Pelzer Auditorium

Greenville Chautauqua celebrates its 20th Anniversary History Alive Festival with performances throughout the upstate including one in Pelzer. The free show in Pelzer will...

Palmetto Farmers Market opens

Pat Coleman, right, of Early Bird Farms in Hodges helps Emma Slade with her purchase during the opening of the Palmetto Farmers Market last...

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