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Motorcycle chase ends near Williamston

An attempted motorcycle traffic stop in Belton turned into a pursuit Thursday evening. The chase went to the Cheddar community on multiple backroads and...

Fire quickly extinguished – Camelia Circle

A house was damaged by fire Thursday afternoon on Camelia Circle outside Williamston. West Pelzer firefighters were assisted by Williamston and Cheddar firefighters. The...

West Pelzer plans flag raising ceremony July 1

The Town of West Pelzer will have a flag raising ceremony July 1 for the US flag recently presented to the town by members...

SCDHEC reports 881 hospital beds in use by COVID-19 patients

On Thursday (June 25) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,106 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases...

Williamston cancels Freedom Celebration over liability concerns

The Town of Williamston has decided to cancel the upcoming 4th of July Freedom Celebration and fireworks. The annual event is one of the town’s...

Williamston area seeing increase in COVID-19 cases

By Stan Welch Anderson County Emergency Management Director David Baker recently confirmed reports that zip code 29697 (Williamston) has received a significant increase in confirmed...

Piedmont approves budget with no tax increase

By Stan Welch Following a public hearing on the matter, at which one citizen spoke, the Piedmont Public Service District Board of Commissioners gave final...

SCDHEC Greenville County reporting 241 new cases of COVID-19

On Wednesday (June 24) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,291 new confirmed cases and 12 new probable cases...

SCDHEC reports 890 new cases statewide, Greenville County reports 53

On Tuesday (June 23) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 890 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases...

Williamston cancels Freedom Celebration

In a special called meeting Tuesday at noon, the Town of Williamston decided to cancel the upcoming 4th of July Freedom Celebration and fireworks....
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State School Superintendent releases guidance and recommendations for 2020-21 school year

On Tuesday, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman released the final guidance and recommendations for the 2020-21 school year. The recommendations were put together by...

SCDHEC announces increased testing

As positive cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 are on the rise in South Carolina, the state is increasing its goal of testing approximately...

SCDHEC Weekend Update – June19-21

On Saturday (June 20), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,157 new confirmed cases and 5 new probable cases...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Fire quickly extinguished – Camelia Circle

A house was damaged by fire Thursday afternoon on Camelia Circle outside Williamston. West Pelzer firefighters were assisted by Williamston and Cheddar firefighters. The...

Vehicle damaged by fire – Bryant Road

West Pelzer firefighters survey the damage after extinguishing a car fire Sunday morning. The car was heavily damaged by the fire. It happened on...

No injuries – Major Road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car wreck Saturday evening. The driver was not injured after the car left the road...

Man suffers burns while servicing motor home – Hwy. 8 at I85

Pelzer EMS prepares to transfer a burn patient to an awaiting medical helicopter. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 8 at I-85 at a...

Wrecks in slowing traffic – I85

Emergency workers from Pelzer EMS and Wren and Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a wreck Sunday evening. It happened at the Highway...

Driver escapes serious injury – Hwy. 8

A driver escaped serious injury Saturday afternoon in a single vehicle wreck. The wreck happened on Highway 8 near Ware Place. The vehicle left...

Hwy. 8 motorcycle accident

South Grenville firefighters wait on a state trooper at the scene of a motorcycle wreck Sunday afternoon. The motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle...

CORONAVIRUS

Williamston cancels Freedom Celebration over liability concerns

The Town of Williamston has decided to cancel the upcoming 4th of July Freedom Celebration and fireworks. The annual event is one of the town’s...

Williamston area seeing increase in COVID-19 cases

By Stan Welch Anderson County Emergency Management Director David Baker recently confirmed reports that zip code 29697 (Williamston) has received a significant increase in confirmed...

SCDHEC Greenville County reporting 241 new cases of COVID-19

On Wednesday (June 24) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,291 new confirmed cases and 12 new probable cases...

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