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AREA NEWS

American Legion Post 121 to be renamed in service May 25

The American Legion is an organization of veterans who have dedicated themselves to the service of the community, state and nation.  Each Post of...

Palmetto High graduation to feature grad parade

Anderson School District One recently announced that the District plans to host a live graduation at 10:00 am Friday, June 5 at each of...

SCDHEC update May 20

During their update Wednesday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 125 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and...

Powdersville area leads county in confirmed cases of COVID-19

 As of Tuesday (May 14) Anderson County had 211 reported cases of COVID-19 and an estimated 1,296 total cases. More than half of those have...

Pelzer Special Election to be held July 14

The Special Election for the Town of Pelzer will be held Tuesday, July 14. The election will be for the office of mayor and one...

Pelzer looking at hospitality tax for law enforcement, other projects

By Stan Welch The Pelzer Town Council gathered for a budget workshop just hours ahead of a  scheduled first reading of that budget. Trey Eubanks,...

Mark Durham running for House District 10 seat

Mark Durham is running for the SC House District 10 Seat as a conservative republican. He is a retired Law Enforcement Officer and retired from...

West Cox Running for Re-Election to House District 10

Piedmont - West Cox is running for re-election as a Republican for the South Carolina State House of Representatives in District 10. District 10...

Sheriff candidate Brandon Surratt shares his agenda if elected

By Stan Welch Republican candidate for the Anderson County Sheriff’s job, Brandon Surratt, attended the Pelzer Town Council meeting Tuesday night and laid out his...

Tree down in Williamston, flooding warning in effect for area

A huge oak tree fell across Mahaffey Road near Academy Street early Wednesday morning. Town workers cleared the tree from the roadway. The entire...

Clemson freshmen designing UVC light device for checkout lanes

Two Clemson University freshmen are thinking outside the box-- and shining a light inside it-- to combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Carleigh Coffin and...

Town of Williamston work truck recovered, equipment missing

Williamston Police Officers investigated the theft of a work truck and equipment valued at $27,550 from the town’s maintenance shed and other incidents. Among...

Anderson County Legislative Delegation to make appointments, review budgets

Senator Michael W. Gambrell, Chairman of the Anderson County Legislative Delegation has called a Delegation Meeting to be held on Thursday, June 11, at...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

One injured – Hwy. 29

Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle wreck Saturday evening on Highway 29. Two vehicles collided near the intersection of Welcome...

Hwy. 8 accident

An accident involving a car and a truck pulling a utility trailer slowed traffic on Hwy. 8 near Pelzer Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened...

One injured – Old Pelzer Road

Piedmont firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle wreck Monday evening. The vehicle left the roadway and struck two trees. One person...

4 wheeler and car collide – Hwy. 20

A four wheeler and a car collided Saturday afternoon on Highway 20 south of Piedmont. Three children on the four wheeler were ejected. Piedmont...

Gas Leak – Cheddar Road

Cheddar firefighters block one of several roads Friday night during a major natural gas leak. It happened on Cheddar Road. The sound of the...

Cement Truck Overturns – I85

South Greenville firefighters work at the scene of a wreck on I-185 near Augusta Road Thursday morning. The driver was taken to an area...

Gas tanker and truck accident – Highway 8

Piercetown firefighters direct traffic at the scene of a wreck Wednesday evening at the intersection of Connors Blvd. and Highway 8. A gasoline tanker...

CORONAVIRUS

SCDHEC update May 20

Anderson County reporting 6 new cases, Greenville 31

On Tuesday (May 19) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 137 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 additional deaths. This...

Anderson County has no new cases of COVID-19

On Monday (May 18) The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 126 new cases of COVID-19 and 6 additional deaths. This...

SCDHEC reports 443 hospital beds in use for COVID-19 patients

On Thursday (May14), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 3,301 inpatient hospital beds available and 7,077 in use, which is...

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