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West Pelzer police see increase in drug arrests

By David Meade Over the last forty-five days, the West Pelzer Police Department has made a number of arrests involving fairly large quantities of methamphetamine,...

Drug busts on the rise in West Pelzer

The following are among an increasing number of drug related incidents the West Pelzer Police Department has seen recently: Aug. 6 - Tyler Matthew Strickland,...

Pelzer residents express concerns with new ordinances, other issues

By Stan Welch Following a public hearing that lasted almost twice as long as it was scheduled for, Pelzer Town Council voted to adopt a...

County may enforce ordinances in Pelzer

By Stan Welch Pelzer’s efforts to utilize county resources to enforce a group of county ordinances within the town limits appear to be gaining traction,...

Anderson County EMS service bids under consideration

By Stan Welch Earlier this year, Anderson County sent out contracts to its EMS providers to review. Those providers have been operating under the terms...

Break-in happens while resident at home

After several busy weeks of investigating drug and alcohol related incidents, thefts, domestic and other incidents, things seem to have calmed down a bit...

Books remain open for Williamston election

Books will remain open for filing for two seats on Williamston Town Council until 12 p.m. on August 22, 2018. The filing fee for...

Around the County . . .

Anderson County Public Works Department reported the following projects underway across the county: Animal Shelter · We were able to save 96% of the animals in...

News Week of Aug. 8, 2018

News Week of Aug. 8, 2018

Obituaries Week of August 15, 2018

BOBBIE HAMBY, JEFFREY COOLEY, TIMOTHY FRANKLIN BELL, MARY FAYE SIMS ELROD BOBBIE HAMBY PIEDMONT – Bobbie Janelle Clark Hamby, 71, wife of Roger Dale Hamby, passed away Wednesday, August...

Two vehicle accident – West Georgia and Augusta Rd.

A South Greenville firefighter gathers information at the scene of an accident Sunday afternoon. Two vehicles collided in the intersection of West Georgia Road...

Driver injured after vehicle left road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident Saturday evening on Highway 88 at the intersection of Highway 8. The driver...

Lightning Strike

Keith Wilson looks over a strip of bark that was blown off of a huge tree in his front yard by lightning last week....

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Driver injured after vehicle left road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident Saturday evening on Highway 88 at the intersection of Highway 8. The driver...

Search for wanted fugitive continues in Wren area

As of Wednesday, authorities continued a search for a wanted Virginia man who was sighted in the Wren area of Anderson County Tuesday. Daniel Earl...

US Marshals search for fugitive

US Marshals along with Anderson County deputies search for a fugitive from Virginia Tuesday evening. The US Marshals Service said the Greenville Operation Intercept...

Truck strikes railroad trestle – Gossett Drive

A U-Haul truck struck the railroad trestle on Gossett Drive Friday afternoon. The driver was uninjured. Williamston firefighters along with Medshore Ambulance Service personnel...

Barely misses utility pole – Hurricane Creek Road

Wren firefighters gather information following a single vehicle wreck Friday afternoon. The car ran off Hurricane Creek Road, struck a driveway and went airborne....

Six injured – Hwy. 77 & Belton Hwy.

Cheddar firefighters assist Medshore Ambulance Service with patient care at the scene of an accident Friday night. A vehicle rear ended another at the...

Truck strikes tree on Timms Road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Saturday night. The driver of a pickup truck lost control of it near...

ENTERTAINMENT

Belton, Anderson County to consider Sunday alcohol sales

By Stan Welch The Town of Belton has voted to put the question of whether or not to allow Sunday sales of beer and wine...

Spring Water Festival accepting vendor applications

Organizers of the 37th Annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting vendor, display and run applications for the two day festival August 24 &...

Williamston announces two new events

The Town of Williamston will host a Party in the Park event on August 4 featuring the Eric Scott Band. The event will be...

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