Category Archives: Entertainment & Events

Blue Ridge Fest in Pickens April 28

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Blue Ridge Fest at the annual event on Friday, April 28, 2017, held at the cooperative’s headquarters in downtown Pickens.
The largest classic car cruise-in and Beach Night show and dance event in the Upstate, Blue Ridge Fest attracts nearly 5,000 attendees and more than 600 classic cars from across the Southeast annually to benefit local charities in the cooperative’s four-county service area.

Touchdown Club plans “Clemson” celebration

The Anderson Area Touchdown Club, in cooperation with the City and County of Anderson, is having a Celebration on Wednesday, April 19th.
Clemson University Defensive Coordinator Coach Brent Venables will be guest speaker and Ben Boulware will be special guest.
Coach Danny Ford will be there along with some 1981 National Championship team members.
The annual awards will be presented to Anderson County’s outstanding football players and coach.
A meal will be served. Reservation are encouraged. Call 864-226-7380 for RESERVATIONS!

Dancing for Our Heroes competition April 21

The Rotary Club of Greater Anderson presents the 11th Annual Dancing for Our Heroes dance competition on Friday, April 21st at the Anderson Civic Center. This year’s theme is country. Dinner tickets are sold out but cocktail tickets are still available at PIP Printing in Anderson.

Palmetto Business Association hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Palmetto Business Association (PBA) Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday in Mineral Spring Park. Pictures are participants in one of the four age groups ready for the next hunt. The event is sponsored by the Palmetto Business Association, Town of Williamston Pastor Bobby Winburn of Restoration Church in Williamston (and PBA) coordinated the event. Cadets of the Palmetto High AFJROTC program and from the Career and Technology Center helped.

PBA Easter Egg Hunt – Go!

Participants in the Palmetto Business Association Easter Egg Hunt make a dash for the nearest candy and eggs during the PBA Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday in Mineral Spring Park. The annual event is free to the public and hosted by area businesses and the Town of Williamston.

Palmetto Business Association to Sporting Clay Tournament April 22

The Palmetto Business Association will hold their 3rd annual sporting Clay tournament on Friday, April 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Belton Gun Club.
Entry fee is $80 per person or $320 for a four person team.
Entry fee includes clay targets, breakfast and lunch.

Palmetto Business Association Easter Egg Hunt April 8

The Palmetto Business Association (PBA) will sponsor their annual Easter Egg Hunt for ages 10 and under Saturday, April 8 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. Rain date for the event will be the following Saturday, Apr. 15 .

CTC plant sale next week

The Anderson Districts One and Two Career and Techonolgy Center Plant, Animal and Wildlife Science Plant Sale will begin next week.
EARLY BIRD SALE is Tuesday- Friday April 4th- April 7th 9:00a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Truck overturned – I-85

A state trooper investigates at the scene of an accident on I-85 Sunday morning. A pickup truck overturned just north of Highway 153. Traffic was not impacted since the wreckage was clear of the roadway. Pelzer EMS and Powdersville firefighters also responded. (Photo by David Rogers)

Palmetto Business Association to expand Party in the Park to ticketed event

During their meeting Tuesday, members of the Palmetto Business Association (PBA) discussed plans for several upcoming events and gave their consent for the organization to move forward on a proposal to expand their Party in the Park event.
The organization is partnering with a professional event promoter to expand to be a ticketed event featuring a mid-stream name entertainer, according to PBA President Blake Sanders.

Palmetto Business Association Easter Egg Hunt April 8

The Palmetto Business Association (PBA) will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt for ages 10 and under Saturday, April 8 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. Rain date for the event will be the following Saturday, Apr. 15 . Ages and time schedules are as

Palmetto Business Association to hold Sporting Clay Tournament

The Palmetto Business Association (PBA) will hold their 3rd annual sporting Clay tournament on Friday, April 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Belton Gun Club.
Entry fee is $80 per person or $320 for a four person team.
Entry fee includes clay targets, breakfast and lunch. Drinks and snacks will also be provided.

Ribbon cutting held for ADA kayak launch

On the Saluda – Anderson County held a ribbon cutting Monday, for a second ADA floating kayak launch facility on the Saluda River. The accessible floating kayak launch facility provides an opportunity for all to transfer independently into kayaks beginning their journey down the Saluda River.

Fork Shoals Historical Society to hold fundraising event

The Fork Shoals Historical Society will hold a fundraising event at City Scape Winery on Saturday, Mar. 18 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will include wine tasting, low counrty boil, music and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 per person day of event. The event will be held rain or shine and attendees must be 21 or older to attend. City Scape Winery is located at 589 Dunklin Bridge Rd., Pelzer. For information call 864.561.2504 or 640.2596 or email forkshoalshs@gmail.com.

Greenville County Deputies featured on Live PD show

Beginning this week Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office will be featured on A&E’s new “Live PD” television show. The show airs every Friday from 9pm-12am. A&E offers viewers an unscreened and unfiltered look inside the country’s busiest police forces and this spring the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office will be one of the featured agencies.

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