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Minor Street road work

An Anderson County Roads and Bridges crew lays down asphalt to fix a damaged section of road  on Minor Street in Williamston on Thursday morning. A storm drain runs underneath the portion of road that was repaired.

Crowd enjoys Party in the Park

Part of the crowd waits for the entertainment while others dance to the music as the stage gets set during the Party in the Park on Saturday. The TKO Band performed first then TJ Lazer and the New Detroits played the second set at the amphitheater in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. (Photo by Michael Lollis)

Karate demonstration at the Spring Water Festival

Brianna King gives her Karate instructor Shian Master Michael Scott Logan a kick during a demonstration at the Spring Water on Saturday. Shian Master Logan is Chief Instructor at Tiger Paw Martial Arts in Williamston. (Photo by Michael Lollis)

Peeler visits Farmers Market

Former Lt. Governor Bob Peeler shakes hands with Walter Cook of The Lazy Farmer during his visit to the Palmetto Farmers Market at Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park on Thursday, July 23. (Photo by Michael Lollis)

Main Street project continues with congestion

The Williamston Main Street enhancement project continues to take shape on Friday morning with traffic congestion downtown expected. The project is expected to be complete in March.

Construction on Friday

Ye Olde Timers Textile Athletes Reunion Saturday

By Saluda Sam

For the fourth year, The Olde Timers Textile Athletes will hold their Reunion at Piedmont’s Community Building, on Saturday, March 15th. Hours are 10 a.m. until 1 p.m;. Anyone who ever played Textile Sports or was a Fan of the Olde Timers are welcome.

This will be a great opportunity to renew old friendships and talk about how good we all were— who beat who, out-hit, out-shot or just talk about the good ole ballgames.

Among the exhibits will be the famous “Found Ball” of Earl Wooten lore. A complete set of the Southern Textile Basketball Tournament programs will be on display. If you ever played in the tournament, your name is in the programs!

Spring Water Festival features Mac Arnold

Williamston’s 2012 Spring Water Festival will celebrate its 31st year of providing a fun, family oriented event loaded with activities this weekend in Mineral Spring Park. The festival will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday with crafts, children’s rides, food and live music by The System and the Out of Towners Band.

On Saturday, the fun will continue with the Spring Water Run, crafts and displays, auto show, fire truck rides, children’s entertainment and gospel music. This year the festival will feature a variety of stage entertainment throughout the day including local blues legend Mac Arnold and his band Plate Full ’O Blues.

Williamston included in Greenville-Pickens area

For Transportation Study
By Stan Welch – Williamston has joined West Pelzer in accepting their inclusion into the GPATS domain. GPATs stands for Greenville Pickens Area Transportation Study. “We kind of got gulped up,” said Mayor Carthel Crout, “but this is the smartest move for our town.”

Mayor candidate Leach out of race

William “Curly” Leach, who recently announced that he planned to run for the office of mayor in Williamston announced this week that he is dropping out of the race. In an emailed statement to The Journal, Leach said, “The last couple of months have been a whirlwind of excitement and change, some good and some sad.”

Suspects in beating arrested in Piedmont, Williamston

SWAT team called out

Two men accused of attacking a Piedmont man in Belton have been arrested and charged with attempted murder. One of the arrests was made last Monday (July 2) in Williamston and the other in Piedmont Monday, July 9 after a standoff that involved SWAT and lasted several hours.

Pig in the Park May 18-19

The Pig in the Park Barbecue Cookoff will be held May 18 and 19 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. Acitivites will begin on Friday at 12 noon with barbecue and food sales, craft vendors, children’s play area and live entertainment by Barnyard on a Freight Train singing country music.

SUV crashes front of Little Caesars

Barry Kelly of the Williamston police department looks at a plate glass that was knocked out of the front of Little Caesars Friday evening after the building was struck by an SUV.

ACTC funds approved for paving in park

By Stan Welch

The Anderson County Transportation Committee approved $50,000 in funds to be used in repaving the section of Spring Street that runs through the Mineral Spring Park in Williamston.

Public Hearing April 12 on sewer grant

The Town of Williamston will hold a public hearing on April 12 at 2 p.m. concerning an application to be submitted to South Carolina Department of Commerce, Grants Administration for a Community Development Block Grant. The Town is requesting $122,690 for

Public hearing April 12 on sewer grant

The Town of Williamston will hold a public hearing on April 12 at 2 p.m. concerning an application to be submitted to South Carolina Department of Commerce, Grants Administration for a Community Development Block Grant. The Town is requesting $122,690

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