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Public invited to celebrate historic Hopewell Plantation porch restoration

Public invited to celebrate historic Hopewell Plantation porch restoration

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s Historic Properties, along with the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the America...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Newberry hosting BBQ judging class

NEWBERRY — The Southern BBQ Network will hold a training class on May 13 in Newberry at Central United Methodist Church at the corner of Caldwel...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 30th, 2017. |  


Daniel High’s SADD Chapter launches Alcohol Education Campaign

Daniel High’s SADD Chapter launches Alcohol Education Campaign

CENTRAL — The Daniel High School Chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), recently launched a campaign to educate fellow studen...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Hundreds turn out for Wings and Wheels benefit

Hundreds turn out for Wings and Wheels benefit

PICKENS COUNTY — It was wings up on Saturday afternoon for the eighth annual Wings and Wheels — a benefit to help support Pickens County M...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The biggest little festival around

The biggest little festival around

CENTRAL — There is just something nostalgic and charming about small town festivals. Strolling down Main Street, munching on freshly popped kett...

April 26th, 2017 |  


It’s time to get your Blue Ridge Fest on!

It’s time to get your Blue Ridge Fest on!

PICKENS — Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Blue Ridge Fest at the annual event on April 28 at the cooperat...

April 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Arena football returning
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Area sports announcements
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Area sports announcements
Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Baseball, softball sign-upsPICKENS – Registration for baseball and softball will be taken through Feb. 24 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sa...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Spring volleyballEASLEY — The Easley Parks and Recreation Department will take registrations for the 2017 volleyball program through Jan. 31. Th...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Pickens to host Travelers Rest

Pickens to host Travelers Rest

PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame had high hopes going into Friday’s match up at home against the Wren Hurricanes but the visiting team ...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Easley hosting Woodmont following bye week

Easley hosting Woodmont following bye week

EASLEY — The Easley Green Wave should be well rested following the bye week as they prepare to play host to visiting Woodmont.Woodmont (4-6, 2-2...

October 19th, 2016 |  


BHP shuts Pickens down on the road

BHP shuts Pickens down on the road

PICKENS — The Blue Flame lost their second conference game Friday on the road against Belton Honea-Path, 45-3. It was a disappointing loss that ...

October 12th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Clemson legend Ben Skardon, 99, to walk in Bataan Memorial Death March for 10th time

Clemson legend Ben Skardon, 99, to walk in Bataan Memorial Death March for 10th time

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. — The start of the annual Bataan Memorial Death March is a raucous affair. The sound of cannon fire sends 7,000 ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


In the Honor Band

In the Honor Band

Students from Westside represented Wyoming County in the Southern West Virginia Honor Band. Band members from twenty-one schools in Southern West Virg...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Exposing peach tree roots shields them from deadly fungus

Exposing peach tree roots shields them from deadly fungus

CLEMSON — Matt Forrest, a fourth-generation peach grower in South Carolina, is a formidable force in the peach industry. His family farm, Dixie ...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Crow Creek Access Area on Lake Keowee reopens March 4

Crow Creek Access Area on Lake Keowee reopens March 4

PICKENS COUNTY – Site recreation enhancements at the Crow Creek Access Area on Lake Keowee have been completed and all facilities and amenities ...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Jericho Project breaks ground on first phase

Jericho Project breaks ground on first phase

CENTRAL – Officials from Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs and Anderson County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, Southe...

March 5th, 2017 |  


YMCA launches annual campaign

YMCA launches annual campaign

PICKENS COUNTY – The YMCA of Easley, Pickens & Powdersville launched its annual campaign March 1 to ensure that everyone in Easley, Pickens ...

March 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Student loan paybacks in crisis

It seems if you want something in Washington to disappear these days, all it takes is finding a way to attach it to former President Barack Obama.Alth...

April 27th, 2017 |  


The truth hurts … even about T-Rex

The truth hurts … even about T-Rex

Death is a tricky subject to approach when it comes to kids. At what age do you bring it up or do you even mention it at all?We’ve had deaths in...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Civil asset forfeiture laws need revamping

Years ago, a Corvette cruised along the highway, adorned with “police” insignia and red and blue lights. On the back was this message: ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

This column is about three stories – about a teacher, a family and a state. They are both historic and modern. But they are really about one ver...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Mad bombers just so 20th century

Bombing is dumb. The Age of Destruction is a foolish logic. Mother Nature is offended and is showing us that annoyance — and this will worsen as...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Let the Camp iRock fun begin …

Let the Camp iRock fun begin …

The time has finally arrived for me to write about Camp iRock Year 3. I am so excited because honestly, it’s the most wonderful program ever.Cam...

April 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Area Business News
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Area Business News
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Area Business News
Business News

Business News

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


CDL training center to open in Union

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June 14th, 2015 |  


Sun Solutions expanding operations

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June 12th, 2015 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA