CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University announced the beginning of a program designed around better meeting the continuing education needs of teachers.
PICKENS — Vintage fiddle music will fill the hills and hollers around Hagood Mill on Sept. 20 when some of the best fiddlers in the southeast gather to compete in the annual S.C. Fiddling Championship.
PICKENS — The Pickens Senior Center located in the Hagood Community Center joined the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail with a quilt block was sponsored by the Hagood Community Center Fiber Arts Program.
CLEMSON — While high school students around the nation were dreading returning to the classroom, 37 of their high-achieving peers got a jump start on the future by participating in the South Carolina Commissioner's School of Agriculture at...
EASLEY — The City of Easley is looking for volunteers to oversee the operation of the Easley Community Garden behind City Hall where the former Courtesy Drop Off used to be.
CLEMSON — The Utsey Chamber Music Series kicks off its 2014-2015 season with the Dover Quartet at a brand-new start time of 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, at Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
EASLEY — Members of the Centre for Performing Arts “Power PAC Dance Company” became stars of their own Disney show on July 14 when they entertained resort guests at the Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney.
PICKENS — Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music (POSAM) will receive a $25,000 Our Town grant to help plan/design a remodeled auditorium at the Hagood Community Center. Programming in Traditional Arts and Music will also be...
UNION — The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Enoree District of the U.S. Forest Service, will host a special youth dove hunt in Union County on Sept. 6.
CLEMSON — Community service organizations in Pickens and Oconee Counties recently received Rotary grants to support local programs.
PICKENS COUNTY — One new restaurant has already opened in Pickens County — Moe's Southwestern Grill had its grand opening last week — and Zaxby's has chosen Pickens County to be the location for the company's new...
EASLEY — The new ISO classification rating for the Easley Fire Department has dropped to a Class 3 and Fire Chief Butch Womack says the department is on track to be lowered to a Class 2 by this time next year.
PICKENS COUNTY — County Councilman Jeff Martin introduced his likely successor, Ensley Feemster, at the Pickens County Council meeting on Aug. 18.
PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens County School Board, in a 4-2 vote on Aug. 25, approved a motion to spend $250,000 from the general fund on two new activity buses.
CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University is moving to the second year in the membership process to become a full NCAA Division II institution after all.
EASLEY — Baptist Easley Hospital, under the leadership of CEO Michael Batchelor, has been focused on charitable work in Pickens County and the United Way is the benefactor this time.
EASLEY — The state of South Carolina ranks among the worst in the nation when it comes to criminal domestic violence and the deaths of women at the hands of their partners. Angel Garcia wants to change that.
EASLEY — It's always been tough for the kids to head back to school, but when the signs of summer are still so apparent it makes it even tougher.But the City of Easley tried to ease students' pain last Saturday.
PICKENS – The second annual Ride to the Rock cycling event, held by the Pickens Rotary Club, will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 13 in the Pickens Presbyterian Church parking lot.
EASLEY — Lindsey C. Horton of Easley has been awarded a $500 scholarship by the A&V Tulloss Educational Foundation, a nonprofit organization named in honor of the late Alvas and Valerie Tulloss.
COLUMBIA – The South Carolina State Library is dedicated to providing online access to several digital collections. The South Carolina State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported...
EASLEY – Madison Stewart, a 2014 graduate of Easley High School, was presented the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.
CLEMSON — WorkLink Workforce Investment Board is accepting applications for the Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) program. IWT grants are available for businesses in Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties.
CLEMSON — The Lutheran Campus Ministry-Clemson program of University Lutheran Church in Clemson was awarded a Theological Exploration of Vocation (CMTEV) grant from the Lily Endowment Inc. in December 2013.
DACUSVILLE — Two Dacusville volunteer firefighters were presented with a plaque for Valor Above and Beyond the Call of Duty on Aug 19 at the Dacusville Fire Department for their part in the rescue of Pickens County Deputy Thomas...