NEWS


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Marietta man arrested
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Rec funds getting revised
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SWU is on a roll
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Trains come to Main
Azalea Fest a success

Azalea Fest a success

PICKENS — What began 33 years ago as a small time local festival has since bloomed into a full scale event and the Pickens Azalea Festival has b...

April 21st, 2017 |  


County agrees to fund student center

PICKENS COUNTY — After months of meetings, discussions and back-and-forths on the issue, members of Pickens County Council voted to support Tri-...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Cruise on over to Pickens

Cruise on over to Pickens

PICKENS — The streets of historic downtown Pickens were filled to capacity on Friday evening for a night of music, dancing and of course, plenty...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Thompsons to serve as 2017 March for Babies Ambassadors

Thompsons to serve as 2017 March for Babies Ambassadors

EASLEY — Derick and Jessica Thompson and their child, Lizzie Ru are serving as Pickens County’s 2017 March for Babies Ambassador Family to...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Rec funds use under fire

Rec funds use under fire

PICKENS COUNTY — A new ordinance governing how members of Pickens County Council utilize the Recreation Fund will have its third and final readi...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Restaurant destroyed by fire

PICKENS – The Cliffs’ Lakehouse Restaurant, located in the Keowee Vineyards community, was destroyed by fire on Monday. The South Carolina...

April 18th, 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


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 |  


Clean-up effort grows

Clean-up effort grows

PICKENS COUNTY — Unable to stomach the accumulating amounts of trash on roadways and neighborhoods, Sen. Rex Rice and Sheriff Rick Clark decided...

March 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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 |  


What do bunnies have to do with Easter?

What do bunnies have to do with Easter?

One of the most holy days in Christianity will be celebrated Sunday, the day marking Jesus’ resurrection three days after the crucifixion at Cal...

April 16th, 2017 |  


His story is everlasting and eternal

His story is everlasting and eternal

He road into town on a wave of nationalistic populism. The masses believed he would bring changes and literally free them from the oppressive establis...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Passover decoded and explained

Passover decoded and explained

When the frilly Easter dresses and suits start showing up on the racks at Walmart, I know it’s getting close to that time of year: Passover.Yeah...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Income tax: No honor among thieves

Income tax: No honor among thieves

Former US congressman (and presidential candidate) Ron Paul kept a placard on his desk reading “don’t steal — the government hates c...

April 12th, 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