NEWS


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Play opens this weekend
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It’s been a long time coming
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Local soldier buried
Military News

Military News

U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Force Airman Najiyen A. Blythe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SCDNR to offer courtesy boat inspections during Memorial Day weekend

PICKENS COUNTY — In an effort to keep people and waterways safe during Memorial Day weekend, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


35-year SC alligator study uncovers mysteries about growth, reproduction

GEORGETOWN — Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering convention...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Clemson responds to action regarding tennis facility proposal

CLEMSON — Clemson University is disappointed in the decision by the state Commission on Higher Education’s Finance and Facilities Committe...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hunley restoration continues

Hunley restoration continues

CLEMSON — History tells us that on the evening of Feb. 17, 1864, the H. L. Hunley became the world’s first successful combat submarine aft...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Fishing day for kids

Fishing day for kids

LIBERTY — For the past eight years, Vulcan Materials has hosted a day of fishing for Liberty High School kids with special needs.“This pro...

May 23rd, 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


New Lyme disease forecast map targets rising tide of ticks

New Lyme disease forecast map targets rising tide of ticks

CLEMSON — As the rate of Lyme disease grows rapidly across the United States, new research offers veterinarians a forecasting map that tells the...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Easley resident part of winning team

Easley resident part of winning team

CHARLESTON — A three-member moot court team from the Charleston School of Law was among the top four finishers in the nation’s premier adv...

May 14th, 2017 |  


World of Energy hosting lakeside concert by Daniel band

World of Energy hosting lakeside concert by Daniel band

SENECA – Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station is hosting an outdoor concert May 11 on the shores of Lake Keowee featuri...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Fluor funds Palmetto Trail bridge rehabilitation

Fluor funds Palmetto Trail bridge rehabilitation

COLUMBIA — Palmetto Conservation will rehabilitate “Trestle #13” on the popular Peak to Prosperity Passage of the Palmetto Trail thi...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Pickens native awarded Harden Scholarship

Pickens native awarded Harden Scholarship

PICKENS — Cannon Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented the 2017 John Harden Scholarship to Lauren Denton, a Pickens native.Denton graduated from...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Looking for answers to loss of bees in the hives

Looking for answers to loss of bees in the hives

TRAVELERS REST — With every scoop of bees Brad Cavin pours gently into a cardboard box he brings science one step closer to unraveling the riddl...

May 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


It takes too long to write a headline!

It takes too long to write a headline!

If you could have any super power, what would you choose?Most people, if asked, would come up with something traditional: flying, super strength, invi...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Telephone tough guy for the digital age

Telephone tough guy for the digital age

Most people growing up are taught manners by their parents: Respect your elders, say please and thank you and the classic, “If you don’t h...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Consider president’s promises about healthcare

Consider president’s promises about healthcare

By now you’ve heard all the accolades the president has made about the new healthcare law. He said, “So this law means more choice, more c...

May 17th, 2017 |  


In with the old, out with the new

In with the old, out with the new

We had a slight crisis in the Strickland household earlier this week — my oven died.Now to some this may not seem like a huge inconvenience. I h...

May 15th, 2017 |  


‘Classified’ America should make us cringe

‘Classified’ America should make us cringe

For a journalist — especially one covering government and politics — the most suspicious, least trustworthy word in the language ought to ...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Baywatch! Starring Sam Strickland

Baywatch! Starring Sam Strickland

This weekend was shaping up to be like any other when an amazing thing happened — everybody canceled on me.Now normally, I freak out and fly int...

May 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