NEWS


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MADD honors Martin
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Easley to induct 5 into HOF
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Reclaimed history
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Out & About
Clemson specialist installing weather stations to help farmers conserve water

Clemson specialist installing weather stations to help farmers conserve water

BLACKVILLE — Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Life as a WWI soldier on display at state museum

Life as a WWI soldier on display at state museum

COLUMBIA – In the new exhibit, South Carolina and the Great War, opening Saturday, August 13 at the State Museum, guests will get an in-depth lo...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Church News

Church News

Sept. 25• 4 p.m.: The Canaanaires celebrate their anniversary at Sweet Canaan Baptist Church, 316 Mountain Springs Road in Piedmont. The Gospel ...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


Deer season forecast good

Deer season forecast good

With the 2016 deer season soon opening in all counties, South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good, according to...

September 24th, 2016 |  


World of Energy implements new hours of operation

SENECA — Duke Energy’s World of Energy education center at Oconee Nuclear Station has served the Upstate and area visitors for nearly 50 y...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


A ‘Village’ of promise

A ‘Village’ of promise

EASLEY — The Dream Center is one step closer to making dreams come true: Opportunity Village is now a growing reality for the homeless in Picken...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Easley to induct 5 into HOF

Red Devils rebound in big way

WESTMINSTER — The Liberty Red Devils (5-1) bounced back in a big way following their first loss of the season, going on the road to face the Wes...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Ride to the Rock is Saturday

Ride to the Rock is Saturday

PICKENS COUNTY — This Saturday morning marks the annual Ride to the Rock put on by the Pickens Rotary Club and race director Linda Cassell think...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


It’s Friday night so that means football!

It’s Friday night so that means football!

PICKENS COUNTY — We’re just at the midway point of the high school football season and while some teams have found their niche, others are...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Wren puts up 27 but can’t get past Woodmont

Wren puts up 27 but can’t get past Woodmont

PIEDMONT — After another disappointing loss at home, the Wren Hurricanes (1-3) just can’t seem to catch a break this season.The ‘Can...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Patriots too much for Liberty ‘D’

Patriots too much for Liberty ‘D’

LIBERTY — The Powdersville Patriots (3-1) accomplished what others couldn’t against the Liberty Red Devils (4-1) and its defense: They sco...

September 21st, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Class pays it forward

Wednesday, Sept. 14• 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: The Pickens Rotary Club meets at Pickens Presbyterian Church.Thursday, Sept. 15• 1:30 p.m.: Vol...

September 14th, 2016 |  


SWU’s education program responding to teacher shortage

SWU’s education program responding to teacher shortage

CENTRAL – Enrollment in education degree programs at Southern Wesleyan University continues to grow – something that the university’...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Willimon, Shugart exchange vows

Willimon, Shugart exchange vows

Anna Grace Shugart of Piedmont and Taylor Michael Willimon of Easley exchanged vows at 6 p.m. May 21, 2016, at Daniel Chapel on the campus of Furman U...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Hummer, Henson exchange vows

Hummer, Henson exchange vows

EASLEY — Emily Joy Henson of Easley and Eric Steven Charles Hummer of Pendleton were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. June 4, 2016, at East Side ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Clemson to mark 9/11 anniversary, honor alumnus killed in World Trade Center

Clemson to mark 9/11 anniversary, honor alumnus killed in World Trade Center

CLEMSON — By all accounts, James Patrick White brought joy into any room he entered — whether that room was in his childhood home in Hight...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Clemson awarded $2.1 million for research in mathematics for data security

Clemson awarded $2.1 million for research in mathematics for data security

CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University mathematical sciences professors was awarded $2.1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to e...

September 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Assault on 2nd Amendment could spread

If California is the pace setter state, what has just happened there could soon be at the doorstep of all state legislatures or imposed on all gun own...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Time for family dinners to return to my house

Time for family dinners to return to my house

When you’re the parent of small children, there’s really not much point to “weekends.” You don’t get to go out on Friday...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

The true test of political leadership is about making the hard, long-term and right decision instead of the easy, short term and wrong decision.Said d...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Saitta fixes district issues

I’ve served on the school board 16 years (four terms). Board members usually fall into two broad categories: those who follow the district admin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


More housing needed

There were 12 candidates in the three county council races in June. On the issues, we were all about the same touting the need for a new/bigger/renova...

September 20th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Rack Room Shoes reopens
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Easley alcohol vote coming
Area Business News

Area Business News

Officer of the Year WALHALLA — Bryan Long, a uniform patrol sergeant for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, was named the 2016 American L...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Area Business News

Area Business News

Robinson receives CFSPEASLEY — Christopher Payne Robinson, vice president and general manager of Robinson Funeral Homes of Easley, recently rece...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Area Business News

Area Business News

‘Women of Accomplishment’ winner EASLEY — Rise’ Sheriff has been named the 2015 Tri-County Business and Professional WomenR...

December 18th, 2015 updated: December 18th, 2015. |  


Business News

Business News

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


CDL training center to open in Union

CDL training center to open in Union

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June 14th, 2015 |  


Sun Solutions expanding operations

Sun Solutions expanding operations

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June 12th, 2015 |  


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