NEWS


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Church News
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Deer season forecast good
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A ‘Village’ of promise
SDPC sells property

SDPC sells property

The School District of Pickens County has sold the property at 304 West D Avenue in Easley to the Clearview/Simpson Heritage Foundation. The foundatio...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Clemson Chamber hands out awards

Clemson Chamber hands out awards

Clemson Cleaners received the Renovation of the Quarter Award for the renovation of the old Huddle House into the new Clemson Cleaners. The award was ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Out & About

Out & About

Sept. 23• Family Promise of Pickens County holds its second Cardboard Box City at Gateway Park, 340 Old Greenville Highway, in Clemson. Boxes wi...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Whoops …

Whoops …

This piece of heavy machinery tipped off the side of an oversize-load tractor trailer bed on S.C. 93 in Easley on Wednesday morning. Police redirected...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Rotarians work together to build park

Rotarians work together to build park

EASLEY/PICKENS — The Rotarians of Easley and Pickens recently joined forces to create a resting point for travelers on the Doodle Trail.The new ...

September 23rd, 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 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Easley falls at Seneca in low-scoring contest

Easley falls at Seneca in low-scoring contest

SENECA — The Seneca Bobcats (2-3) had struggled as of late and the Easley Green Wave (2-3) had been the victim of lost leads but Seneca came awa...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Rams dominate Daniel Lions at home

Rams dominate Daniel Lions at home

CENTRAL — Ranked No. 2 in the AAAAA rankings in South Carolina, the Westside Rams (5-0) lived up to their billing as they traveled to Central to...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Easley hits the road to Seneca

SENECA — It has been a somewhat crazy season so far for the Easley Green Wave (2-2) and they won’t be dismissing the Seneca Bobcats (1-3) ...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Powdersville looking to end Liberty streak

LIBERTY — When the schedules were released for the 2016 season, the Sept. 16 match-up between Powdersville’s Patriots (2-1) and the Libert...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Daniel hosting Westside this week

CENTRAL — The Daniel Lions (3-1) are coming off their first loss of the season on the road at Greer and will not have an easy time getting back ...

September 16th, 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


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 |  


Things that go bump in the night

Things that go bump in the night

The fight or flight response is one of the most basic instincts ingrained upon the human psyche. The basic premise is that when confronted by a sudden...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Time to pull together as a community

Time to pull together as a community

This may be a hard thing to do with the temperatures outside still very cozy and warm — to say the least — but it is that time of year aga...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

On November 8, voters in eight states will decide whether or not to legalize, to one degree or another, the possession, use and sale of marijuana.If a...

September 16th, 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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