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.
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.
Congressman Jeff Duncan was the guest speaker at the Easley Rotary Club on Aug. 19. Duncan spoke on many topics, mainly focusing on his views of corporate tax reformation, deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors from Central America, and the...
COLUMBIA — Scott William Farmer, 37, of Anderson, was sentenced Aug. 19 in federal court in Spartanburg for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos, a violation of 42 U.S.C. § 7413(c)(5).
PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College is offering an Electrical Wiring Certificate program for individuals who want to prepare for careers as electricians.
ANDERSON – The Anderson County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man who wrote a bad check to pay for lawn equipment and other items valued at nearly $19,000.
Labor Day Weekend travelers are reminded to use the South Carolina Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) free 511 Traveler Information System, which provides traffic camera images, travel time estimates and other technological tools to help...
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 — The first week of the 2014-2015 school year at Easley High School was a great success. EHS Student Council has worked hard every day to improve school spirit as a whole, involve the Easley community, and promote their fundraising for...
EASLEY — The Easley High School marching band is kicking off several fundraisers over the next few months with four car washes and a yard sale planned for this weekend.
The 36th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Oolenoy Community Center, 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pickens. This year's quilt is a Nine Patch Pumpkin Quilt designed by Susie Flowers and quilted by Anne Stowe.
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 Mission Action Challenge kicked off its 2014 fundraising event out of Old Market Square in Easley on Aug. 23.
The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce presented the Powdersville Business of the Month to Dr. J.J. Lynn, D.M.D. on Aug. 13. Members of Dr. Lynn's staff, along with chamber members and representatives, were on hand to honor the dental office...
Students and their families, along with faculty and staff took part in a “Passing the Mantle” ceremony – a time of prayer and reflection as well as a celebration of transition into college life. During the Aug. 16 ceremony, part of...
PICKENS – Southern Wesleyan University joined the School District of Pickens County in congratulating top educators during the district's Back-to-School Celebration Aug. 15 at Pickens High School.
GREENVILLE — The Grainger Foundation donated $5,000 to Tri-County Technical College in support of the expansion of the cutting lab in its Welding department.
PENDLETON — A Tri-County Technical College employee was recognized for four decades of service to the college and the state at an annual convocation.
EASLEY — Sufferers of epilepsy haven't seen many options for treatment over the years, especially in Pickens County, but Baptist Easley Hospital in conjunction with Clemson Neurology has opened avenues locally.
PICKENS — The seventh annual Food Fight Bowl might be over, but the fundraising efforts between local area high schools won't be over until mid-September.
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.
Ray Farley II, executive director of Alliance Pickens, was the keynote speaker for the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce's monthly Third Thursday Luncheon on Aug. 21. Farley discussed the upgrades in media and facilities at the Alliance Pickens...
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.
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.
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.