NEWS


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Candidates meet in Powdersville
Easley JCPenney closing

Easley JCPenney closing

EASLEY — The department store chain JCPenney recently revealed plans to shutter two distribution facilities and over 100 department stores acros...

March 25th, 2017 |  


An escape to nature, at your doorstep

An escape to nature, at your doorstep

If you’re looking for a quick escape to nature — but can’t go too far — Bald Rock, Caesar’s Head and Pretty Place are th...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Easley High School student council leaders recognized

EASLEY – Easley High School student council leaders were recognized for many achievements as voted on by the 100-plus member schools at the S.C....

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Southern Wesleyan announces spring fine arts lineup

CENTRAL – The Fine Arts Division of Southern Wesleyan University is offering a series of events this spring ranging from jazz to opera, and ever...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Clemson students spend spring break volunteering

CLEMSON — Students in several Clemson University organizations are taking spring break trips next week, but they won’t be going to the bea...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


World of Energy to host Spring Celebration

SENECA – The World of Energy will host a free Spring Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon April 8 at the education center, 7812 Rochester Highway.Th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Area sports announcements
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Area sports announcements
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Area sports announcements
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 |  


Green Wave fight good battle but lose to Hanna

Green Wave fight good battle but lose to Hanna

EASLEY — After last week’s 30-28 Homecoming win against Greenville, expectations were high going into Friday’s match-up with TL Hann...

October 5th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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In the Honor Band
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 |  


Table Rock rebounding from wildfires

Table Rock rebounding from wildfires

PICKENS COUNTY — The wildfires that ravaged over 10,000 acres at Table Rock State park may be long out, but evidence of their destruction is sti...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Orchid Show attracts crowds to World of Energy

Orchid Show attracts crowds to World of Energy

SENECA – Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station recently hosted large crowds of orchid enthusiasts during the eighth annu...

February 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Not to be negative but …

My son is not ‘autistic’ — he has Autism

My son is not ‘autistic’ — he has Autism

When someone has cancer, no one says they “are cancer” or refers to them as “cancerous.” When someone has M.S. or TouretteR...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Don’t ditch the tin-foil hat yet

Maybe your microwave isn’t spying on you. Perhaps your toaster isn’t plotting nefarious acts.But don’t take off the tin-foil hat jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

As the 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was litigated in the court of public opinion, Ferguso...

March 18th, 2017 |  


What are we fighting for?

There is a quote famously attributed to Winston Churchill that when asked to cut funding for the arts during World War II he replied: “Then, wha...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 20th, 2017. |  


We are the real winners

We are the real winners

I will admit that deep down inside sometimes I feel a little pressure. That little voice inside my head pipes in every so often and says, “Are y...

March 17th, 2017 |  


The moment of the fool

The moment of the fool

Obama … Trump.Could there be a bigger contrast — in attitude, style, comportment, philosophy? What irony that the two names are now linked...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 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