PIEDMONT – A senior at Wren High School has received the 2014 Robert D. Bennett Community Service Scholarship for a community service project that brought students, music and cancer patients together.
PENDLETON — Costumed tour guide Ellen Harrison will lead a 1.6-mile walking tour of Pendleton on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 that will focus on the south end of the historic district, taking guests up and down Mechanics Street.
PENDLETON – The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum will host “Kids Day at THE AG: Framers Who Were Farmers” from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 in honor of Constitution Week.
EASLEY — Easley's Rising Star is looking for entrants for its third annual contest to be held Oct. 2.
EASLEY — Are you an up and coming artist or maybe even an established artist looking for an affordable opportunity to gain community exposure? If so, then Arts Council of Pickens County has the perfect chance for you to do so.
CLEMSON – Clemson University's Charles H. Houston Center will host a PSAT/SAT workshop on Sept. 20.
PICKENS — The third annual Founder's Day Music Festival returns to downtown Pickens this weekend to celebrate the musical and cultural heritage of the city all culminating around Founder of the City Andrew Pickens 275th...
Dr. Daniel Merck, superintendent of the School District of Pickens County, spoke Monday on how economics impact a community largely dependent on education. Merck joined several other speakers at the Creating a Healthy Upstate conference held at...
CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University has added a new bachelor's degree program in social studies education.
EASLEY — Easley resident Tiffany A. Flowers, instructor of Education at Georgia Perimeter College, received the NCTE Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award from the National Council for the Teachers of English.
CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University announced the beginning of a program designed around better meeting the continuing education needs of teachers.
PICKENS — Vintage fiddle music will fill the hills and hollers around Hagood Mill on Sept. 20 when some of the best fiddlers in the southeast gather to compete in the annual S.C. Fiddling Championship.
PICKENS — The Pickens Senior Center located in the Hagood Community Center joined the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail with a quilt block was sponsored by the Hagood Community Center Fiber Arts Program.
CLEMSON — While high school students around the nation were dreading returning to the classroom, 37 of their high-achieving peers got a jump start on the future by participating in the South Carolina Commissioner's School of Agriculture at...
EASLEY — The City of Easley is looking for volunteers to oversee the operation of the Easley Community Garden behind City Hall where the former Courtesy Drop Off used to be.
CLEMSON — The Utsey Chamber Music Series kicks off its 2014-2015 season with the Dover Quartet at a brand-new start time of 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, at Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
EASLEY — Members of the Centre for Performing Arts “Power PAC Dance Company” became stars of their own Disney show on July 14 when they entertained resort guests at the Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney.
PICKENS — Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music (POSAM) will receive a $25,000 Our Town grant to help plan/design a remodeled auditorium at the Hagood Community Center. Programming in Traditional Arts and Music will also be...
UNION — The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the Enoree District of the U.S. Forest Service, will host a special youth dove hunt in Union County on Sept. 6.
CLEMSON — Community service organizations in Pickens and Oconee Counties recently received Rotary grants to support local programs.
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 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.
PICKENS COUNTY — County Councilman Jeff Martin introduced his likely successor, Ensley Feemster, at the Pickens County Council meeting on Aug. 18.
PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens County School Board, in a 4-2 vote on Aug. 25, approved a motion to spend $250,000 from the general fund on two new activity buses.
CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University is moving to the second year in the membership process to become a full NCAA Division II institution after all.