NEWS


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LWV hosts communication workshop

PICKENS COUNTY — The League of Women Voters is hosting a discussion panel on Nov. 19 featuring area speakers and public officials.The workshop i...

November 14th, 2017 |  


AZB inductees

AZB inductees

PICKENS COUNTY — Tri-County Technical College students were inducted recently into Alpha Zeta Beta (AZB), a chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Second place for local nonprofit

Second place for local nonprofit

EASLEY — PreDestined Teen Outreach, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, recently received the Gold Star from the Department of Juvenile Justice...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Pickens lands $475,000 Block Grant

Pickens lands $475,000 Block Grant

PICKENS — A neighborhood South of Main Street in downtown Pickens will be getting a face-lift thanks to a sizable Community Development Block Gr...

November 14th, 2017 |  


American legion honors women in the military

American legion honors women in the military

EASLEY — The American Legion Post 52 held their annual Veteran’s Day program on Saturday at Robinson Memorial Gardens.Although the program...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Clemson Fulbright winner to study culture’s effect on birth outcomes, maternal health in Africa

Clemson Fulbright winner to study culture’s effect on birth outcomes, maternal health in Africa

CLEMSON — Before Rachel Lang-Baldé’s first trip to West Africa in 2002, she never knew anyone who had died in childbirth. However, re...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Patriots on hot streak; Easley, Pickens struggling

Patriots on hot streak; Easley, Pickens struggling

POWDERSVILLE — The Powdersville Patriots are on a hot streak after a ridiculous 56-0 victory at Carolina Academy on Friday.Powdersville (4-2, 1-...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Liberty, Daniel playing at home this week

Liberty, Daniel playing at home this week

LIBERTY — Fresh and rested, the Liberty Red Devils are coming off their bye week following a huge 44-0 win over West-Oak to host Crescent on Fri...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Easley High to induct 5 into Hall of Fame on Oct. 6

Easley High to induct 5 into Hall of Fame on Oct. 6

EASLEY — Easley High School will induct five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 6 during half-time ceremonies of the Green Wave Fo...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Liberty tops West-Oak, Pickens faces tough match-up

Liberty tops West-Oak, Pickens faces tough match-up

PICKENS — The Pickens High School Blue Flame had a rough Homecoming game on Friday as they were completely shut down by Seneca 38-0 on Friday bu...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Easley Green Wave shut out by Greenville

Easley Green Wave shut out by Greenville

GREENVILLE — The Green Wave suffered their first shut-out loss on Friday, falling to the Red Raiders 32-0.Greenville dominated the play clock, c...

September 29th, 2017 |  


State’s boat manufacturing industry is booming

State’s boat manufacturing industry is booming

PICKENS COUNTY — The Ranger brand of boats is practically synonymous with big-time bass fishing, and with good reason.The premiere professional ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Clemson researchers charge the energy landscape with novel device

Clemson researchers charge the energy landscape with novel device

CLEMSON — It’s happened to all of us before. We drag our feet across the carpet and reach to open the door, only to be zapped by the doork...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Clemson, UNCG researchers test honey bee response to eclipse totality

Clemson, UNCG researchers test honey bee response to eclipse totality

CLEMSON — About two miles from the Clemson University campus, where 50,000 people gathered to gaze skyward during the Aug. 21 total solar eclips...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Newell, Hensley to wed

Newell, Hensley to wed

Jack and Michelle Newell of Pickens announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie L. Newell of Pickens, to Travis Hensley of Six Mile, son of ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Freeman, Brock to wed

Freeman, Brock to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Barry and Sherry Freeman of Easley, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Freeman, to Sorrell Vance Broc...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Citizen CATE eclipse experiment is clearly a success at Clemson University

Citizen CATE eclipse experiment is clearly a success at Clemson University

CLEMSON – While tens of thousands were experiencing the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse on the expansive grounds of Clemson University, professor Se...

September 12th, 2017 |  


State suspends some requirements for animal evacuation due to Hurricane Irma

State suspends some requirements for animal evacuation due to Hurricane Irma

COLUMBIA — Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the...

September 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Black Friday has nothing on Small Business Saturday

Black Friday has nothing on Small Business Saturday

Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, is the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season, but it’s the next day, Small Business Sat...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Tiny Town on Lathem Roan in Easley is celebrating 40 years of lights, coffee and fellowship.Come and help us celebrate this Thanksgiving. Because of y...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Veterans Day by the Numbers

Veterans Day by the Numbers

“I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces.”“Ah, yes, you refer to Veterans Day facts and fi...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving: Have you already missed it???

Thanksgiving: Have you already missed it???

As far as Thanksgiving songs are concerned, “Over the River and Through the Woods” may soon be replaced by rock group Chicago’s R...

November 11th, 2017 |  


How to respond when someone uses a vehicle as a weapon of terror

How to respond when someone uses a vehicle as a weapon of terror

The use of vehicles as weapons to kill civilians has sparked global fear and attention. Such attacks can be carried out in any populated area, against...

November 8th, 2017 |  


If we can’t discuss issues, how can we solve them?

If we can’t discuss issues, how can we solve them?

“I’m afraid to discuss politics and current events with anyone except my wife and best friends, and it’s regrettable that millions o...

November 8th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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 |  


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