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Legislation would protect vets from predatory lending

Legislation would protect vets from predatory lending

UPSTATE – On Thursday, Sen. Tim Scott, chairman of the Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Urban Affairs, joined Sen. Thom Till...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Umpires announced for Little League WS

Umpires announced for Little League WS

EASLEY — Little League Baseball and Softball has announced the selection of the volunteer umpires for the Little League World Series tournaments...

January 14th, 2018 |  


A dream worth living

A dream worth living

PICKENS COUNTY — “The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America,R...

January 14th, 2018 |  


SWU hosting science fair

SWU hosting science fair

CENTRAL — Planning continues for the 2018 South Carolina Region 1 Science Fair, which will take place Friday, March 9 at Southern Wesleyan Unive...

January 10th, 2018 |  


State Parks will be settings for MLK Day of Service

State Parks will be settings for MLK Day of Service

PICKENS COUNTY — State parks in South Carolina will participate in the National Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15, in honor of Martin Luther Kin...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Registration open for S.C. 4-H honey bee project

Registration open for S.C. 4-H honey bee project

CLEMSON – South Carolina youth have an opportunity to take part in a groundbreaking project that could help them become more proficient in scien...

January 10th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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Get your taxes done for FREE!

Get your taxes done for FREE!

A lot of people like to complain about paying taxes but not me. I understand that the roads I drive on, the EMS and other services I rely on to keep m...

January 15th, 2018 |  


I think I’ll just keep this one for me …

I think I’ll just keep this one for me …

Like most people, I am a creature of habit. For example, I used to be in the habit of writing columns … lately, not so much. But, if you’l...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Frigid Winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

Frigid Winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

Boy, it’s cold across America.It’s so cold, politicians are picking their own pockets, people are flocking inside the U.S. Capitol just fo...

January 10th, 2018 |  


We dodged a bullet with Glassy Mountain

We dodged a bullet with Glassy Mountain

Let’s admit it: we dodged a bullet.When Pickens County Councilman Wes Hendricks contacted Upstate Forever about a proposal before the Pickens Co...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 10th, 2018. |  


Energy lessons from the recent hurricanes

Energy lessons from the recent hurricanes

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma killed dozens of Americans and caused tens of billions of dollars in property damage. But there’s one silver lining. ...

January 8th, 2018 |  


It’s Winter! Get with the program!

It’s Winter! Get with the program!

Much of the nation has been suffering from a cold snap of epic proportions, but there are always a few jokers who don’t get the message.I know y...

January 8th, 2018 |  


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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