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Widow of slain state senator to speak during MLK commemorative service

Widow of slain state senator to speak during MLK commemorative service

CLEMSON — Spearheaded by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center, Clemson University will celebrate the birth, life and legacy of Dr. ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


It’s Bo time in Liberty!

It’s Bo time in Liberty!

LIBERTY — On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Bojangles’ will celebrate the grand opening of a new restaurant, located on 7239 Moorefield Memorial Parkwa...

January 14th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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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Dear editor,If a grocery store clerk accidentally scanned a product twice, costing you double, you would be right to politely complain. Have you ever ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


In 2018, candidates should commit to civil, issue-based campaigns

In 2018, candidates should commit to civil, issue-based campaigns

Tolerance for opposing views has been in decline in recent years, and markedly so in the 14 months since the 2016 presidential election.Today, the atm...

January 18th, 2018 |  


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. |  


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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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