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Congratulations to Councilmen Kent Dykes, Terry Moore and Jim Robinson on their re-election to city council. Congratulations to Nick Caldwell on his r...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Clemson trustees approve facility renovation and construction plans

Clemson trustees approve facility renovation and construction plans

CLEMSON — Clemson University trustees Friday approved the final step in building a childcare facility to serve faculty, staff and student famili...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Got the blues? Hagood Mill does …

Got the blues? Hagood Mill does …

PICKENS — Did you know that Upcountry South Carolina was historical Mecca for the Blues?Throughout the 1920s and ’30s the streets of Laure...

February 12th, 2018 |  


New officers for Ten at the Top

New officers for Ten at the Top

UPSTATE — Sue Schneider, executive director of Spartanburg Water, has been selected as the 2018-2019 Board of Directors Chair for Ten at the Top...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Flower power! Tropical orchids at World of Energy

Flower power! Tropical orchids at World of Energy

UPSTATE — Beautiful and unusual tropical orchids of all shapes and sizes will be on display at Duke Energy’s World of Energy education cen...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Azalea talk at SWU

CENTRAL — The Feb. 20 meeting of the Upstate Native Plant Society will feature Dr. Charles Horn bringing new information about the May White aza...

February 12th, 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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For Valentine’s Day – We need to relearn the art of romance

For Valentine’s Day – We need to relearn the art of romance

I still have no idea why Laura Lindsey liked me, but she did.It happened during my sixth-grade year in the spring of 1974, when she transferred to our...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Dear Editor:This Valentine’s Day, many veterans who fought to preserve our freedoms will be hospitalized, receiving the medical care they earned...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Dear Editor:Feb. 14 marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Dear editor,As a citizen of Pickens County and on behalf of the South Carolina Native Plant Society, I am writing in response to the letter Pickens Co...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Small newspapers make a big difference

Small newspapers make a big difference

Of the many factors that contribute to a community’s quality of life, one that’s often underappreciated, is the local newspaper.Small, wee...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Will male infertility doom mankind?

Will male infertility doom mankind?

According to the British newspaper The Telegraph, if problems continue at the current rate, the entire human race could be infertile in just 50 years....

February 7th, 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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