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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 |  


Weatherization 101: 4 ways to get a warmer home this Winter

Weatherization 101: 4 ways to get a warmer home this Winter

PICKENS COUNTY — Dreading the cold drafts and rising heating bills that come with winter? You’re not alone. Nearly two-thirds of Americans...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Staying safe with space heaters

Staying safe with space heaters

PICKENS COUNTY — As the temperatures continue to drop, many local residents may turn to alternative methods to heat their homes. But the U.S. De...

January 8th, 2018 |  


New vice provost to provide leadership for SWU Online

New vice provost to provide leadership for SWU Online

CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University has named Dr. Lynn Brown-Bulloch as vice provost for online learning.Brown-Bulloch has been serving as as...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

LIBERTY — Looking to spread the word about a feel-good story out of Liberty, a reader took the time to bring a heartwarming post on social media...

December 29th, 2017 |  


TCTC alumni invited to reconnect with alma mater

TCTC alumni invited to reconnect with alma mater

PENDLETON — The Student Success Center, set to open in January, is the first new building on Tri-County Technical College’s Pendleton Camp...

December 29th, 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


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 |  


Time to focus on school choice in Easley and across America

Time to focus on school choice in Easley and across America

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina and across America will work together to raise awarenes...

January 8th, 2018 |  


News certain to occur in 2018

News certain to occur in 2018

Journalists love year-end recaps, but summarizing the odyssey that was 2017 might better be left to late-night comedians. So herewith a Precap of news...

December 29th, 2017 |  


My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

My war on shoelaces marches into 2018

Will 2018 be the year when I finally stomp out my footwear malfunctions?Perhaps I can even inspire others. A quick Google search reveals a distressing...

December 29th, 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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