NEWS


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Winter graduation for SWU
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A parade to remember

CLEMSON — Clemson University and Duke Energy are partnering to bring more renewable energy to the campus, beginning with the development and ins...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Old Concrete Plant fire under investigation

Old Concrete Plant fire under investigation

EASLEY — The old Pickens County Concrete Plant went up in flames on Thursday, prompting emergency calls to the Easley Fire Department.According ...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Duke Energy names new Oconee Nuclear Station Site VP

Duke Energy names new Oconee Nuclear Station Site VP

UPSTATE — Duke Energy has announced Ed Burchfield as Oconee Nuclear Station’s site vice president effective Dec. 1, 2017. He succeeds Tom ...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Samsung and Clemson partnership announced

Samsung and Clemson partnership announced

CLEMSON — Samsung Electronics America Friday announced a new research and development partnership with the state of South Carolina and its two l...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Bear population booming

Bear population booming

CLEMSON — The second most-prolific mountain bear-hunting season in South Carolina history and more frequent encounters with the animals along th...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Four arrested in Liberty kidnapping

Four arrested in Liberty kidnapping

LIBERTY — Four people remain in custody for kidnapping and assault and battery in the first degree following an intense investigation by the Pic...

December 11th, 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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State’s judicial screening process worked

State’s judicial screening process worked

Something remarkable happened in South Carolina legal and political circles on December 5. A sitting circuit judge running unopposed for reelection wi...

December 11th, 2017 |  


A long December …

A long December …

We are full tilt into the holiday season and I couldn’t be happier.My mood marks an abrupt change from previous years: Usually, as soon as the s...

December 8th, 2017 |  


December: Peace and good will

December: Peace and good will

December is here and for many Americans that often means craziness.There is so much to do!Decorating - Do you put lights outside your house? Outside d...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Keeping track of government travel costs

Keeping track of government travel costs

Travel spending is one of those areas of government that can be difficult to size up. Obviously, public officials often need to travel to discharge th...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Still paying for Christmas 2016? Atta boy, Clarence!

Still paying for Christmas 2016? Atta boy, Clarence!

It’s beginning to look a lot like debt collectors, everywhere you go…According to the NerdWallet personal finance website, a distressing n...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Identity theft calling

Identity theft calling

Ring, ring.“Hello, this is Tom.”“Hi, Tom, I called to thank you.”“Thank me?”“Do you remember the data breach...

November 30th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Area Business News
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Area Business News
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Area Business News
Business News

Business News

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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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