EASLEY — After more than eight years of service, Easley City Administrator Fox Simons will be saying “goodbye” to the Upstate and heading to Myrtle Beach.
PICKENS — A class action lawsuit filed against the S.C. Department of Social Services cites the case of 17-year-old Kameron C. Simmons, who was being housed within the Pickens County Detention Center instead of a DSS facility.
ANDERSON COUNTY — Investigators with the Anderson County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit executed search warrants at two Anderson County locations on Jan. 4 and made 13 arrests.
WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to locate a Pickens man wanted on three outstanding arrest warrants.
WALHALLA —Two of the three people charged in the death of a former Pickens County resident were charged late last week with kidnapping in connection with the case, the Walhalla Police Department said.
LIBERTY — A Liberty man was released from the Pickens County Detention Center on a personal recognizance bond after being charged last week with ill treatment of animals and failure to bury dead animals.
ANDERSON COUNTY — The Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center has earned the designation “Southern Region” Complex of the Year by the Independent Sports Association during their annual conference.
SENECA – The Oconee County Humane Society will hold a Male Cat Neuterathon on Jan. 24 at the Fox Nest Veterinary Hospital, 10445 Clemson Boulevard in Seneca.
Three Pickens County teachers earned their National Board Certification this year. They are Melanie Callahan, a history teacher at Gettys Middle School; Greg Fish, an English teacher at Easley High School; and Morgan McKenzie, a first grade teacher...
In health care, rural America starts out sickly and neglected: More hypertension, more diabetes, more suicides, more serious accidents that are more often fatal, more uninsured patients, more people on Medicare, and fewer physicians.
EASLEY — Following a week of grand opening festivities, Zaxby's in Easley had one more celebration on the menu: a $5,000 check presentation to the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
R.A. Gibson, right, recently presented a check for $1,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Greenville on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police-Foothills Lodge #9 of Pickens County. Receiving the gift is Kea Wade of the Greenville Shriners...
PICKENS — Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) and Marathon Church will hold the first United for Youth Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Marathon Church in Pickens.
POWDERSVILLE — More than 100 campers braved temperatures well below freezing and spent 24 hours in the parking lot of the new Chick-fil-A on S.C. 153 last week for a chance to win free chicken for a year as part of the restaurant chain's...
PICKENS COUNTY — Sen. Larry Martin is spearheading new legislation concerning the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in South Carolina, and one little mentioned piece of that legislation concerns the agendas of public bodies.
EASLEY — In kicking off its inaugural “Coats for Kids” clothing drive, the Parenting Place has been overwhelmed with the generosity and outpouring of support from the community.
WALHALLA — Three Oconee County residents have been charged in connection with the stabbing death of a former Pickens County resident on Jan. 13.
PICKENS — If you have ever wondered about the workings of a colony of social insects, the Pickens County Beekeepers Association has just the class for you.
SENECA – In response to a change in the Keowee-Toxaway Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) status, Duke Energy recently announced lake residents using lake pumps for irrigation on Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee are no longer asked to voluntarily restrict...
WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a 31-year-old woman reported missing this week by her parents.
POWDERSVILLE — What appeared to be a major accident resulted in only long delays for drivers in the Powdersville area at the convergence of S.C. 153 and I-85.
Daniel High School hosted the annual Miss Summit pageant on Dec. 13. The theme was “A Night in Greece.” Megan Monaghan, fifth from the right, was named Miss Summit 2014-15. Other winners included Emma Fowler, Miss Senior; Bricee McEntire,...
LIBERTY – A 33-year-old Liberty man was charged Friday with ill treatment of animals after as many as nine animals were found in varying stages of decomposition at his home on Blackbottom Road.
COLUMBIA — Recently, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) South Carolina learned that South Carolina had 335 drunk driving deaths in 2013 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). While this represents 13 fewer...
PICKENS COUNTY — With colder weather sweeping into the Upstate, gas logs in fire places are cranking up and furnaces across the county are kicking on. But with these heat sources can come an unexpected danger — carbon monoxide...