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Don't miss the Business & Industry Showcase at the Civic Center of Anderson! September 28-29, 2015 View the Video

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ANDERSON COUNTY, SC -- Anderson County Council is pleased to share that the unemployment rate for Anderson County dropped to 5.6% in August. The information was recently released by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. “We are pleased to see that, for the fifth consecutive month, more than 83,000 Anderson residents are employed”, said Anderson County Council Chairman Tommy Dunn. “We hope that national economic conditions will allow us to sustain and expand upon th...

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ANDERSON COUNTY, SC -- On Friday, September 25th at noon, Anderson County will co-host a press conference with the Anderson Rotary Club and Friends of the Park-KidVenture 2.0 for an exciting  announcement regarding upgrades to the KidVenture Playground.  The event will take place at KidVenture, Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center, at noon.    Speakers include Dr. Bob Austin, Rotary Club President, Friends of the Park-KidVenture's Julia Woodson and Anderson Coun...

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Anderson County Councilman Ken Waters will host a Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Powdersville High School 145 Hood Road Greenville, SC 29611 The purpose of the forum is to discuss the possibility of replacing the Anderson County portion of property tax with a 1 cent sales tax. There will also be time allotted for residents to discuss other concerns and/or suggestions. For more information: Ken Waters 864-430-0123

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Anderson County will conduct a public meeting on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Watkins Community Center, 204 S. Mains St., Honea Path, 29654 to discuss the removal of blighted residential structures in the Honea Path area. Anderson County has been awarded funding from S.C. Housing under the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) to help stabilize property values and prevent future foreclosures for existing property owners in targeted areas.  For more information, contact St...

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  Anderson County, SC — On Saturday, September 19th, Anderson County P.A.W.S. and Tractor Supply of Anderson will host a canine adoption event at Tractor Supply, 3719 Clemson Boulevard, Anderson. Activities include a Microchip Clinic from 10 am  to 2 pm. Additionally, Animal adoption rates will be reduced to $35 on the day of the event. Adoption fees include cost of completed Spay/Neuter Surgery; first set vaccines; heartworm test for adult dogs; microchip; flea treatment; and r...

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Anderson County will conduct a public meeting on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the House of Prayer, 1305 Evergreen St., Anderson, 29625 to discuss the removal of blighted residential structures in the Appleton-Equinox Community.  Anderson County has been awarded funding from S.C. Housing under the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) to help stabilize property values and prevent future foreclosures for existing property owners in targeted areas. For more information, contact ...

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Anderson County Council, Administration and staff offer sincere condolences to Anna Marie Brock after the passing of her mother, Bobbie Newman Durham. Please remember this family during this difficult time. Bobbie Newman Durham, age 84, loving wife of Donnie Durham, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  Arrangements and information about Mrs. Durham are online: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/independentmail/obituary.aspx?n=bobbie-newman-durham&pid=175751290&fhid=5762 ...

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Anderson County will conduct a public meeting, Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Pelzer Community Building located at 30 Park St., Pelzer, SC 29669 to discuss the removal of blighted residential structures in the Pelzer/West Pelzer Community.  Anderson County has been awarded funding from S.C. Housing under the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) to help stabilize property values and prevent future foreclosures for existing property owners in targeted areas. For more infor...

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 Joseph John Fretwell and Anne Kennedy Hamilton to be inducted November 10th ANDERSON — The Anderson County Museum (ACM) Advisory Committee announced today Anne Kennedy Hamilton and Joseph John (J J) Fretwell were selected as the 2015 Hall of Fame Class. A ceremony and reception will be held in their honor at the Museum on November 10th at 6 p.m.  The reception and ceremony are free and open to the public. Hamilton and Fretwell were chosen by the Hall of Fame committee of the ...

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