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Tackling the Streets announces a summer camp for autism and specials needs individuals for ages 5 years old to 25. On Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9 a.m. - noon, Tackling the Streets along with their sponsors and volunteers will host a Camp Registration Day. Registration Fee WAIVED on Saturday only at Camp Registration Day on June 4th. Registration will take place at the Civic Center rotunda located inside the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center.    The camp will be June 13t...

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The Seventh Annual Saluda River Rally is set for June 4th and 5th at the Dolly Cooper Sports Complex in Piedmont. The two-day event is free and will feature a series of paddle trips for kayaks, canoes and tubes, as well as bluegrass music, outdoor exhibits and food vendors. Camping is also available for the event.  Saturday, June 4 events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday's is set from 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday’s Rally Wrap Up event will also include a free BBQ supper at the...

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PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) will be closed Saturday May 28, 2016 for staff to assist with an offsite adoption event in cooperation with Purina Pet Food. The adoption event is hosted at Walmart on Liberty Hwy from 12 noon to 4 pm. General public access will be restricted during this time. “PAWS has been given a wonderful opportunity to participate in a special adoption event,” said PAWS Director Jessica Cwynar. “This is a special opportunity for the pets of PAWS to get th...

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The 2017 Military Team Bass Tournament, presented by American Bass Anglers, will be hosted by the Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau and will take place May 9-12, 2017 at Green Pond Landing and Event Center on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC. The onsite registration and dinner will take place on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Since opening in December 2014, Green Pond Landing has hosted the ABA Ray Scott Championship, the ABA American Fishing Tour National Championship, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic...

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Crews will beginning taking down the volcano play area at Kid Venture on Monday, May 16, 2016. The playground will be closed most of the week for the removal. The new playground equipment (design attached) is tentatively scheduled for June.  

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The Civic Center of Anderson will soon boast a “new hat”. The facility is a 37,000 square foot state-of-the-art multi-use facility, which offers a conference center, exhibition hall, entertainment arena, and is a part of the Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center.  Monday, May 16th, the Civic Center roof replacement will begin and is scheduled to be completed in August. Peach State Roofing will be installing the $1.84 million roof; Peach State was awarded the contract afte...

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Green Pond Landing & Event Center set to host the 2016 Palmetto Boat Center (PBC) High School Tournament Trail Classic on Friday and Saturday, May 13 – 14, 2016 with launch at 6:00 a.m. Skeeter Boats is providing "Skeeter Beans" at weigh-ins for the participants and spectators. Weigh-ins are at 3 o’clock both days at Green Pond Landing on Lake Hartwell. This two-day tournament is the First Annual PBC High School Tournament Trail Classic, and is an invitational tournament. Sixty...

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ANDERSON COUNTY, SC — Anderson County will have a ribbon cutting to kick off the Great Anderson County Fair at the Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center (ASEC). The ribbon cutting will take place at the main entrance of ASEC complex, where a new fair entrance gate has been installed welcoming all to the fair. In conjunction with the ribbon cutting, Anderson County will announce the entertainment for this year’s Celebrate Anderson, in its 18th annual FREE outdoor concert that ...

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Public access to Anderson County P.A.W.S. (Pets Are Worth Saving) will be limited for a minimum of two weeks following the detection of parvovirus in three canines. “Out of an abundance of caution, we have implemented a targeted quarantine of our facility,” said Anderson County Governmental Affairs Director Steve Newton. “Some animals brought to us within the past week began showing symptoms of parvovirus after being brought to our facility. The normal incubation time for th...

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Anderson County supports the Federal Fair Housing Law which states that it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin: • in the sale or rental of housing, • in advertising the sale or rental of housing, • in the financing of housing, • in the provision of real estate brokerage services, or • in the appraisal of housing. Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against m...

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