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It’s puppy and kitten season at Anderson County P.A.W.S., and that means we need to make plenty of room for our new guests! That’s why, for a limited time, P.A.W.S. is offering a special adoption price of $10 for all adult (aged one year and older) cats in residence at our facility! That’s a savings of $55 off our normal adoption pricing! What can beat that? The adoption price includes: spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, and micro chipping of your new pet. This offer e...

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Kalie is a six-month old female husky/shepherd mix, approximately six months old and weighing in at 49 pounds. Kalie was brought in by a member of the public to Anderson County P.A.W.S. as a stray. Upon intake she tested positive for heartworms as well as demodectic mange. Being a stray, Kalie was housed at the facility for the required stray animal holding period and also prescribed a treatment regimen. Kalie was not a candidate for general public adoption because of her medical conditions&...

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Anderson’s Air Quality Awareness Week is April 25th - April 29th, 2016. A NEW TWIST ON OUR SC STATE MOTTO — “WHILE I BREATHE, I…..” Everything we enjoy doing... fishing our bountiful lakes and streams, taking a bike ride through our picturesque landscapes, reading a good book, playing outside…requires breathing clean, healthy air. Join us on Tuesday, April 26th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie St, as we ...

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Ray Scott Championship Week Underway in Anderson Green Pond Landing Hosting Another Championship Tournament  Anderson County, S.C. – The American Bass Anglers (ABA) Ray Scott Championship will be held at Green Pond Landing and Lake Hartwell in Anderson, on Thursday, April 7th through Sunday, April 10th. Over 300 anglers from 15 states will compete for more than $400,000 in cash and prizes. The tournament will launch each morning at 7 a.m. from Green Pond Landing with weigh-in at 3 p...

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UPSTATE, S.C – April 4, 2016 - Miracle Hill Ministries will break ground on its latest thrift store location on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10:00am at the intersection of 3 Bridges Road and Highway 153 in Powdersville, SC. The groundbreaking ceremony will be a time of celebration as the organization expands through opening a ninth thrift store in Fall 2016 to help support the operations of Miracle Hill’s nine facilities and other programs for adults and children. This new store will ...

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Anderson County, South Carolina – Ross Self, SC DNR will arrive at Chris Taylor Park between 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. (approximate) for a catfish release into the park’s pond. The fish release is to stock the pond in preparation of Saturday’s fishing derby. The unified fishing derby is for young anglers and Special Olympics athletes in the area and is hosted by FLW Foundation Pro Cody Kelly. There will be event goodie bags for the first 50 participants signed up for the Saturda...

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Tickets are available now for the Belton Area Museum Association’s upcoming Italian themed fundraiser A Night for the Museum. The event will be held from 6:30 -9:00 PM on Thursday, March 24, at the historic Belton Train Depot.    “This silent/live auction should prove to be fun and competitive with a great payoff in the end since so many wonderful items will be up for bid,” said Events Committee Chairman Rex Maynard.    Included in the bidding will...

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Anderson County will present information at a public meeting on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Piedmont Fire Department, 3 SC 86 Piedmont, SC 29673 to discuss the removal of blighted residential structures in the Piedmont 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 Steve New...

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STUDENTS CREATE ART DISPLAYING THEME: “Don’t Trash Our Future!” Artwork from 58 students at 7 different schools was submitted for the 15th Annual Anti-Litter Art Contest, sponsored by Keep Anderson County Beautiful. Students in Districts 1-5 from public and private schools were asked to create a piece of art that represented the theme, “Don’t Trash Our Future!” Two grand-prize winners (Olivia Chapman, Flat Rock Elementary and Jasmine Faye Cuddy, Belto...

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Anderson, S.C., March 11, 2016 — A great deal of Anderson’s history has been created by Lake Hartwell - but another portion lies under its surface. If you are interested in the history of our lake, come to the opening of the new Lake Hartwell Exhibit, “62 Years in the Making” on Tuesday, March 15 at the Anderson County Museum (ACM.) The wine and cheese opening reception is sponsored by the Friends Board of the ACM and will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. This event is op...

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