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ANDERSON COUNTY, SC -- The Anderson County Council wishes to express our deepest condolences to former South Carolina Representative Don Bowen and his family as they face the incredible loss of beloved wife and mother, Tomilyn Forrester Bowen.  "On behalf of County Council, I want to extend our heartfelt sympathy to the Bowen family," said Council Chairman Tommy Dunn. "Tomilyn was loved and admired by everyone who met her. She was such a support to Don as he served our community as wel...

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ANDERSON COUNTY — Anderson County Solid Waste and Keep Anderson County Beautiful worked alongside the five Anderson County school districts for the 1st Recycle Your Selfie Contest. The contest was intended toward school age children, K5 through 12th grade, to encourage students to participate in recycling at school, as well as their homes. Anderson County School District 1 Winner: Concrete Primary School Anderson County School District 2 Winner: Belton Elementary School Anderson Count...

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Anderson County Contact: Rusty Burns, 844-5700 CAA Contact: Sandra Martoccia, 787-9916   ANDERSON COUNTY, SC—Anderson County Communications Director Angela Stringer is leaving the County to assume the position of executive director of the Cancer Association of Anderson (CAA). “Angie has been an incredible asset to Anderson County and she will be sorely missed,” said Council Chairman Tommy Dunn. “However, I am certain we will continue to work together. As someone ...

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The Anderson County Council Is pleased to host the   Legislative Delegation in presenting   THE SOUTH CAROLINA BUDGET   January 7th at 10 am Civic Center of Anderson 3027 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Anderson, SC   Join the Anderson County Council and the Anderson County Legislative Delegation at a Town Hall Forum to discuss the State Budget. Anderson County Municipality Town/City Councils and the Anderson County Transportation Committee have been invited ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:                       Jessica Cwynar, Director                                                    &nb...

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Anderson County Council woman M. Cindy Wilson (District 7), SC Representative Anne Thayer (District 9) and Community Volunteer Sara Crocker invite you to BAN THE TRASH in Anderson County Meeting January 7, 2016, 6:30 to 7:30 pm High Praises Church of God 4506 Midway Road Williamston SC 29697 (just north of Hopewell and Breazeale Roads, crossing Midway)   PURPOSE:  * to give Anderson County residents the tools and contacts to report trash and offenders   * to arrange for...

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Visit Anderson & Visit Greenville Named “2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism” Anderson, SC – Sports Destination Management, a top publication for sports event planners and tournament directors recently honored Visit Anderson and Visit Greenville as recipients of the “2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism” award. Visit Anderson, Visit Greenville and BASS were recognized for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, which is widely known as ...

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MORE THAN 400 LIVES SAVED DURING “HOME $4 THE HOLIDAYS” PROMOTION   The citizens of Anderson County and several area animal rescue groups partnered to save the lives of a total of 409 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens (as well as one hamster and one gerbil) during the “Home $4 the Holidays” promotion offered by Anderson County P.A.W.S. (Pets Are Worth Saving).   “I am so happy to hear this wonderful news!” said Anderson County Council Chairman Tom...

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November 18, 2015—Anderson County’s unemployment rate for the month of November was recorded at 4.6%, according to figures released today by S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.  This is the lowest rate measured in more than 14 years and is the 5th unemployment lowest rate in South Carolina. The last time Anderson County’s unemployment rate was below 4.6% was in April of 2001, when the rate was measured at 4.4% “We were hopeful that we’d see unemploym...

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Due to overwhelming public response to the “Home $4 The Holidays” adoption event, Anderson County PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) will be open for adoptions and owner-claims ONLY on Saturday, December 19th.  All available staff resources will be used that day to assist the public with adoptions, as demand to adopt is expected to be especially high this weekend. “PAWS has been given a wonderful opportunity to save animals lives.” Said PAWS Director Jessica Cwynar. ...

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