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Anderson County, S.C. (January 12, 2018) – Anderson County anticipated the return of the Striped Bass Challenge (SBC) since the “Fall Brawl”, SBC’s first Anderson event was held in December 2016. SBC organizers’ focus continues to remain on the anglers, youth fishing, giving back to the community, as well as top dollar payouts and prizes. Green Pond Landing & Event Center, the Civic Center of Anderson, and Visit Anderson combine to create the proper stage for ...

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THE STRIPED BASS CHALLENGE RETURNS TO GREEN POND LANDING, LAKE HARTWELL, SOUTH CAROLINA WINTER CLASSIC TOURNAMENT 1/6/2018 ANDERSON SC, January 4, 2018– After a very successful Fall Brawl in December 2016 The Striped Bass Challenge (SBC) brings the 2018 Winter Classic to Green Pond Landing on January 6, 2018. Tournament organizer Mike Dillon says that the folks at Visit Anderson, Anderson County, The Civic Center of Anderson and Golden Harvest Food Bank were such a pleasure to wor...

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Announcements Surpass $3 Billion Capital Investment, 5,000 Job Levels ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (December 20, 2017) – Totals for publicly-announced economic development projects in Anderson County have exceeded $3.3 billion in capital investment and 5,300 in job creation since January 2009, according to figures released today by the Anderson County officials. MAP “I like to use January of 2009 as a starting point for tracking these numbers—at that time the Great Recession was ...

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ATHENS, Ala. – The 2018 American Couples Series National Championship, presented by American Bass Anglers, will be hosted by the Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau and will take place Sept. 16-21, 2018 at Green Pond Landing and Event Center on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC. The onsite registration and dinner will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.    “We are so excited about the opportunity to have the ABA Couples Championship back in Anderson County, Green P...

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At its meeting of December 7, 2018, the Anderson County Legislative Delegation endorsed a request from Anderson County for $350,000 in funding through the State’s Water Recreation Resource Fund for infrastructure improvements at the Green Pond Landing and Event Center on Lake Hartwell. The proud host site of the upcoming 2018 Geico Bassmaster Classic, Green Pond Landing has hosted fifteen major fishing tournaments since opening as a tournament facility in February 2015. These events have ...

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ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (December 8, 2017) – Beginning Sunday evening December 10th, Green Pond Landing & Event Center's 3-lane boat ramp and hillside truck/trailer parking area will be closed for a 3-month facility expansion project.  The new boat ramp will remain closed to the public until March 9, 2018; only opening for three scheduled angling tournaments: January 6, February 10, and February 18. However, the pre-existing single-lane boat ramp at Green Pond Landing with 20-count...

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Anderson County is pleased to announce today that it has acquired the TTI sites in Anderson and Pickens counties. Both sites were purchased with grant funds received from the State of South Carolina. In addition to nine million dollars granted for the purchase of the properties, the State has provided an additional one million dollars for the creation of a “soft landing zone” at the Anderson facility on Pearman Dairy Road. The soft landing zone will provide new industries a place to ...

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2018 AIRSHOW EXTENDED TO TWO-DAY EVENT Royal Canadian Snowbirds, USAF A-10 Demo Team to Headline the 2018 Bill and Jo Trent Anderson Regional Airshow The organizers of the 2018 Bill and Jo Trent Anderson Regional Airshow, in partnership with the Anderson County Council, are pleased to announce that the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds demonstration team will be returning to our community as the headline attraction for next year’s airshow.    “I can’t begi...

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Company creating 130 new jobs with product line expansion COLUMBIA, S.C. – Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, is expanding its existing Anderson County operations. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is bringing $152 million of additional capital investment and creating 130 new jobs. Employing approximately 390,000 associates worldwide, Bosch Group is a leading Internet of Things company, offering innovative solutions for smart homes, smar...

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Anderson County, SC (November 20, 2017) - Anderson County is pleased to announce it has been awarded $650,000 in Sports Fish Restoration Act Funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service. The money will be used to expand and enhance the existing dock facilities at Green Pond Landing and Event Center on Lake Hartwell. This is the second major Sport Fish Restoration Fund grant awarded to Green Pond by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Green Pond Landing is qu...

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