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Senator Michael W. Gambrell, Chairman of the Anderson County Legislative Delegation has announced two resignations, which leaves two seats available on the two boards / commissions listed below. Senator Gambrell will call a Special Session in Columbia, SC in January to fill these two vacant seats:
Tri-County Technical College Commission (One Seat)
Anderson County Transportation Committee (One Seat)
On Monday, December 2nd, Anderson County will begin to gradually lower the water level at Broadway Lake. The lake level is expected to be 5½ feet below full pool by Friday, December 8th for enhancements. The public will have access to facilities during this period.Read More
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced Thursday the schedule, rules and entry dates for the 2020 FLW College Fishing presented by YETI season, highlighted by the FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg, Florida, and advancement opportunities for anglers to compete in the Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American and the FLW Series Championship. All teams also now have the freedom to add as many non conference tournaments to their schedule as they like.Read More
Anderson University and Tri-County Technical College (Tri-County) have formed a partnership designed to enhance the transfer of students from Tri-County to AU. The partnership is intended to serve students by providing program support and services through a seamless transfer pathway that prepares and acclimates students desiring to matriculate at AU.Read More
Lake Hartwell will host its fourth B.A.S.S. championship event in the last four years with the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship scheduled for Nov. 6-8.Read More
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Federal Railroad Authority (FRA) have just released the first phase of their study to locate a high-speed passenger rail service between Atlanta and Charlotte. All three of the possible routes under review pass through Upstate South Carolina. Two of the three possible routes have proposed stops in Anderson County.
High-speed interstate rail service is a very exciting prospect for Anderson County. It provides expanded business and employment opportunities, increased visitation to our community, access to regional cultural and entertainment opportunities, and greater connections among friends and families across the region.
GDOT and FRA are accepting public comments through Monday, November 4th. Residents of Anderson County can register their support for this exciting opportunity here:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AtlCha19Read More
Senator Richard Cash announced today that he has organized three town hall meetings that will be open to all who wish to attend:
November 4th at 7:00 pm at Powdersville Fire Department (10600 Anderson Road Easley, SC 29642)
November 5th at 7:00 pm at Pendleton Fire Department (108 N. Depot Street Pendleton, SC 29670)
November 7th at 7:00 pm at Centerville Fire Department (196 Sullivan Road Anderson, SC 29625)
Senator Michael W. Gambrell, Chairman of the Anderson County Legislative Delegation has called a Delegation Meeting to be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, 6:00 P.M., in Courtroom One in Summary Court, First Floor of the Ronald P. Townsend Government Building, 2404 North Main Street, Anderson, S.C.Read More
Anderson County achieved a record-low unemployment rate of 1.7 percent in September 2019, according to local area unemployment statistic (LAUS) data released today by the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW).Read More