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South Carolina’s Fight Against the Opioid Crisis is Unified and Strong; Upstate First Responders Take the Lead in Saving Lives

By Anderson County News | Sep 12, 2018

On September 6, 2018, the Office of the Governor and the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) hosted the 2018 SC Governor’s Opioid Summit. The Opioid Summit provided an opportunity for behavioral health professionals, law enforcement, healthcare workers, representatives of state and local government, clergy, advocates, and other caring individuals…

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ACM’s Hall of Fame Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary: John Martin to be inducted on October 16th

By Anderson County News | Sep 12, 2018

ANDERSON — On October 16th The Anderson County Museum (ACM) Advisory Committee will celebrate the 15th year Anniversary of inducting deserving individuals into the Hall of Fame. In 2018 we are honoring John Martin in addition to highlighting all 35 Hall of Fame recipients since the induction began in 2003. The ACM Advisory Committee members…

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Hurricane Florence – A Message From Our Sheriff’s Office

By Anderson County News | Sep 12, 2018

County officials give tips on keeping you and your family safe during Hurricane Florence’s landfall. Check on your neighbors and seniors to see if their needs are met. Only call 911 for emergencies, to report non-emergency situations please call the following. Downed Trees: 864.260.4400 Power Outages: Duke Energy — 800.769.3766 or https://www.duke-energy.com/outages/restoring-your-power Blue Ridge Electric Coop…

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Half-Staff Flag Observance

By Anderson County News | Sep 11, 2018

The President has issued a directive to display the flag of the United States at half-staff on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, Patriot Day, in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Accordingly, the Governor directs that flags atop the State Capitol be flown at half-staff from sunup until sunset, Tuesday,…

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Neil Paul Recognized as a “Game Changer” by Connect Sports

By Anderson County News | Sep 7, 2018

Neil Paul, Executive Director of Visit Anderson, was recognized as an industry leader in Connect Sports magazine’s “Game Changers” feature in the fall 2018 issue. Connect Sports is a national, B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas to professionals and planners in the sports tourism industry. “This is just another affirmation of the great work…

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Anderson Celebrates Family, Veterans, and First Responders

By Anderson County News | Aug 31, 2018

Anderson County, S.C. – An annual community event, Celebrate Anderson unites our County’s eleven cities and towns for a day of festivities that concludes with an evening of concerts and a patriotic fireworks celebration the Sunday before Labor Day. The Celebrate-Fun-Zone, which includes large inflatables and activities brings together families and youth for a fun…

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Shiloh Church Road to Close September 10th for Bridge Replacement

By Anderson County News | Aug 28, 2018

Anderson County, S.C. (August 27, 2018) – Anderson County Roads and Bridges Department will close a portion of Shiloh Church Road near Highway 17 in the Wren community on Monday, September 10, 2018 to replace the west bridge near Shiloh Creek Subdivision.  The roadway will be closed between Highway 17 and Cane Hill Drive C-01-0307…

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Half-Staff Flag Observance for Senator John McCain

By Anderson County News | Aug 27, 2018

*** Event Date: 08/26/2018 – 08/29/2018 As a mark of respect for the memory of Senator John McCain, the President has issued a proclamation ordering that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff until sunset, on the day of interment. Accordingly, the Governor directs that flags atop the State Capitol Building be…

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Holt Hopkins Named South Carolina APWA Public Works Manager of the Year

By Anderson County News | Aug 16, 2018

Anderson County, S.C. (August 16, 2018) – Each year the South Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (SCAPWA) names an Outstanding Public Works Manager of the Year. This award is given to a public works manager with outstanding initiatives, innovations, and improvements during the past three years in South Carolina. At the Statewide…

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