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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
*** 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…Read More
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…Read More
Plans for New Downtown Hotel Development Revealed in Joint City/County Announcement Signaling Tipping Point
In a joint announcement, officials from the City of Anderson and Anderson County outlined the details of a planned hotel and retail development in downtown Anderson at the corner of South Main and East Market Streets. The hotel will be a focused-service property affiliated with a national franchise. It will be developed by Main at…Read More
The JBC Advisory Council recognized the 22nd Annual Jo Brown Senior Citizen of the Year Award to Iva Sunrise Senior leader, Janice Ferguson. Janice Ferguson selected president of Iva Sunrise Seniors in 2017, the Iva Sunrise Seniors participation has grown under the direction of Ms. Ferguson. Janice, widow of Dwight Ferguson (married 49 years). The…Read More
Runway Construction Closures Planned for Anderson Regional Airport: August 12, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – August 20, 8:00 a.m.
Anderson County, S.C. (August 2, 2018) – The runways at Anderson Regional Airport (KAND) are scheduled for temporary closure starting at 8:30 PM on Sunday, August 12th. Runways are expected to reopen no later than 8:00 AM on Monday, August 20th. All air traffic operations, including takeoffs and landings, will be suspended at KAND during…Read More