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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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Plans for New Downtown Hotel Development Revealed in Joint City/County Announcement Signaling Tipping Point

By Anderson County News | Aug 10, 2018

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…

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2018 Anderson County Senior of the Year Announced: Janice Ferguson

By Anderson County News | Aug 7, 2018

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…

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