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Proposed cellphone tower in Anderson dials up opposition

Dozens of residents are opposing plans for a cellphone tower near a church in Anderson. The outcry has prompted at least a 60-day delay in the construction of a 169-foot tall cellphone tower in a wooded area behind Upstate Church of Christ on Brown Road. The tower would be built by Verizon Wireless.

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-22 16:27:01

Downtown Anderson building cited for code violations being demolished

A building in downtown Anderson that was cited for code violations earlier this year is being demolished. Located at West Benson Street and Murray Avenue, the building previously housed the law office of Fox Cahaly Sr. and his wife's real estate business. Fox Cahaly Sr. also served as a family court

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-21 14:45:18

Home-schooled Anderson teen, now Clemson student, aspires to be neurosurgeon

Emma Lane McGahey knows how to teach herself just about anything. For most of her life, McGahey, 18, has lived in Anderson, where she grew up and was home-schooled from fourth grade through her senior year. Home-schooling, she said, isn't what people picture - her mom didn't sit her down at the kitc

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:40:20

Anderson Area Crimestoppers launches new website

Anderson Area Crime Stoppers has launched a new website! After several months of hard work and coordination with partner agencies, the organization officially launched the new website on Sept. 18 at www.andersonareacrimestoppers.com. The goal with this new website is to provide citizens with an easi

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:05:49

Paradise Hot Dogs opens in downtown Anderson

A new restaurant in downtown Anderson is catering to customers who are hankering for hot dogs. Paradise Hot Dogs has opened across from City Hall at 420 S. Main St., which previously housed Murph's Grill and Bar and Pete's Downtown Cafe. David Singleton, a former sanitation worker for the city of An

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-09-20 15:06:56

Anderson County Council recognizes Career and Technology Center

The Anderson County Council recognized the District 1 and 2 Career and Technology Center Tuesday night with a resolution acknowledging the CTC's recognition as the Outstanding CTC by the Southern Regional Education Board. The resolution passed by Council mentions the two thousand students served by

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:22:35

Anderson Walmart evacuated for gas leak

The Walmart is located on Highway 28. The fire department says an odor of gas was in the store and people were removed for their safety. Piedmont Gas shut off the line and they are opening it back up now to find and path the leak. They is no definite time of restoration of service right now.

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:19:02

Person killed in tractor accident, coroner says

WYFF NEWS 4SOURCE: WYFF NEWS 4 Updated: 6:36 PM EDT Sep 21, 2017 A person died Thursday after being run over by a tractor in Anderson County, the county coroner said. The coroner's office said it is responding after a person was apparently ejected off of a farm tractor and was pinned underneath it

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-21 22:36:00

Ranch brings hope through equine therapy

At 12 years old, Melanie Watt was grooming her horse Princess when something dawned on her: Princess couldn't talk, but could understand what Watt was feeling. "That's when the Lord said he wanted me to build a ranch for hurting children," said Watt, founder and CEO of Hope Remains Ranch in Wellfor

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 20:09:08

Belton woman nabs nearly 13 ft long gator in Santee

A Belton woman has earned bragging rights for bringing in a huge catch in the Midlands. Laura Robinson Griffin said she was in Santee, SC on Lake Moultrie when she snagged a 12' 7" long gator. She had been on a hunting trip with family and friends. Griffin said her husband and friends go every year,

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-22 23:40:00

Bedingfield plans to resign next year

South Carolina State Representative Eric Bedingfield has announced his intention to resign next year. Bedingfield says he is stepping down on January 18, 2018 to become director of government affairs at Greenville Technical College. "There is a season for everything," Bedingfield wrote in announci

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:18:08

Planning Commission denies two developments in Powdersville

In a move that may lead to legal action, the Anderson County Planning Commission denied approval for two residential developments in the Powdersville area, ignoring the planning department's recommendation of approval. The vote, last Thursday, came weeks after the issue was originally tabled witho

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:40:31

Rep. Norman visits the museum

Photo courtesy of the Union County Museum The economy of Union County has been compared to a three-legged stool with each leg representing one of the three major sectors of the economy. Those sectors are industry, retail, and tourism. A big draw for tourism in Union County is the Union County Museum

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 06:00:07

Tucker Hipps' parents focus on hazing on anniversary of his death

The family of Tucker Hipps has settled lawsuits that were filed against Clemson University, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and several members of it after his death on Lake Hartwell. Wochit Sept. 22 feels different this year for Gary Hipps. His son, Tucker Hipps, died on the same date three years ag

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:46:36

Where are the autumn leaves? 5 great spots for fall color

Check out these places that offer fabulous views of the autumn leaves. The colors of fall are headed this way, and as always, the highest elevations will see the brilliant colors first. Once the leaves reach their peak in the upper reaches of the region, the color flows downward at a rate of about 1

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 11:00:09

Dealer convicted of shooting man who said he was shorted drugs

A man has been convicted of shooting and killing a man in Clemson more than two years ago. Local media outlets reported that a jury in Pickens convicted 25-year-old Jaron Gibbs of Greenville on charges of murder and possession of a gun during a violent crime. Prosecutors said Gibbs shot and killed 2

WYFF4.COM - 2017-09-22 13:31:00

All opposed? Jordan Klepper's 'Opposition' spoof sure is

NEW YORK (AP) - Jordan Klepper's new Comedy Central series, "The Opposition," aims to rally a rash of outrageous world views. Klepper is a former correspondent for Comedy Central's fake newscast, "The Daily Show." On his new show, he says whatever the issue might be, he's opposed to it. He will pres

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:54:00

Pine Grove UMW Hear About 'God's Toolbox'

Pine Grove United Methodist Women held their monthly meeting Sept. 5 in the church fellowship hall. President Mary Conduff conducted the meeting. Phyllis Henry read the Prayer Calendar and its mission focus on Zimbabwe and purchasing computers, color printers, a digital camera and magnetic board for

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

AP Was There: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine

WASHINGTON (AP) - EDITOR'S NOTE: Sixty years ago, nine black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, putting to test a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 that declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional. The court ordered all public schools to act swift

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 18:46:14

Trucks, building catch fire at Gordon Food in Piedmont

Crews have put out a fire at Gordon Food on Matrix Pkwy in Piedmont, according to South Greenville Fire Chief Ken Taylor. Taylor says a tractor-trailer caught fire, backed into a building and caught another tractor-trailer on fire. The building then caught fire. The fire didn't go inside the buildin

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-22 17:00:08