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The Anderson Observer, news from people you trust. Covering Anderson County, S.C., and serving as an advocate of all that is good in our community.






Walk with the Docs, The LOT Project, ACM, ACL, News You Can Trust from the Anderson Observer

Interviews Andy Gibson, The LOT Project updates on The Mill Hill Makers, and a tiny house subdivision Tammie Collins, The Anderson Free Clinic and the Walk with the Docs Beverly Childs, March events at Anderson County Museum Brianna McDonell, March events at Anderson County Library News Wooten Announces Senate Bid Mill Town Players Get National Recognition Smokin' Pig Opens in Anderson Guys Pizza close to opening on 81 N Crescent Fishing Teams dominant County Council Brief


What's New in Anderson County, Mill Town Players New Season is Great, Parkway Now has a Park

Interviews: Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns updates what's going on in the county and looks ahead to March. Mill Town Players Founder and Director Will Ragland announces upcoming season at the Pelzer Theater. Anderson County Councilman Crain Wooten talks about the new park on the East-West Parkway. Plus News...


County Starts Year Strong, Library Offers New Space, Anderson Institute of Tech Update, and Market Theatre's "Our Town"

Interviews with: Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns Anderson Institute of Technology Director Dr. Bob Couch Anderson Library Communications/Marketing Manager Brianna McDonell Robert Jason, Director of Market Theatre "Our Town" Plus news of other news and events around Anderson.


County News is Good, Summer Harvest Great on Stage and at Farmers Market

It's summer, and this week I catch up with Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns on the status of numerous county projects and plans, and talk to Bill Nikas about his wife, and co-chef Sabra and how a battle with cancer has brought them and thre restaurant closer together. Also, community calendar events and more.


Councilman to hang hat, Representative Who Oversees S.C. Budget, and a new book on Anderson County history

Spring in the air. News and commentary. All on the Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust. Interviews with: Anderson County Councilman Tom Allen: 5:21 mark S.C. Rep. Brian White: 10:53 mark Author Liz Carey: 40:24 Mark Next week: Bassmaster talk, AIM, Free Clinic, Meals on Wheels


California Dreaming, Good Leaders are hard to find, One Good Mama Bone

Interviews with Anderson County Legislative Delegation Chairman Mike Gambrell at the 3:53 mark of the podcast Mill Town Players Director Will Ragland talks about his plans for the future and about the current musical revue "California Dreamin," which has eight more shows at the 26:26 mark of the podcast Bren McClain, author of "One Good Mama Bone," a fine novel set in Anderson, S.C., in the 1940s and 1950s at the 39:53 point in the podcast Plus news and other local information, on the...


Gratitude, Lights of Hope and Thanksgiving

Turkeys and gratitude, holiday lights and parades, and some amazing accomplishments by Anderson natives that are getting nationwide attention. All this and more on the early holiday episode of The Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust. Interviews Gratitude: Mayor Terence Roberts, Sheriff Chad McBride, Wanda Johnson Thanksgiving community meal: Anderson County Councilman Ray Graham Lights of Hope: Ben Phillips Holiday Calendar of Events


New Free Clinic Director, Council Oks Sewer Projects (and to followup Preston legal issues), FBC to improve downtown, and School District One Superintendent talks about his schools

Interviews Anderson County Councilman Tommy Dunn Free Cllnic Director Tammie Collins First Baptist Church Associate Pastor Josh Hunt School District One Superintendent David Harvird


Eclipse is here, School starts back, A new business downtown, Townville remembered and more

Interviews Anderson County Parks & Recreation Director Glenn Brill offers last-minute stuff on the eclipse Anderson County Digital Libarian Brianna McDonell talks about ComiCon Jeff Raines and Gary Durkee of Raines on Main Anderson School District Superintendent 4 oanne Avery on the Townville Anniversary Anderson School District 5 Superintendent on the upcoming school year


New County Budget, New Tech Director for Public Schools, the County Hog Slayer, plus news for the week ahead

Interviews with Anderson County Council Chairman Tommy Dunn, Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns and Anderson County Councilman Craig Wooten on the budget. A chat with Dr. Bob Couch, the new director of the Anderson Institute of Techonology which will server school districts 3,4 and 5. And a chat with Anderson County's Wild Hog Slayer.


River Rally Raises Bar, New County Budget, Joey Preston, Support a Fallen Hero

The Saluda River Rally 2017 was a huge success, and some of those who participated will tell you so. News of the week and next week, including the county council working on budget, and how to help the family of a fallen hero in Anderson County, all on this week's Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust.


Get out and Vote Tuesday. (Or just keep your opinions to yourself)

Interviews Cancer Association of Anderson - Angie Stringer S.C. Senate Dist. 3 Candidates Dean Allen Corey Bott Carol Burdette James Galyean


Truckin' with AIM, Playground Progress, Old Farm Day, PAWS top dog and more on fixing Anderson Roads

March 26, 2017 Interviews Kid Venture Playground - Julia Woodson Old Farm Days - Norman Durham, Les McCall AIM - Amy Hoyes, Jordan Evans PAWS - Dr. Kim Sanders


S.C. Senate Forum Showcases Candidates, New ADA Kayak Launch in the county and more

It's St. Patrick's Day, and along with news updates and analysis, the podcast features the entire audio from Tuesday night's Progressive Women of Anderson's S.C. Senate Dist. 3 GOP Candidate Forum. You can get a feel for each candidate from this event. The GOP primary, there is not a Democratic candidate, is April 11. Please get out and vote! The Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust.


A New Roadmap for Paving the County

Interviews with Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns on what's going on in Anderson you may not be aware of right now and with new Solicitor David Wagner.


Christmas Tree Saves County Money, Chad McBride has a plan

How the county Christmas tree is saving money and an interview with Sheriff-Elect Chad McBride. Shop local, give local this season.


Repost from 2015: Gratitude and why it matters. Your Friend and Neighbors give thanks. This one is good.

The Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust, ushers in Thanksgiving with words of gratitude from: Phyllis White who helps keep Anderson County running well. The Rev. Kurt Stutler of South Main Chaple & Mercy Center Kelly Jo Barnwell of the Jo Brown Senior Center Laurie Ashley of Meals on Wheels Pam Christopher, President and CEO of the Anderson Chamber of Commerce Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts Anderson County Administrator Rusty Burns Kristi King-Brock, founder and...


Fighting Fires with Community Help, Christmas is Coming and Green Pond Bringing in the green for Anderson County

Interviews: Easley Fire Dept. Captain Matthew Littleton talks about the fire and efforts to support the firefighters. Anderson County Adminsitrator Rusty Burns talks about Green Pond, Econonmic development and the new council members. Plus: ice skating, a new Anderson Hall of Fame member and more


Reasons to vote, Amazon comes to town (before holidays), an interview with Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts and more...

Get out and vote Tuesday. This week's Anderson Observer Podcast, news from people you trust, looks at what's going on in Anderson, reasons to vote, Amazon's new footprint in Anderson, an update on the Rhody Farms Road case, holiday previews and an interview with Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts.


Gas, hot air, hospitality and registering to Vote

Interviews with: Tracy Bowie, Foothills Alliance, Kristi-King Brock and Amy Hoyes, AIM Laura Griffin, Anderson County Voter Registration.