TCTC offering Grant Writing Class

The Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division will offer a Grant Writing class February 28 – March 28 on Thursdays from 5:30 – 8:30pm at the Anderson Campus.  Registration begins February 11. This class will assist non-profit representatives, community volunteers, educators, faith-based organizations and others in developing successful grant proposals. Students will learn the basic components of a […]

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TCTC Students take First at SCSTA College Festival

Tri-County Technical College students placed first in two categories at the 2013 South Carolina Speech and Theater Association’s Annual College Festival Competition.  Ten two- and four-year colleges from around the state competed Saturday, February 2.  Tri-County hosted the event at its Easley Campus.  Representing Tri-County in the competition were Matt Duncan, a University Transfer student from Clemson, Manuel Manley, an […]

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McClain sentenced in Theft Ring

A man has plead guilty to his involvement in a theft ring that had been operating in Anderson County for months during 2011. Tenth Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams announces that Tommy McClain plead guilty and the Honorable Alex Macaulay sentenced him to 5 years for burglary in the third degree, 10 years for one count of grand larceny, 5 years […]

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Alley pleads to Murder

After jury selection and pretrial motions were heard, Walter Chase Alley plead guilty to murder on Tuesday in Anderson General Sessions Court.   Tenth Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams announces that after consideration of the state’s evidence and after hearing testimony from the defense, the Judge made a finding that the defendant was guilty but mentally ill.  The Honorable J.C. Nicholson sentenced […]

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Clemson University named Best Value Colleges

Clemson University is one of the nation’s 75 best values in public colleges and universities according to “The Princeton Review Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition,” announced by The Princeton Review and USA TODAY. Current average in-state tuition and fees at Clemson are $12,674 and out-of-state are $29,600. In its profile of Clemson, the book’s editors at The Princeton Review praise […]

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Twelve Bomb Threats received in 48 Hours

Authorities are actively searching for suspects wanted in connection to a string of bomb threats in Oconee County.  Two more threats were reported Tuesday night, bringing the total to 12 this week.  Local law enforcement was informed about a bomb threat made around 9pm to the BASF plant on Engelhard Drive in Seneca.  The plant was evacuated and deputies with […]

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Highway Contractor paying Late Penalty

For failing to finish the work by the end of an extended contract period, the general contractor for Sheep Farm Road is paying a late penalty.  According to Ryan Miller, resident construction engineer for the DOT, the penalties assessed on the US Group of Columbia are liquidated damages the amount of which, Miller says, he cannot disclose. Nevertheless, the damages […]

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More Bomb Threats reported

Local law enforcement agencies are investigating two straight days of bomb threats in and around the City of Seneca.  Threats have been made to schools, banks, retail stores, and the hospital. Investigators are busy trying to trace the calls and identify the caller.  However, Seneca Police Chief John Covington says, “We have had the voice described as male, then female […]

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Duncan comments on President’s Sequester Proposal

South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan released the following statement on the President’s proposed package of short-term spending cuts and tax reforms to delay the sequester. “The hypocrisy behind the President’s actions is astounding. The President is claiming that we are $16.3 trillion in debt, and the reason is because we don’t tax Americans enough. This follows the President’s failure to […]

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