How to help your backyard birds

How to help your backyard birds

Americans in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico suffered through devastating hurricanes this year, and they weren’t alone in their desolation —...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Bear population in SC rising

Bear population in SC rising

CLEMSON — The second most-prolific mountain bear-hunting season in South Carolina history and more frequent encounters with the animals along th...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Preventing desperate deer damage

Preventing desperate deer damage

Deer can cause major damage to yards in any season, but in winter they can be downright deadly to some of the most expensive backyard landscape plants...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Eagle Scout completes kiosk

Eagle Scout completes kiosk

LOCKHART — David Helm, a 16-year-old student at Spartanburg High School, recently completed a kiosk at the Thurmond Dove Field in Union County a...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Youth deer hunts being sponsored

Youth deer hunts being sponsored

UNION COUNTY — The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and a number of private individuals are co-sponsoring several youth de...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

UNION COUNTY — Here is some of what’s going on in sports in Union County.Athlete PhysicalsOn the following dates and at the following time...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Maercklein is new forest ranger

Maercklein is new forest ranger

NEWBERRY — The new ranger assigned to serve in the Enoree Ranger District brings years of experience with forests throughout the country to her ...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Teens sought for summer jobs

Teens sought for summer jobs

WHITMIRE — The USDA Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District is seeking young men and women, ages 15-18, who are interested in summer employment w...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Christmas tree farmers have reasons to feel festive

Christmas tree farmers have reasons to feel festive

CLEMSON — Despite being too dry, too wet or damaged by winds, South Carolina’s Christmas tree farms have weathered the storm and are expec...

November 25th, 2016 |