Several departments, the police department, Council Chambers, and court is housed at 401 S. Main St. Several public, monthly meetings are also held at City Hall. View the calendar for details.
Several City water tanks throughout the City are creatively painted to represent the area's reputation as a welcoming location for pilots and as a great location for air shows.
The City of Anderson Recreation Center, featuring multiple ballfields, courts, and workout facilities is located at 1700 Murray Avenue. Low-cost memberships with no contracts are available.
A sampling of public artwork, featuring the state bird, the Carolina Wren, the namesake for Carolina Wren Park, can be found along the streets of Downtown Anderson.
The Garge@Whitner is a free, public parking facility at the corner of Whitner St. and Murray Ave. It also houses the Economic Development Department.
Linley Park, one of many parks throughout the City, is uniquely situated on 13 acres in the middle of North Murray Avenue. Highlights include a walking track, picnic and playground area, and ballfields.
The City of Anderson operates low-fare, public buses that carries riders throughout the city for shopping, recreation, appointments, and other needs. Bus stops are located at various places. Call 864-231-7625 for assistance.
Aerial view of Darwin Wright Park, a free, public beach, fishing, and picnic area off Liberty Highway at I-85 Exit 21. Lake Hartwell is known for hosting the Bassmaster Classic.
Bronze fish sculpture and water fountain in front of City Hall. The piece is one of may art installations throughout Downtown Anderson.
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The City of Anderson has three fire station locations. Fire Station 1 is located at 400 South McDuffie Street, Fire Station Two at 2411 North Main Street, and Fire Station Three at 111 Simpson Road.
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The Sanitation Department’s primary functions are to retrieve and carry solid waste from the city to the landfill in an orderly, efficient manner. This beneficial service provides curbside trash collection to approximately 10,000 locations weekly.

Dog Park Closed: The Dog Park will re-open Friday September 22 at 3:00 pm. Please be respectful of the new sod as it will take two weeks to set in. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Demolition: We tentatively plan to demolish 50 North Street, 119 Marion Street and 710 A & B Beechwood Avenue. Please visit the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP) webpage here for more information.

ALGAECIDE TREATMENT: ARJWS received lab results September 6th that indicate algae concentrations are declining. MIB and geosmin have trended back down during the last two sampling events (each below 5.0 nG/L). Based on this information, the September 7th, lake treatment has been cancelled. ARJWS will continue to monitor the raw water quality and schedule a lake treatment should algae concentrations begin to increase. www.arjwater.com

TENANT RIGHTS WORKSHOP: Do you know your rights as a renter? If you’re not sure, you should attend this workshop on “Tenant Rights”. Whatever your renting situation is, private home, apartment, public housing or mobile home. You should come and find out what your rights are as a tenant. Additional Information

NEW YOUTH SPORT PROGRAM: Beginning in August, The City of Anderson Recreation Department will have a fall softball program for girls’ teams. The age groups will be 12-under and 14-under. Registration will be by teams only – no individual sign-ups. The cost will be $350 per team which covers balls and umpire fees. For further information, please call (864) 231-2232.

“MOVIE NIGHT” LINE-UP ANNOUNCED: The City of Anderson Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2017 “Movie Night in Carolina Wren Park” line-up, featuring blockbuster hits such as “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “LEGO Batman.” Admission is free to these family fun nights. Concessions are available and coolers are welcome. No alcohol or glass containers. Carolina Wren Park is located at 111 E. Whitner St. Funding assistance provided by the City of Anderson accommodations tax fund. Printable Schedule.

 

 

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