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Holiday Schedule

City offices will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Monday's garbage and trash routes will be serviced on Tuesday September 2. All other routes will be delayed and will be completed by the end of the week.

Volleyball Coaches Needed

Volleyball Coach

The City of Anderson Recreation Department has an immediate need for youth volleyball coaches. Only a few hours are needed each week, so there's a low time commitment. Plus, coaches receive a positive return helping children. If you are interested, please call 231-2233 right away.


Mayor Terence Roberts

Municipal Association Elects Mayor Terence Roberts as President of Its 2014-2015 Board of Directors

Movie Nights in Wren Park

Movie Night

The City is sponsoring movie nights downtown in Wren Park on certain Tuesdays. There is no charge to attend and coolers (no alcohol, no glass containers) are welcome. Pack some snacks and come join the fun. Light concessions will be available. 2014 schedule

West Church Streetscape and Infrastructure Project

The construction of the West Church Streetscape project began in June, 2014. The project will be under construction through September, 2014. During this time, portions of the street will be periodically closed to traffic. The city parking lot, located between West Market and West Church streets, may be accessed from West Market Street. Photo Gallery

New Water Treatment Process

Anderson Regional Joint Water System has placed an activated carbon treatment process into service to help alleviate the seasonal taste and odor that customers have been experiencing. The taste and odor episode is associated with algal bloom in its Lake Hartwell raw water source. The new treatment process introduces powdered activated carbon, or PAC, into the raw water feed to the water treatment plant. More

Standard and Poor's Credit Rating

Standard and Poor's credit ratings express their opinion about the ability and willingness of the City to meet its financial obligations in full and on time. They have upgraded the City's General Obligation rating from an ‘A+’ to ‘AA-‘. These ratings are defined as follows:

Investors rely on these ratings to determine the safety of a bond.

Election

Official results from the City Council election on April 8, 2014. Results were certified by the Municipal Election Commission on Thursday, April 10.

Firefighters Burn Foundation Fundraiser

Shandi Hall

Lieutenant Shandi Hall was recently selected as Mrs. January for the 2014 Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation Calendar Fundraiser. This calendar will be sold throughout the state trying to raise money for families affected by burns throughout the Southeast.

Lieutenant Shandi Hall has worked for the Anderson City Fire Department for 13 years. Shandi is currently assigned as B shift Station 3 officer and has been there for 3 years. She hopes this will help raise money for a good cause. More...

Animal Care

Animal Care

The animal care and maintenance ordinance, which was adopted July 8, 2013, was designed to lessen improper care and treatment of animals, as well as address the living environment and maintenance of animals. Anderson citizens should be pleased to know that the new law is generating positive results.

The ordinance, also referred to as the animal care/tethering ordinance, has been effective. The first 30+ days of implementation have shown positive results. Approximately 150 dogs are no longer living in chained/tethered conditions. Passage of the law and the educational efforts are working.

Included in these positive results are the cooperative efforts with Freedom Fences who has provided/installed at least 30 fences over the past 30 days, plus spay/neutering services. As expected, the number of calls for Animal Control rose in June and early July (from 272 to 355), but calls for August seem to be trending back to normal levels. Many thanks to City Council, the supportive citizens, and the Anderson Police Department and Animal Control Officer Michelle Smith.

Westview Plots

New Plots Available

New plots are available in Westview Cemetery. Began in the early 1900's as a municipal cemetery for African Americans, Westview is located on Sayre Street. African Americans who figure prominently in Anderson's history are laid to rest there including W. I. Peek and Fred Jackson, who were mortuary business pioneers. Currently, there are approximately 9,000 gravesites on more than 22 acres. There are now approximately 2500 new burial plots available. For more information, contact the cemetery office, 1405 White St., Anderson, SC 29624, (864) 231-2255. City Cemetery Endowment Fund


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