County closes deal on senior center

County officials closed on a business deal on Friday, July 7, with local businessman Michael Farley for the county’s recent purchase of the building on 205 North Main Street for use as a senior citizens center. Cherie Phililps, Director of the Anderson County Office on Aging and Senior Center, was handed the keys to the building by Farley on Friday. Several county officials and volunteers with the senior center were present in front of the building when Phillips was given the keys. Standing in front row holding the keys is Cherie Phillips (center) with Commissioner Steve Emert (Dist. 3) left of Phillips and Farley on her right. Other officials present included Chuck Fritts, Steve Griffith, Gail Berry, Felicia Foust, Steve Day, Robert McKamey, Phil Yager, Shain Vowell, Sharon Clapp, and Phil Warfield. — Heather Miller
Friday, July 7, was a day of celebration for Anderson County senior citizens.

On Friday, county officials finalized their plans to relocate the Clinton Senior Center, currently located on 195 Edgewood Avenue, to a larger facility on 205 North Main Street in downtown Clinton by officially closing on a deal they had made with local businessman and attorney Michael Farley last month to purchase the building.

Read More

Commission to receive update on ACEMS for operational audit

Anderson County officials were provided an update from the county’s finance and purchasing departments during a county operations committee meeting Monday that the bids for a request for proposals from vendors (RFP) to conduct a comprehensive operational audit of the county’s ambulance service (ACEMS) were issued earlier this month and that two vendors have shown interest.

Read More