Following approval by the Clinton City School Board on Thursday, a new pilot program will establish a basketball program for city schools.
Boys and girls teams will tip-off later this fall. The teams will be composed of fifth and sixth grade students from Clinton, North Clinton, and South Clinton Elementary Schools, meaning all three schools will combine under the umbrella of Clinton City Schools.
Funding for the county’s fire departments, volunteer fire departments, and rescue squads continues to be a focal point among Anderson County officials.
During the Anderson County Commission’s Operations Committee meeting on Monday, Aug. 14, officials discussed potential options for funding the fire departments.
Read MoreExcitement is building and students are getting ready for Monday, Aug. 21., and the solar eclipse. Third grade students at South Clinton Elementary School have been using the upcoming eclipse in their studies and learning why the event is so unique. Anderson County and Clinton City schools will be closed Monday, Aug. 21, so students may take advantage and view the event. Pictured are Ellie Bonesteel, Kennedy Cook, Addisyn Toler, and Maleah Wayman, who are making a model of a solar eclipse in anticipation for the one they will see Aug. 21.
American Legion Post 112 opens with renewed commitment
The American Legion, nearing its 100-year anniversary, is one of the oldest and largest veteran organizations. According to the Legion information website, it was created for “mutual helpfulness” and is “committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.”