Families in the local area and throughout South Carolina are expected to be out shopping for back-to-school items as the state’s tax-free weekend begins today.
The town of Central fire department has long operated as a volunteer unit.
Central Police Chief Steve Thompson said he wants to re-establish the town’s police advisory board, adding that he believes it would be good for strengthening community relations.
For one local family, July 8 is an annual reminder of heartbreak and pain.
Former Central town administrator Herb Thompson worked for the town for 18 years, and his contributions are still felt today.
Former Mayor Al Cumbie said former Central town administrator Herb Thompson’s devotion to Central involved more than just the nearly two decades spent as town administrator or as a town councilman prior to that.
Central Town Council on Tuesday passed an emergency ordinance requiring the wearing of face coverings in public places, nearly a week after Clemson City Council approved a similar ordinance.
Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe said town council will consider an ordinance requiring masks to be worn in town at its monthly meeting tonight, adding that it is identical to the one approved by Clemson City Council last week.