A store that specializes in reclaiming the past will help bring new life to a historic Piedmont landmark when Antique Junction opens on Saturday, April 2.
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‘Gone but not forgotten’ is etched on several headstones in the old cemetery along Oil Mill Road in Piedmont, but for decades the gravestones in Golden Grove AME Church cemetery – the oldest dating back to 1897 – were obstructed from remembrance by trees and undergrowth.
Founded as Maynard Furniture Company in Belton SC in 1947, Maynard’s Home Furnishings is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022 and a third generation of family ownership.
Jessica Atkins Few first noticed the big white house on the hill as a four-year-old eating ice cream at Jigg’s Café in downtown Piedmont. As the home’s new owner, she hopes renovation of the historic Piedmont residence will spur other revitalization projects in the town.
Piedmont businessman Jimmy Wilson has donated his antique tractor collection to the Easley, Pickens and Powdersville YMCA. Proceeds from an Oct. 9 auction of the collection will help fund a Child Development and Training Center in the Powdersville and Wren communities.
Kayakers can enjoy a moonlit trip up the Saluda River and back on Sunday, August 22, when the Saluda River Rambler in Piedmont hosts its second Full Moon Paddle of the summer.
As the summer heats up, so does hiring in the HVAC industry. On Saturday, July 10, from 8 a.m. until Noon, Carolina Heating Service NearU will hold in-person interviews at its office in Piedmont.
Nathan Weaver believes the Saluda River is a scenic gem that more Upstate locals and visitors should experience. So, last year, he bought a bus and 60 kayaks and opened Saluda River Rambler in Piedmont.