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Friday night zombies lead the way to several days of Halloween fun

There will be plenty of spooky Halloween options this weekend, beginning with a family-friendly parade of zombies Friday evening, Oct. 28, as Main Street Clinton holds its first Zombie Walk. The Zombie Walk is designed to be a fun, family activity and great for photos, said Main Street Clinton Manager Joe Timmons. Everyone is encouraged…

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Highlight photos from Rhythm on the Rails 2022

Rhythm on the Rails and Smokin’ on the Rails brought in plenty of folks to Downtown Clinton Friday evening and all day Saturday. There was plenty of barbecue, funnel cakes and diverse musical groups to entertain. Overall winners for the Smokin’ on the Rails Southern BBQ Network competition included SC Smokey D’ BBQ in first…

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Clinton’s Rhythm on the Rails and plenty of BBQ this weekend

Clinton, South Carolina – Rhythm on the Rails returns this weekend to Clinton, and among the highlights is the Purple Masquerade Tribute Band. “It’s one of those situations where he looks like Prince and he sounds like Prince,” said Main Street Clinton manager Joe Timmons. “When he performed in Lancaster once, I think some of…

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Clinton plans Thursday evening fun, celebrates new ice cream shop

Clinton, S.C. – For many months Laila’s Place Ice Cream has been providing sweet treats from its mobile cart, and now the family business owned by Newberry residents Jason and Tia Devette is proving a welcome addition to the Main Street Clinton landscape, said Main Street Clinton Manager Joe Timmons. “It’s been packed,” Timmons said.…

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Council sees options on portion of Whitten Center property master plan

Clinton, S.C. – The undeveloped and heavily wooded areas which the City of Clinton acquired from Whitten Center could eventually include areas set aside for industrial uses, large parcel residential areas and a small commercial area if council adopts and begins working toward WK Dickson’s tentative master plan. Clinton City Council and residents of the…

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Clinton holds public recreation meeting March 14, hires manager

Clinton, S.C. – After months seeking a new full time city manager, Clinton City Council last week made the decision in a special called meeting to hire Thomas Brooks, and Brooks was present during council’s regular meeting last week. Brooks will not begin working for the city until May 1, but he sat next to interim…

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Clinton may soon see new restaurant, Starbucks

Clinton, S.C. – Earlier this week an official with the City of Clinton had verified that two new unnamed restaurants were planning to locate near the I-26 and Hwy. 72 interchange, and now one of them appears to be Starbucks, judging from an agenda item for Clinton City Council’s regular March meeting this upcoming Monday,…

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Timmons debuts Facade Improvement Grant, dinner theater

Among Clinton City Council’s business Monday afternoon was the adoption of a resolution accepting the City of Clinton Facade Improvement Grant Program, which will allow matching grants up to $10,000 in financial assistance for owners of private business property within the city’s historic downtown boundaries. Two years ago the funds were pegged for just this…

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