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Officials still unsure of cause of floor collapse that hurt 30 people
October 23, 2018 – 12:48 am
Officials still unsure of cause of floor collapse that hurt 30 people

Clemson city officials are waiting for an inspection by a structural engineer to determine the cause of a floor collapse that hurt more than two dozen people early Sunday morning.

OJRSA commissioners announce called meeting
October 23, 2018 – 12:39 am
OJRSA commissioners announce called meeting

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority Board of Commissioners has scheduled a called meeting for 4 p.m. today where commissioners will receive an update from attorney Larry Brandt on a proposed agreement with Oconee County Council in which the county would turn over ownership of about $9 million in sewer lines to the sewer authority.

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Foothills YMCA facility
October 23, 2018 – 12:31 am
Groundbreaking ceremony held for Foothills YMCA facility

After decades of chatter about a YMCA in Oconee County, the Cottingham Campus of the Foothills Area YMCA held its groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon.

Clemson’s Scott has fond memories of FSU
October 23, 2018 – 12:30 am
Clemson’s Scott has fond memories of FSU

Tallahassee, Fla., will always be a special place for Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott.

Seneca’s Mackey, Walhalla’s Nations selected for all-star game
October 23, 2018 – 12:30 am
Seneca’s Mackey, Walhalla’s Nations selected for all-star game

After what they hope are lengthy playoff runs for their respective teams, two of the area’s top football players will get the chance to suit up at the high-school level one last time.

Smith: Council needs to ‘evaluate the concept of gentrification’
October 23, 2018 – 12:28 am
Smith: Council needs to ‘evaluate the concept of gentrification’

Alesia Smith said she feels Clemson City Council needs to do a better job of listening to all residents, including those traditionally underrepresented by the city. 

Worry over definition of maintenance costs concerns Cain and Davis
October 23, 2018 – 12:27 am
Worry over definition of maintenance costs concerns Cain and Davis

Oconee County Council has already approved an agreement requiring the county to turn over ownership of approximately $9 million in sewer lines and equipment to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, with the county paying maintenance costs for those lines until the lines become sustainable through customers.

Sheriff’s office asks for help finding kidnapping suspect
October 23, 2018 – 12:27 am
Sheriff’s office asks for help finding kidnapping suspect

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a 30-year-old man who was charged with kidnapping and first-degree domestic violence early this month.

Please make a smart choice
October 23, 2018 – 12:26 am
Please make a smart choice

Over the past several months, I have been canvassing and phone banking in Oconee County, and I occasionally speak with a voter who says that he/she cannot vote Democratic because of the party platform.

Time to give Sandifer the boot
October 23, 2018 – 12:26 am
Time to give Sandifer the boot

Bill Sandifer has been our State House Representative for the 2nd District for the past 23 years and is 73 years old.

In support of Geren for Congress
October 23, 2018 – 12:26 am
In support of Geren for Congress

I am writing to express my support for Mary Geren, candidate for Congressional District 3.

Fool me once …
October 23, 2018 – 12:26 am
Fool me once …

When the county installed a sewer network opening the way to an industrial commerce park and even future expansion toward Interstate 85 four years ago — that was a good idea.

Crime briefs: Woman charged with accessory in thefts; third suspect sought
October 23, 2018 – 12:26 am
Crime briefs: Woman charged with accessory in thefts; third suspect sought

A 24-year-old Westminster woman was arrested Saturday and authorities are searching for another man in connection with a string of thefts in late August.

My opinion is that dumb is as dumb does …
October 23, 2018 – 12:25 am
My opinion is that dumb is as dumb does …

Willie: I wanted to see if you could find out anything about a mammogram mobile.