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Clemson rowing program creates big economic impact
June 21, 2018 – 12:56 am
Clemson rowing program creates big economic impact

Rowing teams visiting Clemson this year brought an economic impact of nearly $2.3 million with them to the city. 

Walhalla council approves water rate increase
June 21, 2018 – 12:55 am
Walhalla council approves water rate increase

Walhalla City Council approved a $6 base rate increase for its water customers Tuesday night. 

Walhalla passes final budget
June 21, 2018 – 12:54 am
Walhalla passes final budget

At the start of the budget discussion, Councilman Tjay Bagwell introduced an amendment to the budget ordinance.

Central administrator updates finances, fire volunteers during budget hearing
June 21, 2018 – 12:53 am
Central administrator updates finances, fire volunteers during budget hearing

During a public hearing on the town’s proposed FY 2018-19 budget last week, Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe gave an update on how four volunteers who will man the fire department during the daytime hours will be paid and added that cost-of-living increases for employees still remain.

Officials to meet on median project
June 21, 2018 – 12:52 am
Officials to meet on median project

A meeting between Clemson and South Carolina Department of Transportation officials and affected businesses to discuss proposed concrete medians on Tiger Boulevard is scheduled for 2 p.m. today in city council chambers.

County council amends budget, ups millage
June 21, 2018 – 12:28 am
County council amends budget, ups millage

The third reading of the budget for Oconee County’s 2018-19 fiscal year saw some last-minute changes by county council chairwoman Edda Cammick that included funding for the county’s animal shelter, fire department and roads and bridges department.

Council’s cluster
June 21, 2018 – 12:27 am
Council’s cluster

Typically we strive to report things as important as budgets passing and tax increases as quickly as possible.

Calling for real prison reform
June 21, 2018 – 12:25 am
Calling for real prison reform

As the third-party candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, I would like to comment on the recent articles and television coverage of the separation of children from illegal aliens. 

OCSO looks to build relationships through camp
June 21, 2018 – 12:25 am
OCSO looks to build relationships through camp

Mike Crenshaw is the first to admit he wasn’t exactly fleet of foot during the two seasons he played football at Westminster High School, and he’s keenly aware his athleticism wasn’t necessarily off the charts.

Man charged with trafficking meth after low-speed chase
June 21, 2018 – 12:23 am
Man charged with trafficking meth after low-speed chase

Millard Jerome Strickland Jr., 40, of 308 S. Pine St. in Seneca, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on Tuesday night after being charged with a variety of drugs and weapons charges.

Police ask for public’s help in ATV theft
June 21, 2018 – 12:21 am
Police ask for public’s help in ATV theft

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help after an all-terrain vehicle was stolen from the Foxwood Hills neighborhood on June 13.

We can’t give up trying to help children in foster care
June 21, 2018 – 12:17 am
We can’t give up trying to help children in foster care

Willie: I would like to thank the individuals who picked up trash on Highway 11 on a recent Saturday.

Tigers’ Davidson to compete in home-run derby
June 21, 2018 – 12:15 am
Tigers’ Davidson to compete in home-run derby

Clemson shortstop Logan Davidson was one of six players selected to participate in the ninth annual College Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., it was announced Wednesday.

Seneca to show movie under the stars
June 21, 2018 – 12:13 am
Seneca to show movie under the stars

Superheroes will be taking over Norton Thompson Park on Saturday night as the city hosts its second Movies on the Green of the summer with a showing of “Justice League.”

Clemson’s Radakovich outlines upcoming projects
June 21, 2018 – 12:10 am
Clemson’s Radakovich outlines upcoming projects

The upgrades and updates in Clemson University’s athletic district in recent years have been well documented. Simply put, they’ve been awful hard to miss.

Going out!
June 20, 2018 – 8:13 pm
Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

United Way of Oconee County experiencing changes
June 20, 2018 – 12:31 am
United Way of Oconee County experiencing changes

This is a time of change for the United Way of Oconee County — from the building in which the 501(c)(3) nonprofit is now housed to the manner in which it operates. 

Seneca officials complete lengthy Foothills Trail
June 20, 2018 – 12:30 am
Seneca officials complete lengthy Foothills Trail

Bob Faires arrived in Seneca nearly two decades ago to serve as the city’s utilities director, and during that time, he’s obviously become well versed in what the area has to offer.