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Allergies? Mites might be cause
April 28, 2015 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Allergies? Mites might be cause | Test

Although the thought of sleeping with millions of dust mites — microscopic arachnids that feast on flakes of skin — is just plain gross, it’s something most people can handle without worry. After all, our bodies are inhabited by multitudes of bacteria, to which we seldom give a thought.

PCSO extradites burglary suspect
April 28, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
PCSO extradites burglary suspect | Test

A Greenville man already in jail in Tennessee has been extradited back to Pickens County to face charges in connection with the forced entry of an Easley home last fall.

Oconee school board OKs 2016-17 calendar
April 28, 2015 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Oconee school board OKs 2016-17 calendar | Test

The Oconee County School Board of Trustees recently approved the second of three calendar options for the 2016-17 academic year, an option that came at the recommendation of district administration.

Crime briefs: Man charged with indecent exposure
April 28, 2015 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Crime briefs: Man charged with indecent exposure | Test

A Seneca man was arrested over the weekend for indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself in a store on Saturday.

Senate finance committee budgets for Clemson’s new business school
April 28, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment

Around $20 million in bond bills could be granted to Clemson University for capital projects, according to the South Carolina Senate Finance Committee budget completed last week.

Missing boy found safe
April 28, 2015 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Missing boy found safe | Test

A 9-year-old boy reported missing Monday evening was found safe more than two miles from home.

Traffic control ‘a big nightmare’ for streetscape
April 28, 2015 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Traffic control ‘a big nightmare’ for streetscape | Test

Traffic control plans to be implemented during Walhalla’s streetscape construction work will include narrowing Main Street traffic from four to two lanes and possible detours, according to the general contractor handling the job, which is likely to last more than half a year.

Plans for new chicken houses draw attention
April 28, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Plans for new chicken houses draw attention | Test

State regulators are holding a public meeting today in the Friendship community on a farm’s plans to add four chicken houses capable of holding a total of 144,000 birds, which are expected to produce about 1.75 million pounds of litter each year.

Pickens County’s Future Chefs compete
April 28, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Pickens County’s Future Chefs compete | Test

It resembled something you might see on Food Network. Instead, it was in Liberty and involved a group of Pickens County elementary, middle and high school students preparing salads and sandwiches in separate competitions.

Glenn Howard ‘Scout’ Williams
April 27, 2015 – 5:07 pm | No Comment

Glenn Howard “Scout” Williams, 99, died Monday, April 27. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.