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Oconee, Pickens students report back to school
August 18, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens students report back to school | Test

Thursday marked the return of students to schools in Oconee and Pickens counties, and while the day was exciting to most, few could match the enthusiasm expressed by new Fair-Oak Elementary School principal David Thompson.

‘Wait Until Dark’ — a suspenseful thriller at Oconee Community Theatre
August 18, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
‘Wait Until Dark’ — a suspenseful thriller at Oconee Community Theatre | Test

A blind woman uses her disability to her own advantage in “Wait Until Dark,” playing today, Saturday and Sunday at Oconee Community Theatre.

Tiller response: Morton lawsuit looks to ‘sensationalize’ case
August 18, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Tiller response: Morton lawsuit looks to ‘sensationalize’ case | Test

The legal team for the former Seneca police officer who shot and killed a teen during a failed drug bust two years ago has filed a response to a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of the teen’s passenger last week.

Clemson to pay Hipps family $250K in settlement
August 18, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Clemson to pay Hipps family $250K in settlement | Test

A joint news release from Clemson University and the family of Tucker Hipps that was one of the stipulations in ending civil litigation between the parties was issued Thursday morning, confirming a settlement has been given final approval by the court system.

Oconee expecting record crowds for eclipse
August 18, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Oconee expecting record crowds for eclipse | Test

With Oconee County expecting unprecedented tourism for Monday’s total solar eclipse, officials are taking steps to prepare for the crowd.

Man charged with trafficking heroin
August 18, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Man charged with trafficking heroin | Test

A Seneca man is facing one count of trafficking heroin after police allege he made a pair of sales to undercover operatives over the course of the last week and was also found with more of the drug during a recent traffic stop.

Trump calls Graham’s criticism ‘a disgusting lie’
August 18, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Trump calls Graham’s criticism ‘a disgusting lie’ | Test

Tensions flared between a hometown senator and the president of the United States on Thursday when Donald Trump called U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham “publicity seeking” and accused the Seneca resident of lying.

Duncan wants unity after violence, focus on ‘pressing issues’
August 18, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Duncan wants unity after violence, focus on ‘pressing issues’ | Test

Less than a week after he condemned the violence at a rally held by white supremacist groups in Virginia, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan believes it’s time to move on.

OCSO: Man stole SUV, trailer
August 18, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
OCSO: Man stole SUV, trailer | Test

A Seneca man has been charged with grand larceny after police allege he stole a Toyota Land Cruiser with a boat trailer attached to it from an Oconee County landing.

Family Vision recalls eclipse glasses
August 18, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Family Vision recalls eclipse glasses | Test

The eclipse glasses dispensed at Family Vision offices in Anderson, Williamston and Clemson between July 8 and Aug. 14 should not be used to view the solar eclipse, according to Dr. Randall Baughman of Family Vision, who said use of the glasses could result in damage to the eyes.