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Walhalla set to hire new public works boss Tuesday
July 4, 2015 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Walhalla set to hire new public works boss Tuesday | Test

The first reaction of Walhalla city officials upon hearing long-time public works director James Moore had announced his retirement last month was to see if there was any way of getting him to change his mind.

Water system official says discoloration issue addressed
July 4, 2015 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Water system official says discoloration issue addressed | Test

Problems with the discoloration of drinking water experienced by members of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System, including Clemson and Clemson University, have been addressed.

GOP ties to bring Huckabee, other candidates to Oconee County
July 4, 2015 – 12:30 am | One Comment
GOP ties to bring Huckabee, other candidates to Oconee County | Test

Seneca Family Restaurant asked for it, and the Oconee County Republican Party is going to oblige.

‘We have an appetite to rename Tillman Hall’
July 4, 2015 – 12:29 am | 2 Comments
‘We have an appetite to rename Tillman Hall’ | Test

Nine Clemson University faculty members posted in an open online forum on the university’s website Wednesday they disagree with the notion “this is not the right time” to change the name of one of the most iconic buildings on campus.

Police: ‘Increased presence’ expected for July 4
July 4, 2015 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Police: ‘Increased presence’ expected for July 4 | Test

For many, a Saturday Independence Day has meant a three-day weekend, and that could also mean more travel on South Carolina roads.

Poll: Readers split on flag flap
July 4, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Poll: Readers split on flag flap | Test

An online poll at UpstateToday.com showed a nearly even split over whether the Confederate battle flag should be removed from the S.C. Statehouse grounds, with 51 percent voting “yes” it should be.

CAT receives award for tracking system
July 4, 2015 – 12:14 am | No Comment
CAT receives award for tracking system | Test

Clemson Area Transit has received a Federal Technology grant award of $160,000 to purchase a GPS monitoring system for its bus fleet, allowing riders to track buses in real time through a mobile app.

Clemson research: Sleep habits linked to self-control risks
July 4, 2015 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Clemson research: Sleep habits linked to self-control risks | Test

Poor sleep habits can have a negative effect on self-control, which presents risks to people’s personal and professional lives, according to Clemson University researchers.

Seventh Pickens school board seat bill stalls in Senate
July 4, 2015 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Seventh Pickens school board seat bill stalls in Senate | Test

A bill seeking to add a seventh Pickens County School Board of Trustee, which passed the House last month, has received no action in the Senate.

Facebook introduction leads to arrests
July 3, 2015 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Facebook introduction leads to arrests | Test

Two Pickens County men have been arrested and face charges involving two underage girls after an introduction over Facebook.