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GOP hopeful to visit Seneca Monday
June 30, 2015 – 12:39 am | One Comment
GOP hopeful to visit Seneca Monday | Test

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will reportedly be one of a few GOP candidates to come to Oconee County in the coming months.

School board approves second reading of energy loan fund
June 30, 2015 – 12:38 am | No Comment
School board approves second reading of energy loan fund | Test

The Pickens County School Board unanimously approved second reading of a grant fund loan agreement that will enable the district to realize savings for various projects designed to improve energy efficiency.

Central budget includes water increase, no employee pay raise
June 30, 2015 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Central budget includes water increase, no employee pay raise | Test

Central residents will see a slight hike in their water rates under the town’s new budget set to go into effect Wednesday, but town employees won’t be getting a pay increase.

Teen dies after falling from waterfall at Table Rock park
June 30, 2015 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Teen dies after falling from waterfall at Table Rock park | Test

Pickens County coroner Kandy Kelley identified a hiker killed in a fall at Table Rock State Park on Sunday afternoon as a Greenville County teen.

Local Government Fund stays flat
June 30, 2015 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Local Government Fund stays flat | Test

Oconee County is in line to receive $2.85 million from state aid to subdivisions in fiscal 2015-16, a modest boost of less than 2 percent from current appropriations.

Seneca man charged with domestic violence, neglect
June 30, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Seneca man charged with domestic violence, neglect | Test

A Seneca man was arrested over the weekend for domestic violence after police said he assaulted a woman in front of a 15-month-old child.

Confederate flag push reaches milestone
June 30, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Confederate flag push reaches milestone | Test

A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.

Police: Man tried to kill mother with sawed-off shotgun blast
June 30, 2015 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Police: Man tried to kill mother with sawed-off shotgun blast | Test

A 34-year-old Pickens County man was being held at the Pickens County Detention Center on Monday after police said he tried to shoot his fleeing mother on Sunday.

Thurmond on TV: Call lawmakers to help remove flag
June 30, 2015 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Thurmond on TV: Call lawmakers to help remove flag | Test

The son of former U.S. Sen. and South Carolina Gov. Strom Thurmond urged TV viewers who want to see the Confederate flag come down to call lawmakers “who might be on the fence.”

Clemson trustees call for removal of flag
June 30, 2015 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Clemson trustees call for removal of flag | Test

Clemson University announced Monday its board of trustees unanimously approved a resolution calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds.