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Clergy-led prayer supporters say issue isn’t dead
March 28, 2015 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Clergy-led prayer supporters say issue isn’t dead | Test

A group of Pickens County clergymen said following Monday night’s Pickens County School Board of Trustees meeting that while the board didn’t approve changing its policy to allow opening prayers led by clergy, the fight isn’t over.

Upstate universities’ ROTC units hold training in Clemson forest
March 28, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Upstate universities’ ROTC units hold training in Clemson forest | Test

More than five miles from the Clemson University campus, ROTC cadets from four Upstate universities spent an unseasonably cool day Friday practicing challenging drills — aimed to develop their leadership and teamwork skills.

School district, business leaders move toward Work Ready Community status
March 28, 2015 – 12:19 am | No Comment
School district, business leaders move toward Work Ready Community status | Test

Pickens County recently announced it has become a Work Ready Community, and education and business leaders in Oconee County are also working toward the same goal.

Clemson officials upset over proposed business license bill
March 28, 2015 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Clemson officials upset over proposed business license bill | Test

A proposed change in the way municipalities and counties collect business license taxes has drawn the ire of Clemson city administrator Rick Cotton.

County officers participate in CDV training
March 28, 2015 – 12:14 am | No Comment
County officers participate in CDV training | Test

There are several complex issues for law enforcement when it comes to criminal domestic violence offenses, according to Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw.

Woman linked to Walhalla stabbing death released on bail
March 28, 2015 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Woman linked to Walhalla stabbing death released on bail | Test

A woman implicated in the stabbing death of man in the house where she lived with other young people is out of jail this week after being bailed out by a relative.

No charges to be filed in hazing
March 28, 2015 – 12:11 am | No Comment
No charges to be filed in hazing | Test

Local authorities have agreed not to file criminal charges stemming from a hazing incident involving Walhalla High School soccer players last week.

Oconee County labor force up 10 percent in past year
March 28, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Oconee County labor force up 10 percent in past year | Test

Oconee County saw about a 10-percent increase in its labor force and total employment in the past year, but its economic development boss believes it still has a “skills gap” to address in order to combat unemployment.

Graham to speak at Freedom Summit
March 28, 2015 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Graham to speak at Freedom Summit | Test

A U.S. senator with ties to Seneca recently confirmed his participation in the South Carolina Freedom Summit, which is co-hosted by Congressman Jeff Duncan and will feature an all-star cast of GOP conservative voices and likely 2016 presidential primary contenders.

SDOC receives funds, explains how purchasing card works
March 27, 2015 – 12:33 am | No Comment
SDOC receives funds, explains how purchasing card works | Test

School District of Oconee County officials say they are pleased about the $23 million in funds received from Duke Energy in January after the county’s largest taxpayer paid its taxes.