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Mayoral races take shape in Walhalla, Westminster
September 3, 2015 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Mayoral races take shape in Walhalla, Westminster | Test

With Friday’s deadline for filing just around the corner, key matchups for top municipal positions in Walhalla and Westminster are already in place.

Six Mile native celebrates 31st year at elementary school
September 3, 2015 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Six Mile native celebrates 31st year at elementary school | Test

Clif Alexander is Six Mile through and through, having been born and raised in the community, attending Six Mile Elementary School and eventually returning to the school to teach and ultimately serve in administration.

School board members say science, technology, engineering, math focus ‘has a lot of momentum’
September 3, 2015 – 12:44 am | No Comment
School board members say science, technology, engineering, math focus ‘has a lot of momentum’ | Test

During its recent retreat at Tri-County Technical College’s Easley campus, the Pickens County School Board said science, technology, engineering and math programs must be a primary focus now and in the future.

Clemson retaining wall nearing completion
September 3, 2015 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Clemson retaining wall nearing completion | Test

Although construction of a retaining wall on U.S. Highway 123 is nearing completion, Clemson city officials say any remaining work not finished today will resume Tuesday and not impact Clemson football traffic or the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Healthy Olive hosting Wounded Warrior event
September 3, 2015 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Healthy Olive hosting Wounded Warrior event | Test

Bags and baskets are piled high at The Healthy Olive in downtown Seneca as the gourmet food market prepares to host an event for the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday.

Family of teen killed by officer petitions SC Supreme Court
September 3, 2015 – 12:36 am | One Comment
Family of teen killed by officer petitions SC  Supreme Court | Test

A local prosecutor should be removed from an investigation into the shooting of a South Carolina teen killed by a police officer during an apparent drug bust, the man’s family has argued to the state’s highest court.

Chamber ambassadors help new businesses
September 3, 2015 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Chamber ambassadors help new businesses | Test

Sometimes it’s overwhelming knowing where to begin. That’s when the ambassadors of the Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce step in to offer help.

Aging hearing focuses on Alzheimer’s
September 3, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Aging hearing focuses on Alzheimer’s | Test

Nancy Welch of Anderson is one of the more than 40 million family caregivers in the United States who day in and day out look after a loved one suffering from infirmities that become prevalent with aging.

Duncan set for battle over funding Planned Parenthood
September 3, 2015 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Duncan set for battle over funding Planned Parenthood | Test

Congressman Jeff Duncan is committed to lining up with everyone in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to funding Planned Parenthood with federal tax dollars, even if such a stand leads to the government shutting down.

County to settle broadband lawsuit to tune of $650K
September 3, 2015 – 12:28 am | No Comment
County to settle broadband lawsuit to tune of $650K | Test

Oconee will pay $650,000 to settle a lawsuit with an Internet service provider that claims the county failed to hold up its end of the bargain in a contract related to its $15 million broadband project.