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My career as a wrestler
June 1, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Once I thought I was a real athlete. In my early high school days, I aspired to be a major league baseball player. Never did it occur to me that I was far from being the best player on our high school team, or, for that matter, most of the teams with which I had played.

Rafter recovery efforts move into second week
June 1, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment

As recovery efforts in the search for the body of a Florida man who was lost in a rafting accident on the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River enter a second week, the focus will again be in the Five Falls area where the search began.

County Council, are you listenin’?
June 1, 2013 – 12:00 am | 2 Comments
County Council, are you listenin’? | Test

Have we become cowardly sheep or are we going to unite and fight the county council’s bid to raise taxes? I say no to any new taxes. We are taxed enough. The majority of us are not rich, we’re just working folks that are trying to pay our bills. Enough is enough. No new taxes.

Pickens County graduations Saturday
May 31, 2013 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Pickens County graduations Saturday | Test

Nearly 1,100 high school seniors from Pickens County will march into Littlejohn Coliseum during four individual school ceremonies Saturday, shake hands with their principals and school district personnel and end a chapter of their lives.

WAR in Walhalla
May 31, 2013 – 12:55 am | No Comment
WAR in Walhalla | Test

When Sabrina Robinson isn’t driving from Easley to Atlanta every day for work, she’s traveling around the Upstate as an actress.

Clemson search committee selects consulting firm
May 31, 2013 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Clemson search committee selects consulting firm | Test

The presidential search committee of the Clemson University Board of Trustees met Wednesday and selected R. William Funk and Associates to help facilitate the search for the university’s 15th president, to succeed current president James Barker. Barker has announced plans to retire after serving nearly 14 years.

Drug raids nab 25
May 31, 2013 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Drug raids nab 25 | Test

Using “the element of surprise,” Seneca Police led a series of drug raids Thursday which netted 25 arrests on 43 drug warrants.

Easley residents unhappy over decision to close Gettys Middle
May 31, 2013 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Easley residents unhappy over decision to close Gettys Middle | Test

Easley area residents made an unsuccessful attempt Tuesday night to convince the Pickens County School Board of Trustees not to close Gettys Middle School.

Duke building gets variance
May 31, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Duke building gets variance | Test

Members of the Oconee County Board of Zoning Appeals postponed a hearing on a controversial proposed cell tower in the Long Creek community that residents said would have a negative impact on a scenic area.

Moulder: Agreement on sewer money ‘close’
May 31, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Moulder: Agreement on sewer money ‘close’ | Test

Officials are optimistic about efforts to amend an agreement between Oconee County and the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA), which would let the county keep $610,000 it sends annually to the authority.