With rain giving way to sunshine in the forecast, Oconee officials expect the county to be brimming with activity this holiday weekend, both at its outdoor attractions and the scads of other events taking place locally.
A Canadian woman was lured to Pickens County, held captive for four days and forced to commit various sex acts before alerting family and authorities through coded messages, leading to her rescue and the arrest of a Six Mile man, according to police.
Nearly 250 Daniel High School seniors will be among 1,125 from the four Pickens County high schools who will gather today in their respective football stadiums to receive diplomas and mark the end of a dozen years of formal education.
A judge has warned a local water district that all costs spent on its proposed $19 million water treatment plant since a hearing earlier this month will be “done at its own risk,” according to court documents filed on Friday.
Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark said he is grateful a Canadian woman was found with only minor injuries this week after a harrowing four-day ordeal in which she was held hostage and forced to perform various sex acts.