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In support of Mary Geren
October 17, 2018 – 12:59 am
In support of Mary Geren

Editor: Democrat Mary Geren is running in the Nov. 6 midterm election for U.S. Congress from South Carolina District 3 against incumbent Rep. Jeff Duncan.

Spearman tackles education improvements, school safety, teacher pay
October 17, 2018 – 12:58 am
Spearman tackles education improvements, school safety, teacher pay

South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman said the office she has held since 2015 has given her a different perspective from her time spent as a teacher, assistant principal or state legislator.

Man sentenced for attempted murder
October 17, 2018 – 12:57 am
Man sentenced for attempted murder

Jonathan William Duncan, 39, of 1900 Highlands Highway, pleaded guilty to attempted murder, second-degree domestic violence and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to a news release from 10th Circuit Solicitor David Wagner. 

Towe wins race for Salem mayor
October 17, 2018 – 12:56 am
Towe wins race for Salem mayor

After serving 10 months as a Salem town councilman, Lynn Towe will now fill the late Diane Head’s vacant mayor seat after winning a special election Tuesday.

City approves up to $25M in bonds for water treatment plant
October 17, 2018 – 12:54 am
City approves up to $25M in bonds for water treatment plant

Walhalla City Council signed off Tuesday on the issuance of water system and sewer system revenue bonds of up to $25 million to fund the city’s new water treatment facility on Lake Keowee. 

Man wanted in killings arrested
October 17, 2018 – 12:47 am
Man wanted in killings arrested

Gregory Gene Trotter, of East Wesley Street in Walhalla, is charged with accessory after the fact of a felony.

I think you must be joshing me
October 17, 2018 – 12:38 am
I think you must be joshing me

Willie: Ever notice how you never see people on beer commercials drinking the beer they’re advertising? Wonder why?

Jean Tulli up for national service award
October 17, 2018 – 12:36 am
Jean Tulli up for national service award

Helping Hands of Clemson founder and former director Jean Tulli, named Service to Mankind recipient by the Clemson Sertoma Club during the summer, has since gone on to win district and state honors and is up for the national award to be announced in March.

Solid waste fees paused for landfill
October 17, 2018 – 12:30 am
Solid waste fees paused for landfill

After a bit of confusion on fees set to be put in place next year for solid waste disposal in Oconee County, the matter of setting those rates was postponed Tuesday night until the language and fee structure can be straightened out with the county’s interim administrator.

SDOC to get proposed library land back
October 17, 2018 – 12:27 am
SDOC to get proposed library land back

Plans to build a new Seneca library on 4 acres of land adjacent to Blue Ridge Elementary School never came to fruition, and officials are now in the process of returning the donated land to the School District of Oconee County.

Tigers confident in secondary’s improvement
October 17, 2018 – 12:25 am
Tigers confident in secondary’s improvement

In its first real test against the pass this season, the Clemson defense left something to be desired against Texas A&M.

OCA boys’ cross-country wins state tournament
October 17, 2018 – 12:10 am
OCA boys’ cross-country wins state tournament

The Oconee Christian Academy boys’ cross-country team captured the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools state championship on Saturday with a strong showing in Charlotte, N.C.

Dabo’s All In Team Foundation donates $100K to OMH
October 16, 2018 – 12:56 am
Dabo’s All In Team Foundation donates $100K to OMH

A $100,000 gift from Dabo’s All In Team Foundation will allow the 3D mammography program at Oconee Memorial Hospital to expand. 

Sears sees traffic as No. 1 problem facing city of Clemson
October 16, 2018 – 12:54 am
Sears sees traffic as No. 1 problem facing city of Clemson

Arthur Sears has been a Clemson resident for nearly 20 years but his roots go back even farther.