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County officials celebrate economic successes
November 18, 2016 – 11:10 pm | No Comment
County officials celebrate economic successes | Test

With the year coming to a close, Oconee County officials and business leaders gathered Friday to celebrate what they said was another successful year for the county.

Oconee facing $1M shortfall next fiscal year
November 18, 2016 – 11:08 pm | No Comment
Oconee facing $1M shortfall next fiscal year | Test

Oconee is on track to finish the current fiscal year in the black, but is facing an estimated $1 million shortfall in the next budget cycle, according to early projections from the county administrator.

2 more arrested in ‘Operation Infinity’ sweep
November 18, 2016 – 11:03 pm | No Comment
2 more arrested in ‘Operation Infinity’ sweep | Test

Robert Clifton Rigdon, 46, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 4:26 p.m. Thursday and has been charged with distribution of methamphetamine, according to an OCSO news release.

Police: Man failed to return borrowed vehicle
November 18, 2016 – 11:01 pm | No Comment
Police: Man failed to return borrowed vehicle | Test

Corey West Quinn, 20, of 160 Jocassee Lake Road, faces one charge of breach of trust with fraudulent intent.

Oconee, Pickens jobless rates continue to drop
November 18, 2016 – 10:59 pm | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens jobless rates continue to drop | Test

After hitting a 15-year low a month earlier, Oconee County’s jobless rate continued to plummet in October, coming in below both the state and national averages at 4.5 percent.

Chrisley weighs in on pool flap
November 18, 2016 – 10:57 pm | No Comment
Chrisley weighs in on pool flap | Test

Reality TV star Todd Chrisley says concerns over a lack of transparency led to his decision to withdraw his offer to finance an aquatic center in the city of Westminster.

Clemson mayor uncertain if runoff method could change
November 18, 2016 – 10:56 pm | No Comment
Clemson mayor uncertain if runoff method could change | Test

Clemson voters will head back to the polls Tuesday to decide the winner in a city council runoff between incumbent Jim Oswald and challenger Mark Cato.

‘Relentless’ Clemson student receives Hitachi fellowship
November 18, 2016 – 10:53 pm | No Comment
‘Relentless’ Clemson student receives Hitachi fellowship | Test

Monsur Islam, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, received $20,000 as the winner of the Hitachi High Technologies America Electron Microscopy Annual Fellowship.

Who is Eugene Robinson?
November 18, 2016 – 10:51 pm | No Comment
Who is Eugene Robinson? | Test

It has been known for a long time that Eugene Robinson is a far-left columnist, but until this week, few readers realized just how far left he actually is.

Stop spreading the (fake) news
November 18, 2016 – 10:49 pm | No Comment
Stop spreading the (fake) news | Test

If you spent any time at all on social media in the months leading up to the election, you probably learned Hillary Clinton once said in a speech, “Sharia Law will be a powerful new direction of freedom and democracy for the women of Libya.”