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Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation
June 20, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation | Test

As the 10-year anniversary of the “Honoring Their Service” program draws ever closer, residents of Oconee and Pickens counties have grown well accustomed to the pomp and circumstance that surrounds the annual event.

Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack | Test

Nearly two years after she was charged with trying to kill her mother by covering her head with plastic shopping bags, a West Union woman has been charged with attempted murder for a second time for an incident that police say again involved plastic bags, as well as a machete and an ax.

Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions | Test

In a 4-3 vote last week, Westminster City Council rejected Oconee County’s offer to consolidate its fire department with the county’s own.

Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing
June 20, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing | Test

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis ruled drowning as the cause of death for a Spartanburg County teenager whose body was found in Lake Keowee near Salem on Sunday morning.

Walhalla set to hold budget hearing
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Walhalla set to hold budget hearing | Test

Walhalla City Council will hold its annual budget hearing at its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today.

Oconee council can finalize ag center lease tonight
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Oconee council can finalize ag center lease tonight | Test

Oconee County has been notified by the S.C. Department of Transportation it can proceed with an application for a single entrance into a planned agricultural center ahead of third and final reading of a lease agreement for the property where it would be located.

Palmer receives 2017 Service to Mankind award
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Palmer receives 2017 Service to Mankind award | Test

Longtime political cartoonist turned children’s book author and illustrator Kate Salley Palmer was in attendance at the Clemson Sertoma Club meeting recently when the club presented its annual Service to Mankind award.

Seneca teens face charges in February shooting
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Seneca teens face charges in February shooting | Test

Two Seneca teenagers were charged Friday for their alleged roles in a February shooting incident at a home on Moores Road near Seneca.

Our new life in the dugout
June 20, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Our new life in the dugout | Test

Kelley Paul had gone to bed Tuesday night as usual, with her cellphone set on “Do Not Disturb,” except for family and close friends whose calls would always go through.

I’m proud of our paper, too!
June 20, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
I’m proud of our paper, too! | Test

Willie, I’m calling about an apartment complex in Seneca.

Exposure growing for Seneca museum
June 20, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Exposure growing for Seneca museum | Test

Shelby Henderson was enjoying a fairly standard day recently when she took a phone call from a completely unexpected source.

Best way to combat drone problem
June 20, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Best way to combat drone problem | Test

A recent letter focusing on the dangers of hobby class drones in the hands of people intent on causing chaos, destruction, and death with these remote controlled aircraft isn’t entirely wrong — someone looking to perpetrate such harm could do so if they have the will and access to sufficient quantities of ricin or C4 explosive.

Down, but not out
June 20, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Down, but not out | Test

We may be down for the count, but don’t count us out until we don’t come up again!

Good medicine for forest health
June 20, 2017 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Good medicine for forest health | Test

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine returned from fighting wildfires down south and was not feeling well.