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Going Out!
June 21, 2017 – 11:26 pm | No Comment

Friday
Clemson Farmers Market 3-6 p.m. at Patrick Square Village Green, 578 Issaqueena Trail, Clemson. Rain or shine. Clemsonfarmersmarket.org
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Arts off the Alley classes: June 24 2 p.m. Create an encaustic textured painting with Donna $55; June …

Seneca High principal, son survive tornado
June 21, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Seneca High principal, son survive tornado | Test

When Seneca High School principal Cliff Roberts and his son, Carson, headed to the Midwest last week, it was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime.

Residents look to recoup legal fees from Ramey
June 21, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Residents look to recoup legal fees from Ramey | Test

During Westminster City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night at the Westminster Fire Department, a public hearing on the city’s proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget didn’t produce a significant amount of discussion, but there was no shortage of outcry against embattled Councilwoman Susan Ramey.

Volunteers produce hygiene kits for girls in need
June 21, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Volunteers produce hygiene kits for girls in need | Test

On the second Wednesday of every month, a group of women meets in the pastor’s hall at Seneca Presbyterian Church. A few women sit behind sewing machines, a couple stand behind ironing boards and six to eight gather around a table of brilliantly patterned fabric.

Pension reform to cost local governments millions
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Pension reform to cost local governments millions | Test

With an increase in employer contribution rates to the state pension fund right around the corner, officials are expecting the financial impacts to ripple throughout local governments.

West Union woman charged with domestic violence
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
West Union woman charged with domestic violence | Test

A little more than two months after being convicted on a domestic violence charge, a West Union woman is facing another charge stemming from an incident early Monday.

Westminster should reconsider county’s offer
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Westminster should reconsider county’s offer | Test

There’s a saying that pride goes before a fall — an adaption from the biblical book of Proverbs — and we can’t help but think this adage applies to the budget quandary facing the city of Westminster.

Oconee County Council passes budgets with little fanfare
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Oconee County Council passes budgets with little fanfare | Test

With no public comments and no millage increases, Oconee County Council unanimously passed the fiscal year 2018 budgets for the county, the school district and the Keowee Fire Special Tax District on Tuesday.

Townville man arrested on stolen vehicle charge
June 21, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Townville man arrested on stolen vehicle charge | Test

A Townville man was arrested over the weekend after police say he was found behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle.

I have no plans on going anywhere
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
I have no plans on going anywhere | Test

Willie, concerning all the flack Mr. Locke has been getting via Tell Willie, I get the idea he thinks it is I who’s writing.

School board approves raise for custodians
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
School board approves raise for custodians | Test

Custodians are often the hardest-working, yet most underappreciated group that works in any school district. In Oconee County, the group has also been underpaid in comparison with neighboring districts.

Keep the motorcycle
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Keep the motorcycle | Test

Dear Dave, my husband and I aren’t seeing eye-to-eye on a motorcycle.

Pickens County man given 3-year sentence
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Pickens County man given 3-year sentence | Test

The caseload for trial week at the Oconee County Courthouse was lightened Monday afternoon, as a Liberty man who received multiple charges from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources nearly a year ago decided to forego his scheduled trial and plead guilty.

Palate-cleansing opportunity
June 21, 2017 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Palate-cleansing opportunity | Test

The response to my attack on Eugene Robinson criticized the American Legislative Exchange Council, whose analysis of the Kansas economy post-tax cut I used to challenge Robinson.

Look good, play good — someone tell the Rams
June 21, 2017 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Look good, play good — someone tell the Rams | Test

Your average pro football fan glued to a TV set on Sundays and Mondays (and sometimes Thursdays … and Saturdays after the college football regular season ends) might not be caught dead watching a fashion show, but rest assured — football and fashion are very closely linked.

Seneca’s Carisma Holland aiming high as a thrower
June 21, 2017 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Seneca’s Carisma Holland aiming high as a thrower | Test

Seneca’s Carisma Holland turned the South Carolina State High School League state championship track and field meet into her own private playground during her time in the Golden Corner, dominating the competition in discus and shot put.