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Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen
July 13, 2017 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen | Test

A group of 50 incoming Clemson University freshmen listened intently Thursday at Freeman Hall as Tony Elliott recalled a childhood that included an alcoholic, abusive father who was in and out of prison and witnessing the death of his mother in a car accident when he was 9 years old.

Government agencies partner to combat business scams
July 13, 2017 – 10:38 pm | No Comment

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has partnered with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce to warn businesses about fake email requests.

Duke Energy offers new programs to customers
July 13, 2017 – 10:37 pm | No Comment
Duke Energy offers new programs to customers | Test

Duke Energy Carolinas is offering a number of new enhanced services that will provide customers more control over their energy use as well as tailored bill payment options.

Election panel’s activities can have negative and foreseeable consequences
July 13, 2017 – 9:57 pm | No Comment

In 2003, I moved from Virginia to South Carolina and promptly registered to vote. For potentially five years, I was an illegal voter with registrations in both Virginia, which could not legally remove me until I failed to vote in two consecutive general elections, and South Carolina, where I legally resided.

Letter to the county administrator
July 13, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Letter to the county administrator | Test

Mr. Moulder: I am writing you today to let you know the official position of the Fire Commission on the potential takeover of the Westminster FD.

Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off
July 13, 2017 – 9:53 pm | No Comment
Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off | Test

Clemson officials will hold a second town hall meeting Sunday night at Abel Baptist Church, and considering the first one lasted more than two hours and drew a huge crowd on Father’s Day, we’d expect the turnout for this one to be even bigger.

Local NAACP chapter hopes for upgrade to stretch honoring King
July 13, 2017 – 9:51 pm | No Comment

A little more than four years after a stretch of 6th Street in Seneca was designated as Martin Luther King Jr. Way, the Oconee County chapter of the NAACP is hoping the city will consider a proposal to beautify the stretch to help further recognize the contributions of the civil rights movement leader.

Blue Ridge Railroad historian to discuss book in Walhalla
July 13, 2017 – 9:50 pm | No Comment

Dr. James Johnson, author of “A History of the Blue Ridge Railroad,” will speak about the railroad at the Oconee County Heritage Center in Walhalla from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday.

Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn
July 13, 2017 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn | Test

Homicide by child abuse is not a parole-eligible offense, meaning 24-year-old Joanie Holcombe will serve every day of her sentence.

Sen. Graham grills FBI director nominee on Trump Jr.
July 13, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Sen. Graham grills FBI director nominee on Trump Jr. | Test

Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned the president’s FBI director nominee Wednesday about recent revelations the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., took a meeting with a Russian lawyer on the condition she would provide damaging information on his father’s political opponent.