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Proterra vendor for new electric buses
August 18, 2017 – 9:47 pm | No Comment

Clemson Area Transit and Proterra have enjoyed a long partnership when it comes to transit buses, and Clemson City Council recently ensured that will continue with electric buses, unanimously approving the company as a vendor for 10 new electric buses scheduled to arrive in the city next year.

A biblical perspective on the eclipse
August 18, 2017 – 9:44 pm | No Comment
A biblical perspective on the eclipse | Test

Editor: I want to share some interesting information regarding the upcoming eclipse.

Blind hatred. What good can come of it?
August 18, 2017 – 9:43 pm | No Comment
Blind hatred. What good can come of it? | Test

What’s happened to America? I’m flabbergasted by the events that have happened since the people elected Donald Trump as president.

Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event
August 18, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event | Test

In the news business, stories come along every so often that dominate headlines for weeks or months at a time, but we struggle to think of many topics that have gotten more ink recently than the lead-up to Monday’s total solar eclipse.

Oconee Economic Alliance takes over spec building project
August 18, 2017 – 9:40 pm | No Comment
Oconee Economic Alliance takes over spec building project | Test

Formally accepting the direction of county council, the Oconee Economic Alliance board of directors moved Friday to take responsibility for construction of a speculative building at a county-owned industrial park and to provide oversight for the project.

Police: Seneca man threatened to kill officer’s family, blow up house
August 18, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Police: Seneca man threatened to kill officer’s family, blow up house | Test

Charged with threatening the life of a public official, Darian Dewayne Johnston 51, of 250 Wayne Circle, was taken into custody after officers were called to a reported assault near South Walnut Street and East South 2nd Street shortly after 1 p.m.

Weather forecast favorable for eclipse viewing
August 18, 2017 – 9:36 pm | No Comment
Weather forecast favorable for eclipse viewing | Test

While it’s important to bear in mind weather forecasts are constantly subject to change, officials at the National Weather Service’s Greer office said Friday the local forecast is looking favorable for an unobstructed view of Monday’s total solar eclipse.

Police: Man arrested after trying to board school bus
August 18, 2017 – 9:31 pm | No Comment
Police: Man arrested after trying to board school bus | Test

William Jared Richardson, 40, of Woolbright Circle, was charged with disturbing schools and breach of peace, aggravated in nature, taken into custody and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center following the incident.

Take my advice and don’t sleep through this solar eclipse
August 18, 2017 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Take my advice and don’t sleep through this solar eclipse | Test

Willie, Could you use a good calendar? I’m down to 20 now.

Work-life balance
August 18, 2017 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Work-life balance | Test

I would like to give a disclaimer on this topic before I begin.

Has the eclipse been eclipsed?
August 18, 2017 – 9:15 pm | No Comment
Has the eclipse been eclipsed? | Test

Don’t get me wrong. Like millions of other earthlings, I’m looking forward to that rare celestial event that will pay us a visit on Monday afternoon.

Oconee, Pickens students report back to school
August 18, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens students report back to school | Test

Thursday marked the return of students to schools in Oconee and Pickens counties, and while the day was exciting to most, few could match the enthusiasm expressed by new Fair-Oak Elementary School principal David Thompson.

‘Wait Until Dark’ — a suspenseful thriller at Oconee Community Theatre
August 18, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
‘Wait Until Dark’ — a suspenseful thriller at Oconee Community Theatre | Test

A blind woman uses her disability to her own advantage in “Wait Until Dark,” playing today, Saturday and Sunday at Oconee Community Theatre.

Tiller response: Morton lawsuit looks to ‘sensationalize’ case
August 18, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Tiller response: Morton lawsuit looks to ‘sensationalize’ case | Test

The legal team for the former Seneca police officer who shot and killed a teen during a failed drug bust two years ago has filed a response to a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of the teen’s passenger last week.

Clemson to pay Hipps family $250K in settlement
August 18, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Clemson to pay Hipps family $250K in settlement | Test

A joint news release from Clemson University and the family of Tucker Hipps that was one of the stipulations in ending civil litigation between the parties was issued Thursday morning, confirming a settlement has been given final approval by the court system.

Oconee expecting record crowds for eclipse
August 18, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Oconee expecting record crowds for eclipse | Test

With Oconee County expecting unprecedented tourism for Monday’s total solar eclipse, officials are taking steps to prepare for the crowd.

Man charged with trafficking heroin
August 18, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Man charged with trafficking heroin | Test

A Seneca man is facing one count of trafficking heroin after police allege he made a pair of sales to undercover operatives over the course of the last week and was also found with more of the drug during a recent traffic stop.

Trump calls Graham’s criticism ‘a disgusting lie’
August 18, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Trump calls Graham’s criticism ‘a disgusting lie’ | Test

Tensions flared between a hometown senator and the president of the United States on Thursday when Donald Trump called U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham “publicity seeking” and accused the Seneca resident of lying.