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Economic mobility and the American dream
September 6, 2017 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
Economic mobility and the American dream | Test

Americans, as well as millions around the world, see this country as a land of opportunity.

Attempting to blind serves none of us well
September 6, 2017 – 10:08 pm | No Comment
Attempting to blind serves none of us well | Test

Editor: I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry upon reading the letter “The real Trump is beginning to crash.”

Anger is always a truth teller
September 6, 2017 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
Anger is always a truth teller | Test

Editor: This is responding to the second letter titled “Whom would you have chosen?”

State waiving requirements to expedite animal evacuations
September 6, 2017 – 10:05 pm | No Comment
State waiving requirements to expedite animal evacuations | Test

Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.

Police: Woman broke into 4 vehicles
September 6, 2017 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
Police: Woman broke into 4 vehicles | Test

Cindy Jean Connally Gilliam, 40, who has addresses on record at both 560 Cedar Grove Lane in Seneca and 258 Woolbright Circle in Townville according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, is also charged with five counts of petit larceny, shoplifting and two counts of criminally receiving goods and services.

Tiger Band to continue Kidz Klub, pre-game show
September 6, 2017 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Tiger Band to continue Kidz Klub, pre-game show | Test

The Clemson University Tiger Band will continue adding to the excitement of football weekends with the Tiger Band Kidz Klub and 90 Minutes Before Kickoff this season.

Governor declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma shifts east
September 6, 2017 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
Governor declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma shifts east | Test

Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency in South Carolina for Hurricane Irma on Wednesday after the official forecasts for the storm shifted east, raising the chances of the first major hurricane strike for the state in almost 28 years.

Elementary schools to be first magnet sites in county
September 6, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Elementary schools to be first magnet sites in county | Test

The School District of Pickens County announced last week that Central Elementary School and McKissick Elementary School have been approved by school board trustees as theme-based magnet schools starting in the 2018-19 academic year.

Going out!
September 6, 2017 – 9:47 pm | No Comment

Use our calendar to plan your weekend.

Help! I know nothing about our finances
September 6, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Help! I know nothing about our finances | Test

“My husband always took care of our finances. Recently I learned from our accountant that our tax returns were not filed correctly.”

Save me a two-bedroom rooftop condo facing Earth!
September 6, 2017 – 9:36 pm | No Comment
Save me a two-bedroom rooftop condo facing Earth! | Test

Willie, In the Aug. 26 issue of Tell Willie I’m not sure who or what the writer is complaining about, however they or anyone else who writes should do their homework first.

Disaster agencies, churches work to help hurricane victims
September 6, 2017 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Disaster agencies, churches work to help hurricane victims | Test

Emergency agencies and local churches are monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, awaiting a call to respond to any help needed.

Oconee Republicans set to host disaster preparedness program
September 6, 2017 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Oconee Republicans set to host disaster preparedness program | Test

The Oconee County Republican Party will sponsor a presentation by local law enforcement and first responders Monday on disaster preparedness.

UAB football making its own kind of history
September 6, 2017 – 12:11 am | No Comment
UAB football making its own kind of history | Test

If you’re a Clemson fan, you’ve got it made.

Clemson has depth, talent at running back
September 6, 2017 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Clemson has depth, talent at running back | Test

CLEMSON — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney will take all the talent that he can get, even if it’s at one position.

BabyRead honored for its efforts
September 6, 2017 – 12:02 am | No Comment
BabyRead honored for its efforts | Test

St. John’s Lutheran Church recently honored BabyRead at its Tour of Tables at the church on Main Street in Walhalla.

Council passes tax hike to fund school operations
September 6, 2017 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Council passes tax hike to fund school operations | Test

Oconee County Council unanimously approved a property tax increase of 5.2 mills Tuesday, with the entirety of the hike going to fund school district operations, meaning it will not affect tax bills on primary residences in the county.