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Leaders see positives from council-commission meeting
October 25, 2017 – 10:10 pm | No Comment
Leaders see positives from council-commission meeting | Test

There weren’t any big decisions made, and participants didn’t all agree on everything, but leaders of both Oconee County Council and the county planning commission said they came away with hope of a better working relationship after Tuesday’s joint meeting — the first such meeting in more than six years.

Registration open for 5K at SC Botanical Garden
October 25, 2017 – 10:08 pm | No Comment

A 3.1-mile run will return for a fourth year to the South Carolina Botanical Garden on Nov. 4, aimed at bringing together the Clemson University community to promote fun, fitness and fellowship.

Better late than never
October 25, 2017 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
Better late than never | Test

We’re not sure what the main takeaway was from this week’s joint meeting between Oconee County Council and its planning commission — the discussion was sort of all over the place — but we do believe it’s a good idea that they’re finally meeting.

Expand beyond the echo chamber
October 25, 2017 – 10:06 pm | No Comment
Expand beyond the echo chamber | Test

Editor: I want to thank Woody Locke for the pointer about watching Fox News, but I have watched regularly since the network came on the air.

Oconee Democrats set to host health care advocate Saturday
October 25, 2017 – 10:04 pm | No Comment
Oconee Democrats set to host health care advocate Saturday | Test

The director of a justice center in Columbia will speak about health care at the monthly Oconee County Democratic Party breakfast on Saturday, according to a news release provided by OCDP chairwoman Paulette Keffas-Chassin.

Voc Rehab to host veterans event
October 25, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment

Just ahead of Veterans Day, the Oconee-Pickens area office of South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation will host a veterans appreciation drop-in from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Nov. 7.

Band with local ties donating proceeds to hurricane relief
October 25, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment

NEEDTOBREATHE will donate all of the proceeds from its single “Walking on Water” to Dream Center Network, which in partnership with OneWorld Health will help support victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

All the county’s expenses are public record
October 25, 2017 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
All the county’s expenses are public record | Test

Willie: How many people remember when Anwar Sadat flew into Donaldson Center after signing the Camp David Peace Accord?

How we spend our waning days
October 25, 2017 – 9:31 pm | No Comment
How we spend our waning days | Test

When we move our clocks back one hour next week, most of us will notice how the increased darkness affects our mood.

Going out!
October 25, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

Arthur Lee Fischer
October 25, 2017 – 4:39 pm | No Comment

Arthur Lee Fischer
October 24, 2017
CLEMSON, S.C. – Arthur L. Fischer, 93, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Art is survived by his daughter, Christine Curry; his daughter, Dana Guzman, and his son-in-law, …

Steve Douglas Kelley
October 25, 2017 – 4:38 pm | No Comment

Steve Douglas Kelley
October 21, 2017
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. – Steve Douglas Kelley passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 3, in the chapel of …

Cause undetermined after early-morning fire destroys SC Highway 11 business
October 25, 2017 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Cause undetermined after early-morning fire destroys SC Highway 11 business | Test

As they dealt with the destruction from an early-morning fire Tuesday at a building they had owned together for the past 10 years near Lake Jocassee, Bruce May and Phillip Maloney said their sadness was tempered by the fact that no one was hurt in the blaze.

Seneca church packs meals in fight against hunger
October 25, 2017 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Seneca church packs meals in fight against hunger | Test

Members of Ascension Episcopal Church on Northampton Road, along with more than 50 community volunteers, recently spent the day packing 10,152 meals for Rise Against Hunger — formerly known as Stop Hunger Now.