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Oconee, Pickens preparing to mark 150 years
December 21, 2017 – 10:28 pm | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens preparing to mark 150 years | Test

Plans are in the works for a yearlong celebration of Oconee County’s 150th birthday in 2018.

Local offices set to close for holidays
December 21, 2017 – 10:27 pm | No Comment

Local government offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday.

SDOC administration presents proposed 2018-19 calendar
December 21, 2017 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
SDOC administration presents proposed 2018-19 calendar | Test

A proposed 2018-19 school calendar was recently presented to the Oconee County School Board, and administrators say it was developed with the goal of getting in as many instructional days prior to testing.

Man arrested in July assault
December 21, 2017 – 10:24 pm | No Comment
Man arrested in July assault | Test

Michael Lee Carter, 34, of 200 Deer Park Drive, lot 18, is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

Pickens County legislators discuss road projects on hold
December 21, 2017 – 10:23 pm | No Comment

Two Pickens County road projects are awaiting the outcome of a lawsuit filed by Greenville attorney Ned Sloan against the roads bill passed by the state legislature last summer.

‘Somewhat sacrilegious’
December 21, 2017 – 10:22 pm | No Comment
‘Somewhat sacrilegious’ | Test

Editor: A recent letter said I was “somewhat sacrilegious.”

The generous genie
December 21, 2017 – 9:47 pm | No Comment
The generous genie | Test

Y’all, I love giving presents. Birthdays, Christmas, sursies — if I see something I think a friend, family member or even their dog may like, I buy it.

Thank you for helping Collins Home kids
December 21, 2017 – 9:46 pm | No Comment
Thank you for helping Collins Home kids | Test

Wow. Can you believe Christmas is only three days away?

Seneca tax service becomes newest chamber member
December 21, 2017 – 9:45 pm | No Comment
Seneca tax service becomes newest chamber member | Test

When tax preparer Bea Ventura took on a full-time job at a certified public accounting firm while still working part-time at H&R Block a few years ago, her husband asked if she was still going to do taxes.

BRAC calls for entries in juried arts show
December 21, 2017 – 9:39 pm | No Comment

The Blue Ridge Arts Center is hosting its annual juried exhibition show, offering a $1,000 best in show prize to any local artists 18 and older.

Clemson alum bases leadership program on ‘The Wizard of Oz’
December 21, 2017 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Clemson alum bases leadership program on ‘The Wizard of Oz’ | Test

Clemson University marketing major Meredith Ellis and her peers sat around former president Jim Barker in a classroom for almost three hours as he talked to them about leadership.

Boating club to host weather class
December 21, 2017 – 9:33 pm | No Comment
Boating club to host weather class | Test

The Golden Corner Lakes Sail and Power Squadron is offering an eight-week weather course open to the public starting Thursday, Jan. 11.

Merry Christmas and God’s blessings back at you!
December 21, 2017 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Merry Christmas and God’s blessings back at you! | Test

Willie says: To my reader who wrote that he was upset that Westminster didn’t have its own police department protecting them on weeknights or all weekend.

Clemson senior talks past, present and future before graduation
December 21, 2017 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Clemson senior talks past, present and future before graduation | Test

Kelsey Morgan realized she wanted to transfer to Clemson University as she rushed the field at Memorial Stadium after the Tigers’ 52-6 win over The Citadel in November 2013.