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Bat colony forces closure of Clemson’s Brooks Center
March 31, 2018 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Bat colony forces closure of Clemson’s Brooks Center | Test

The discovery of a colony of bats inside the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University has forced the temporary closure of the venue.

Rec directors moving toward resolution
March 31, 2018 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Rec directors moving toward resolution | Test

Fair-Oak Youth Center recreation director Terry Swain said she hopes a resolution will soon be in place that will allow the Fair-Oak recreation teams to play other teams in the county again.

Pioneer board nominations set for Monday
March 31, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Pioneer board nominations set for Monday | Test

Mark Holbrooks and Barry Stevenson have confirmed they are running for re-election to the Pioneer Rural Water District board of directors ahead of Tuesday’s nomination meeting for Districts 1 and 4.

Local legislators oppose medical marijuana bill
March 31, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Local legislators oppose medical marijuana bill | Test

A bill in the S.C. General Assembly that would allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes does not have the support of members of the Oconee and Pickens legislative delegations.

High School Roundup: Walhalla softball picks up big win over Crescent, West-Oak wins
March 31, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment

For the first time since 2007, the Walhalla High School softball team defeated Crescent on Friday.

Slinging arrows at turkeys
March 31, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Slinging arrows at turkeys | Test

The first question anyone ever asks Scott Hammond of Charleston when they see him packing up his turkey hunting gear is, “Where’s your shotgun?”

Tigers’ Thomas announces his return
March 31, 2018 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Tigers’ Thomas announces his return | Test

Elijah Thomas took to Twitter on Friday to announce his decision to hold off on any professional prospects and return to Clemson for his senior year.

All-Mountain Lakes Boys’ Basketball: Walhalla’s Thorsland enjoys special senior year
March 31, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
All-Mountain Lakes Boys’ Basketball: Walhalla’s Thorsland enjoys special senior year | Test

John Thorsland couldn’t have asked for a much more fun senior season as a member of the Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team.

Latest gas price increase the start of spring hikes
March 31, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Latest gas price increase the start of spring hikes | Test

Those traveling this weekend for the Easter holiday and spring break in the coming days will notice that it will cost a little more to make those trips.

Where are they now: Former Bobcat making big-league impact
March 31, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Where are they now: Former Bobcat making big-league impact | Test

As spring training began to wind down last week, Stephanie Fernandes embarked on the long road back to Arlington.

Seneca named tops in state for retirees
March 31, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Seneca named tops in state for retirees | Test

A new study has rated Seneca as the top place to retire in South Carolina.

A tribute to man’s best friend
March 31, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
A tribute to man’s best friend | Test

Why am I paying tribute to dogs in this op-ed section of the paper? Because I think they deserve some honor and recognition for all the services they perform for us humans.

Seneca home health care business joins chamber
March 31, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Seneca home health care business joins chamber | Test

The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for home health care franchise ComForCare.

9 file for SC governor’s race
March 31, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
9 file for SC governor’s race | Test

A total of nine candidates — including four Republicans challenging current Gov. Henry McMaster in the June 12 primary — have filed to run for governor in South Carolina.

Pickens County filings close with 2 contested council seats
March 31, 2018 – 12:14 am | No Comment

Two seats on Pickens County Council will be contested Nov. 6, as the two-week filing period for council and other local and state races ended at noon Friday.

Life jacket loaner board program still growing
March 31, 2018 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Life jacket loaner board program still growing | Test

Officials met Monday to celebrate the success and growth of a life jacket loaner program in Oconee County and to discuss other ways they can help people stay safe on the water.

School district announces new administrative hires
March 31, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
School district announces new administrative hires | Test

Seneca Middle School principal Al LeRoy will be changing his work address starting July 1, as the longtime administrator has been named the new director of human resources for the School District of Oconee County.

Pickens County students display culinary skills in competition
March 31, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Pickens County students display culinary skills in competition | Test

Approximately 40 Pickens County elementary, middle and high school students spent Tuesday afternoon preparing healthy salads or sandwiches as part of the district’s annual culinary competition.