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Faulty regulator causes Seneca power outage
April 12, 2018 – 11:32 pm | No Comment

About 1,300 Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative customers lost power Thursday morning due to a faulty piece of equipment.

Sara White
April 12, 2018 – 4:19 pm | No Comment

Sara White
April 11, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Sara Christeen Owens White, 88, wife of the late Robert L. White, of 802 S. Townville St., passed away Wednesday, April 11, at her residence.
A memorial service will be …

Olin T. Childress Sr.
April 12, 2018 – 4:19 pm | No Comment

Olin T. Childress Sr.
April 10, 2018
TOWNVILLE, S.C. – Olin T. Childress died at home on Tuesday, April 10 at the age of 85.
After a private family Masonic Rite ceremony at Davenport Funeral Home in West …

Catherine Blackwell
April 12, 2018 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

Catherine Blackwell
April 11, 2018
WESTMINSTER, S.C. – Mary Catherine Looney Blackwell, 84, widow of the late Derrill Blackwell, of 11261 Long Creek Highway, passed away Wednesday, April 11, at Oconee Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be …

Oconee jail maintains population
April 12, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Oconee jail maintains population | Test

With neighboring Pickens County beginning the process of building a new detention center, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office captain Steve Pruitt has some words of wisdom for those worried about exceeding capacity — law enforcement isn’t a baseball movie.

Budget calls for 28 new employees at Pickens County sheriff’s office
April 12, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Budget calls for 28 new employees at Pickens County sheriff’s office | Test

Pickens County’s new jail will require more than two dozen employees to address a higher number of inmates, according to chief deputy Creed Hashe.

City officials talk downtown diversity
April 12, 2018 – 12:38 am | No Comment
City officials talk downtown diversity | Test

City officials tasked with creating an economic incentives program to spur growth in downtown Seneca are considering making a list of the types of businesses the city wants to attract in order to diversify growth.

No tax increase in early school budget
April 12, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
No tax increase in early school budget | Test

School District of Oconee officials are not expecting to request a tax increase for fiscal year 2018-19 despite a $1.5 million projected deficit in next year’s preliminary budget.

Sheriff urges caution during litter pickup
April 12, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Sheriff urges caution during litter pickup | Test

After some well-intended Oconee residents stumbled across two syringes and more than an ounce of meth while picking up roadside litter, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is advising a little extra caution.

RBC Aerostructures adding 22 jobs
April 12, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
RBC Aerostructures adding 22 jobs | Test

An expansion of a company that began operations in Oconee County in 2014 is expected to bring in 22 new jobs and an additional $3.8 million investment over the next five years.

Walhalla’s Cox inks with Piedmont
April 12, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Walhalla’s Cox inks with Piedmont | Test

WALHALLA — After giving the Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team a type of presence in the paint it hasn’t seen in recent years, Andrew Cox is taking his game to the next level.

Lions’ table set for run at region crown
April 12, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Lions’ table set for run at region crown | Test

CENTRAL — The Wren High School boys’ soccer team did Daniel a big favor Monday night, giving the Lions a clear path to capturing the Region I-4A region championship by knocking off region leader Greenville.

New agricultural wing at career center named for Skelton
April 12, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
New agricultural wing at career center named for Skelton | Test

When the Pickens County School Board voted in 2011 to officially name the district’s new career center, it was then-chairman B.J. Skelton who made the recommendation.

Firefighters discuss burning ordinance
April 12, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Firefighters discuss burning ordinance | Test

The arrival of warm weather in Walhalla brings with it more people working in their yards and looking for ways to get rid of the resulting debris.