Article Archive for 16 May 2018
Dr. John Scroggins of Lenoir, N.C., recently approached the South Carolina State Park Service wishing to donate to Devils Fork State Park some native Oconee bells — scientific name shortia galacifolia — that he removed from the Jocassee Valley prior to the formation of the lake. That donation helped develop a special exhibit at the park.
School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland said school board trustees granted longtime Seneca High School principal Cliff Roberts approval for a transfer within the district after “school climate issues” arose at the school.
SENECA — For the second year in a row, the Seneca High School baseball team ended its season with a trophy in hand, but it again wasn’t the one the Bobcats wanted.
More than 80 retired sheriff’s deputies, police officers, parole officers, federal agents and other law enforcement officers were honored Tuesday during the fifth annual Retired Law Enforcement Officers Luncheon at the Oconee County Law Enforcement Center.
School District of Oconee County officials said Monday night a total of 16 school resource officer candidates for nine new positions will be interviewed, marking another step in the goal of putting one officer in every K-12 school in the district.
Pickens County Council chairman Roy Costner asked staff Monday to remove funding to join Sister City International from the county’s proposed fiscal year 2018-19 budget.
School District of Pickens County spokesman John Eby could hardly contain his enthusiasm when describing the response by parents to enrolling children in the district’s first two magnet schools, set to open in the fall.