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The real villains
July 19, 2018 – 12:44 am
The real villains

Editor: So Russia interfered in our 2016 elections — hardly a surprise.

Official losses are county’s misfortune
July 19, 2018 – 12:42 am
Official losses are county’s misfortune

Editor: I was ready to write my little accolade and thanks to Richard Blackwell for his outstanding leadership in economic development for Oconee County, until I read the “First salvo?” editorial.

Walhalla resident urges change to billing system
July 19, 2018 – 12:39 am
Walhalla resident urges change to billing system

A local resident urged Walhalla City Council to push back the due date on customers’ water bills at its meeting Tuesday night. 

Attorney says Sunday alcohol referendum could be risky
July 19, 2018 – 12:36 am
Attorney says Sunday alcohol referendum could be risky

Clemson city attorney Mary McCormac told city council members Monday night that placing a question for voters on the November ballot about allowing Sunday alcohol sales off-premises presents a risk to the on-premises allowance approved four years ago.

County extends admin deadline
July 19, 2018 – 12:32 am
County extends admin deadline

After executive session at Tuesday night’s meeting, Oconee County Council voted unanimously to extend the deadline for county administrator applications to Aug. 15.

Swofford pleased with rise of ACC football
July 19, 2018 – 12:30 am
Swofford pleased with rise of ACC football

John Swofford knows the level of football in the ACC has only gotten better in recent years, and that trend is continuing.

‘Operation Glacier’ nets drug trafficking arrests
July 19, 2018 – 12:30 am
‘Operation Glacier’ nets drug trafficking arrests

Two people were arrested on drug trafficking charges after police confiscated 40 grams of methamphetamine, 34 grams of marijuana and nine guns from their home Wednesday morning.

Hartman named interim Oconee Economic Alliance director
July 19, 2018 – 12:29 am
Hartman named interim Oconee Economic Alliance director

Newly named Oconee Economic Alliance interim executive director Janet Hartman is no stranger to the county, nor to economic development.

Ride to Work Ministry seeing continued success
July 19, 2018 – 12:25 am
Ride to Work Ministry seeing continued success

An all-volunteer group’s efforts are helping Oconee County residents become self-sufficient, stable employees and also bringing down the county’s unemployment rate. 

Salem mayor dies at age 58
July 19, 2018 – 12:23 am
Salem mayor dies at age 58

Salem Mayor Diane Head was remembered as the “People’s Mayor” in a statement released on behalf on the town announcing her passing. 

Brownell adds pair to Tigers’ coaching staff
July 19, 2018 – 12:20 am
Brownell adds pair to Tigers’ coaching staff

On the eve of the school’s board of trustees taking up his contract extension, Clemson men’s basketball coach Brad Brownell announced a pair of additions to his staff Wednesday.

F.A.R.M. Center to celebrate ‘Bygone Days’
July 19, 2018 – 12:17 am
F.A.R.M. Center to celebrate ‘Bygone Days’

A new festival will showcase the equipment Oconee County farmers used in “bygone days.” 

I guess I can’t tell you more than you already know
July 19, 2018 – 12:15 am
I guess I can’t tell you more than you already know

Willie: An article about the county budget, specifically the school budget, quoted Steve Hanvey as saying there is a projected shortfall of about $1.5 million.

Georgia Tech’s Marshall praises Clemson’s defensive front
July 19, 2018 – 12:15 am
Georgia Tech’s Marshall praises Clemson’s defensive front

The last time Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall saw the Clemson Tigers, it was on the losing end of an ugly 24-10 loss on a rainy night in Death Valley.