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Long Creek fire destroys home Long Creek fire destroys home

WESTMINSTER — A Saturday evening fire destroyed a home in Long Creek but resulted in no injuries, according to Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King.

Sewer authority officials on agenda for county council Sewer authority officials on agenda for county council

Representatives of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority are expected to answer Oconee County Council’s call for a seat on the sewer authority’s board of commissioners at a council meeting next week.

Officials talk unity at State of Oconee Officials talk unity at State of Oconee

Local leaders emphasized the importance of working together during Friday’s annual State of Oconee luncheon at Walhalla High School.

Marijuana found in county offices Marijuana found in county offices

Authorities confirmed this week a substance found in the county office complex on Pine Street in Walhalla in December was marijuana, prompting a formal investigation by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

More work planned for Mile Creek Park More work planned for Mile Creek Park

A number of improvements are in the works at Pickens County’s Mile Creek Park.

Questions for Keowee Trail developer  Questions for Keowee Trail developer 

Editor: The Keowee Trail developer has been nice enough to solicit community input.

Shirley: Grant news could come soon Shirley: Grant news could come soon

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is working to secure $765,000 in funding to purchase property adjacent to Chau Ram Park in Westminster that could add 218 acres to the park.

County breaks ground on Madden Bridge Park County breaks ground on Madden Bridge Park

Pickens County officials broke ground Tuesday morning on the county’s latest park, a project long in the making.

Last chance for bagging bushtails Last chance for bagging bushtails

Like many small-game hunting opportunities,  March 1 will mark the end of the 2019 squirrel hunting season, at least as far as the use of guns to take the animals is concerned. 

Oconee Federal Savings and Loan officials break ground for Clemson branch Oconee Federal Savings and Loan officials break ground for Clemson branch

On its 95th anniversary, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan held a groundbreaking ceremony for its future Clemson branch.

Former Razorback Biggers sets goals for baseball, life Former Razorback Biggers sets goals for baseball, life

In his first two seasons of college baseball, former Walhalla High School standout Zach Biggers has already shown he belongs at the Division I level.

Tigers travel to Louisville looking to bounce back Tigers travel to Louisville looking to bounce back

For the second time in ACC play this season, the Clemson basketball team is hoping to bounce back from a heartbreaking road loss.

Clemson wins opener in comeback fashion Clemson wins opener in comeback fashion

There’s nothing quite like crushing a baseball completely out of the stadium to suddenly awaken a slumbering offense that had yet to awaken from its offseason hibernation.

Bobcats clutch late to advance in playoffs Bobcats clutch late to advance in playoffs

SENECA — The Seneca High School boys’ basketball team found itself in a back-and-forth affair on Friday night as it played host to the Clinton Red Devils.