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Clemson Child Development Center celebrates 50 years
November 9, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Clemson Child Development Center celebrates 50 years
Clemson Child Development Center celebrates 50 years

As public schools in the South were being integrated in 1969, a Clemson couple was determined to ease the transition of local black students.

54 indicted in ‘Prison Empire’ investigation
November 9, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on 54 indicted in ‘Prison Empire’ investigation
54 indicted in ‘Prison Empire’ investigation

Authorities are calling for cellphone jamming to be used in state prisons after a multi-jurisdictional investigation that resulted in the seizure of more than $20 million in drugs and 54 people being indicted and accused of participating in a trafficking ring orchestrated in part by current and former inmates.

Never forgotten — Seneca resident, college grad died near end of WWI
November 9, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Never forgotten — Seneca resident, college grad died near end of WWI
Never forgotten — Seneca resident, college grad died near end of WWI

Monday is Veterans Day, and it also marks the 101st anniversary of the end of World War I.

Righting wrongs of the past or seeking revenge?
November 9, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Righting wrongs of the past or seeking revenge?
Righting wrongs of the past or seeking revenge?

What’s wrong with being white — especially a white male?

What I saw in Russia
November 9, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on What I saw in Russia
What I saw in Russia

Editor: I recently returned from a summer in Russia, mostly spent learning the language in Saint Petersburg.

Duke foundation gives to local organizations
November 9, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Duke foundation gives to local organizations
Duke foundation gives to local organizations

Three Oconee County organizations have received a combined $76,550 from the Duke Energy Foundation in an effort to help protect and restore natural resources in South Carolina. 

Remembering those who served
November 9, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Remembering those who served
Remembering those who served

A chance visit to a pair of stone walls on East North 1st Street in Seneca is a reminder about preserving the past that should echo through this country on Veterans Day 2019.

First of 1.2M $50 tax rebates going out early
November 9, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on First of 1.2M $50 tax rebates going out early
First of 1.2M $50 tax rebates going out early

For South Carolina taxpayers who are wondering when they will receive their $50 rebate checks provided for by the General Assembly, the State Department of Revenue says the checks are in the mail — the first batch of them, at least.

Council to vote on plan for $1.5M facility
November 9, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on Council to vote on plan for $1.5M facility
Council to vote on plan for $1.5M facility

Seneca City Council is set to consider final reading next week of an ordinance providing an Installment Purchase Revenue Bond to pay for improvements to the Seneca Industrial Facility, including a new $1.5 million building to move the public works department to the site.

University honors late donor
November 8, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on University honors late donor
University honors late donor

Clemson University honored a late alumnus last week during the school’s annual Legacy Day. 

New animal shelter flag ‘very unique’
November 8, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on New animal shelter flag ‘very unique’
New animal shelter flag ‘very unique’

The Oconee County Animal Shelter has long flown an American flag every day. However, thanks to an Oconee Humane Society volunteer and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, the flag now welcoming visitors is “very unique.”

Recount certifies Woodward’s Walhalla City Council win
November 8, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Recount certifies Woodward’s Walhalla City Council win
Recount certifies Woodward’s Walhalla City Council win

Incumbent Danny Woodward was officially certified Thursday as one of three winners in Tuesday’s Walhalla City Council election, but it didn’t come easy.