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Recent fires remain under investigation
October 5, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Recent fires remain under investigation
Recent fires remain under investigation

Investigators are continuing work to determine the cause of two fires in recent weeks at homes under construction in different neighborhoods on Lake Keowee.

Police talk issues with residents over coffee
October 5, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Police talk issues with residents over coffee
Police talk issues with residents over coffee

Local students and residents gathered Wednesday morning at a Clemson coffeehouse to enjoy a cup of java or flavored brew and talk issues with law enforcement as part of national Coffee with a Cop Day.

Police presence at council meetings starting Monday
October 5, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Police presence at council meetings starting Monday
Police presence at council meetings starting Monday

Council narrowly approved a recommendation to have a law enforcement presence at each city council, board and commission meeting, which began at the Clemson Board of Architectural Review meeting earlier this week.

Intelligence is a rare commodity in Congress
October 5, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Intelligence is a rare commodity in Congress
Intelligence is a rare commodity in Congress

Back in 2015, I wrote about the SETI Institute’s ongoing search for extraterrestrial life and intelligence.

A hole in the road
October 5, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on A hole in the road
A hole in the road

Drivers have been dodging that steel plate covering a hole on U.S. Highway 123 South for months.

Time to reopen the debate?
October 5, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Time to reopen the debate?
Time to reopen the debate?

Editor: A letter published Thursday says it is time to reopen the debate about the validity and urgency of human-caused global warming because a “seminal paper” from 1998 is now being called into doubt.

Crime briefs — Police: Man impersonated officer in armed robbery
October 5, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs — Police: Man impersonated officer in armed robbery
Crime briefs — Police: Man impersonated officer in armed robbery

William Gentry Watkins, 39, of Martin Street in Westminster, has been charged with armed robbery, petit larceny, impersonating a police officer and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. 

Clemson Elementary students, parents take part in Walk and Roll to School Day
October 5, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on Clemson Elementary students, parents take part in Walk and Roll to School Day
Clemson Elementary students, parents take part in Walk and Roll to School Day

More than 200 Clemson Elementary students and siblings, accompanied by parents, walked or rode bicycles, skateboards or scooters to school Friday morning.

Clemson professor helping to design next generation online
October 5, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Clemson professor helping to design next generation online
Clemson professor helping to  design next generation online

A professor of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University is working to build a better internet with a $20 million project funded by the National Science Foundation. 

Local names recognized during state domestic violence ceremony
October 5, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Local names recognized during state domestic violence ceremony
Local names recognized during state domestic violence ceremony

A ceremony earlier this week in Columbia acknowledged the victims of domestic violence who died at the hand of their partners in 2018.

Local districts get high marks from state
October 5, 2019 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Local districts get high marks from state
Local districts get high marks from state

Pickens County schools all scored average or better ratings and all but two Oconee County schools achieved those marks on statewide school report cards released this week by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Woman’s body found two days after wreck
October 4, 2019 – 11:12 pm | Comments Off on Woman’s body found two days after wreck
Woman’s body found two days after wreck

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis was called to the scene of a deadly wreck on S.C. Highway 107 on Friday night.