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Palmetto Conservation Foundation executive director leaving
July 31, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on Palmetto Conservation Foundation executive director leaving
Palmetto Conservation Foundation executive director leaving

Today is Natalie Britt’s last day on the job before she begins working as executive director of the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretative Association in North Carolina.

An important step for downtown Seneca
July 31, 2019 – 12:53 am | Comments Off on An important step for downtown Seneca
An important step for downtown Seneca

A year ago today, Seneca city administrator Scott Moulder presented two new incentive programs at City Hall that he and other officials hoped would spearhead downtown revitalization and get more people excited about the area.

Clemson speed bumps ‘more than just a bump in the road’
July 31, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Clemson speed bumps ‘more than just a bump in the road’
Clemson speed bumps ‘more than just a bump in the road’

Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon said installing speed bumps in neighborhoods requires multiple steps, as well as a study to determine the feasibility.

School board may talk earlier start next month
July 31, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on School board may talk earlier start next month
School board may talk earlier start next month

School District of Oconee County officials plan to wait before putting a survey out to faculty and staff to gauge input on whether to proceed with starting the 2020-21 calendar year a week earlier for middle and high schools.

Rabies case confirmed in Pickens — first positive animal for rabies in 2019
July 31, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Rabies case confirmed in Pickens — first positive animal for rabies in 2019
Rabies case confirmed in Pickens — first positive animal for rabies in 2019

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a news release saying the attack happened on July 23, and the fox was confirmed to have rabies on July 24.

Pushback for science
July 31, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Pushback for science
Pushback for science

Editor: I won’t try to respond to all of Doug LeCroy’s latest column about evolution, and how he suggests ignoring the science of it, and to just believe that God created all life whenever, and that further discussion or study is a waste of time. Enough said!

Ride to Work continues to thrive in community
July 31, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Ride to Work continues to thrive in community
Ride to Work continues to thrive in community

Ride to Work, a nonprofit established more than three years ago, provided more than 5,500 rides last year to people who otherwise would have had no way of getting to or from work.

Every generation has had its scandals …
July 31, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Every generation has had its scandals …
Every generation has had its scandals …

Willie: I am needing a percolation test for a septic tank done on a vacant lot in Oconee County.

Crime briefs: Woman charged with forgery, fraud
July 31, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Woman charged with forgery, fraud
Crime briefs: Woman charged with forgery, fraud

Kendal Ann Ellis, 33, of Humbert Street, is charged with seven counts of financial card transaction fraud, one count of forgery valued at less than $10,000 and driving under suspension.

Police asking for help identifying owner of vehicle
July 31, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Police asking for help identifying owner of vehicle
Police asking for help identifying owner of vehicle

The Westminster Police Department is asking for help identifying the owner of a car suspected to have been used during a vandalism incident at  a city park bathroom last week.

Council ‘excited’ about Kimbrell’s, Haynes properties
July 31, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Council ‘excited’ about Kimbrell’s, Haynes properties
Council ‘excited’ about Kimbrell’s, Haynes properties

Members of Seneca City Council said they are excited about the future of downtown after getting ownership of one vacant property and approving a settlement that is expected to turn another large, empty building over to the city.

City takes ownership of large building downtown, moves closer on another
July 31, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on City takes ownership of large building downtown, moves closer on another
City takes ownership of large building downtown, moves closer on another

Two downtown buildings — vacant for years and covering nearly a full block across from City Hall — have moved closer to being under the city’s control.