Articles by Zack Mauldin
With the state legislature adjourned until January 2020, I’m excited to have some extra time to work on local projects here in Oconee County.
A new exhibit at the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum in Seneca examines the challenges and impact of African-American women who worked as domestic workers in the Jim Crow-era South.
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it was investigating almost 400 cases of illness associated with vaping, one local doctor said it was only a matter of time before illnesses started popping up.
South Carolina ranks fifth in the nation in the rate of women killed by men as the result of a new study by the Violence Policy Center released Wednesday. While that is a step back from the state’s No. 6 ranking a year ago, it remains an improvement from the top ranking held nationally a few years ago.
The School District of Pickens County has applied for a waiver from the State Department of Education that would allow elementary, middle and high schools to start Aug. 4, 2020, and district officials said they won’t consider separate calendars if that waiver isn’t granted.
Oconee and Pickens legislative delegation members said Tuesday that school districts should be allowed to determine their own start dates.
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Walhalla will serve barbecue and all the fixins to the sounds of live music at its third-annual Holy Smoke BBQ fundraiser next weekend.
Walhalla officials said city utility customers can expect to have more time to pay their bills before water service is disconnected as a result of action taken Tuesday by city council.
Willie: Westminster is going to blow that sewer rebate from OJRSA if they get their hands on it!
After a weekend attack on an oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, market officials say ongoing gas price spikes “could last several weeks” at the pumps.
With no discussion Tuesday night, Oconee County Council agreed to raise property taxes by 5.9 mills, as recommended by the assessor, to bridge anticipated budget gaps.
Though the Rosa Clark Medical Clinic recently found out it wasn’t selected for a grant to expand to the Walhalla area, executive director Vicki Thompson left a county meeting Tuesday that offered a bit of a compromise.