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Pickens County wants online learning options, flexible school calendar
August 27, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Pickens County wants online learning options, flexible school calendar
Pickens County wants online learning options, flexible school calendar

The School District of Pickens County’s increased emphasis on online learning received another boost Monday night when school board trustees unanimously approved a recommendation by administration to seek additional options and calendar flexibility.

3 local elementary schools eligible for grant money
August 24, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on 3 local elementary schools eligible for grant money
3 local elementary schools eligible for grant money

Duke Energy has invested almost $200,000 in small grants for school supplies across South Carolina, and three local elementary schools are eligible to receive funding.

Just exactly what God do you worship?
August 24, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Just exactly what God do you worship?
Just exactly what God do you worship?

Willie: I was cleaning out my DVR saves recently and came across the Memorial Day celebration, which I forgot I had saved.

‘A Tribute to Frank Sinatra’ coming to WPAC on Sunday
August 24, 2019 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on ‘A Tribute to Frank Sinatra’ coming to WPAC on Sunday
‘A Tribute to Frank Sinatra’ coming to WPAC on Sunday

A Frank Sinatra tribute act is rolling into Walhalla on Sunday night, all the way from Las Vegas.

Three more file for council race in Westminster
August 24, 2019 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Three more file for council race in Westminster
Three more file for council race in Westminster

The race to win a seat on Westminster’s City Council continues to grow. 

Here a pine, there a pine
August 24, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Here a pine, there a pine
Here a pine, there a pine

I spend a lot of time in my car every week driving from home to work, to the lake house, and back again, traversing three states. 

School districts can confiscate cellphones for entire year
August 24, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on School districts can confiscate cellphones for entire year
School districts can confiscate cellphones for entire year

It is hard to find anyone without a cellphone these days — and schoolchildren are certainly no different. 

235-home proposal to return to council agenda Tuesday
August 24, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on 235-home proposal to return to council agenda Tuesday
235-home proposal to return to council agenda Tuesday

With traffic studies completed and evaluated, a proposed development for approximately 235 patio homes and townhomes is scheduled to return to Seneca City Council next week for a final vote.

Audit: Martin lacked experience, competency for administrator job
August 24, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on Audit: Martin lacked experience, competency for administrator job
Audit: Martin lacked experience, competency for administrator job

The recently released independent audit of Oconee County employee raises found that though former interim administrator Rick Martin gave allowable discretionary increases during his tenure, he lacked the “background, experience or other competencies” for the position.

Former interim police chief charged with peeping
August 24, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Former interim police chief charged with peeping
Former interim police chief charged with peeping

SLED charged Mark Anthony Bolden with peeping on Thursday after a warrant alleges he recorded a woman naked while she was changing clothes between March 18-25. 

Innovation economics
August 24, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Innovation economics
Innovation economics

Editor: “Why is health care a for-profit industry?” A recent letter posed this question, and, in light of frequently spoken statements in the Democratic debates, the question deserves a response.

Opposing views on man’s existence
August 24, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Opposing views on man’s existence
Opposing views on man’s existence

Atheists say we came from slime in a primordial soup and will decompose into the elements we came from.