Articles by Zack Mauldin
Duke Energy has announced it will be applying for renewed operating licenses in 2021 for 11 reactors it operates at six nuclear stations in the Carolinas — including the three reactors at the Oconee Nuclear Station.
Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon vividly remembers the first time the police department opened a new state-of-the-art facility from the ground up on Sept. 3, 1996, a dream come true for his longtime predecessor Johnson Link.
Monday will mark two years since a fire broke out at the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, and the former uniform patrol area looks largely the same as it did following immediate cleanup efforts in 2017.
Damon O’Neal Johnson, of Crawford Circle in Pendleton, is charged with third-degree assault and battery, disturbing a place of worship and giving false information.
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.