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Can council members vote without being present?
August 7, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Can council members vote without being present?
Can council members vote without being present?

Clemson City Council’s recent decision to award a raise and contract extension to city administrator Rick Cotton, which came with two council members not in attendance, has led to examining the possibility of allowing members to participate in meetings electronically.

Paws Diner aiming to reopen soon
August 7, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Paws Diner aiming to reopen soon
Paws Diner aiming to reopen soon

After shutting down for a month and a half, the owner of Paws Diner said he’s hoping to reopen the restaurant’s doors in less than two weeks.

Water bill changes coming back to council
August 7, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Water bill changes coming back to council
Water bill changes coming back to council

Walhalla City Council is scheduled to decide later this month on proposals to raise the minimum past due balance on a customer’s utility bill before their water service is disconnected.

Journal names Benson news editor
August 7, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Journal names Benson news editor
Journal names Benson news editor

Though Robert Benson is technically an Upstate native, New York isn’t quite the same as South Carolina, and it’s safe to say he’s glad to be back in the South.

Opioid litigation moves to next step
August 7, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Opioid litigation moves to next step
Opioid litigation moves to next step

More than a year after Oconee County joined a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and others profiting from the sale of opioids, the first physical signs of progress are showing up.

Clemson, CU reach CATbus agreement for FY ‘19-20
August 6, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Clemson, CU reach CATbus agreement for FY ‘19-20

The city of Clemson and Clemson University will continue their nearly 25-year partnership in providing transit bus service for at least another year after the two sides recently came to agreement on a new contract for fiscal year 2019-20.

Welcome to the Golden Corner of South Carolina!
August 6, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on Welcome to the Golden Corner of South Carolina!
Welcome to the Golden Corner of South Carolina!

Willie,Is the Jerry Dyar the same one who was on the radio back in the ’60s and school board member who then got on county council and was appointed to the VA job by the council years ago?

Purple Heart drop-in set for Wednesday
August 6, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Purple Heart drop-in set for Wednesday
Purple Heart drop-in set for Wednesday

A drop-in for all Purple Heart recipients in Oconee County has been scheduled for this week. 

‘Positive thinking’ ‘Sharing the good times’
August 6, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on ‘Positive thinking’ ‘Sharing the good times’
‘Positive thinking’ ‘Sharing the good times’

“Focus on the positive — share the great memories, events and good times” you enjoyed with your loved one. 

Council wants to make sidewalk requests easier
August 6, 2019 – 12:53 am | Comments Off on Council wants to make sidewalk requests easier
Council wants to make sidewalk requests easier

Clemson City Council discussed proposed changes for requests involving the installation of sidewalks Monday night, including a reduction in signatures from 75 to 51 percent of property owners within a specified improvement district.

Local stores help with many projects
August 6, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Local stores help with many projects
Local stores help with many projects

A western North Carolina-based company with stores in Oconee and Pickens counties provides supplies and tools for contractors through the week, as well as the do-it-yourself types who want to tackle a weekend project at home.

Highway 123 corridor plan heading to county council
August 6, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Highway 123 corridor plan heading to county council
Highway 123 corridor plan heading to county council

After a discussion of priorities and feasibility, the Oconee County Planning Commission unanimously voted to send the U.S. Highway 123 Corridor Study as it was presented Monday night to the full council.