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Oconee preparing for student housing ‘spillover’
January 23, 2020 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Oconee preparing for student housing ‘spillover’
Oconee preparing for student housing ‘spillover’

During a special meeting that started with an executive session Tuesday night, Oconee County Council directed staff to research multi-family housing ahead of what council members feel is an impending “spillover” as a result of Clemson’s development moratorium.

Group plans ‘depolarizing’ event Saturday
January 23, 2020 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Group plans ‘depolarizing’ event Saturday
Group plans ‘depolarizing’ event Saturday

A local Better Angels chapter is constantly looking to calm the ever-heightening political tensions in the United States — and it’s hosting a special depolarization event on Saturday. 

Walhalla approves new zoning district
January 23, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Walhalla approves new zoning district
Walhalla approves new zoning district

Property owners now have another option as they plan development in the city of Walhalla.

Central working to improve its downtown
January 23, 2020 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on Central working to improve its downtown
Central working to improve its downtown

Officials with the Main Street South Carolina program recently wrapped up three days of meetings with Central officials and business owners discussing ways to improve the downtown, including how to better recruit businesses and fill empty buildings.

Find a way out
January 22, 2020 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on Find a way out
Find a way out

It’s been almost four years since Michelin announced it would not locate a $250 million project at the Golden Corner Commerce Park. 

Operation Christmas Child thanks community
January 22, 2020 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on Operation Christmas Child thanks community
Operation Christmas Child thanks community

Editor: I am writing to thank Seneca residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.

Crime briefs: Westminster man arrested on rape, child molestation charges
January 22, 2020 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Westminster man arrested on rape, child molestation charges
Crime briefs: Westminster man arrested on rape, child molestation charges

Lee Scott Smith, also known as Wren Lee Hewitt, of Weeks Way, is charged with aggravated child molestation in Gwinnett County, Ga., according to Oconee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Watt.

19 more arrested in Pickens County sting
January 22, 2020 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on 19 more arrested in Pickens County sting
19 more arrested in Pickens County sting

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has announced more arrests after undercover drug investigations.