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Sewer board to return nearly $5M to cities
August 6, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Sewer board to return nearly $5M to cities
Sewer board to return nearly $5M to cities

By a 6-2 vote Monday night, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority reversed a decision from July and approved a plan to return about $4.8 million to its three member cities. 

Cyclist endures amputation, surgeries after being hit by truck
August 6, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Cyclist endures amputation, surgeries after being hit by truck
Cyclist endures amputation, surgeries after being hit by truck

The husband of a cyclist who was hit by a truck on Friday said his wife had her leg amputated — and a college nursing student at the scene of the accident saved her life.

Central administrator expects sanitation finances to improve
August 6, 2019 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Central administrator expects sanitation finances to improve
Central administrator expects sanitation finances to improve

Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe said he expects the town’s sanitation budget to improve, but plans to continue looking at why the town isn’t selling as much water as it once did.

Clemson University summer graduation scheduled Friday
August 6, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Clemson University summer graduation scheduled Friday
Clemson University summer graduation scheduled Friday

Clemson will host its summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Littlejohn Coliseum. 

Walhalla planning meeting postponed
August 6, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Walhalla planning meeting postponed
Walhalla planning meeting postponed

A town hall presentation to the Walhalla Planning Commission for a property rezoning was postponed again on Monday.

Final state budget takes shape; education remains top priority
August 6, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Final state budget takes shape; education remains top priority
Final state budget takes shape; education remains top priority

Few things can compare to summer in South Carolina. One of my personal favorites this time of year is having just a bit more time to spend with friends and family, catching up and making some memories while the legislature is adjourned.

Astounded about attitude on sit-ins
August 6, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Astounded about attitude on sit-ins
Astounded about attitude on sit-ins

Editor: I am astounded at a Saturday letter writer’s negative take on Greenville’s 1960 anti-segregation sit-ins at the whites-only Greenville County Public Library and at the Woolworth’s lunch counter.

Wanted man turns self in
August 6, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Wanted man turns self in
Wanted man turns self in

Trenton Michael Thomas, 22, is charged with conspiracy to traffic cocaine greater than 400 grams, five counts of distribution of crack cocaine and distribution of marijuana.

Florida man arrested in 2017, 2018 cases
August 6, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Florida man arrested in 2017, 2018 cases
Florida man arrested in 2017, 2018 cases

Garrett Robert Thomas Lamonte, of Clearwater, Fla., is charged with second-degree assault and battery by a mob, grand larceny with a value of more than $10,000 and first-degree burglary.

Longtime Pickens County attorney enjoying new role as acting administrator
August 6, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on Longtime Pickens County attorney enjoying new role as acting administrator
Longtime Pickens County attorney enjoying new role as acting administrator

Ken Roper has served as Pickens County Council attorney for more than 15 years, but he is now embarking on a new role with the county

2 county residents caught in statewide probation sweep
August 3, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on 2 county residents caught in statewide probation sweep
2 county residents caught in statewide probation sweep

Local agent in charge Heather Barker said two people were arrested in Oconee County, including one who turned himself in, from a list of 10 wanted offenders

Crime briefs: Police: Man stole booze, TVs from Walmart
August 3, 2019 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Police: Man stole booze, TVs from Walmart
Crime briefs: Police: Man stole booze, TVs from Walmart

Ronzeal Domze Earle, 34, of Bill N Mona Drive, is charged with six counts of shoplifting and two county of forgery.