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‘Powerhouse weekend’ coming to WPAC
September 13, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on ‘Powerhouse weekend’ coming to WPAC
‘Powerhouse weekend’ coming to WPAC

Walhalla Performing Arts Center director Mark Thompson said the two upcoming acts featuring Rodney Atkins and The Oak Ridge Boys could be the biggest weekend lineup to date for the venue.

Advocating for children and their families
September 13, 2019 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Advocating for children and their families
Advocating for children and their families

It’s complicated. It doesn’t seem like it should be, but it is.

Who can offer short-term rentals?
September 13, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Who can offer short-term rentals?
Who can offer short-term rentals?

The city of Seneca has two versions of its short-term rental ordinance currently before council. Below are the similarities and differences between the two options.

Area in ‘incipient drought,’ with no measurable rainfall reported this month
September 13, 2019 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Area in ‘incipient drought,’ with no measurable rainfall reported this month
Area in ‘incipient drought,’ with no measurable rainfall reported this month

September weather in the Upstate has been marked by two things so far — extreme heat and extreme dryness.

County donates police car to career center
September 13, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on County donates police car to career center
County donates police car to career center

A foggy light bar, smudged partition and the faint outline of the former decals won’t stop the law enforcement students at the Hamilton Career Center from using a new-to-them Ford Crown Victoria for education and training this year.

Graham challenger to speak
September 13, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Graham challenger to speak
Graham challenger to speak

Gloria Tinubu, one of two Democrats with sights set on Graham’s seat in 2020, is the guest speaker for the Pickens County Democratic Party’s September meeting.

City cleans up garbage ordinance
September 13, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on City cleans up garbage ordinance
City cleans up garbage ordinance

Westminster City Council cleaned up the language of an ordinance dealing with the city’s collection of certain garbage items this week.

City looking for $500K grant to demolish Kellett
September 13, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on City looking for $500K grant to demolish Kellett
City looking for $500K grant to demolish Kellett

Seneca city officials are applying for a $500,000 federal grant that will allow them to demolish the dilapidated former Kellett Elementary School building and turn the property into green space for recreational use.

Local organizations collect food for elderly
September 13, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Local organizations collect food for elderly
Local organizations collect food for elderly

A local American Legion post and Home Depot recently partnered to collect 14 boxes of canned goods and non-perishables for the elderly community. 

‘Prince of a man’: First black school board trustee dies
September 13, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on ‘Prince of a man’: First black school board trustee dies
‘Prince of a man’: First black school board trustee dies

When he was elected to the Oconee County School Board in 1984, Bennie Cunningham Sr. became the first African-American to serve on the board. 

Police: Woman took drugs into jail
September 13, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Police: Woman took drugs into jail
Police: Woman took drugs into jail

Jerica Lee Elrod, 20, of Radisson Road, is charged with furnishing contraband, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of meth with the intent to distribute and possession of a schedule V controlled substance.

Report: Boy missing for 20 minutes before found in water
September 13, 2019 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Report: Boy missing for 20 minutes before found in water
Report: Boy missing for 20 minutes before found in water

Kevin Lopez, of Randolph Street in Greenville, died at the Twelve Mile Recreation Area near Clemson on Saturday, according to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley.