Brew and ‘Que scheduled for Sept. 6

Tickets are now available for the fourth annual Brew and ‘Que festival, offering a variety of barbecue and unlimited craft beer samples in a family-friendly environment on Labor Day weekend.

Pickens County, state set records for virus reports

Pickens County set a one-day record of 59 new COVID-19 cases on Friday as the state posted more than 1,000 new cases for the first time, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. 

Oconee tornado insurance claims top $89.8M

More than $89.8 million in insurance claims have been filed to cover damage from an EF3 tornado that struck Oconee County on April 13, according to the South Carolina Department of Insurance.