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Public hearings set on Duke Energy rate hike
March 12, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on Public hearings set on Duke Energy rate hike
Public hearings set on Duke Energy rate hike

Three public hearings hosted by the Public Service Commission are scheduled in the Upstate this week on a proposed double-digit percentage rate increase from Duke Energy.

Central considering upgrading fire trucks
March 12, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Central considering upgrading fire trucks
Central considering upgrading fire trucks

Central fire officials say an increasing number of high-rise apartments in the town has increased the need for new and improved fire trucks, but those upgrades won’t come cheap.

Man charged with indecent exposure
March 12, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Man charged with indecent exposure
Man charged with indecent exposure

Trae Shaquan Earle, 25, of Kimball Lane, was released from the Oconee County Detention Center on a $25,000 surety bond.

An eclipse of Sunshine laws
March 12, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on An eclipse of Sunshine laws
An eclipse of Sunshine laws

Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina?

Council names Chapman CAT liaison
March 12, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Council names Chapman CAT liaison
Council names Chapman CAT liaison

Clemson City Council recently named former councilman Jerry Chapman as its liaison for Clemson Area Transit.

City council member urges more signs to show downtown parking availability
March 12, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on City council member urges more signs to show downtown parking availability
City council member urges more signs to show downtown parking availability

Clemson City Council member Crossie Cox said during Friday’s annual council retreat one of the biggest complaints she hears from downtown business owners is the lack of available parking downtown.

Planners OK new subdivision master plan
March 12, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Planners OK new subdivision master plan
Planners OK new subdivision master plan

The Clemson Planning Commission approved a master plan for a new 29-unit residential development during its regular monthly meeting Monday night.

Pickens County authorities looking for escaped inmate
March 12, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Pickens County authorities looking for escaped inmate
Pickens County authorities looking for escaped inmate

Steven Leroy Aiken, 45, of Pickens, escaped from the prison at 4:05 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from Chief Deputy Creed Hashe. 

Seneca council special election set for today
March 12, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Seneca council special election set for today
Seneca council special election set for today

Voters in Seneca will go to the polls today in a special election to fill an unexpired term on Seneca City Council vacated by the December resignation of Anthony Herman Smith.

Public works saw nearly half of unapproved raises
March 12, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Public works saw nearly half of unapproved raises
Public works saw nearly half of unapproved raises

Of the nearly $320,000 in unauthorized raises that were given out under former Oconee County interim administrator Rick Martin, roughly half of it went to the public works departments — the department Martin is currently running.

Chief: Teens’ charges to be upgraded to murder
March 12, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Chief: Teens’ charges to be upgraded to murder
Chief: Teens’ charges to be upgraded to murder

Decota Castle Brown, 19, who has no fixed address, and Hunter Lee Hunnicutt, 17, of 121 Yellow Jasmine Drive, were both charged with attempted murder and first-degree burglary when they were arrested. Covington said the attempted murder charges would be replaced by murder charges today.

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion set to perform March 21 at WPAC
March 12, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Mac Powell and the Family Reunion set to perform March 21 at WPAC
Mac Powell and the Family Reunion set to perform March 21 at WPAC

As he thinks about recent changes in his musical career, Mac Powell said he is reminded of the biblical stories of Moses.

We can’t bury our heads in the sand …
March 12, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on We can’t bury our heads in the sand …
We can’t bury our heads in the sand …

Willie: This is about a comment that someone made a week or two ago about how God doesn’t open doors for people that use alcohol.

PRT Commission makes grant recs, OKs new members
March 9, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on PRT Commission makes grant recs, OKs new members

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission recommended a total of $30,000 in local accommodations tax grant recommendations by cutting nearly $22,000 in grant-eligible money for nine organizations for the spring cycle.