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Which way are we progressing?
July 19, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on Which way are we progressing?
Which way are we progressing?

Editor: I want to help the writer of a recent letter to the editor about the direction our country is headed to understand where we, as a country, are going.

The councilwoman who cried wolf
July 19, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on The councilwoman who cried wolf
The councilwoman who cried wolf

Westminster City Councilwoman Susan Ramey said last week she had received an anonymous “threatening letter” at her home.

I think it’s a pretty dumb thing to do
July 19, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on I think it’s a pretty dumb thing to do
I think it’s a pretty dumb thing to do

Willie: I read recently about someone writing in regarding the conflict of interest with the mayor and the Hells Angels coming to Clemson.

Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness
July 19, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness
Joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness

Having been at Collins Home for more than 11 years now, I’m often reminded that caring for foster children and working with struggling families is almost equally good and bad — that there is joy and sorrow, beauty and brokenness. 

SlabFest to take over botanical garden Saturday
July 19, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on SlabFest to take over botanical garden Saturday
SlabFest to take over botanical garden Saturday

With several festivals hosted throughout the year for artists to showcase their handmade items, Spencer Waldrop decided it was about time to give those artists a chance to shop locally.

In a not-quite pickle
July 19, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on In a not-quite pickle
In a not-quite pickle

I might have seemed a little overdramatic Thursday morning standing at the edge of my garden, muttering obscenities into the abyss of greenery as I yanked vine after vine from the ground.

3 face drug charges
July 19, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on 3 face drug charges
3 face drug charges

Bobby Anthony Stephenson, 38, of 208A N. Fairplay St., was arrested on warrants as a result of a month-long undercover narcotics investigation, according to a news release Thursday from Seneca Police Chief John Covington.

Computer virus shuts down county offices
July 19, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Computer virus shuts down county offices
Computer virus shuts down county offices

Oconee County’s government offices were shut down Thursday after a computer virus took over the county’s servers and encrypted the information early in the morning, rendering the main computer systems useless.

Clemson allocates money for Central trail work
July 19, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on Clemson allocates money for Central trail work
Clemson allocates money for Central trail work

Clemson City Council has unanimously approved the allocation of $3,500 for the design of a mixed-use, multi-generational trail system proposed on properties owned by the city, Southern Wesleyan University and the town of Central.

Duck Pond Road set to open by end of October
July 19, 2019 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Duck Pond Road set to open by end of October
Duck Pond Road set to open by end of October

County administrator Amanda Brock told county council members Duck Pond Road off of S.C. Highway 183 was washed out on Good Friday after “terrible storms.”

Instructional head: Cursive writing implementation ‘a roller coaster’
July 19, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Instructional head: Cursive writing implementation ‘a roller coaster’
Instructional head: Cursive writing implementation ‘a roller coaster’

School District of Oconee County assistant superintendent of instructional services Lisa Simmons recently gave school board trustees a history lesson on efforts to implement a cursive writing program — one that’s been filled with ups and downs.

Walhalla officer recognized for saving lives, wedding dress
July 19, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on Walhalla officer recognized for saving lives, wedding dress
Walhalla officer recognized for saving lives, wedding dress

As Walhalla Police officer Elijah Hayes patrolled the streets just after midnight on July 6, he noticed a fire at a home that was later found to be caused by a lightning strike.