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West Union approves annual Employee Appreciation Day
May 15, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on West Union approves annual Employee Appreciation Day

West Union officials plans to show appreciation to the town’s seven employees with an annual event each June, as town council approved an Employee Appreciation Day at its meeting Tuesday night.

City passes first reading of curfew
May 15, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on City passes first reading of curfew
City passes first reading of curfew

Westminster is moving closer to a curfew for children and teens inside city limits.

Tariffs don’t work 
May 15, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on Tariffs don’t work 
Tariffs don’t work 

Editor: There are not many soybean farmers in the Piedmont region of the Upstate, but there are lots of folks who shop at Walmart, Target, Lowe’s and Home Depot. Why make this comparison, you say?

A better idea for Keowee Trail
May 15, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on A better idea for Keowee Trail
A better idea for Keowee Trail

Editor: Before we allow another unwanted, over-sized, code-minimum, mid-rise student housing project to be constructed in downtown Clemson, I would like to open the discussion of a possible private-public partnership that could transform this area into a community centerpiece.

Oconee ag board talks communication
May 15, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Oconee ag board talks communication

With the recent release of the 2017 agriculture census numbers, the Oconee County Agricultural Advisory Board discussed the best ways to get that information out to the public — and fellow farmers.

‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching
May 15, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on ‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching
‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety and South Carolina Highway Patrol are launching a seatbelt campaign today ahead of the “100 Deadly Days of Summer.”

Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events
May 14, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events
Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events

Seneca City Council is scheduled to discuss the possibility of prohibiting dogs and other pets at city-sponsored events at its meeting tonight.

About opinions
May 14, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on About opinions
About opinions

Editor: You are reading the “Opinion” page. A Google search shows the definition as being “a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.”

Pair charged after weekend traffic stop
May 14, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Pair charged after weekend traffic stop
Pair  charged after weekend traffic stop

Sarah Kathleen Holbrooks, 33, of Westminster, faces one count of distribution of methamphetamine and multiple traffic violations. Marc Patrick Honea, 36, of Seneca, was charged with possession of marijuana and ticketed for possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Police: Man had 2 sawed-off shotguns
May 14, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Police: Man had 2 sawed-off shotguns
Police: Man had 2 sawed-off shotguns

Cainnan Alan Black, 22, of West Pine Grove Road in Fair Play is charged with two counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, driving under suspension and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.

Council in agreement on 3 percent employee raises
May 14, 2019 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Council in agreement on 3 percent employee raises
Council in agreement on 3 percent employee raises

While debate swirled on rate proposals in a recent budget workshop, Westminster officials unanimously agree that city employees should get a pay raise.

I wish them better days ahead
May 14, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on I wish them better days ahead
I wish them better days ahead

Willie: Well, Willie, all this hugging and the kissing are fine, but it’s according on whom you’re hugging.

‘A Story to Tell’
May 14, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on ‘A Story to Tell’
‘A Story to Tell’

The Compassionate Friends is a well-known organization and support group for families who have lost a child.

Walhalla center bringing in bigger names, more people
May 14, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Walhalla center bringing in bigger names, more people
Walhalla center bringing in bigger names, more people

When Mark Thompson became director of the Walhalla Performing Arts Center in July 2017, he believed the center had potential for growth in the type of performers and the people who came see the shows.