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Water customers have more time to pay bills this month
December 6, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Water customers have more time to pay bills this month

Walhalla water customers will have an additional 10 days to pay their bill this month without penalty after action this week by city council.

Spending money on a rec center won’t solve city’s spending problem
December 6, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Spending money on a rec center won’t solve city’s spending problem

“If you build it, he will come.”

Who and what to believe in Westminster
December 6, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Who and what to believe in Westminster

In The Journal, Westminster’s city administrators can’t afford enough police officers to provide adequate security protection for its citizens, yet it can invest $200,000 for an approved purchase of property that will require a very long and added unnecessary expense for a yet-to-be-determined recreation facility — a benefit for the citizens that may never come to fruition.

Oconee, Pickens students exceed state graduation rates
December 6, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens students exceed state graduation rates

The school districts of Oconee and Pickens counties exceeded the state average in their on-time graduation rate as part of the 2018 report cards released early this month by the South Carolina Department of Education.

We can’t just turn a blind eye
December 6, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
We can’t just turn a blind eye

Willie says: Ol’ Willie can always count on my many friends out there to keep me on the straight and narrow with my answers.

Going out!
December 6, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment

Use our calendar to make your holiday plans.

Hanover House’s holiday open house set for Saturday
December 6, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Hanover House’s holiday open house set for Saturday

An event at the Hanover House will take visitors back in time to the Christmas celebrations of the past. 

Make Christmas brighter for a child
December 5, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Make Christmas brighter for a child

For most of us, memories of Christmas morning are filled with wide-eyed, happy children running excitedly to find gifts waiting for them underneath the Christmas tree.

More than 500 children need Christmas help: Number of kids served this year by Christmas for Kids expected to top 1,000
December 5, 2018 – 12:49 am | No Comment
More than 500 children need Christmas help: Number of kids served this year by Christmas for Kids expected to top 1,000

With less than two weeks to go before the deadline, more than 500 children in the Christmas for Kids program still need help in order to have toys on Christmas morning.

Police: Man arrested with 2.2 grams of meth
December 5, 2018 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Police: Man arrested with 2.2 grams of meth

Bryan A. Powell, 40, of Whippoorwill Road, was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, according to an arrest warrant.

Vandals hit Tribble Center
December 5, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Vandals hit Tribble Center

When the Tribble Center staff started its daily pickup routine on Monday morning, three catalytic converters were missing from its fleet after vandals did nearly $2,000 in damage.

Whitehurst frustrated with SCDOT, Pike Road repair
December 5, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Whitehurst frustrated with SCDOT, Pike Road repair

Pickens County Councilman Trey Whitehurst disputes the time S.C. Department of Transportation officials said it will take to repair a road that has been closed since mid-November due to a pipe collapse.

Final Walhalla police chief interview set for next week
December 5, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Final Walhalla police chief interview set for next week

Walhalla Interim Police Chief Paul Harris will be the last of six applicants interviewed for the city’s vacant police chief position.

Oconee County Council approves ordinances, grants
December 5, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Oconee County Council approves ordinances, grants

Oconee County Council unanimously passed three ordinances at its Tuesday night meeting, approving a fee-in-lieu-of tax agreement for Project Echo and the development of a jointly owned industrial park with Pickens County.