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Brock: Road relocation was years in the making
September 7, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Brock: Road relocation was years in the making
Brock: Road relocation was years in the making

A local church and the county councilman who represents the area around Oconee County Regional Airport have expressed concern over the lack of information for a federally required road relocation near the runway.

SC legislators warn president about ‘red flag’ laws
September 7, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on SC legislators warn president about ‘red flag’ laws
SC legislators warn president about ‘red flag’ laws

Two Pickens County legislators are among more than 30 who recently signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump expressing concerns over “red flag” laws enacted in response to recent mass shootings.

Longtime pastor honored as citizen of year
September 7, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Longtime pastor honored as citizen of year
Longtime pastor honored as citizen of year

A longtime community pastor was recognized as the Westminster Rotary Club’s 2019 Citizen of the Year during the club’s annual luncheon Friday afternoon.

‘Truckstop Shirley’ Estrich dies at 80
September 7, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on ‘Truckstop Shirley’ Estrich dies at 80
‘Truckstop Shirley’ Estrich dies at 80

Shirley Estrich, better known as “Truckstop Shirley” and the inspiration for the Operation Common Sense with P.R.I.D.E. program, died Wednesday at age 80.

Never, ever forget
September 7, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Never, ever forget
Never, ever forget

It falls on a Wednesday this year. It has been 18 years.

Rodeo arena named in honor of Hare
September 7, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Rodeo arena named in honor of Hare
Rodeo arena named in honor of Hare

A local rodeo arena has been renamed in honor of a man people say was integral to growing the sport.

58th South Carolina Apple Festival in full swing
September 7, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on 58th South Carolina Apple Festival in full swing
58th South Carolina Apple Festival in full swing

Andy Barnett has been buying apples from the same vendor at South Carolina’s longest continuous festival for as long as he can remember.

Clemson City Council discusses goals, objectives from town hall meetings
September 7, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Clemson City Council discusses goals, objectives from town hall meetings
Clemson City Council discusses goals, objectives from town hall meetings

Clemson City Council is putting the finishing touches on goals and objectives established during a series of town hall meetings in May and June.

Westminster considering $100K water plant upgrade
September 7, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Westminster considering $100K water plant upgrade
Westminster considering $100K water plant upgrade

Westminster officials are considering a $100,000 upgrade to the city’s water plant.

Sept. 11 memorial event planned
September 7, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Sept. 11 memorial event planned
Sept. 11 memorial event planned

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office will hold an event next week to honor first responders who died during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

No free fix for Chinese economic aggression
September 7, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on No free fix for Chinese economic aggression
No free fix for Chinese economic aggression

We’re all familiar with the old adage: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” — but what if it is broke?

Search for permanent home continues for Clemson swim team
September 6, 2019 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on Search for permanent home continues for Clemson swim team
Search for permanent home continues for Clemson swim team

A national aquatic facility planning and design firm presented a preliminary feasibility study to the Clemson Aquatic Team this week as it continues its search for a permanent home.