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Students return to school with block party, flash mob
August 21, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Students return to school with block party, flash mob | Test

Students returning to school at James M. Brown Elementary Monday were greeted with a block party rather than pen and paper to mark their first day back.

Weekend wreck kills Walhalla residents
August 21, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Weekend wreck kills Walhalla residents | Test

Two Walhalla residents died at the scene of a two-car collision near Pickens on Saturday night.  

New SROs settling in
August 21, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
New SROs settling in | Test

Switch out the backpacks for badges and the pencil pouches for duty belts and the first day of school was roughly the same for the four new Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies selected for school positions.

Salem has new police chief, two candidates for mayor
August 21, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Salem has new police chief, two candidates for mayor | Test

Salem has a new police chief.

New hotel coming to Seneca
August 21, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
New hotel coming to Seneca | Test

Grading is now taking place for a new four-floor Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites next to Applebee’s on U.S. Highway 123 in Seneca.

Potential grant forces Fair-Oak Youth Center boundaries
August 21, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Potential grant forces Fair-Oak Youth Center boundaries | Test

Oconee County Council will have a first reading of a new ordinance tonight that would divide a $190,000 grant among the county’s five recreation departments, provided they agree to acknowledge boundaries for the Fair-Oak Youth Center.

Seneca man charged with child neglect
August 21, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Seneca man charged with child neglect | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 27-year-old man on Friday after authorities said his children tested positive for methamphetamine. 

Pickens County School Board chairman excited about technology upgrades
August 21, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Pickens County School Board chairman excited about technology upgrades | Test

Pickens County School Board chairman Brian Swords said new technology upgrades in the school district are going to make for improved instruction and more accessibility for students this school year.

Retaining wall for University Ridge now complete
August 21, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Retaining wall for University Ridge now complete | Test

Construction of a retaining wall and sidewalk at University Ridge and Foy Creek in Clemson has been officially completed.

Missing Seneca woman found safe
August 21, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Missing Seneca woman found safe | Test

A 52-year-old Seneca woman reported missing earlier this month was found safe in Clemson on Sunday, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

August 21 Arrests
August 20, 2018 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for August 21

Joye A. Wilson
August 20, 2018 – 4:21 pm | No Comment

Joye A. Wilson
August 18, 2018
SALEM, S.C. – Joye Allen Wilson of Salem, formerly of Kingstree, S.C., died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 18.
Joye was born March 15, 1942 in Kingstree, daughter of the late Walter Raymond Allen …

Carol Ammons Vance
August 20, 2018 – 4:21 pm | No Comment
Carol Ammons Vance | Test

Carol Ammons Vance
August 14, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Mrs. Carol Ammons Vance, 84, of Blowing Rock, N.C., wife of Dr. Thomas D. Vance, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Watauga Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mrs. Carol …

Helen Cecilia Jachna
August 20, 2018 – 4:20 pm | No Comment

Helen Cecilia Jachna
August 18, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Mrs. Helen Cecilia Jachna, born March 2, 1924, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 18.
The family will hold a private service. The family wishes to …