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Hendricks: ‘Time is right’ for serving
April 15, 2016 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Hendricks: ‘Time is right’ for serving | Test

Pickens resident Wes Hendricks said he feels the time is right for serving the people of Pickens County in a much larger capacity as county council’s District 3 representative.

Council candidates skirt issue of taxes
April 14, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Council candidates skirt issue of taxes | Test

Republican candidates vying for three Oconee County Council seats addressed a general membership meeting of the local GOP earlier this week, but none brought up the 900-pound gorilla in the room — a proposed property tax hike being considered by county government.

Stand-ins make cases for solicitor candidates
April 13, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Stand-ins make cases for solicitor candidates | Test

Unable to attend this week’s general membership meeting of Republicans in the county because they were appearing in a previously scheduled event in Anderson, the three men seeking to become the new 10th Judicial Circuit solicitor had three able and articulate women represent them before a full room at the Gignilliat Community Center.

Delegate math could prove tricky for Trump
April 12, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Delegate math could prove tricky for Trump | Test

The election of a young Pickens County Republican who has ties to the Cruz campaign as a delegate to the GOP national convention highlights the potential pitfalls awaiting Donald Trump in an open and contested floor fight in Cleveland this summer.

All of a sudden, contested Democratic convention a possibility
April 9, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
All of a sudden, contested Democratic convention a possibility | Test

In any other election cycle not overshadowed by one Donald J. Trump, the race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont would likely be deemed one for the ages.

West Union holds election
April 6, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
West Union holds election | Test

The votes are in from Tuesday’s West Union election. Voters elected a mayor and four town council members.

Oconee Republicans may pass up trip to GOP’s big show
April 5, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Oconee Republicans may pass up trip to GOP’s big show | Test

In what is shaping up to be an open and fiercely contested Republican National Convention between the pro and “anyone but” Donald Trump forces, as of yet no one from Oconee County has shown interest in being among the delegates who will choose the GOP nominee for president.

West Union election today
April 5, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
West Union election today | Test

West Union voters will go to the polls to elect a mayor and town council members today, but most of the seats seem decided heading into the election.

Challengers come out gunning for Tim Scott’s seat
April 2, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Challengers come out gunning for Tim Scott’s seat | Test

There’s good and bad news for the junior U.S. senator from South Carolin

Sheriff to run unopposed as filing period ends
March 31, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Sheriff to run unopposed as filing period ends | Test

Unlike four years ago when he was involved in a fierce four-man Republican field fighting to become Oconee County’s top lawman, this time around Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has a much easier path to victory in November.