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Sandifer announces plans to seek re-election
March 17, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Sandifer announces plans to seek re-election | Test

Bill Sandifer plans to seek a 12th term representing Oconee County in the state House of Representatives.

Clemson professor wants to be alternative choice for president
March 16, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Clemson professor wants to be alternative choice for president | Test

In a presidential election year shaping up to be unlike any seen throughout many generations — at a time when a number of voters from both major political parties fret that come November they may have to hold their noses and pick their poison — a Clemson University professor is stepping up and working hard to get his name on the ballot as an alternative choice.

Sen. Graham gives Cruz halfhearted endorsement
March 8, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Sen. Graham gives Cruz halfhearted endorsement | Test

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said this week he’d hop aboard the Ted Cruz bandwagon if he had to choose between the Texas senator and New York billionaire Donald Trump.

Pickens County certifies Democratic Primary results
March 8, 2016 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Pickens County certifies Democratic Primary results | Test

For the second consecutive Thursday, the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County, serving as the Board of Canvassers, certified an election — this time the Democratic primary.

GOP rivals battle for delegates over the weekend
March 5, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
GOP rivals battle for delegates over the weekend | Test

Five GOP presidential election contests this weekend will quickly test what kind of impact Mitt Romney’s toxic trashing of Donald Trump will play on the campaign trail going forward.

Brokered convention may await splintered GOP
March 3, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Brokered convention may await splintered GOP | Test

Despite rolling up victories in seven states on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump remains far from clinching the deal in a GOP race that more and more looks as if it is headed toward a splintered and brokered convention at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena in July.

McCall to seek third term on council
February 23, 2016 – 12:31 am | No Comment
McCall to seek third term on council | Test

A staunch supporter of conservative spending and law enforcement, Wayne McCall says he intends to continue representing Oconee’s District 2 on county council.

Oconee election office open today for absentee voting
February 13, 2016 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Oconee election office open today for absentee voting | Test

The Oconee County Voter Registration and Election Office is open today for early presidential primary voting, if you absolutely can’t make it during regular business hours Monday through Friday.

West Union candidates file for election
February 9, 2016 – 12:20 am | No Comment
West Union candidates file for election | Test

West Union’s mayor and four council seats are up for election April 5.

Saturday deadline to register to vote in November municipal elections
September 29, 2015 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Saturday deadline to register to vote in November municipal elections | Test

Although the major state and national elections won’t be held until next year, several Pickens County municipalities will hold their own elections in November.

Despite debate momentum, Graham locked out of SC forum
September 18, 2015 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Despite debate momentum, Graham locked out of SC forum | Test

Favorite son Lindsey Graham received rave reviews in the media following his presidential debate performance at the Ronald Reagan Library, but unfortunately for the hawkish U.S. senator, he was unable to muster enough poll numbers to be invited to a major political event today in Greenville featuring almost all the other GOP contenders, including the field’s lightning rod — Donald Trump.

Salem election slate set
September 8, 2015 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Salem election slate set | Test

The slate of candidates seeking office in Salem is set.

Ex-Walhalla mayor Chastain to run for council
September 5, 2015 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Ex-Walhalla mayor Chastain to run for council | Test

Former Walhalla mayor Randy Chastain wants to get back into public service after stepping away from the spotlight almost four years ago.

Mayoral races take shape in Walhalla, Westminster
September 3, 2015 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Mayoral races take shape in Walhalla, Westminster | Test

With Friday’s deadline for filing just around the corner, key matchups for top municipal positions in Walhalla and Westminster are already in place.