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Clemson Music Festival winding down
April 27, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Clemson Music Festival winding down
Clemson Music Festival winding down | Test

Only a few days remain in the monthlong Clemson Music Festival, but founder and organizer Vince Jackson said the event will go out with a bang, with performances planned this weekend leading up to a concert by Atlanta Rhythm Section on Tuesday night.

Westminster’s bluegrass takeover
April 26, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Westminster’s bluegrass takeover
Westminster’s bluegrass takeover | Test

Those in need of a flurry of bluegrass tunes for the weekend don’t need to look any further than Main Street in Westminster on Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight. 

Going out!
April 25, 2019 – 12:53 am | Comments Off on Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

Central Railroad Festival arrives Saturday
April 25, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Central Railroad Festival arrives Saturday
Central Railroad Festival arrives Saturday | Test

The Central Railroad Festival is set to steam through town this weekend to celebrate Central’s history and highlight the rail lines for which it is named.

Backpack Program continuing to meet needs of Oconee students
April 24, 2019 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on Backpack Program continuing to meet needs of Oconee students
Backpack Program continuing to meet needs of Oconee students | Test

When some students walk out of their school’s doors on Friday afternoon, they don’t know where their next meal will come from. After a week of breakfasts and lunches at school, dinner that night can be a big question mark.

More than a thrift store: Ashtree wants to be a ‘destination’
April 23, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on More than a thrift store: Ashtree wants to be a ‘destination’
More than a thrift store: Ashtree wants to be a ‘destination’ | Test

The off-and-on rain Saturday kept the outdoor activities from being set up for the Spring Festival at Ashtree Creations with Grace on Main Street, but inside was busy as children posed for photos with princess Belle and the Easter bunny.

Oconee basket weavers have strong showing in NC
April 20, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Oconee basket weavers have strong showing in NC
Oconee basket weavers have strong showing in NC | Test

Three Oconee County women took home awards from the North Carolina Basket Association’s annual convention last month in Raleigh. 

Oak Ridge Boys to headline Blue Ridge Fest
April 19, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Oak Ridge Boys to headline Blue Ridge Fest
Oak Ridge Boys to headline Blue Ridge Fest | Test

When Richard Sterban joined the Oak Ridge Boys in 1972, he had no idea the band would still be going strong 47 years later.

Going out!
April 18, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

Pickens Azalea Festival starts tonight
April 18, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Pickens Azalea Festival starts tonight
Pickens Azalea Festival starts tonight | Test

The trees and flowers have started blooming in the Upstate, which is a sure sign the Pickens Azalea Festival is not far away.

Parenting Place advocates for safety of all children
April 17, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Parenting Place advocates for safety of all children
Parenting Place advocates for safety of all children | Test

A Pickens County nonprofit established nearly 30 years ago is working to keep children safe by educating families through programs and services.

Nonprofits receive $110K for children’s well-being
April 13, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Nonprofits receive $110K for children’s well-being
Nonprofits receive $110K for children’s well-being | Test

April marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and three organizations in Oconee County announced a coalition Friday to improve children’s well-being countywide.