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Sunburst Club helps kids work through grief
July 13, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Sunburst Club helps kids work through grief | Test

Led by licensed therapists, the Sunburst Club is a grief support group for fifth- through eighth-graders who’ve lost a parent. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month, 4:15-5:30 p.m., at Carolina Counseling Professionals in downtown Seneca.

Rotary official urges renewed focus on passion
July 9, 2016 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Rotary official urges renewed focus on passion | Test

Composed of 1.2 million members, Rotary International has 35,247 clubs worldwide and is active in many critical humanitarian endeavors around the world.

Heat wave could cause calamity for farmers
July 8, 2016 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Heat wave could cause calamity for farmers | Test

Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.

Author’s book signing benefits BabyRead
July 6, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Author’s book signing benefits BabyRead | Test

Summer Day is a bright-eyed, curious little girl. Over a year ago, this 13-month-old started BabyRead, an early literacy outreach program in Oconee County.

Oconee 4-H pilot project raises heritage pigs
July 2, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Oconee 4-H pilot project raises heritage pigs | Test

The Oconee County 4-H Club is spearheading a pilot project that teaches kids how to get quality food from the farm to the freezer to the cupboard to the table.

Taking care of the Upstate’s four-legged friends
July 1, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Taking care of the Upstate’s four-legged friends | Test

Taking care of man’s best friend is what Four Paws Only Pet Salon and Resort does best for the city of Seneca and surrounding areas.

Flying from the nest
June 30, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Flying from the nest | Test

Ann Smith will soon move from her home in Westminster to a new house in Seneca. After living there for 33 years, she’s having a hard time with the transition. But Mother Nature has given her the green light.

Project shares stories of women along Route 66
June 28, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Project shares stories of women along Route 66 | Test

It was a man’s world nearly a century ago when one of America’s most famous highways got its start, opening up vast expanses of the West as it created an automobile artery that stretched roughly 2,400 miles from Chicago to the West Coast.

Former Clemson University bomb-sniffing dog settles into retirement
June 25, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Former Clemson University bomb-sniffing dog settles into retirement | Test

In recent weeks, Doc has been adjusting to the retired life as well as his successor, Woodrow, who’s keeping the veteran bomb-sniffing dog young, at least to some extent.

Building relationships one brew at a time
June 24, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Building relationships one brew at a time | Test

Whether it’s a craving for coffee, beer or wine, Brews on the Alley can satisfy the need.

Check out what’s going on in the Upstate …
June 23, 2016 – 10:16 pm | No Comment
Check out what’s going on in the Upstate … | Test

Check out what’s going on in the Upstate …

‘The simpler the music, the better it is’
June 23, 2016 – 12:37 am | No Comment
‘The simpler the music, the better it is’ | Test

The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys play old-school bluegrass for people who grew up listening to Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and the Stanleys, who believe Bill Monroe set the rules for the genre and think any music without banjo should be tossed out the window.

The bluegrass quartet will play a free concert at the Tamassee DAR School Friday at 6 p.m.

Filling the stomachs, hearts and minds of children
June 22, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Filling the stomachs, hearts and minds of children | Test

Every summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations to provide free meals to kids. Littlejohn has previously been a site for the Summer Food Service program, but this year it’s a sponsor.

Cub Scouts learn life skills
June 18, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Cub Scouts learn life skills | Test

Rather than surfing the net, texting or tweeting, these boys learned karate, swam in the lake, built wooden chairs and shot BB guns and bows and arrows. The Cub Scout Investigators day camp was offered by the Oconee District of the Blue Ridge Council at High Falls County Park.