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First Steps to kick off sesquicentennial with Palmetto Basics
September 19, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
First Steps to kick off sesquicentennial with Palmetto Basics | Test

Oconee County First Steps has announced plans to kick off the county’s sesquicentennial celebration Thursday with the introduction of a new program to benefit its children.

Quilt show to showcase art, raise funds for activities, charities
September 18, 2018 – 12:14 am | No Comment
Quilt show to showcase art, raise funds for activities, charities | Test

A two-day quilt show this Friday and Saturday at the Shaver Center in Seneca will feature 158 quilts on display made by members of the Lake and Mountain Quilters Guild.

Good eye exam important to vision
September 15, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Good eye exam important to vision | Test

Regular, thorough eye exams are often not a priority for those who believe their vision is fine, according to Dr. Elizabeth Prescott, an optometrist at Seneca Optical in Applewood Plaza.

Quilts of Valor recognizes Pickens man
September 14, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Quilts of Valor recognizes Pickens man | Test

Larry Porter is no stranger to the cold. 

South Cove County Park to host National Hunting and Fishing Day
September 13, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
South Cove County Park to host National Hunting and Fishing Day | Test

It’s hard to top a day in the outdoors, but even harder to beat a free one. South Cove County Park is hosting National Hunting and Fishing Day for the first time from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22.

Quilt panels to tell Walhalla stories  
September 13, 2018 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Quilt panels to tell Walhalla stories   | Test

A project is in the works to tell the stories of families who were instrumental in Walhalla’s founding and early history. 

Going out!
September 12, 2018 – 10:31 pm | No Comment

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans!

Tribble Center to hold barbecue fundraiser
September 12, 2018 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Tribble Center to hold barbecue fundraiser | Test

In 2013, the Tribble Center Special Needs Foundation was organized to provide financial support to key programs and assist families in times of crisis when all other avenues of assistance have been exhausted.

Oconee officials call summer reading program a success
September 12, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Oconee officials call summer reading program a success | Test

School District of Oconee County officials responded to a state-mandated summer reading program by holding an inaugural summer reading camp at Blue Ridge Elementary School, and officials said they couldn’t be more pleased with the response.

Atlanta Rhythm Section booked for 2019 Clemson Music Festival
September 12, 2018 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Atlanta Rhythm Section booked for 2019  Clemson Music Festival | Test

Atlanta Rhythm Section, which generated a string of hits in the 1970s, will take part in the 2019 Clemson Music Festival.

Strickland Museum donates books for U.S. history classes
September 8, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Strickland Museum donates books for U.S. history classes | Test

Students taking U.S. history classes at the three Oconee County high schools will get an opportunity for a more in-depth look at the life of an American slave who later became a leading voice for the abolitionist movement and adviser to President Abraham Lincoln.

‘The Nerd’ opens tonight at OCT
September 7, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
‘The Nerd’ opens tonight at OCT | Test

Willum Cubbert’s life was saved in Vietnam by a fellow ex-GI who he never met — until Rick Steadman appears seemingly out of the blue on Cubbert’s 34th birthday.

Carter Family show opens tonight at CLT
September 7, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Carter Family show opens tonight at CLT | Test

When country music was only beginning to be known as country music, the Carter Family was a staple with classics such as “Can the Circle be Unbroken” and “Keep on the Sunny Side,” which are still sung today.

Fiddling convention to become 3-day event
September 6, 2018 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Fiddling convention to become 3-day event | Test

The event is slated for Sept. 14-16, and there will be a $5 general admission fee to the site per person per day.  There will be no charge for children 10 and under and no charge for parking.