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Clemson rowing program creates big economic impact
June 21, 2018 – 12:56 am | No Comment
Clemson rowing program creates big economic impact | Test

Rowing teams visiting Clemson this year brought an economic impact of nearly $2.3 million with them to the city. 

Walhalla council approves water rate increase
June 21, 2018 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Walhalla council approves water rate increase | Test

Walhalla City Council approved a $6 base rate increase for its water customers Tuesday night. 

Walhalla passes final budget
June 21, 2018 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Walhalla passes final budget | Test

At the start of the budget discussion, Councilman Tjay Bagwell introduced an amendment to the budget ordinance.

Central administrator updates finances, fire volunteers during budget hearing
June 21, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Central administrator updates finances, fire volunteers during budget hearing | Test

During a public hearing on the town’s proposed FY 2018-19 budget last week, Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe gave an update on how four volunteers who will man the fire department during the daytime hours will be paid and added that cost-of-living increases for employees still remain.

Officials to meet on median project
June 21, 2018 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Officials to meet on median project | Test

A meeting between Clemson and South Carolina Department of Transportation officials and affected businesses to discuss proposed concrete medians on Tiger Boulevard is scheduled for 2 p.m. today in city council chambers.

County council amends budget, ups millage
June 21, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
County council amends budget, ups millage | Test

The third reading of the budget for Oconee County’s 2018-19 fiscal year saw some last-minute changes by county council chairwoman Edda Cammick that included funding for the county’s animal shelter, fire department and roads and bridges department.

Man charged with trafficking meth after low-speed chase
June 21, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Man charged with trafficking meth after low-speed chase | Test

Millard Jerome Strickland Jr., 40, of 308 S. Pine St. in Seneca, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on Tuesday night after being charged with a variety of drugs and weapons charges.

Police ask for public’s help in ATV theft
June 21, 2018 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Police ask for public’s help in ATV theft | Test

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help after an all-terrain vehicle was stolen from the Foxwood Hills neighborhood on June 13.

Protesters march against family separation
June 20, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Protesters march against family separation | Test

With the heat index inching over 100 degrees Tuesday, more than 50 people stood in front of Sen. Lindsey Graham’s office in Pendleton to demand a policy to end family separation at the Mexico/U.S. border.

Minor earthquake recorded at Jocassee
June 20, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Minor earthquake recorded at Jocassee | Test

An earthquake shook northern Pickens County on Monday evening, but it was likely not felt by many people, according to The U.S. Geological Survey.

Seneca budget approved with millage increase
June 20, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Seneca budget approved with millage increase | Test

A millage increase slightly higher than proposed on first reading late last month was unanimously passed on second reading by Seneca City Council as part of its proposed 2019 fiscal year budget Tuesday night.

School board OKs changes to district’s bullying policy
June 20, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
School board OKs changes to district’s bullying policy | Test

Oconee County School Board members approved some changes in the district’s policy on bullying and harassment on first reading this week. 

Police seek wanted woman, stolen truck
June 20, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Police seek wanted woman, stolen truck | Test

Sandra Lee Martin of Greenville is wanted after police said she used a check from a deceased woman’s account to buy a lawnmower from Dixon Tractor on June 1.

Oconee school meal prices not going up
June 20, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Oconee school meal prices not going up | Test

School District of Oconee County assistant superintendent of operations Steve Hanvey delivered some good news to school board members during their June meeting Monday night. 

Clemson approves 1-mill tax increase
June 20, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Clemson approves 1-mill tax increase | Test

City administrator Rick Cotton said the budget passed on its second and final reading Monday night.

Thorsland gets raise, extension
June 20, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Thorsland gets raise, extension | Test

Michael Thorsland’s contract was extended for another year, through June 2021, and he received a 4 percent salary increase. Before last year’s 3 percent raise, he was earning an annual salary of $141,800. 

Clemson residents hoping to archive city’s history
June 19, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Clemson residents hoping to archive city’s history | Test

Clemson residents Dot Yandle and Jim London say the downtown area needs a visitors center where photos and information on Clemson’s history can be preserved for present and future generations to enjoy.

Retiring Clemson Elementary employee reflects
June 19, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Retiring Clemson Elementary employee reflects | Test

In 1991, Teresa Skewes was the mother of a kindergarten student at Morrison Elementary School when then-principal Paul Prichard asked her to serve on a committee tasked with starting an after-school care program.