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Resident asks city council to consider Clemson Park as site for new Arts Center
August 2, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Resident asks city council to consider Clemson Park as site for new Arts Center | Test

Clemson Park, which was the home of the Clemson Parks and Recreation Department before its relocation to Nettles Park, sits mostly empty these days, with the exception of a community garden.

Only 1 incumbent among 8 candidates for 3 seats on council
August 2, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Only 1  incumbent among 8 candidates for 3 seats on council | Test

Eight candidates, but only one incumbent, filed for three open Clemson City Council seats during the two-week period that officially ended at noon Wednesday.

Tax-free holiday begins Friday across South Carolina
August 1, 2018 – 9:16 pm | No Comment

South Carolina’s annual sales tax holiday weekend kicks off at 12:01 a.m. Friday and runs until midnight on Sunday. 

Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’
August 1, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’ | Test

After an 8 a.m. briefing, officers from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and Seneca Police Department headed out Tuesday morning to execute search warrants at two Seneca homes as part of “Operation Opioid Battle.”

Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes
August 1, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes | Test

More than a quarter of a million dollars in funding for the Palmetto Trail was among Gov. Henry McMaster’s 42 recent budget vetoes.

Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run
August 1, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run | Test

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still looking for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian on Saturday. 

Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking | Test

A 64-year-old Pickens County man has been sentenced to 17 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Tuesday to drug trafficking.

Filing opens for 4 school board seats
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Filing opens for 4 school board seats | Test

Filing for four Pickens County School Board seats — including a newly created District 7 seat — will begin at noon today and continue through noon Aug. 15, and the three incumbents up for re-election plan to run again.

Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run
July 31, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run | Test

The suspect in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a Townville man last week was arrested over the weekend.

Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years
July 31, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years | Test

A Westminster man was arrested Sunday on three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor after police said he repeatedly molested a child for more than five years.

Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick
July 31, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick | Test

An attempt at mediating the lawsuit filed by former county building official David Stokes against Oconee County and two county council members was unsuccessful. 

Forest Service considers raising campground fees
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Forest Service considers raising campground fees | Test

The National Forest Service is looking for feedback on a possible increase in campground prices in the Sumter National Forest.

One candidate files for West Union council seat
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
One candidate files for West Union council seat | Test

Only one candidate filed to run for an open seat on West Union Town Council before filing closed Monday. 

OJRSA admin building to be renovated 
July 31, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
OJRSA admin building to be renovated  | Test

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority administration and operations building will be getting a facelift after nearly 40 years.