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Sandifer touts public service record, experience
October 27, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Sandifer touts public service record, experience | Test

With nearly a quarter-century representing the Seneca area in District 2 of the S.C. House of Representatives, Bill Sandifer said his experience and record of public service makes him an effective legislator to deal with issues the state faces.

Gaulin: Problem-solving skills will bring success
October 27, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Gaulin: Problem-solving skills will bring success | Test

Democrat Jody Guy Gaulin said her problem-solving skills and Oconee roots will serve her well if she is elected to represent District 2 in the S.C. House of Representatives. 

Chemical reaction triggers school fire alarms
October 27, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Chemical reaction triggers school fire alarms | Test

A Seneca High School chemistry class got a little more excitement than they bargained for Friday afternoon when a chemical reaction in one of the labs forced the evacuation of students and response by the Seneca Fire Department.

Finalists answer to citizens, staff
October 27, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Finalists answer to citizens, staff | Test

Community leaders and county staff questioned three finalists for the Oconee County administrator position in six separate sessions Friday at the school district offices.

Inspection indicates Woodlands clubhouse was built to code
October 26, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Inspection indicates Woodlands clubhouse was built to code | Test

Clemson Planning and Codes director Todd Steadman said an inspection Thursday by an independent structural engineer into the floor collapse at The Woodlands clubhouse did not appear to show anything out of line with the building codes in place at the time of its 2005 construction.

Love of life trumps physical difficulties for Seneca student
October 26, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Love of life trumps physical difficulties for Seneca student | Test

Brooklyn Thomason doesn’t let birth defects that have kept her from being able to walk or use her hands to define her.

Seneca police given OK to remove trespassers
October 26, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Seneca police given OK to remove trespassers | Test

Seneca police officers now have the authority to remove people who have been setting up tents and using electrical power behind the former Hometown Food Store building as well as any other properties owned by the Seneca Improvements Corporation.

Former Pickens coroner speaks on opioid crisis
October 26, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Former Pickens coroner speaks on opioid crisis | Test

Although the nation is in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis, the painkillers themselves are not the problem, according to former Pickens County Coroner Dr. James Mahanes. 

Clemson property manager: We need communication
October 26, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Clemson property manager: We need communication | Test

Clemson property manager and developer Tal Slann told city council property managers need to be notified more expediently when it comes to citations issued against tenants.

‘Low’ bid for Cochran Road plant expansion still ‘higher than expected’
October 26, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment
‘Low’ bid for Cochran Road plant expansion still ‘higher than expected’ | Test

Bids for construction of the Cochran Road wastewater treatment plant expansion, to be located on the site where the former office and lab building now stands, are too high for the city of Clemson’s liking.

Sloan: Poverty top issue facing school district
October 25, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Sloan: Poverty top issue facing school district | Test

Oconee County School Board District 3 candidate Sandra Sloan said meeting the needs of children in poverty is the biggest issue facing the school district.

Inabinet says school readiness vital to success
October 25, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Inabinet says school readiness vital to success | Test

Andy Inabinet has spent 49 years serving the School District of Oconee County — as a teacher, principal and, for the past 12 years, as chairman of the school board of trustees. 

Board to consider no-trespass notice at Hometown
October 25, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Board to consider no-trespass notice at Hometown | Test

Seneca officials may put an end to an effort by homeless people who have been setting up tents and using electrical power behind the former Hometown Food Store. 

Officials release 911 calls made after collapse at party
October 25, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has released 17 calls made to 911 dispatchers in the aftermath of the early-Sunday morning floor collapse at The Woodlands in Clemson, which injured approximately 30 people.