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Councilwoman considering run for mayor
August 2, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Councilwoman considering run for mayor
Councilwoman considering run for mayor | Test

At least one city council member is considering challenging Westminster’s incumbent mayor in the November race for his seat.

New DSS director says goal is to unite children, families
August 2, 2019 – 12:55 am | Comments Off on New DSS director says goal is to unite children, families
New DSS director says goal is to unite children, families | Test

New South Carolina Department of Social Services executive director Mike Leach said social workers are often unfairly blamed for problems within the system that sometimes result in child abuse, neglect or even death.

Statewide tax-free weekend starts today
August 2, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Statewide tax-free weekend starts today
Statewide tax-free weekend starts today | Test

Local retailers are bracing themselves for a flurry of activity this weekend as shoppers take advantage of the state’s tax-free weekend to stock up on notebooks, backpacks, apparel and some of the latest tech gadgets.

‘Large-scale’ cocaine bust leads to arrests
August 2, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on ‘Large-scale’ cocaine bust leads to arrests
‘Large-scale’ cocaine bust leads to arrests | Test

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said multiple agencies — including the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, Clemson city police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Seneca police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service — worked together to investigate a January 2017 citizen complaint.

2 teens charged in home invasion, gunpoint robbery
August 2, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on 2 teens charged in home invasion, gunpoint robbery

Elisha Reid Busby, 18, of 407 S. Townville St., and a juvenile, who was not identified because of his age, are facing nine charges each, including three counts of kidnapping, three counts of armed robbery and one count each of first-degree burglary, safecracking and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Local, state police pitch in for Hells Angels rally
August 2, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Local, state police pitch in for Hells Angels rally
Local, state police pitch in for Hells Angels rally | Test

While officials haven’t released specific numbers on the rally, law enforcement officers say it’s been a team effort in keeping the Clemson area peaceful during the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club’s summer gathering this week.

Police: Seneca man choked, threatened woman
August 2, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Police: Seneca man choked, threatened woman
Police: Seneca man choked, threatened woman | Test

Shea Aaron Duncan, 29, is charged with one count of domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature in the incident.

PCF names interim director
August 2, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on PCF names interim director
PCF names interim director | Test

Mary Roe, who worked as the foundation’s program and development director for seven years, is filling the role former executive director Natalie Britt served in for 11 years. 

Firm to present US 123 corridor study
August 1, 2019 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Firm to present US 123 corridor study
Firm to present US 123 corridor study | Test

The planning firm hired to conduct a study of the U.S. Highway 123 corridor between Seneca and Clemson is ready to present its findings and recommendations to the Oconee County Planning Commission on Monday.

Clemson plans community zoning workshop
August 1, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on Clemson plans community zoning workshop
Clemson plans community zoning workshop | Test

Zoning issues are controversial in Clemson, especially with the influx of high-rise mixed-use buildings popping up all over downtown.

SLED investigating Highway Patrol’s local commander
August 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on SLED investigating Highway Patrol’s local commander
SLED investigating Highway Patrol’s  local commander | Test

Spokeswoman Kathryn Richardson said an open investigation into Capt. Stacy A. Craven is underway. 

Hells Angels raise money for charity with softball game
August 1, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Hells Angels raise money for charity with softball game
Hells Angels raise money for charity with softball game | Test

A pair of local organizations benefited from a charity softball game hosted by the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club on Wednesday morning at Nettles Park.