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Groundbreaking held for Voc Rehab office expansion
May 4, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Groundbreaking held for Voc Rehab office expansion
Groundbreaking held for Voc Rehab office expansion | Test

Officials held a long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning for an expansion at South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation’s Oconee-Pickens office on Wells Highway that has been in the making since 2004.

Blood drive to aid sheriff’s office K9 fund
May 4, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Blood drive to aid sheriff’s office K9 fund
Blood drive to aid sheriff’s office K9 fund | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Blood Connection to help save lives in two ways — blood transfusions and explosive detection.

Educators, school administrators recall near strike
May 4, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Educators, school administrators recall near strike
Educators, school administrators recall near strike | Test

When more than 10,000 teachers gathered in Columbia earlier this week to protest pay and classroom size issues, retired Oconee County educator Dick Ellenburg watch the events of the day with special interest.

Legislators react to educator calls for smaller classes
May 4, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Legislators react to educator calls for smaller classes
Legislators react to educator calls for smaller classes | Test

In the weeks that followed introduction of the education reform act earlier this year by Speaker of the House Jay Lucas, one of educators’ biggest criticisms was that it did not address classroom size.

Arts Center officials excited about possibility of new site
May 4, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Arts Center officials excited about possibility of new site
Arts Center officials excited about possibility of new site | Test

From visiting artists to summer classes to annual events including Passport to the Arts, the Arts Center, housed in the Calhoun Bridge Center on Butler Street in Clemson, has made its footprint visible in recent years.

Clemson to hold two public hearings Monday night
May 4, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Clemson to hold two public hearings Monday night
Clemson to hold two public hearings Monday night | Test

Public hearings on a proposed map rezoning and a text amendment for bed and breakfast inns with events are scheduled to precede Monday’s Clemson City Council meeting.

Indoor air quality a concern for university faculty, staff 
May 4, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Indoor air quality a concern for university faculty, staff 
Indoor air quality a concern for university faculty, staff  | Test

Clemson University doesn’t get much in the way of snowfall every year, but six inches of pollen each year affects indoor air quality, according to Joe Ryan, the current faculty representative to the university’s board of trustees. 

Pickens County Council talks value of Upstate Alliance membership
May 4, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Pickens County Council talks value of Upstate Alliance membership
Pickens County Council talks value of Upstate Alliance membership | Test

Pickens County Council weighed the benefits of staying a member of Upstate Alliance against the annual cost of membership.

VA officer asks for assistant, more hours
May 4, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on VA officer asks for assistant, more hours
VA officer asks for assistant, more hours | Test

Pickens County Veterans Affairs officer Sherry Harris says the claims and paperwork her office deals with are becoming more complicated and time-consuming. 

No tax increase in preliminary district budget
May 3, 2019 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on No tax increase in preliminary district budget
No tax increase in preliminary district budget | Test

The Pickens County School Board approved first reading of a proposed $128,597,450 general fund budget this week that includes pay raises for teachers and support staff and expands district services for early childhood, mental health and world languages, but does not include a tax increase.

State commission OKs rate hike for ‘tone deaf’ Duke
May 3, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on State commission OKs rate hike for ‘tone deaf’ Duke

The South Carolina Public Service Commission has approved a request allowing Duke Energy to raise its monthly basic facilities charge to $11.96 per month for residential customers.

Prayer, love focus of National Day of Prayer events
May 3, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Prayer, love focus of National Day of Prayer events
Prayer, love focus of National Day of Prayer events | Test

Local leaders and residents gathered at different locations throughout the day to commemorate the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday.

Talk of rate increases produces tense budget discussions
May 3, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Talk of rate increases produces tense budget discussions
Talk of rate increases produces tense budget discussions | Test

After months of budget workshops to cut the utility and general fund budget deficits, Westminster City Council’s workshop Thursday night produced tense conversations on potential water rate increases. 

Auction house to open this summer in Westminster
May 3, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Auction house to open this summer in Westminster
Auction house to open this summer in Westminster | Test

James McDowell purchased the old Westminster Hardware building, which had been owned by Russell Duvall for the last 38 years.