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Cow exposes 3 to rabies near Westminster
August 30, 2018 – 12:02 am | No Comment

Three people have been referred to health care providers after being exposed to a cow that tested positive for rabies near Westminster, according to a statement released Wednesday by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Coroner rules moped death an accident
August 29, 2018 – 10:21 pm | No Comment

Ricky Eugene Price, 60, of Gammell Street, died Monday night of a closed head injury, according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis.

Pickens County Council trims more of budget for sesquicentennial celebration
August 29, 2018 – 12:46 am | No Comment

Just a week after reducing the proposed $250,000 budget for the county’s Oct. 6 sesquicentennial event down to $62,000, Pickens County Council reduced the budget further — at tourism director Jay Pitts’ request. 

City, MASC to partner on debt collection 
August 29, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
City, MASC to partner on debt collection  | Test

The city of Walhalla will partner with the Municipal Association of South Carolina for the collection of some debt owed to the city. 

Police: Man says arrest ‘not his first rodeo’
August 29, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Police: Man says arrest ‘not his first rodeo’ | Test

David Wayne Elliott, of North Johnson Street, is charged with a third or subsequent offense of distribution of methamphetamine.

County officials discuss prison ministry’s future
August 29, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
County officials discuss prison ministry’s future | Test

Pickens County officials agree on the importance of allowing ministers to work with county inmates. 

Lil’ Ripplers help beautify Seneca
August 29, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Lil’ Ripplers help beautify Seneca | Test

While most middle and high school students were enjoying a late summer afternoon break from school and the heat on Tuesday, Seneca High freshman Daizha Mayes was spreading mulch to beautify an area on Railroad Street near Norton Thompson Park in downtown Seneca.

City’s Christmas lighting may get $75K boost
August 29, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
City’s Christmas lighting may get $75K boost | Test

Christmas at Norton Thompson Park may look very different than years past this season if a proposal is approved to spend about $75,000 for a holiday makeover that would add a new, larger tree with more lights and decorations.

1 dies after moped wreck
August 29, 2018 – 12:14 am | No Comment

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis identified the victim as Ricky Eugene Price of Gammell Street.

County council approves emergency mitigation plan
August 29, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
County council approves emergency mitigation plan | Test

Following a quick presentation from Oconee County deputy fire chief and emergency management director Scott Krein, Oconee County Council unanimously approved the county emergency mitigation plan at its Aug. 21 meeting.

Pickens County Council wants more data on accomodations tax requests
August 28, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment

During its Aug. 20 meeting, council heard project funding recommendations from the county’s accommodations tax committee. 

Commission to vote on ATAX grants
August 28, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Commission to vote on ATAX grants | Test

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission will have to trim down nearly $22,000 in total grants requested from accommodations tax revenue to meet the funding available for this grant cycle.

Central council OKs food truck policy
August 28, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Central council OKs food truck policy | Test

Central Town Council recently took the next step toward allowing food trucks in town, unanimously passing a policy that requires vendors to pay a $25 monthly permit fee.

Clemson seeks to increase CAT ridership in latest contract
August 28, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Clemson seeks to increase CAT ridership in latest contract | Test

The city of Clemson has agreed to work to increase Clemson Area Transit ridership as part of its latest contract with Clemson University unanimously approved recently by city council.