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Downtown Go Round set for tonight in Seneca
November 16, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Downtown Go Round set for tonight in Seneca | Test

The holiday season will get an early start tonight at a Downtown Go Round event on Seneca’s Ram Cat Alley. 

OEA, Hartman highlight economic growth
November 16, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
OEA, Hartman highlight economic growth | Test

Oconee Economic Alliance officials celebrated the county’s growth over the past year at the alliance’s annual meeting Thursday afternoon in Seneca.

After days of wet weather, expert predicts rain-free week ahead
November 16, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
After days of wet weather, expert predicts rain-free week ahead | Test

The cooler, rainy weather that has been hovering over Oconee and Pickens counties appears to be over.

Cato not pleased with former official’s penalty
November 16, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Cato not pleased with  former official’s penalty | Test

A Clemson City Council member expressed his disappointment Thursday in a judge’s ruling that gave no jail time to former Clemson finance director Tom Sparacino, but required him to pay more than $69,000 in restitution for embezzling about $124,000 in city funds.

Council not worried about Berkeley County scandal
November 16, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Council not worried about Berkeley County scandal | Test

Despite the firing of his counterpart, Oconee County Council members aren’t overly concerned about Berkeley County deputy supervisor Les Blankenship remaining a top candidate for the Oconee County administrator vacancy.

Former city official pleads guilty to embezzlement
November 15, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Former city official pleads guilty to embezzlement | Test

A little more than a year after his arrest for embezzling more than $120,000 from the city, former Clemson finance director Tom Sparacino will avoid jail time by paying restitution after pleading guilty Wednesday.

Vietnam vet counts his blessings in spite of devastating injuries
November 15, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Vietnam vet counts his blessings in spite of devastating injuries | Test

Retired U.S. Marines 1st Lt. Clebe McClary lives every day with visible reminders of his service in the Vietnam War — including the loss of his left eye and his left arm below the elbow.

Former Marines reunite after decades
November 15, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Former Marines reunite after decades | Test

Forty years without communication didn’t stop two Vietnam War veterans from reconnecting when one made a push to track down the other.

Skate park funds find new home
November 15, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Skate park funds find new home | Test

After a Westminster City Council meeting in September released funds for a skate park, the Oconee Skateboard Park Committee has found an organization to fit the requirement.

Salem talks potential Fair-Oak lawsuit
November 15, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Salem talks potential Fair-Oak lawsuit | Test

Salem could face a lawsuit from the Fair-Oak Youth Center over its recreation sports programs. 

Feed the 5,000 in need of turkeys
November 15, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Feed the 5,000 in need of turkeys | Test

Now in its 26th year, the annual Feed the 5,000 is scheduled for Thanksgiving morning at Our Daily Bread on Jordan Street in Seneca, and organizers say they are again in need of turkeys to serve with the approximately 2,000 meals to be prepared.

Rain doesn’t stop Toys for Tots donations
November 15, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Rain doesn’t stop Toys for Tots donations | Test

Even though rain forced event organizers and volunteers inside, hundreds of Christmas gifts were still brought to the Cross Creek Country Club and donated to Toys for Tots for children in Oconee County and parts of Pickens and Anderson counties.

DHEC launches health improvement plan
November 15, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
DHEC launches health improvement plan | Test

Some of South Carolina’s health challenges are being address through a new statewide plan, courtesy of stakeholders in health care and the business community, along with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

Museum to host Christmas event as work continues
November 15, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Museum to host Christmas event as work continues | Test

The Lunney Museum will be open for a public Christmas event next month, but will not likely resume normal operating hours until early 2019.