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Study: Eclipse had historic economic impact on SC
September 21, 2017 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Study: Eclipse had historic economic impact on SC | Test

Hotel bookings and other travel expenditures related to last month’s total solar eclipse had an estimated economic impact of $269 million across South Carolina, making the eclipse the largest single tourist event on record in the state.

Career center hosts impaired driving simulator
September 20, 2017 – 10:08 pm | No Comment
Career center hosts impaired driving simulator | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently partnered with the School District of Oconee County, Anderson-Oconee Behavioral Health and others with the Oconee County Coalition and the Arrive Alive Tour to bring a simulator to the Hamilton Career Center near Seneca.

Clemson council rejects rezoning request
September 20, 2017 – 10:04 pm | No Comment
Clemson council rejects rezoning request | Test

After hearing pleas from residents and considerable discussion among its own members, Clemson City Council Monday recently voted 4-3 to reject a request to rezone a portion of property that fronts Hunter Avenue.

Clemson’s bomb-sniffing dog always on the go
September 20, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Clemson’s bomb-sniffing dog always on the go | Test

With Boston College set to visit Memorial Stadium on Saturday to take on the Tigers, it’s going to be a long day for Clemson University Police Department officer Zach Owen and his canine partner, Woody.

Council finalizes deal for record project
September 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Council finalizes deal for record project | Test

County council finalized an incentive package Tuesday for Oconee’s largest announced capital investment not related to Duke Energy, as BorgWarner was revealed as the company planning a record-breaking expansion locally.

Witnesses’ credibility called into question in murder trial
September 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Witnesses’ credibility called into question in murder trial | Test

Attorneys for a man charged with murder in a 2015 Clemson shooting continued to question the credibility of a pair of witnesses during extensive testimony on the second day of his trial Tuesday.

Sheriff’s office asks for help finding stolen truck
September 20, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Sheriff’s office asks for help finding stolen truck | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a truck that was stolen from the Seneca area earlier this month.

DOC called for ‘extraordinary measures’ in 2014 to fix jail overcrowding
September 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
DOC called for ‘extraordinary measures’ in 2014 to fix jail overcrowding | Test

Pickens County Council learned on Monday just how dire state officials believe an alleged overcrowding problem at the county jail is from a letter the South Carolina Department of Corrections sent to the county more than three years ago.

Oconee unemployment dips in August
September 20, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Oconee unemployment dips in August | Test

While the state experienced a slight uptick in its unemployment rate for August, Oconee County reported a marked decrease for the month.

Local tennis tournament raises funds for nonprofit supporting fostering efforts
September 19, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Local tennis tournament raises funds for nonprofit supporting fostering efforts | Test

Every child deserves a birthday party and now many more Oconee County foster children will have one, thanks to the Forehands for Foster Kids Tennis Tournament that took place over the weekend.