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Oconee school official says enrollment across district could eventually top 11K
December 12, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Oconee school official says enrollment across district could eventually top 11K | Test

Enrollment in Oconee County schools has remained relatively stagnant over the years, with more than 10,000 students, but one school official says that number could eventually surpass 11,000.

Sandifer re-elected chair of House LCI committee
December 12, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Sandifer re-elected chair of House LCI committee | Test

State Rep. Bill Sandifer of Seneca has been elected to a sixth term as chairman of the S.C. House Labor, Commerce, and Industry (LCI) Committee. 

Outages ongoing, threat of black ice remains
December 11, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outages ongoing, threat of black ice remains | Test

As local power agencies continue to work to restore service across Oconee and Pickens counties from snow and ice over the weekend, the threat of black ice is possible this morning.

Walhalla man charged with attempted murder
December 11, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Walhalla man charged with attempted murder | Test

After being arrested in connection with a Seneca double homicide in September, a Walhalla man is back behind bars on an attempted murder charge after an incident late last month.

Police: Wife shot, killed man as he slept
December 11, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Police: Wife shot, killed man as he slept | Test

A Liberty woman has been charged with murder after investigators allege she shot and killed her husband with a hunting rifle while he was in bed asleep Sunday morning. 

Schools closed again today
December 11, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Schools closed again today | Test

Schools in Oconee and Pickens counties will be closed again today due to anticipated icy road conditions this morning.

Clemson project presentation delayed
December 11, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Clemson project presentation delayed | Test

The Clemson Planning Commission held its monthly meeting Monday night, but a major agenda item involving the presentation of a proposed mixed-use development on Keowee Trail wasn’t included.

SDOC gets good feedback on annual audit
December 11, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
SDOC gets good feedback on annual audit | Test

A local auditing firm has given the School District of Oconee County the best opinion possible on its annual financial audit.

City forms steering committee for future rec project
December 11, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
City forms steering committee for future rec project | Test

After city council agreed to buy 62 acres of land for potential recreational uses at its November meeting, Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey announced the formation of a steering committee Monday to plan the property’s future.

SDPC preps for inclement weather program
December 8, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment
SDPC preps for inclement weather program | Test

While most students in the Upstate face the possibility of makeup days if school is canceled early next week due to inclement weather, Pickens County students won’t have to worry, as their assignments can be completed online.

Walhalla police focusing on drunk drivers this month 
December 8, 2018 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Walhalla police focusing on drunk drivers this month  | Test

Walhalla police will be focusing on getting intoxicated drivers off the road throughout December. 

Highway 93 lane closures resume as part of utilities work
December 8, 2018 – 12:56 am | No Comment

The city of Clemson announced this week that more work on S.C. Highway 93, from Palmetto Smokehouse to the Esso Club, has resulted in multiple lane closures and will include periods of complete closure, with work continuing into the spring.

High school students take kids Christmas shopping
December 8, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
High school students take kids Christmas shopping | Test

More than 130 Seneca High School students spent about an hour and a half helping 108 students from Northside, Blue Ridge and Ravenel elementary schools shop for Christmas presents on Friday. 

Snow in forecast tonight, Sunday
December 8, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment

Snow could come to Oconee and Pickens counties as early as tonight, with as much as 8 inches in the higher elevations and 1-4 inches in other areas.