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Council quashes new ag zoning designations
April 19, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Council quashes new ag zoning designations | Test

With its chairperson flipping her vote, Oconee County Council shot down an ordinance on third and final reading Tuesday that would have created a pair of new zoning designations designed to protect agricultural properties.

Councilman: Duke Energy-CU plant issue ‘a toxic situation’
April 19, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Councilman: Duke Energy-CU plant issue ‘a toxic situation’ | Test

A Clemson City Council member said the recent controversy over plans by Clemson University and Duke Energy to build a proposed $51 million, 16-megawatt natural gas combined heat and power facility near a residential area isn’t the singular issue that has raised the ire of residents.

Woman arrested as part of ‘Infinity’ roundup
April 19, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Woman arrested as part of ‘Infinity’ roundup | Test

A Fair Play woman was arrested over the weekend, becoming the 15th person taken into custody in the latest “Operation Infinity” drug roundup.

Deputies receive drug training
April 19, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Deputies receive drug training | Test

As opioid usage continues to rise across the country, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies now have the training and means to help lives when responding to overdoses.

Officials: Cliffs’ Lakehouse Restaurant a total loss after fire
April 19, 2017 – 12:20 am | No Comment

Residents in the Keowee Vineyards community reported a structure fire at the Cliffs’ Lakehouse Restaurant on Monday at 11:19 p.m., according to a news release from Pickens County.

$60M student housing project back on council agenda
April 18, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
$60M student housing project back on council agenda | Test

Oconee County Council will take up talks tonight on an incentive package to lure a major student housing development to the U.S. Highway 123 corridor near Clemson.

Official: Man electrocuted while trying to steal power
April 18, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Official: Man electrocuted while trying to steal power | Test

A man was airlifted from the Friendship community in Seneca on Monday morning with life-threatening injuries after being electrocuted while attempting to steal power, according to a Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative official.

Man gets 12 years for 9 attempted murder charges
April 18, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Man gets 12 years for 9 attempted murder charges | Test

Chained at the ankles as he stood in front of Judge Cordell Maddox on Monday afternoon, Joshua Campbell had trouble uttering an affirmative answer to what was, by that point, little more than a formality.

Clemson council refused meeting with Duke officials
April 18, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Clemson council refused meeting with Duke officials | Test

Clemson city officials say a meeting with Duke Energy about plans for a proposed $51 million, 16-megawatt natural gas combined heat and power facility never took place because the utility wanted it to take place in executive session.

Walhalla faces hiring administrator, preparing budget
April 18, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Walhalla faces hiring administrator, preparing budget | Test

Walhalla City Council will address the search for a new city administrator and plans for the city’s budget at its regular meeting tonight, according to councilman Tjay Bagwell.