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Salem water line grant process on hold with shutdown
January 11, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Salem water line grant process on hold with shutdown

An application for a grant through the U.S. Economic Development Administration for a proposed water line extension to the north end of Salem is at a standstill because of the ongoing federal government shutdown.

Work halted on Foothills YMCA
January 11, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Work halted on Foothills YMCA
Work halted on Foothills YMCA | Test

As the federal government shutdown nears the three-week mark, forward movement on Foothills YMCA’s new facility has halted due to the project’s financing.

New city council members to be sworn in tonight
January 11, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on New city council members to be sworn in tonight
New city council members to be sworn in tonight | Test

Three new Clemson City Council members elected in November will finally be able to get to work serving the city when they are formally sworn in today at 5 p.m.

Walhalla officials consider higher Stumphouse fees
January 11, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Walhalla officials consider higher Stumphouse fees
Walhalla officials consider higher Stumphouse fees | Test

Walhalla officials are set to discuss a potential increase in entrance fees at Stumphouse Tunnel and Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park. 

Costner wants to look at library usage
January 11, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Costner wants to look at library usage
Costner wants to look at library usage | Test

Pickens County Council chairman Roy Costner is very interested in the county’s library system and wants to take a look at its usage.

American Legion to host ‘Coffee with Veterans’
January 10, 2019 – 9:04 pm | Comments Off on American Legion to host ‘Coffee with Veterans’

A group that invites veterans throughout Oconee County to connect will meet Saturday, organized by Walhalla American Legion Post 124 public information officer Jerry Dyar.

Federal shutdown affecting Clemson plant expansion
January 10, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Federal shutdown affecting Clemson plant expansion
Federal shutdown affecting Clemson plant expansion | Test

Demolition work on Clemson’s current Cochran Road wastewater treatment plant has begun, while the actual construction process for the new facility that will expand capacity from 1.5 million to 2 million gallons per day is being delayed by the federal government shutdown. 

Brock officially named interim administrator
January 10, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on Brock officially named interim administrator
Brock officially named interim administrator | Test

Wednesday morning brought another chapter of leadership for Oconee County, as Amanda Brock agreed to accept the county’s interim administrator role.

Statewide tax reform possible?
January 10, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Statewide tax reform possible?
Statewide tax reform possible? | Test

As the General Assembly officially gets back to work this week, legislators said significant tax reform is a possibility, though they admitted it won’t come without challenges.

Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat
January 10, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat
Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat | Test

After losing his council seat to now-mayor Lynn Towe in 2017, Salem Town Council candidate Tony Grogan said he’s ready for a return after previously notching 22 years of service with the town.

Council hopeful Barker touts business experience
January 10, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Council hopeful Barker touts business experience
Council hopeful Barker touts business experience | Test

While his father and uncle previously served on Salem’s town council, candidate Jimmy Barker believes he’s ready to follow in their footsteps.

Crime briefs: Attempted murder suspect arrested
January 10, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Attempted murder suspect arrested
Crime briefs: Attempted murder suspect arrested | Test

A Georgia man was arrested Monday on two counts of attempted murder after a 2017 incident in which police allege he fired a gun into a vehicle where a woman and child were sitting.

More men needed to be guardians ad litem
January 9, 2019 – 9:58 pm | Comments Off on More men needed to be guardians ad litem

More volunteers are needed to serve as guardians ad litem in Pickens County. 

Clemson championship parade set for Saturday
January 9, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Clemson championship parade set for Saturday
Clemson championship parade set for Saturday | Test

On the heels of winning its second national championship in three years, the party is once again on for the Clemson football team.