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Senate passes FOIA reform bill
May 10, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Senate passes FOIA reform bill | Test

A bill to reform the state’s Freedom of Information Act passed second reading in the Senate Wednesday by a 40-0 vote, but only after being amended to remove a portion one of the bill’s sponsors has called its “secret sauce.”

Walhalla man charged with unlawful neglect of child
May 10, 2017 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
Walhalla man charged with unlawful neglect of child | Test

James Mo Tucker Jr., 30, of 100 Walhalla Gardens Circle, was arrested on Monday after police allege his two children tested positive for marijuana.

Walhalla woman recounts son’s mental illness
May 10, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Walhalla woman recounts son’s mental illness | Test

For the past two years, Kitty Coffey has been organizing pictures of her son.

South Carolina roads bill awaits override after veto
May 10, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
South Carolina roads bill awaits override after veto | Test

A road-funding bill that would increase South Carolina’s gas taxes for the first time in 30 years could soon be law, after a veto-proof vote Tuesday in the House.

Democratic challenger critical of Duncan health care vote
May 10, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Democratic challenger critical of Duncan health care vote | Test

A candidate set to challenge for Rep. Jeff Duncan’s seat has made a plea for his constituents to ask, “What would Jesus do?” after he voted for a health care bill removing limits for charging older customers more than younger ones.

Four facing drug, weapon charges after Seneca traffic stop
May 10, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Four facing drug, weapon charges after Seneca traffic stop | Test

Following a traffic stop late Sunday night, three Seneca men and another from Walhalla were charged with multiple drug and weapons charges after police allege they were in possession of more than 200 grams of marijuana and a pair of stolen handguns.

Clemson touts accomplishments to end academic year
May 10, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Clemson touts accomplishments to end academic year | Test

With graduation ceremonies just around the corner, Clemson University began putting the finishing touches on the academic year Tuesday afternoon with its semester-ending general faculty meeting.

Blue Ridge Electric Co-op celebrates record fundraiser
May 10, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Blue Ridge Electric Co-op celebrates record fundraiser | Test

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative announced this week its recent Blue Ridge Fest in Pickens set a new company record in terms of charity fundraising.

Administrator presents 2-mill tax hike to Clemson council
May 10, 2017 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Administrator presents 2-mill tax hike to Clemson council | Test

Clemson City Council kicked off discussion this week on a proposed $11.8 million budget for fiscal year 2017-18 presented last week by city administrator Rick Cotton that includes a 2-mill property tax increase.

Clemson expert on new bill: ‘Some people are going to die’
May 9, 2017 – 10:45 pm | No Comment
Clemson expert on new bill: ‘Some people are going to die’ | Test

A local public health expert fears the consequences of the new health care bill passed by House Republicans will reach far beyond politics.