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Expert: Weight, hypertension among risk factors for heart attacks, strokes
February 19, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Expert: Weight, hypertension among risk factors for heart attacks, strokes
Expert: Weight, hypertension among risk factors for heart attacks, strokes | Test

Exercising, quitting smoking and controlling diabetes are some of the ways a person can reduce their likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke. 

Sewer authority officials on agenda for county council
February 16, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Sewer authority officials on agenda for county council
Sewer authority officials on agenda for county council | Test

Representatives of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority are expected to answer Oconee County Council’s call for a seat on the sewer authority’s board of commissioners at a council meeting next week.

Officials talk unity at State of Oconee
February 16, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Officials talk unity at State of Oconee
Officials talk unity at State of Oconee | Test

Local leaders emphasized the importance of working together during Friday’s annual State of Oconee luncheon at Walhalla High School.

Marijuana found in county offices
February 16, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Marijuana found in county offices
Marijuana found in county offices | Test

Authorities confirmed this week a substance found in the county office complex on Pine Street in Walhalla in December was marijuana, prompting a formal investigation by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

More work planned for Mile Creek Park
February 16, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on More work planned for Mile Creek Park
More work planned for Mile Creek Park | Test

A number of improvements are in the works at Pickens County’s Mile Creek Park.

Shirley: Grant news could come soon
February 16, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Shirley: Grant news could come soon
Shirley: Grant news could come soon | Test

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is working to secure $765,000 in funding to purchase property adjacent to Chau Ram Park in Westminster that could add 218 acres to the park.

County breaks ground on Madden Bridge Park
February 16, 2019 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on County breaks ground on Madden Bridge Park
County breaks ground on Madden Bridge Park | Test

Pickens County officials broke ground Tuesday morning on the county’s latest park, a project long in the making.

Oconee Federal Savings and Loan officials break ground for Clemson branch
February 16, 2019 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on Oconee Federal Savings and Loan officials break ground for Clemson branch
Oconee Federal Savings and Loan officials break ground for Clemson branch | Test

On its 95th anniversary, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan held a groundbreaking ceremony for its future Clemson branch.

Mayor to update power substation location Monday night
February 16, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Mayor to update power substation location Monday night
Mayor to update power substation location Monday night | Test

Clemson Mayor J.C. Cook said this week there have been no new developments on efforts to relocate the Duke Energy electrical distribution substation set to be built at the former National Guard Armory baseball field on Pendleton Road.

Salary proposal concerns superintendent
February 16, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Salary proposal concerns superintendent
Salary proposal concerns superintendent | Test

School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland says teachers deserve a salary increase, but is concerned Oconee and other school districts may have to pay the bulk of the funds to make it a reality.

Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums
February 16, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums
Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums | Test

Two Seneca museums are coming together to showcase a traveling exhibit from the South Carolina State Museum remembering a league of African-American baseball players from a little more than two decades ago.

Central sewer project making progress
February 15, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Central sewer project making progress
Central sewer project making progress | Test

A recent stretch of dry, warmer weather has enabled the $1.5 million project rerouting an existing sewer line from Southern Wesleyan University around the town of Central to move forward.

Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January
February 15, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January
Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January | Test

Laura Ann Anders, 45, was last seen by her husband at a home on Bauknight Road in Mountain Rest, according to a sheriff’s office report.

Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research
February 15, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research
Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research | Test

Valentine’s Day was a fitting day for Clemson University to announce that two bioengineers have received more than $4 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health for new heart-related research.