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Pickens man dies after SUV flips near Six Mile
September 28, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as Allen Joe Adams, of Terrapin Crossing Road. 

DHEC tells city to address former pool property
September 28, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
DHEC tells city to address former pool property | Test

City officials have begun working on a plan after receiving a letter from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control requiring Seneca to deal with the former city pool, which has been closed for several years.

House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat
September 28, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat | Test

Around 70 people filled a room in the Gignilliat Community Center that featured two local candidates vying for the S.C. House District 2 seat in a town hall forum.

Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month
September 28, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month | Test

Mayor Danny Edwards believes Walhalla City Council will vote in October on issuing bonds to fund the construction of the city’s new water treatment plant. 

No date set yet for opening of Seneca Publix
September 28, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
No date set yet for opening of Seneca Publix | Test

No date has been set for the opening of a new Publix store in Seneca as officials prepare for “extensive work” needed at the building that formerly housed the Bi-Lo on Rochester Highway.

Knights of Columbus donate to Area 13 Special Olympics
September 28, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Knights of Columbus donate to Area 13 Special Olympics | Test

The Knights of Columbus Council 6884 and the Oconee Federal Charitable Foundation recently donated a $26,000 check to the Special Olympics.

SDPC gets unmodified opinion on annual audit
September 28, 2018 – 12:19 am | No Comment

A Greenville auditing firm has given the School District of Pickens County a thumbs up on its financial audit for the fiscal year ending June 30.

Central, Friends of Green Crescent working to begin portion of trail
September 28, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Central, Friends of Green Crescent working to begin portion of trail | Test

The town of Central and Friends of the Green Crescent are working together in an effort to bring the Central portion of the trail to fruition.

SC Army National Guard promotes West Union man to major general
September 28, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
SC Army National Guard promotes West Union man to major general | Test

The promotion ceremony for Maj. Gen. Timothy J. Sheriff took place earlier this month at Collins Hill Chapel at Collins Ole Towne in Central. Sheriff was sworn in by Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, South Carolina’s adjutant general. 

No vote on city’s water plant bond expected tonight
September 27, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment

Walhalla City Council members will not vote tonight on the bonds needed to fund construction of the city’s new water treatment plant. 

Ball drop raises $10K ahead of golf tourney
September 27, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Ball drop raises $10K ahead of golf tourney | Test

Two hundred golf balls rained from a sunny sky on Wednesday afternoon, falling from the 60-foot-high bucket of a Seneca Fire Department ladder truck toward a bullseye painted on the grass outside Oconee Memorial Hospital.

Governor recognizes sheriff’s office for use of opioid antidote
September 27, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Governor recognizes sheriff’s office for use of opioid antidote | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was among 15 agencies recently recognized by Gov. Henry McMaster for saving lives “through their officers’ administration of Narcan,” according to a statement from the governor’s office. 

Voter registration event held at Seneca library
September 27, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Voter registration event held at Seneca library | Test

Tuesday marked National Voter Registration Day, and one area resident offered an informational table at the Seneca branch of the Oconee County Public Library System to make the most of the occasion.

Sheriff’s office participates in national railroad safety efforts
September 27, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Sheriff’s office participates in national railroad safety efforts | Test

Sunday marked the start of National Rail Safety Week, and members of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office monitored railroad crossings a little more closely Tuesday as part of Operation Clear Track.