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Pickens County mayors open time capsule letters
November 21, 2018 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Pickens County mayors open time capsule letters | Test

The Pickens County Museum of Art and History kicked off its “150 Days of Pickens County History” campaign recently with a special event in which Pickens County mayors read from letters and other contents placed in a time capsule that was buried at the Pickens County Courthouse in 1968. 

County amends land purchase
November 21, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment

A quick Tuesday night meeting for the Oconee County Council had the council members in executive session within 15 minutes of its start. 

Westminster City Council plans special meeting in December
November 21, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment

Westminster City Council has scheduled a special meeting next month to address a group of condemnations and a discussion on sanitation. 

Man faces kidnapping and domestic violence charges
November 21, 2018 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Man faces kidnapping and domestic violence charges | Test

Thomas Gregory Lockridge Jr., of Rocky Knoll Road, is charged with kidnapping and second-degree domestic violence in connection with an incident Monday afternoon.

McGuire wins council runoff
November 21, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment
McGuire wins council runoff | Test

The runoff for the third and final Clemson City Council seat up for grabs this year came down to a 14-vote differential, with Clemson University professor Fran McGuire earning the seat over John Fulmer in Tuesday’s runoff election.

Mobile job fair bus visits Seneca
November 21, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Mobile job fair bus visits Seneca | Test

While job fairs at community centers and schools have become the norm for those looking for work, a mobile job fair bus broke the mold during a stop in downtown Seneca on Tuesday afternoon. 

Volunteers ready for annual Feed the 5,000 meal
November 21, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Volunteers ready for annual Feed the 5,000 meal | Test

For more than a quarter century, the Feed the 5,000 program has prepared, packaged and delivered hundreds of meals each year to Oconee County residents in need on Thanksgiving Day. 

Ex-husband charged with stalking, harassing Central police chief
November 21, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Ex-husband charged with stalking, harassing Central police chief | Test

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents arrested 44-year-old Marc Matthew Justice and charged him with stalking and first-degree harassment Tuesday.

Feed Westminster still taking donations
November 20, 2018 – 9:14 pm | No Comment

Just one day before Thanksgiving, a local food drive is still accepting donations to feed those in need of a meal. 

Christmas parades set to kick off next week
November 20, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Christmas parades set to kick off next week | Test

Thanksgiving is just two days away, and Christmas parades in the local area will quickly follow, with some parades likely coming before all the leftovers from Thursday are consumed. 

Walhalla police look for suspect in DSS office arson
November 20, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Walhalla police look for suspect in DSS office arson | Test

Walhalla police are looking for a person who threw flaming jars of gasoline at the Oconee County Department of Social Services office in the early-morning hours of Veterans Day on Nov. 11. 

Report finds no structural cause for floor collapse
November 20, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment

An engineering firm has concluded a floor collapse in Clemson that sent more than two dozen people to area hospitals last month was a result of “the rhythmic jumping up and down of the closely spaced crowd” and not an issue with the building’s truss system.

New electric CAT buses could arrive today
November 20, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment

Clemson Area Transit general manager Keith Moody said four of the 10 electric buses set to eventually become part of its bus fleet could arrive as early as today.

Industrial park on county council agenda
November 20, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Industrial park on county council agenda | Test

Tonight’s Oconee County Council meeting will include two second readings, one of which puts the county one step closer to operating an industrial park along with Pickens County.