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Clemson Area African-American Museum seeks to increase visibility
July 14, 2017 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Clemson Area African-American Museum seeks to increase visibility | Test

The Clemson Area African-American Museum first opened its doors a little more than seven years ago, marking the culmination of an effort that began three years earlier.

Graham releases own health care plan
July 14, 2017 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Graham releases own health care plan | Test

As Republican leadership in the Senate forges ahead with yet another version of its health care reform bill, Sen. Lindsey Graham has proposed a separate plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Tuition on the rise again at Clemson
July 14, 2017 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Tuition on the rise again at Clemson | Test

Before presenting a proposed tuition increase to the school’s board of trustees on Thursday afternoon, both Clemson University president Jim Clements and Brett Dalton, the school’s vice president for finance and operations, took time to explain the setting of tuition and fees is dependent on the amount of funding the state provides to the university.

Groundbreaking today for Tech Oconee campus
July 14, 2017 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Groundbreaking today for Tech Oconee campus | Test

With site preparation for a long-awaited Tri-County Technical College Oconee campus completed nearly a month ago, Tech and county officials will come together for an official groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. today.

Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen
July 13, 2017 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen | Test

A group of 50 incoming Clemson University freshmen listened intently Thursday at Freeman Hall as Tony Elliott recalled a childhood that included an alcoholic, abusive father who was in and out of prison and witnessing the death of his mother in a car accident when he was 9 years old.

Government agencies partner to combat business scams
July 13, 2017 – 10:38 pm | No Comment

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has partnered with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce to warn businesses about fake email requests.

Duke Energy offers new programs to customers
July 13, 2017 – 10:37 pm | No Comment
Duke Energy offers new programs to customers | Test

Duke Energy Carolinas is offering a number of new enhanced services that will provide customers more control over their energy use as well as tailored bill payment options.

Local NAACP chapter hopes for upgrade to stretch honoring King
July 13, 2017 – 9:51 pm | No Comment

A little more than four years after a stretch of 6th Street in Seneca was designated as Martin Luther King Jr. Way, the Oconee County chapter of the NAACP is hoping the city will consider a proposal to beautify the stretch to help further recognize the contributions of the civil rights movement leader.

Blue Ridge Railroad historian to discuss book in Walhalla
July 13, 2017 – 9:50 pm | No Comment

Dr. James Johnson, author of “A History of the Blue Ridge Railroad,” will speak about the railroad at the Oconee County Heritage Center in Walhalla from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday.

Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn
July 13, 2017 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn | Test

Homicide by child abuse is not a parole-eligible offense, meaning 24-year-old Joanie Holcombe will serve every day of her sentence.