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Water, garbage hikes, pay raises included in budgets
May 15, 2019 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Water, garbage hikes, pay raises included in budgets
Water, garbage hikes, pay raises included in budgets | Test

Westminster City Council approved first reading Tuesday night of its 2019-20 fiscal year general fund and utility budgets that include water rate increases, hikes in garbage fees and a 3 percent pay raise for all employees.

Foothills YMCA celebrates 125th anniversary of original charter
May 15, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Foothills YMCA celebrates 125th anniversary of original charter
Foothills YMCA celebrates 125th anniversary of original charter | Test

Though the original light fixtures have been replaced with high-tech bulbs and the swimming pool is now used for storage rather than exercise, Holtzendorff Hall helped make more YMCA memories Tuesday night.

Foundation officials glad to be part of capital campaign process
May 15, 2019 – 12:15 am | Comments Off on Foundation officials glad to be part of capital campaign process
Foundation officials glad to be part of capital campaign process | Test

During initial discussions last year for the city of Clemson’s capital campaign to provide a third gym at the Central-Clemson Recreation Center, a new Arts Center and expanded African-American Museum, steering committee members invited the Clemson Community Foundation into the process.

Sheriff’s office has spots open for lifesaving programs
May 15, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Sheriff’s office has spots open for lifesaving programs
Sheriff’s office has spots open for lifesaving programs | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently announced three available spots for two of its lifesaving programs that allow emergency responders fast access to people in need.

SCDHEC officials declare statewide hepatitis outbreak
May 15, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on SCDHEC officials declare statewide hepatitis outbreak

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has seen an increased number of hepatitis A cases in Aiken County, prompting the organization to define the spread as a statewide outbreak.

West Union approves annual Employee Appreciation Day
May 15, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on West Union approves annual Employee Appreciation Day

West Union officials plans to show appreciation to the town’s seven employees with an annual event each June, as town council approved an Employee Appreciation Day at its meeting Tuesday night.

City passes first reading of curfew
May 15, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on City passes first reading of curfew
City passes first reading of curfew | Test

Westminster is moving closer to a curfew for children and teens inside city limits.

Oconee ag board talks communication
May 15, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Oconee ag board talks communication

With the recent release of the 2017 agriculture census numbers, the Oconee County Agricultural Advisory Board discussed the best ways to get that information out to the public — and fellow farmers.

‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching
May 15, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on ‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching
‘100 Deadly Days of Summer’ approaching | Test

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety and South Carolina Highway Patrol are launching a seatbelt campaign today ahead of the “100 Deadly Days of Summer.”

May 15 Arrests
May 14, 2019 – 11:59 pm | Comments Off on May 15 Arrests

Arrests for May 15

Ellen Roberts O’Donald
May 14, 2019 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off on Ellen Roberts O’Donald

Ellen Roberts O’Donald
May 11, 2019
TOWNVILLE, S.C. – Ellen Roberts O’Donald, 65, of 629 Rachel Drive, died Saturday, May 11. She was born in Seneca, S.C., the daughter of the late J.B. and Tilda Martin Roberts.
Graveside …

Juliann Renee Baumgarner Fields
May 14, 2019 – 4:20 pm | Comments Off on Juliann Renee Baumgarner Fields

Jilliann Renee Baumgarner Fields
May 12, 2019
SENECA, S.C. – Jilliann Renee Baumgarner Fields, 42, of 209 Pebble Creek Drive, passed away Sunday, May 12, at her home.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today, …

Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events
May 14, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events
Seneca City Council to discuss animals at city events | Test

Seneca City Council is scheduled to discuss the possibility of prohibiting dogs and other pets at city-sponsored events at its meeting tonight.

Pair charged after weekend traffic stop
May 14, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Pair charged after weekend traffic stop
Pair  charged after weekend traffic stop | Test

Sarah Kathleen Holbrooks, 33, of Westminster, faces one count of distribution of methamphetamine and multiple traffic violations. Marc Patrick Honea, 36, of Seneca, was charged with possession of marijuana and ticketed for possession of drug paraphernalia.