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Sheriff’s office getting personal with crime data
April 11, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Sheriff’s office getting personal with crime data
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In an attempt to curb crime and inform residents what’s happening in their backyard when they aren’t looking, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a series of community awareness meetings throughout the year.

Former Seneca principal leaves school district
April 11, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Former Seneca principal leaves school district
Former Seneca principal leaves school district | Test

Cliff Roberts, who served as principal of Seneca High School for nearly 10 years before his removal last May, is back in the role of principal — this time in a different school district.

District 2 gets involved in comp plan discussion
April 11, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on District 2 gets involved in comp plan discussion
District 2 gets involved in comp plan discussion | Test

Beautiful and full of opportunity were two ways residents of District 2 described how they want to see Oconee County in 2030 at a comprehensive plan outreach meeting Wednesday.

Clemson bridge project nears finish line
April 11, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Clemson bridge project nears finish line
Clemson bridge project nears finish line | Test

State Rep. Gary Clary had one word Wednesday to sum up his feelings on the impending completion of the nearly decade-long SCDOT-Norfolk Southern rail bridge construction project at the intersection of U.S. Highway 123 and S.C. Highway 133 in Clemson.

Missing hunter found after six days
April 10, 2019 – 12:53 am | Comments Off on Missing hunter found after six days

A missing hunter was found Tuesday morning after going into the woods last Wednesday near Lake Cheohee.

Police: Officer assaulted, 2 arrested after wreck, foot chase
April 10, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Police: Officer assaulted, 2 arrested after wreck, foot chase
Police: Officer assaulted, 2 arrested after wreck, foot chase | Test

Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two people Tuesday after police said they fled the scene of a crash and one assaulted an officer.

Council reacts to Hells Angels event
April 10, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Council reacts to Hells Angels event

City council members reacted to an event by the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in Clemson this summer with some saying they don’t have safety concerns and others saying they want to see what residents think about the event.

Hell in Clemson? Hells Angels set to come to Clemson this summer
April 10, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Hell in Clemson? Hells Angels set to come to Clemson this summer
Hell in Clemson? Hells Angels set to come to Clemson this summer | Test

The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, classified by the U.S. Department of Justice as an “outlaw motorcycle gang,” is coming to Clemson this summer.

School district looks to raise pay, dip into fund balance
April 10, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on School district looks to raise pay, dip into fund balance
School district looks to raise pay, dip into  fund balance | Test

With raises for every employee on the books for the next fiscal year, the School District of Oconee County is anticipating it will once again take money from its fund balance to cover expenditures.

Oconee WWII vet turns 100
April 10, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Oconee WWII vet turns 100
Oconee WWII  vet turns 100 | Test

With a red blanket covering his lap as he sat in his recliner, Herbert Smith had five words to say two days before his 100th birthday. “It’s been an interesting life.”

New Tri-County president may be named Thursday
April 10, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on New Tri-County president may be named Thursday
New Tri-County president may be named Thursday | Test

Tri-County Technical College is expected to name its fourth president in 57 years at a special called meeting set to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Crime briefs: Man charged in break-in after evading police
April 9, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Man charged in break-in after evading police
Crime briefs: Man charged in break-in after evading police | Test

Jeffrey Adam Holbert, 39, of Woodfern Road, is charged with distribution of meth, second-degree burglary, trespassing, transporting an open container of alcohol, failure to obey police commands and violation of probation.

Ag board talks federal regulation
April 9, 2019 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Ag board talks federal regulation
Ag board talks federal regulation | Test

Federal food safety regulations from 2011 with compliance dates are hanging over local farmers, but the Oconee County Agricultural Advisory Board learned Tuesday night that the state is taking matters into its own hands.

Pickens County to begin talk on budget
April 9, 2019 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Pickens County to begin talk on budget
Pickens County to begin talk on budget | Test

After hearing a proposal for a 2019-20 fiscal year budget that would give all county employees a raise with no tax increase, Pickens County Council is set to begin discussing the budget during a work session tonight.