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New principals named at 2 Pickens County schools
January 4, 2018 – 10:40 pm | No Comment
New principals named at 2 Pickens County schools | Test

The Pickens County School Board has named Travis Chapman and James King as the new principals of Dacusville Elementary School and Pickens Middle School, respectively, beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.

Plans for redeveloping old Astro theater building on hold
January 4, 2018 – 10:39 pm | No Comment
Plans for redeveloping old Astro theater building on hold | Test

Plans by a private developer to convert the old Astro theater building into a new downtown Clemson event center are on hold, at least for now.

Power outage disrupts day in Walhalla
January 4, 2018 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
Power outage disrupts day in Walhalla | Test

A power outage caused by a fire in Walhalla left nearly 2,000 Duke Energy customers in the dark for about 90 minutes Thursday.

Governor rejects $1.5B hospital bond request
January 4, 2018 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Governor rejects $1.5B hospital bond request | Test

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has rejected a request to approve nearly $1.5 in tax-exempt bonds to refinance debt of the Greenville and Palmetto health systems.

Westminster woman airlifted to hospital Wednesday morning
January 4, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Westminster woman airlifted to hospital Wednesday morning | Test

Deborah H. Owens, 54, was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital on Wednesday for treatment of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle wreck that occurred around midnight, according to Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Reserve at Lake Keowee donates to charities
January 3, 2018 – 8:54 pm | No Comment
Reserve at Lake Keowee donates to charities | Test

Christmas came early for several local charities last month, thanks to The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s Community and Charitable Foundation.

Children’s Health Insurance Program safe for now
January 3, 2018 – 8:49 pm | No Comment
Children’s Health Insurance Program safe for now | Test

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is safe, at least temporarily, but local officials and congressional representatives say more permanent funding for the program should be resolved quickly to avoid a negative impact on children.

New water billing system a possibility for city
January 3, 2018 – 8:48 pm | No Comment
New water billing system a possibility for city | Test

Walhalla officials are considering switching over to a new water billing system, using software that could give residents more flexibility in paying their bills and help with recent problems that have affected customers.

Man charged in toddler’s death denied bond
January 3, 2018 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
Man charged in toddler’s death denied bond | Test

Circuit Court Judge Cordell Maddox denied a bond request for Matthew Jason Chappell after a hearing Wednesday, according to deputy solicitor Lindsey Simmons. Simmons said Chappell can file for bond again in 180 days.

International donations help save humane society
January 3, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
International donations help save humane society | Test

After facing an uncertain future in 2017, the Pickens County Humane Society will keep its doors open until at least the summer.