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PRT Commission makes grant recs, OKs new members
March 9, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on PRT Commission makes grant recs, OKs new members

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission recommended a total of $30,000 in local accommodations tax grant recommendations by cutting nearly $22,000 in grant-eligible money for nine organizations for the spring cycle.

Palmetto Pride recognizes Pickens County for litter blitzes
March 9, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Palmetto Pride recognizes Pickens County for litter blitzes
Palmetto Pride recognizes Pickens County for litter blitzes | Test

Pickens County was recently recognized for its anti-litter efforts. 

County seeking ‘just resolution’ in marijuana case
March 9, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on County seeking ‘just resolution’ in marijuana case
County seeking ‘just resolution’ in marijuana case | Test

Though the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office closed the case earlier this week on marijuana found in the county office complex in December, officials are still working toward a resolution in the matter.

Police: Woman took hospice patient’s debit card
March 9, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Police: Woman took hospice patient’s debit card
Police: Woman took hospice patient’s debit card | Test

Christiana Eleise King, 26, of Johnson Street, is charged with three counts of financial transaction card theft and one count of first-degree burglary. 

Walhalla fire chief seeking new engine, more personnel
March 9, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Walhalla fire chief seeking new engine, more personnel
Walhalla fire chief seeking new engine, more personnel | Test

Adding a new fire engine and more firefighters per shift are among Walhalla Fire Chief Brandon Burton’s goals for his department. 

Brock named permanent administrator
March 9, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Brock named permanent administrator
Brock named permanent administrator | Test

After a 20-minute executive session on Friday morning, the Oconee County Council voted unanimously to name Amanda Brock as the county’s full-time administrator.

Two teens arrested in elderly woman’s shooting
March 9, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Two teens arrested in elderly woman’s shooting
Two teens arrested in elderly woman’s shooting | Test

Warrants were obtained for Decota Castle Brown, 19, who has no fixed address, and Hunter Lee Hunnicutt, 17, of 121 Yellow Jasmine Drive in Seneca.

City posts letters regarding substation plans on website
March 9, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on City posts letters regarding substation plans on website
City posts letters regarding substation plans on website | Test

Responding to calls from residents to be more transparent, the city of Clemson has placed recent written correspondence with Clemson University and Duke Energy on a controversial power substation site online at cityofclemson.org for public viewing.

9-year-old collects stuffed animals for police to give to kids
March 9, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on 9-year-old collects stuffed animals for police to give to kids
9-year-old collects stuffed animals for police to give to kids | Test

Nine-year-old Makayla Clardy collects stuffed animals, and especially loves her panda bear holding an ice cream cone. 

Clemson officials suggest election procedure changes
March 9, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Clemson officials suggest election procedure changes
Clemson officials suggest election procedure changes | Test

At least two of the three new Clemson City Council members suggested during their first retreat as elected officials Friday morning that the city consider moving away from its current election method for council and instead go with the three highest vote-getters.

Concrete median not part of future 123 plans
March 9, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Concrete median not part of future 123 plans
Concrete median not part of future 123 plans | Test

Clemson business owners along U.S. Highway 123 won’t have to worry about the installation of a concrete median anytime in the immediate future.

New city council members react to Keowee Trail issues
March 9, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on New city council members react to Keowee Trail issues
New city council members react to Keowee Trail issues | Test

Clemson City Council’s three newly elected members had their first opportunity last week to sit in on a workshop by Vision Development on a controversial Keowee Trail mixed-use project.

Attraction, retention focus for economic alliance in 2019
March 9, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Attraction, retention focus for economic alliance in 2019
Attraction, retention focus for economic alliance in 2019 | Test

Continued workforce development and retention is a priority for the Oconee Economic Alliance in 2019.

Officials moving to closer to roads deal
March 9, 2019 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Officials moving to closer to roads deal
Officials moving to closer to roads deal | Test

Pickens County officials are moving closer to an agreement with municipalities on future road maintenance.