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DHEC confirms measles in Upstate
November 1, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment

A Spartanburg County resident who recently traveled outside the country has tested positive for measles, according to The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

County planning time capsule events, museum display
November 1, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment

The public will be able to get a closer look at the artifacts removed from a time capsule buried in 1968 with the opening of a new exhibit at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History.

Nearly 4,000 absentee votes reported in Oconee
November 1, 2018 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Nearly 4,000 absentee votes reported in Oconee | Test

With Election Day less than a week away, absentee ballots issued in Oconee and Pickens counties have surpassed the 2014 midterm election. 

NTSB investigating crash in Mountain Rest pasture
November 1, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
NTSB investigating crash in Mountain Rest pasture | Test

The National Transportation and Safety Board is investigating the crash of a single-engine plane that came down in a pasture in the Whetstone community near Mountain Rest this week.

Council candidates say town-gown relationship could improve
October 31, 2018 – 12:58 am | No Comment
Council candidates say town-gown relationship could improve | Test

The city of Clemson and Clemson University have enjoyed a longstanding reputation for having one of the best town and gown relationships in the nation. 

Authorities offer safety tips for trick-or-treating
October 31, 2018 – 12:58 am | No Comment

As streets and parking lots fill with princesses, goblins, superheroes and … whatever that kid with the lampshade on his head is supposed to be, Halloween can get a bit spooky. 

Halloween offers variety of events
October 31, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Halloween offers variety of events | Test

Local residents will have their choice of a variety of Halloween events throughout Oconee County and in some areas of Pickens County in addition to trick-or-treating in local neighborhoods tonight.

Wilson bids farewell to school board
October 31, 2018 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Wilson bids farewell to school board | Test

Henry Wilson admits it wasn’t easy making the transition from what he described as “a grassroots activist” to a member of the Pickens County School Board.

Edwards Middle School teacher saves student’s life
October 31, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Edwards Middle School teacher saves student’s life | Test

R.C. Edwards Middle School has experienced two instances in the past eight months where a student may not be alive today were it not for the life-saving effort of a teacher.

Westminster zoning board meets for first time in 2-plus years
October 31, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment

After not meeting for more than two years, the Westminster Board of Zoning Appeals met Tuesday night to discuss two variance requests.

Workshop tackles Keowee Trail future
October 31, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment

A group small in number but intent on learning more about plans to make Keowee Trail a more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly area attended a workshop held in council chambers at Clemson City Hall on Tuesday evening.

Study projects aim to ease commutes
October 31, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Study projects aim to ease commutes | Test

Pickens County leaders received an update Monday on several area projects from Keith Brockington, transportation planning manager with the Greenville Pickens Area Transportation Study (GPATS).

‘No big rush’ deciding future of former concrete plant site
October 31, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
‘No big rush’ deciding future of former concrete plant site | Test

Now that the buildings at the former Central Concrete and Plaster site have been demolished, Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe said the next step involves a determination by town council on how to best use the property.

Man charged with domestic violence
October 30, 2018 – 10:19 pm | No Comment
Man charged with domestic violence | Test

Keith Anthony Crockett, 48, of Monmouth Road, is charged with second-degree domestic violence, giving false testimony and animal abuse.