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Local lawmakers reflect on history of Confederate holiday
May 10, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Local lawmakers reflect on history of Confederate holiday
Local lawmakers reflect on history of Confederate holiday | Test

Today is Confederate Memorial Day in South Carolina, a day to remember those from the state who died during the Civil War more than 150 years ago.

Official asks for DOT help with quick red lights
May 10, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Official asks for DOT help with quick red lights
Official asks for DOT help with quick red lights | Test

While traffic in Clemson can be a daily nightmare for motorists, city officials say they are also concerned about stacking of vehicles at two left turn lanes to College Avenue and S.C. Highway 133.

Police: Children shot school bus with air gun
May 10, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Police: Children shot school bus with air gun
Police: Children shot school bus with air gun | Test

A 15-year-old and an 11-year-old are facing charges after police said they shot a Pickens County school bus full of children with an air gun Wednesday afternoon.

Police: Man stole $800 in cigarettes
May 10, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Police: Man stole $800 in cigarettes
Police: Man stole $800 in cigarettes | Test

William Kyle Melvin, 29, of Utica Street, is charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny in the incident. He was also served with warrants for second-degree burglary, petit larceny and malicious injury to real property.

DOT official announces safety plan for US 123 in Clemson
May 9, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on DOT official announces safety plan for US 123 in Clemson

Whiles plans for a concrete median along a quarter-mile stretch of Tiger Boulevard have been scrapped, a smaller one may be erected on the busy highway in the next several months.

Foundation hosting K9 naming contest
May 9, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Foundation hosting K9 naming contest
Foundation hosting K9 naming contest | Test

As it begins fundraising efforts to pay for another K9 officer, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Foundation is also sponsoring a contest for students to choose the dog’s name.

Crime briefs: Seneca woman had stolen vehicle, police said
May 9, 2019 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Seneca woman had stolen vehicle, police said
Crime briefs: Seneca woman had stolen vehicle, police said | Test

Brianna Marie Fansler, 25, of Newry Road, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle valued at $10,000 or more.

Shaw employees seek new opportunities at job fair
May 9, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Shaw employees seek new opportunities at job fair
Shaw employees seek new opportunities at job fair | Test

Six Mile resident Ronnie Hall was less than six months away from celebrating his 39th anniversary at Shaw Industries near Central when his world turned upside-down late last month.

South Cove set to host high school fishing tournament
May 9, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on South Cove set to host high school fishing tournament
South Cove set to host high school fishing tournament | Test

Hundreds of boats filled with high school students from across the state are scheduled to fill Lake Keowee for a fishing tournament Friday and Saturday.

Sheriff’s office investigates school bus window damage
May 9, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Sheriff’s office investigates school bus window damage

Police say a school bus full of children may have been shot by a BB gun on Wednesday afternoon.

12 Oconee County students sign to go from ‘School to Work’
May 9, 2019 – 12:33 am | Comments Off on 12 Oconee County students sign to go from ‘School to Work’
12 Oconee County students sign to go from ‘School to Work’ | Test

On National Signing Day Feb. 6, thousands of high school student-athletes sent out letters of intent to schools across the country to take their game to the college level.

Missing hiker found on Foothills Trail
May 9, 2019 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Missing hiker found on Foothills Trail
Missing hiker found on Foothills Trail | Test

A 61-year-old Rock Hill hiker was found unharmed Wednesday, a day after he was reported missing on the Foothills Trail. 

County budget ‘good to go’ for 3rd reading
May 9, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on County budget ‘good to go’ for 3rd reading
County budget ‘good to go’ for 3rd reading | Test

With a nearly $50 million budget set in place for the next fiscal year, the Oconee County Council made no changes at its committee and council meetings Tuesday.

Walhalla police to hold community meeting next week
May 9, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Walhalla police to hold community meeting next week
Walhalla police to hold community meeting next week | Test

Residents will have a chance to share concerns with Walhalla Police Chief Sean Brinson and other officers next week.