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Pickens County victim services groups among grant recipients
September 29, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment

More than $45 million in state and federal grants has been awarded to groups that help crime victims in South Carolina, including two in Pickens County.

Interactive robot helping special needs students at Northside
September 29, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Interactive robot helping special needs students at Northside | Test

Oconee school officials hope a new interactive robot named Milo can help students with autism and other special needs at Northside Elementary School deal with challenges that can make them grow frustrated and angry when it comes to social communication. 

City may replace downtown light with 4-way stop
September 29, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
City may replace downtown light with 4-way stop | Test

City administrator Scott Moulder brought up the proposal to change the intersection at North Townville Street and Main Street/Ram Cat Alley to a four-way stop during a city council work session Tuesday night.

Officials believe county, OJRSA deal now ‘close’
September 29, 2018 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Officials believe county, OJRSA deal now ‘close’ | Test

Negotiated for months, an agreement to transfer operation of sewer services in the southern end of the county from Oconee County to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is “close” to completion, officials said Friday.

Police ask for public’s help in Ulta thefts
September 29, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
Police ask for public’s help in Ulta thefts | Test

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects in two separate theft investigations from Ulta Beauty in the Hartwell Village shopping center.

Councilman, candidates absent from administrator interviews
September 29, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Councilman, candidates absent from administrator interviews | Test

Oconee County Council hosted the first two of five in-person interviews for the candidates for county administrator Friday morning with an obvious absence — Councilman Wayne McCall.

Man faces meth charges after traffic stop
September 29, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Man faces meth charges after traffic stop | Test

David Richard Hosemann, of Friendly Drive, is charged with a third or subsequent offense of distributing methamphetamine and one count of driving without insurance.

September 29 Arrests
September 28, 2018 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for September 29

Michael “Mike” E. George
September 28, 2018 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

Michael “Mike” E. George
September 18, 2018
LAVONIA, Ga. – Michael Eugene George, 58, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Memorial services will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct. 2, at South Union Baptist Church, 481 South Union Road, Westminster.
The family …

Pickens man dies after SUV flips near Six Mile
September 28, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as Allen Joe Adams, of Terrapin Crossing Road. 

DHEC tells city to address former pool property
September 28, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
DHEC tells city to address former pool property | Test

City officials have begun working on a plan after receiving a letter from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control requiring Seneca to deal with the former city pool, which has been closed for several years.

House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat
September 28, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat | Test

Around 70 people filled a room in the Gignilliat Community Center that featured two local candidates vying for the S.C. House District 2 seat in a town hall forum.

Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month
September 28, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month | Test

Mayor Danny Edwards believes Walhalla City Council will vote in October on issuing bonds to fund the construction of the city’s new water treatment plant. 

No date set yet for opening of Seneca Publix
September 28, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
No date set yet for opening of Seneca Publix | Test

No date has been set for the opening of a new Publix store in Seneca as officials prepare for “extensive work” needed at the building that formerly housed the Bi-Lo on Rochester Highway.