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Former State Rep. Claude Marchbanks, who died last week at age 96, was remembered Monday as a dedicated public servant — from his time as a Pickens County councilman to the dozen years he served in the South Carolina House of Representatives starting in the mid-1980s.
William Henry Talley joined the Oconee County Rural Police Department in 1926 and served until he died from wounds, including a fractured skull, sustained while responding to a call in Salem, according to an Oconee County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority executive director Chris Eleazer said he received official word Monday that the sewer authority had received a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to connect sewer lines from the Golden Corner Commerce Park to Exits 1 and 2 of Interstate 85 in Oconee County.
Now that Clemson City Council has given unanimous final approval to an amendment banning tobacco use except for designated areas at all city parks and ball fields, parks and recreation director Jay Bennett said approximately 25 signs will be ordered next week.
With the nation in a whirlwind over a potential impeachment of President Donald Trump on the issue of whether he withheld foreign aid and asked Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a Clemson University professor said the situation is unprecedented.