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Each Leadership Clemson class develops a project that gives back to the community, and the 2019 class made it their goal to spruce up the Calhoun Bridge Center.
It isn’t May 5, but an event is scheduled downtown tonight to kick off downtown’s first Cinco de Mayo festival.
After the town of Salem was told federal grant money ran out before its water line extension could be funded, Oconee County Council is scheduled to consider using its pledged $210,000 grant match to kick-start the line.
Officials held a long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning for an expansion at South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation’s Oconee-Pickens office on Wells Highway that has been in the making since 2004.
When more than 10,000 teachers gathered in Columbia earlier this week to protest pay and classroom size issues, retired Oconee County educator Dick Ellenburg watch the events of the day with special interest.
In the weeks that followed introduction of the education reform act earlier this year by Speaker of the House Jay Lucas, one of educators’ biggest criticisms was that it did not address classroom size.
From visiting artists to summer classes to annual events including Passport to the Arts, the Arts Center, housed in the Calhoun Bridge Center on Butler Street in Clemson, has made its footprint visible in recent years.
Clemson University doesn’t get much in the way of snowfall every year, but six inches of pollen each year affects indoor air quality, according to Joe Ryan, the current faculty representative to the university’s board of trustees.
Pickens County Council weighed the benefits of staying a member of Upstate Alliance against the annual cost of membership.