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Thorsland gets raise, extension
June 20, 2018 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Thorsland gets raise, extension | Test

Michael Thorsland’s contract was extended for another year, through June 2021, and he received a 4 percent salary increase. Before last year’s 3 percent raise, he was earning an annual salary of $141,800. 

Clemson residents hoping to archive city’s history
June 19, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Clemson residents hoping to archive city’s history | Test

Clemson residents Dot Yandle and Jim London say the downtown area needs a visitors center where photos and information on Clemson’s history can be preserved for present and future generations to enjoy.

Retiring Clemson Elementary employee reflects
June 19, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Retiring Clemson Elementary employee reflects | Test

In 1991, Teresa Skewes was the mother of a kindergarten student at Morrison Elementary School when then-principal Paul Prichard asked her to serve on a committee tasked with starting an after-school care program.

Emergency crews respond to falls
June 19, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Emergency crews respond to falls | Test

Oconee County emergency responders answered a call at Whitewater Falls early Monday evening after a man was reported to have a “medical emergency.”

School board passes budget
June 19, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
School board passes budget | Test

Monday’s reading of the School District of Oconee County’s proposed fiscal year 2018-19 budget was the third and final reading. 

North Carolina woman charged with trafficking meth
June 19, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
North Carolina woman charged with trafficking meth | Test

A North Carolina woman was arrested Saturday and charged with trafficking methamphetamine after police said her van was spotted traveling in the wrong lane.

No timeline for Central depot project
June 19, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
No timeline for Central depot project | Test

It appears to be anyone’s guess as to when Central’s historic railroad depot preservation project will come to fruition.

June 19 Arrests
June 18, 2018 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for June 19

Susan Marie Anderson Watt
June 18, 2018 – 4:58 pm | No Comment

Susan Marie Anderson Watt
June 15, 2018
WALHALLA, S.C. – Susan Marie Anderson Watt, 59, wife of William James Watt, of 104 N. Lovingood Ave., passed away Friday, June 15, at her residence.
A memorial service will be …

Botanical Garden to celebrate summer solstice
June 16, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Botanical Garden to celebrate summer solstice | Test

The South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University is getting ready to celebrate the official start of summer with song and supper. 

Cub Scouts enjoy week of activities at camp
June 16, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Cub Scouts enjoy week of activities at camp | Test

More than 50 Cub Scouts between the ages of 6 and 10 experienced a variety of activities this week, along with making new friends and learning how to work with others.

Walhalla man charged with homicide in wreck
June 16, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Walhalla man charged with homicide in wreck | Test

A Walhalla man has been charged with reckless homicide in connection with a wreck that killed a Seneca woman last month.

New signs across county to help visitors, residents
June 16, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
New signs across county to help visitors, residents | Test

There are a lot of “great, positive things” happening when it comes to Oconee County economic development, according to Destination Oconee manager Janet Hartman. 

Walhalla police K-9 in training
June 16, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Walhalla police K-9 in training | Test

The newest member of the Walhalla Police Department is officially in training. 

Westminster preparing for sewer work
June 16, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Westminster preparing for sewer work | Test

Westminster City Council approved a bid from Tugaloo Pipeline to begin replace failing sewer lines in the area of Park and Pritchard streets that will require an extra $25,000 from the city.

Police: Walhalla man threatened woman, pointed gun at her
June 16, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Police: Walhalla man threatened woman, pointed gun at her | Test

A 54-year-old Walhalla man was arrested Wednesday after police said he tried to break into a woman’s house and threatened her life while pointing a gun at her through the window.

School board to evaluate Thorsland
June 16, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
School board to evaluate Thorsland | Test

School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland will undergo his annual evaluation by school board trustees starting Monday, but board chairman Andy Inabinet said he doesn’t anticipate any hiccups.

Clemson considering policy to limit banners on utility poles
June 16, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Clemson considering policy to limit banners on utility poles | Test

Clemson City Council is considering a policy that would help the city’s staff manage requests for displaying event banners on Clemson-owned street poles.