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Salary proposal concerns superintendent
February 16, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Salary proposal concerns superintendent
Salary proposal concerns superintendent | Test

School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland says teachers deserve a salary increase, but is concerned Oconee and other school districts may have to pay the bulk of the funds to make it a reality.

Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums
February 16, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums
Traveling exhibit makes stop at 2 Seneca museums | Test

Two Seneca museums are coming together to showcase a traveling exhibit from the South Carolina State Museum remembering a league of African-American baseball players from a little more than two decades ago.

Roy “Gregg” Masceri
February 15, 2019 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off on Roy “Gregg” Masceri

Roy ‘Gregg’ Masceri
February 12, 2019
CLEMSON, S.C. – Roy G. Masceri passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Cottingham Hospice House.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 23, at Lawrence Chapel United Methodist …

Norma Ruth Boyett Cox
February 15, 2019 – 11:08 am | Comments Off on Norma Ruth Boyett Cox

Norma Ruth Boyett Cox
February 5, 2019
SALEM, S.C. — Norma Ruth Boyett Cox, widow of Jasper Cox, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Cottingham Cottage Hospice House.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, …

Central sewer project making progress
February 15, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Central sewer project making progress
Central sewer project making progress | Test

A recent stretch of dry, warmer weather has enabled the $1.5 million project rerouting an existing sewer line from Southern Wesleyan University around the town of Central to move forward.

Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January
February 15, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January
Police: Mountain Rest woman missing since January | Test

Laura Ann Anders, 45, was last seen by her husband at a home on Bauknight Road in Mountain Rest, according to a sheriff’s office report.

Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research
February 15, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research
Clemson bioengineers receive grants for heart research | Test

Valentine’s Day was a fitting day for Clemson University to announce that two bioengineers have received more than $4 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health for new heart-related research. 

Ex-school board member speaks to SC ed committee
February 15, 2019 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Ex-school board member speaks to SC ed committee
Ex-school board member speaks to SC ed committee | Test

Former Pickens County School Board chairman Alex Saitta told legislators this week the ills of public education won’t be resolved by the education reform bill proposed in the state legislature.

Officials set to pick site for new middle school
February 15, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Officials set to pick site for new middle school
Officials set to pick site for new middle school | Test

Officials are scheduled to make a recommendation on a site for the new Seneca Middle School to the Oconee County School Board at its meeting Monday.

Seneca, Westminster Rite-Aid stores switching to Walgreens
February 15, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Seneca, Westminster Rite-Aid stores switching to Walgreens
Seneca, Westminster Rite-Aid stores switching to Walgreens | Test

Two Oconee County chain drugstore locations will be soon close and reopen under a new brand.

DHEC: Infant mortality rate dropped in 2017
February 15, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on DHEC: Infant mortality rate dropped in 2017
DHEC: Infant mortality rate dropped in 2017 | Test

It was a good year to be a baby in 2017, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Songwriters’ band coming to Westminster
February 14, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Songwriters’ band coming to Westminster
Songwriters’ band coming to Westminster | Test

After more than three years living the freeway life — touring around America playing gigs wherever they could find a venue to showcase their talents — the Freeway Revival is getting ready for a change.

Busy first month for new Walhalla police chief
February 14, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Busy first month for new Walhalla police chief
Busy first month for new Walhalla police chief | Test

The first month of Walhalla Police Chief Sean Brinson’s leadership was a busy one.

Clemson Police Department awarded federal funds
February 14, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Clemson Police Department awarded federal funds
Clemson Police Department awarded federal funds | Test

The Clemson Police Department has been awarded federal funding to go toward promoting community awareness of crime victims’ rights during 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 7-13.