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OCPL celebrates 70 years
October 16, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
OCPL celebrates 70 years | Test

After opening its doors 70 years ago, the Oconee County Public Library is celebrating a milestone anniversary this week with several promotions and special events.

Professor R. Eugene Nix
October 15, 2018 – 4:36 pm | No Comment

Professor R. Eugene Nix
October 11, 2018
MOUNTAIN REST, S.C. – Professor R. Eugene Nix, 90, of 400 Highland View Drive, husband of the late Mary Belle Stanton Crenshaw Nix, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, at the …

Richard Dickie Moody
October 15, 2018 – 4:36 pm | No Comment

Richard Dickie Moody
October 13, 2018
WALHALLA, S.C. – Richard Dickie Moody, 83, loving husband of 64 years to Gladys Smith Moody, of 645 Playground Road, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House.
A graveside …

Ronald D. Hughes
October 15, 2018 – 4:35 pm | No Comment
Ronald D. Hughes | Test

Ronald D. Hughes
October 13, 2018
CLEMSON, S.C. – Ronald D. Hughes, 88, husband of Kathy Luman (Ellers) Hughes, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, Oct. 13, at his home.
Memorial services will be held at …

Blanche King Hohnerlein
October 15, 2018 – 4:34 pm | No Comment

Blanche King Hohnerlein
October 15, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Blanche King Hohnerlein went to be with her Lord and savior Monday, Oct. 15.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Brown-Oglesby Funeral Home. …

County council plans special meeting
October 15, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment
County council plans special meeting | Test

Oconee County Council has scheduled a special meeting ahead of its regularly scheduled 6 p.m. meeting today in order to allow council members to openly discuss the county’s animal control ordinance and solid waste fees.

Pickens County councilman says hotel survey would help with ATAX requests
October 13, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Pickens County councilman says hotel survey would help with ATAX requests | Test

Pickens County Council members approved a number of accommodations tax funding requests last week, but they want more data to accompany future requests and recommendations. 

Man injured in jump from cliff at Jocassee
October 13, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Man injured in jump from cliff at Jocassee | Test

A man was injured Friday afternoon after officials said he jumped from an 80-foot cliff into the waters of Lake Jocassee. 

Clemson students start Habitat build for local family
October 13, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Clemson students start Habitat build for local family | Test

Anthony and Shena Tolbert were all smiles Friday morning as they signed in volunteers for the Clemson University Habitat for Humanity homecoming build with their 6-month-old daughter, Addison.

Chickasaw women raise funds for breast cancer research
October 13, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Chickasaw women raise funds for breast cancer research | Test

For years, Clara Wilks has led efforts to raise awareness and money for research in the fight against breast cancer that she hopes one day will lead to a cure. 

Short-term rentals heading back to planning commission
October 13, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Short-term rentals heading back to planning commission | Test

A revision of a proposed ordinance regulating and allowing short-term rentals in the city is scheduled to once again be presented to the Seneca Planning Commission on Monday night.

SDPC superintendent embarks on trip to Finland
October 13, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
SDPC superintendent embarks on trip to Finland | Test

School District of Pickens County superintendent Danny Merck is embarking today on a weeklong trip to Finland, joining 22 other South Carolina leaders visiting public schools.

Oconee school district to explore modified calendar through survey
October 13, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Oconee school district to explore modified calendar through survey | Test

Following a series of unsuccessful efforts to gain public approval, the controversial modified year-round calendar is again a topic of discussion in Oconee County. 

Re-Fresh Community Garden meeting set for Monday
October 13, 2018 – 12:19 am | No Comment
Re-Fresh Community Garden meeting set for Monday | Test

Organizers of a community garden project focused on revitalizing Westminster and producing fresh food have scheduled a meeting for Monday.