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Bowers sees ‘extraordinary progress’ on school board
October 12, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Bowers sees ‘extraordinary progress’ on school board | Test

Pickens County School Board of Trustees District 2 incumbent Phillip Bowers said extraordinary progress has been made since he was elected to the board four years ago.

Fallen power pole blocks access to neighborhood
October 12, 2018 – 12:02 am | No Comment

Officials believe Tropical Storm Michael was not to blame after access to a Walhalla neighborhood was blocked Thursday afternoon when a tree fell on a power pole, taking out power lines. 

Injury sidelines Central police chief
October 12, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Injury sidelines Central police chief | Test

An injury suffered on the job has sidelined Central Police Chief Khristy Justice and elevated Lt. Mark Bolden to the role of interim chief.

Lena Ruth Robinson
October 11, 2018 – 4:34 pm | No Comment

Lena Ruth Robinson
October 9, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Lena Ruth Robinson, 60, wife of Milton Robinson, of 1309 Blue Ridge Blvd., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at her home.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 …

Candace “Candi” Noreen Davis
October 11, 2018 – 12:12 pm | No Comment

Candace ‘Candi’ Noreen Davis
October 9, 2018
SENECA, S.C. – Candace “Candi” Noreen Davis, 53, of 609 W. Springwood Drive, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today, …

Storm’s rain, winds expected to impact area today
October 11, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Storm’s rain, winds expected to impact area today | Test

Oconee and Pickens counties could experience heavy rain, flash flooding and strong winds when the remnants of Hurricane Michael make their way to the Upstate. 

City talking with developer about former grocery store
October 11, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
City talking with developer about former grocery store | Test

The former Hometown Food Store in Seneca could soon have a new tenant.

Ex-chief’s trial put off until March
October 11, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Ex-chief’s trial put off until March | Test

A court hearing this month related to the trial of former Walhalla Police Chief Ronald Wilbanks has been canceled after a judge approved a continuance.  

PCSO chief deputy recognized for excellence
October 11, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
PCSO chief deputy recognized for excellence | Test

The second in command at the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office was recognized Wednesday for his long career in law enforcement. 

Hurricane cancels Duke employee’s trip to competition
October 11, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Hurricane cancels Duke employee’s trip to competition | Test

A Duke Energy employee was scheduled to leave today for Bonner Springs, Kan., to take part in the International Lineman’s Rodeo.

Walhalla officials to develop food truck policy
October 11, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Walhalla officials to develop food truck policy | Test

Officials say a food truck policy is needed in Walhalla after a conversation sparked last week by news that a restaurant plans to move downtown from its current location outside the city limits. 

Business owners express concerns with median idea
October 11, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Business owners express concerns with median idea | Test

Local business owners expressed concern to Clemson City Council last week about plans by the South Carolina Department of Transportation to install concrete medians on Tiger Boulevard and the negative impact they believe will result.

Tech officials update Hicks renovation, facilities plan
October 11, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Tech officials update Hicks renovation, facilities plan | Test

Tri-County Technical College president Ronnie Booth won’t be officially retiring for nearly nine more months, and one of his remaining goals is to complete the Ruby Hicks building renovation and lay the groundwork for a facilities master plan.

OCSO urges caution when hiring
October 11, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
OCSO urges caution when hiring | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is urging an extra dose of caution after several reports of men approaching houses to make driveway repairs.