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New BRAC gallery features members’ work
July 20, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
New BRAC gallery features members’ work | Test

The members of the Blue Ridge Arts Center are getting a chance to show off with the opening of the center’s latest gallery.

Charges filed in ‘Glacier’ arrests
July 20, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Charges filed in ‘Glacier’ arrests | Test

Three people have been formally charged in Wednesday’s “Operation Glacier,” a joint effort between Seneca police and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office to target methamphetamine trafficking.

Police urge caution during parade
July 20, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Police urge caution during parade | Test

Walhalla Police Department Capt. Paul Harris is urging drivers to use a bit of extra caution tonight during the “Christmas in July” parade to benefit Toys for Tots.

Man facing neglect charge
July 20, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Man facing neglect charge | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man on multiple charges Wednesday, including an outstanding warrant for unlawful neglect of a child.

Official: District making progress on top-10 goal
July 20, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Official: District making progress on top-10 goal | Test

School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland said Thursday he feels positive about the strides the district has made toward school board trustees’ goal of becoming a top-10 district in South Carolina.

Clemson officials discuss possible rowing venue
July 20, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Clemson officials discuss possible rowing venue | Test

Although officials have made no decision and may not for some time, the idea of using Mountain View Park on Lake Hartwell as a possible future site to host spring rowing teams from the Northeast and Midwest has been broached to Clemson City Council.

Council OKs revisions to building and fire appeals board
July 20, 2018 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Council OKs revisions to building and fire appeals board | Test

Clemson City Council gave final approval to changes in the city code for the Building and Fire Board of Appeals board this week.

Laurie Hauss
July 19, 2018 – 4:13 pm | No Comment

Laurie Hauss
July 18, 2018
WESTMINSTER, S.C. — Laurie Evelyn West Hauss, 55, widow of the late Robert Lee Hauss, of 256 Brasstown Road, passed away Wednesday, July 18, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be …

Walhalla resident urges change to billing system
July 19, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Walhalla resident urges change to billing system | Test

A local resident urged Walhalla City Council to push back the due date on customers’ water bills at its meeting Tuesday night. 

Attorney says Sunday alcohol referendum could be risky
July 19, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Attorney says Sunday alcohol referendum could be risky | Test

Clemson city attorney Mary McCormac told city council members Monday night that placing a question for voters on the November ballot about allowing Sunday alcohol sales off-premises presents a risk to the on-premises allowance approved four years ago.

County extends admin deadline
July 19, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment

After executive session at Tuesday night’s meeting, Oconee County Council voted unanimously to extend the deadline for county administrator applications to Aug. 15.

‘Operation Glacier’ nets drug trafficking arrests
July 19, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
‘Operation Glacier’ nets drug trafficking arrests | Test

Two people were arrested on drug trafficking charges after police confiscated 40 grams of methamphetamine, 34 grams of marijuana and nine guns from their home Wednesday morning.

Hartman named interim Oconee Economic Alliance director
July 19, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Hartman named interim Oconee Economic Alliance director | Test

Newly named Oconee Economic Alliance interim executive director Janet Hartman is no stranger to the county, nor to economic development.

Ride to Work Ministry seeing continued success
July 19, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Ride to Work Ministry seeing continued success | Test

An all-volunteer group’s efforts are helping Oconee County residents become self-sufficient, stable employees and also bringing down the county’s unemployment rate.