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In opening arguments Tuesday morning, Kenneth Strother Collins’ attorney told jurors her client acted in self-defense the day police allege he murdered a Pickens County man at his home on North Laurel Street in Walhalla in 2015.
While tax values dropped by an average of $87,000 for lots owned by the master developer for The Cliffs at Keowee Falls near Salem in 2017, the developer’s top executive said the values are still higher than market value.
Clemson Community Foundation, which supports area nonprofit organizations, recently learned it is the recipient of a $25,000 matching gift pledged by an anonymous donor.
Veterans, senior citizens and legally disabled residents of Oconee County may soon be receiving free passes to visit county parks as a result of action taken Tuesday night by county council.
Oconee and Pickens are among 16 South Carolina counties affected by Hurricane Irma where federal aid has been ordered to supplement state and local recovery efforts by President Donald Trump, who has declared a major disaster exists in the state.
All four candidates for Walhalla City Council said on Monday they support tax hikes if given the choice between raising property taxes and cutting services.
Thanks to a partnership with the Oconee Economic Alliance, the city of Seneca will soon have the means to pull more visitors into the downtown area, and its museums, thanks to some new signage that’s moving closer to becoming a reality.
New Clemson Joint City-University Advisory Board chairman Gerald Vander Mey recently took off his hat in that role and put on his full-time hat as director of campus planning at Clemson University to outline and explain changes planned at the university.