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Public comment period closing on Walhalla’s water plans
November 7, 2015 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Public comment period closing on Walhalla’s water plans | Test

The public has until Tuesday to submit written statements to the S.C. Department of Health and Environment Control regarding Walhalla’s application to withdraw surface water from Lake Keowee.

Pickens County sheriff to seek grant money to help combat addiction
November 7, 2015 – 12:22 am | One Comment
Pickens County sheriff to seek grant money to help combat addiction | Test

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark said he is committed to cleaning up the county’s drug problem, evidenced by the 38 arrests recently made by his department and another 18 still being sought — with most of the charges involving methamphetamines.

Tamassee-Salem supporters to present petition to school board
November 7, 2015 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Tamassee-Salem supporters to present petition to school board | Test

The Oconee County School Board may have voted to close Tamassee-Salem Middle and High School at the end of the current academic year, but supporters of the school aren’t giving up their fight to save it.

Pickens County School Board meetings to take place earlier
November 7, 2015 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Pickens County School Board meetings to take place earlier | Test

Those planning to attend future Pickens County School Board meetings should plan to arrive an hour earlier.

ClemsonLIFE students learn the ropes at SC Works
November 7, 2015 – 12:16 am | No Comment
ClemsonLIFE students learn the ropes at SC Works | Test

By Stephanie Jadrnicek
The Journal
CLEMSON — Sometimes a flyer’s just not enough.
When Gov. Nikki Haley declared October 2015 as Disability Employment Awareness Month, Matt Fields with S.C. Works didn’t want to spread the word with flyers …

Oconee County Emergency Management again sponsoring annual poster contest
November 7, 2015 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Oconee County Emergency Management again sponsoring annual poster contest | Test

Oconee County Emergency Management will once again sponsor the annual tornado safety poster contest, open to all students in grades one through six in any Oconee County school.

Local film company competes in national film festival
November 7, 2015 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Local film company competes in national film festival | Test

“Redemption of the Commons,” a faith-based film released by Seneca production company Windchime Pictures, has been selected by the Big Cross Los Angeles Christian Film Festival to be featured in the prestigious Regal Cinemas LA Live theater on Sunday.

Homes for Heroes offers large savings to community heroes
November 7, 2015 – 12:08 am | No Comment
Homes for Heroes offers large savings to community heroes | Test

Homes for Heroes is celebrating its 13th year of bringing big savings to everyday heroes.

Operation ‘Community Response’ nets 38 arrests
November 6, 2015 – 12:30 am | 4 Comments
Operation ‘Community Response’ nets 38 arrests | Test

A drug sweep conducted throughout Pickens County by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, Easley Police Department and South Carolina Department of Probation and Parole has resulted in the arrests of 38 people, with another 18 still at large.

VP Biden to speak at Clemson University
November 6, 2015 – 12:29 am | No Comment
VP Biden to speak at Clemson University | Test

The details are still being ironed out, but Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at Clemson University on Tuesday.