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School to resume at James M. Brown today
November 29, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
School to resume at James M. Brown today | Test

James M. Brown Elementary students will return to school this morning after getting an unexpected day off Wednesday due to a heating issue.

Oconee County First Steps plans board elections
November 29, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment

The Oconee County First Steps Partnership Board will hold its board elections at the upcoming annual meeting in December.

Police: Babysitter hit girl in face with hair iron
November 29, 2018 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Police: Babysitter hit girl in face with hair iron | Test

Faith Nicole Guynn, 24, is charged with third-degree assault and battery and three counts of unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person.

Pickens County extends time capsule submission deadline
November 29, 2018 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Pickens County extends time capsule submission deadline | Test

Pickens County residents have extra time to gather items they’d like to see included in a time capsule that will be buried next month. 

Alexander pleased with road progress
November 29, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Alexander pleased with road progress | Test

State Sen. Thomas Alexander says the South Carolina Department of Transportation is making progress on improving the state’s roads. 

Council chair: New jail on pace to finish early, under budget
November 29, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Council chair: New jail on pace to finish early, under budget | Test

The new Pickens County jail currently being built is on track to be completed early and under budget. 

Superintendent to recommend razing school building
November 29, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Superintendent to recommend razing school building | Test

Although it will be several years before a new Seneca Middle School becomes reality, School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland already knows what he wants to do with the existing building once it is no longer needed.

Walhalla’s ISO rating improves
November 29, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Walhalla’s ISO rating improves | Test

The Walhalla Fire Department’s fire protection rating from the Insurance Services Office has improved from a Class 3 to a Class 2/2x. 

Police: Westminster man hit, choked woman
November 28, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Police: Westminster man hit, choked woman | Test

Jarrett Matthew Moore, of Jerrys Drive, is charged with first-degree domestic violence and malicious injury to personal property after a Nov. 19 incident. A circuit court judge will set his bond at a later date.

Wanted man arrested on multiple charges
November 28, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Wanted man arrested on multiple charges | Test

Zackary Edwin Sterling Fiskeaux, 30, of Blueberry Hill Road, is charged with first-degree domestic violence, kidnapping, possession of methamphetamine, failure to stop for blue lights, reckless driving, driving under suspension, driving without insurance and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.

Toddler dies after being run over by father’s truck
November 28, 2018 – 12:47 am | No Comment

A 21-month-old boy died Tuesday evening after he was run over by a pickup truck driven by his father near their Mountain Rest home, according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis.

Mobile home a total loss after Tuesday fire
November 28, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Mobile home a total loss after Tuesday fire | Test

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a mobile home Tuesday afternoon, according to Walhalla Fire Chief Brandon Burton. 

Clemson officials plan meeting on concrete median
November 28, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Clemson officials plan meeting on concrete median | Test

Clemson city administrator Rick Cotton hopes to coordinate a meeting next month between South Carolina Department of Transportation officials and Tiger Boulevard business owners potentially impacted by a concrete median proposed by the state.

Alexander: Winning lottery ticket also a windfall for state
November 28, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Alexander: Winning lottery ticket also a windfall for state | Test

A Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1.5 billion sold in South Carolina is not only a big win for the buyer — it’s a big win for the state, according to State Sen. Thomas Alexander.