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Oconee, Pickens students exceed SAT averages
October 3, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Oconee, Pickens students exceed SAT averages
Oconee, Pickens students exceed SAT averages | Test

Students in Pickens County schools exceeded both the state and national averages on the SAT this year, while Oconee County students also topped the state average.

Oconee County Sheriff’s office taking donations for Safe Harbor shelter
October 3, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Oconee County Sheriff’s office taking donations for Safe Harbor shelter
Oconee County Sheriff’s office taking donations  for Safe Harbor shelter | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for members of the community if they are able to donate toiletry items — soap, shampoo, conditioner, feminine hygiene products, disposable brushes and combs, razors, shaving gel, etc. — laundry detergent, deodorant, and dental hygiene items to our office located at 300 S. Church St. in Walhalla.

Fishing tourney set to take over Hartwell this week
October 3, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Fishing tourney set to take over Hartwell this week
Fishing tourney set to take over Hartwell this week | Test

Top anglers from the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League are set to take over Lake Hartwell this weekend. 

Crime briefs: Seneca man facing multiple charges
October 3, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Seneca man facing multiple charges
Crime briefs: Seneca man facing multiple charges | Test

Demarcus Shawntez Taylor, 26, of 213 S. Pine St., was charged with three counts of breaking into a motor vehicle and one count each of financial transaction card fraud with a value less than $500 in a six-month period, financial card theft, possession of stolen goods with a value less than $2,000 and simple larceny. 

‘Take Five’ opens this weekend
October 3, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on ‘Take Five’ opens this weekend
‘Take Five’ opens this weekend | Test

The Oconee Community Theatre will kick off its 30th season in the former Utica School on Friday night with a surprise-packed performance of “Take Five.”

Family band to perform tonight in Clemson
October 3, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Family band to perform tonight in Clemson
Family band to perform tonight in Clemson | Test

With a banjo and guitar in tow, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing have tackled several outdoor adventures as the Okee Dokee Brothers, gaining inspiration for their not-so-childish children’s music.

Going out!
October 3, 2019 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Going out!
Going out! | Test

Use our calendar to make your plans for this fall!

Designated tobacco use signs to soon be displayed
October 2, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Designated tobacco use signs to soon be displayed
Designated tobacco use signs to soon be displayed | Test

Now that Clemson City Council has given unanimous final approval to an amendment banning tobacco use except for designated areas at all city parks and ball fields, parks and recreation director Jay Bennett said approximately 25 signs would be ordered this week.

West Union elected officials to get raise in November
October 2, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on West Union elected officials to get raise in November
West Union elected officials to get raise in November | Test

West Union Town Council voted 4-0 Tuesday night to raise elected officials’ salaries after the November election. 

Southern Wesleyan University to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college
October 2, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Southern Wesleyan University to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college
Southern Wesleyan University  to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college | Test

Haiti is one of the most impoverished places on Earth, with numerous churches and nonprofits making mission trips to the island each year in an effort to bring relief in some form or fashion.

Parris: Water line breaks may happen again
October 2, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on Parris: Water line breaks may happen again
Parris: Water line breaks may happen again | Test

As city workers continue to replace about eight-tenths of a mile of water lines where breaks in the lines led to two boil-water advisories last week, Walhalla utilities director Scott Parris said more breaks could happen before the end of next month.

Teen charged in Monday shoplifting
October 2, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Teen charged in Monday shoplifting
Teen charged in Monday shoplifting | Test

William Dakota Hunt, 18, of North Piedmont Road, was arrested Monday and in custody Tuesday at the Oconee County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.