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Seneca High School holds code red drill
February 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Seneca High School holds code red drill
Seneca High School holds code red drill | Test

Seneca High School was placed on a code red lockdown Thursday, but school district officials said the exercise was for practice only.

Firefighters hold ceremony to welcome new truck
February 1, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Firefighters hold ceremony to welcome new truck
Firefighters hold ceremony to welcome new truck | Test

More than 30 Seneca firefighters, city officials and community residents officially welcomed the city’s newest fire engine to the department on Thursday afternoon with a tradition Chief Richie Caudill says goes back to a time when steam engines were pulled to fires by horses.

Bear spotted at apartment complex
February 1, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Bear spotted at apartment complex
Bear spotted at apartment complex | Test

Police are warning people not to bother a bear cub spotted outside an apartment complex in Clemson earlier this week.

Library sees bump in homeless visitors
February 1, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Library sees bump in homeless visitors
Library sees bump in homeless visitors | Test

Oconee County Public Library employees say colder weather and changes to downtown Seneca have led to an “influx” of transient and homeless visitors at the Seneca library.

Man dies after rollover crash
February 1, 2019 – 12:21 am | Comments Off on Man dies after rollover crash

Kenneth Nathan Dailey died at the scene of the crash on Coffee Road at approximately 11:25 p.m., according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis.

Mayors speak out on proposal to give $8M to cities
February 1, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Mayors speak out on proposal to give $8M to cities
Mayors speak out on proposal to give $8M to cities | Test

Projects improving water, sewer and electrical infrastructure in three Oconee County cities could benefit from a proposal that the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority return approximately $8 million of its more than $13.1 million in reserve funds to those cities.

Donald Larry Hansen
January 31, 2019 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Donald Larry Hansen

Donald Larry Hansen
January 30, 2019
SALEM, S.C. – Donald Larry Hansen, 81, passed away at home on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Atlantic United Methodist Church in Atlantic, …

Jabe Sullivan Butts Jr.
January 31, 2019 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on Jabe Sullivan Butts Jr.
Jabe Sullivan Butts Jr. | Test

Jabe Sullivan Butts Jr.
January 28, 2019
MOUNTAIN REST, S.C. – Jabe Sullivan Butts Jr., 82, of 436 Whetstone Road, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, at his home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. …

Gateway Arts, Tribble Center create artistic partnership
January 31, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Gateway Arts, Tribble Center create artistic partnership
Gateway Arts, Tribble Center create artistic partnership | Test

With the new year in full swing, the Gateway Arts Center in Westminster has been around for a full year and will be celebrating by hosting its first Members Show, which will feature work by artists from the Tribble Center.

Service dog returned safely after overnight search
January 31, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Service dog returned safely after overnight search
Service dog returned safely after overnight search | Test

A service animal is back with her family after going missing for six hours following a car wreck on Tuesday night.

SenecaFest to feature 6 bands, laser show, movie
January 31, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on SenecaFest to feature 6 bands, laser show, movie
SenecaFest to feature 6 bands, laser show, movie | Test

Plans are underway for a new version of SenecaFest this spring in downtown Seneca with six bands, a laser show and a movie — and officials say it will be under budget.

Teachers, students celebrate 100th day of school year
January 31, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Teachers, students celebrate 100th day of school year
Teachers, students celebrate 100th day of school year | Test

Wednesday marked the 100th day of school for students in Oconee County, and several schools held celebrations ranging from fun activities to lessons incorporating the number 100.

Mayor: Declining PMPA extension about city’s future
January 31, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Mayor: Declining PMPA extension about city’s future
Mayor: Declining PMPA extension about city’s future | Test

With city council’s decision to not sign a contract extension past 2035 with the city’s current power provider, Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey said future councils have more options.

Commerce, roads, nonprofits on county council’s wish list
January 31, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Commerce, roads, nonprofits on county council’s wish list
Commerce, roads, nonprofits on county council’s wish list | Test

Repairing roads, creating more commerce parks and supporting nonprofits that save taxpayers money are among Pickens County Council’s wish list for the future.