Several Clemson residents appeared before Pickens County Council last week to urge it to address the county’s animal control ordinance they say needs to be strengthened to curb abuse and neglect of animals.
The superintendents of the school districts of Oconee and Pickens counties recently voiced their approval for how the first round of COVID-19 vaccines were made available to all employees who wanted to participate.
In the wake of concerns shared about the annexation of 48 acres on Lawton Road proposed for a 100-home subdivision, Central officials are looking into zoning changes that would allow for more open space in town.
The Area 13 Special Olympics Spring Games won’t be happening for a second consecutive year, while rowing teams’ spring break visits to Clemson University and Artists on the Green at Ravenel Elementary are other traditional events also unlikely to occur due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opposition from some Central residents and two members of town council about traffic and quality-of-life issues were not enough to stop council from recently voting 5-2 to annex a piece of property near the intersection of Lawton Road and Johnson Road.