Where are the children?

July 11, 2020

The state reported this week that 299 School District of Oconee County students have been unaccounted for since the schools closed in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Survey: Part deux

July 9, 2020

There are survey questions, and then there are questionable surveys.

A time to help

June 30, 2020

The reviews are coming in for Neighbors Helping Neighbors — and the word is getting out about the help locally owned businesses are receiving.

To mask or not to mask

June 27, 2020

Clemson City Council this week mandated wearing masks in public. Walhalla will require masks and temperature checks at city government meetings. Clemson University will require masks on campus.

Joining the fight

June 25, 2020

Habitat for Humanity of Oconee County is best known for building four or five affordable houses each year for low-income people who are willing to work with the group to construct a home of their own.

The power of talk

June 18, 2020

For the second day in a row, the news out of Walhalla has been good. On Wednesday, we praised the city for an emergency curfew Monday night that came after six arrests were made at Walhalla’s Confederate memorial. Not content to do the bare minimum, Walhalla is now forming a diversity committee. “Creating a diversity […]

Safety and free speech in Walhalla

June 17, 2020

The arrests of six “people that were not peaceful” Monday in Walhalla led the city to enact an emergency curfew after groups clashed over the city’s Confederate memorial. “We’ve had multiple encounters with people that were not peaceful,” Walhalla Police Chief Sean Brinson said. “We’re concerned for everyone’s safety, so we’re going to enact a […]