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Senate bill would ‘pause’ Pioneer plant until court ruling
April 21, 2017 – 12:27 am
Senate bill would ‘pause’ Pioneer plant until court ruling

A local state legislator has filed a joint resolution in the Senate that would require Pioneer Rural Water District to halt construction on a $19 million water treatment plant until a court rules on the plant’s fate.

Police: Man used counterfeit checks to steal thousands
April 21, 2017 – 12:26 am
Police: Man used counterfeit checks to steal thousands

Nine months after a warrant was issued for his arrest, a man with ties to both Georgia and South Carolina is back in Oconee County after police allege he entered a Seneca bank and withdrew nearly $9,000 with counterfeit checks.

School board OKs funding for YMCA aquatic center
April 21, 2017 – 12:26 am
School board OKs funding for YMCA aquatic center

During its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, the Oconee County School Board voted 4-0 to provide $3 million to help build an aquatic center for a proposed new YMCA facility in Seneca.

A tale of two projects
April 21, 2017 – 12:26 am
A tale of two projects

It’s not the project; it’s the process. Longtime subscribers will recall us making that argument on more than one occasion when it came to something we just couldn’t throw our support behind.

Walhalla man faces domestic violence charge
April 21, 2017 – 12:25 am
Walhalla man faces domestic violence charge

A Walhalla man has been charged with second-degree domestic violence after police claim he grabbed a woman by her neck and slammed her to the ground.

Student housing boom not top priority for Clemson officials
April 21, 2017 – 12:25 am
Student housing boom not top priority for Clemson officials

At the request of planning and codes director Todd Steadman, members of Clemson City Council and the city’s Planning Commission and Board of Architectural Review Tuesday picked the top-priority issues they feel the city is facing.

Duncan declines town hall invite
April 21, 2017 – 12:24 am
Duncan declines town hall invite

Third Congressional District U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan was the subject of numerous grievances Saturday as about 40 of his constituents attended a citizen town hall to voice their concerns, including his absence from the town hall and refusal to host traditional town hall meetings.

Just a volunteer fact-checker
April 21, 2017 – 12:24 am
Just a volunteer fact-checker

I’m not a critic, just a volunteer fact-checker.

Oconee man arrested in ‘Infinity’ roundup
April 21, 2017 – 12:22 am
Oconee man arrested in ‘Infinity’ roundup

An Oconee County man with listed addresses in Seneca and Walhalla was arrested Wednesday as part of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office’s latest “Operation Infinity” drug roundup.

Clemson men’s golf begins ACC title defense today in Clinton
April 21, 2017 – 12:04 am
Clemson men’s golf begins ACC title defense today in Clinton

The Clemson men’s golf team will start defense of their ACC Championship today, and they won’t even have to leave the state to do it.