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Rewriting history
August 7, 2018 – 12:27 am
Rewriting history

I wanted to respond to the writer of “Sacrificing the future,” printed Aug. 1.

New school year offers opportunities
August 7, 2018 – 12:27 am
New school year offers opportunities

Summer is quickly coming to an end in Oconee and Pickens counties, and teachers, students and support staff will soon be filling the halls of local schools for the beginning of a new school year. 

Teen charged in fatal Pickens County wreck
August 7, 2018 – 12:26 am
Teen charged in fatal Pickens County wreck

A 75-year-old man died Sunday in a two-vehicle collision, and the driver of the other vehicle has been charged with reckless homicide in his death.

Crime briefs: Child taken from Seneca home after search warrant
August 7, 2018 – 12:26 am
Crime briefs: Child taken from Seneca home after search warrant

Authorities said a child and elderly man were removed from a home at 125 Raceway Drive in Seneca after the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Monday morning following several undercover marijuana purchases.

Proposed Clemson hotel part of Board of Architectural Review meeting tonight
August 7, 2018 – 12:25 am
Proposed Clemson hotel part of Board of Architectural Review meeting tonight

A conceptual review and variance request for a new proposed hotel in downtown Clemson has been requested from the Board of Architectural Review at its monthly meeting tonight at 6 p.m.

Six Mile approves community park work
August 7, 2018 – 12:24 am
Six Mile approves community park work

Work will soon be underway on Six Mile’s newest park.   

Gamecocks offer Spartanburg running back
August 7, 2018 – 12:10 am
Gamecocks offer Spartanburg running back

Running back Zykamren Robinson (6-0, 225) of Spartanburg reached double digits in offers last week when he got a call from South Carolina running backs coach Bobby Bentley.

It should be hands-free or nothing at all!
August 7, 2018 – 12:01 am
It should be hands-free or nothing at all!

Willie: How can some of the news channels not cover the return of the 55 caskets of our fallen soldiers from North Korea?

August 7 Arrests
August 6, 2018 – 11:59 pm
August 7 Arrests

Arrests for August 7

Sloan files to seek school board seat
August 4, 2018 – 12:42 am
Sloan files to seek school board seat

With a mother and grandmother who worked as teachers, Sandra Sloan grew up in a family of educators.

City reinstating rental inspections
August 4, 2018 – 12:37 am
City reinstating rental inspections

After a special meeting July 24 at City Hall that included a presentation from codes enforcement official Daniel Fletcher, Westminster City Council opted to restart its utility connection inspections for rental properties.

Crime briefs: Another arrest made in ‘Opioid Battle’
August 4, 2018 – 12:35 am
Crime briefs: Another arrest made in ‘Opioid Battle’

Candace Michelle McMahan, of 117 Brookwood Drive, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on Thursday morning and released the same day on a combined $20,000 surety bond.

Phillips replaces Hurst on Clemson ATAX committee
August 4, 2018 – 12:32 am
Phillips replaces Hurst on Clemson ATAX committee

Joan Phillips, who succeeded Tommye Hurst as executive director of The Arts Center nearly a year ago, has been unanimously approved by Clemson City Council to replace her predecessor again — this time on the Clemson Accommodations Tax Committee.

Spots still open for Citizens Police Academy
August 4, 2018 – 12:30 am
Spots still open for Citizens Police Academy

Applications are still being accepted for the Citizens Police Academy, a program through the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office that allows select members of the public to get a glimpse of daily life in the law enforcement realm.