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Willie: You read my comment about those roundabouts tearing the trucks up. I am a truck driver — have been for 40 years.

Crime briefs: Man charged in break-in after evading police Crime briefs: Man charged in break-in after evading police

Jeffrey Adam Holbert, 39, of Woodfern Road, is charged with distribution of meth, second-degree burglary, trespassing, transporting an open container of alcohol, failure to obey police commands and violation of probation.

Ag board talks federal regulation Ag board talks federal regulation

Federal food safety regulations from 2011 with compliance dates are hanging over local farmers, but the Oconee County Agricultural Advisory Board learned Tuesday night that the state is taking matters into its own hands.

Pickens County to begin talk on budget Pickens County to begin talk on budget

After hearing a proposal for a 2019-20 fiscal year budget that would give all county employees a raise with no tax increase, Pickens County Council is set to begin discussing the budget during a work session tonight. 

No year-round school coming to Oconee County No year-round school coming to Oconee County

The latest effort to move to a year-round school calendar in Oconee County met the same result Monday night as previous attempts — with district officials saying they would no longer entertain the idea.

Clemson police, agency officials raise awareness of victims’ rights week Clemson police, agency officials raise awareness of victims’ rights week

Clemson police and representatives of the Parenting Place and the Pickens County Advocacy Center stuck approximately 30 pinwheels into the ground in front of the police department Monday to raise awareness for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

Council to weigh ordinance on downtown colors Council to weigh ordinance on downtown colors

Seneca City Council is scheduled to consider final approval of an ordinance to amend the city’s design review guidelines for commercial buildings downtown to set some parameters for building colors.

Warriors’ Parker signs with North Greenville Warriors’ Parker signs with North Greenville

In football, the light shines the brightest on the skill-position players, and Tristan Parker certainly enjoyed the spotlight as the starting running back for the West-Oak High School football team.

High school roundup: Lions shine at Pickens tournament High school roundup: Lions shine at Pickens tournament

Led by medalist Connor Holtzclaw, the Daniel High School boys’ golf team edged Walhalla, 304-305, to finish first in the stroke-play portion of the Pickens High School Invitational Tournament on Monday.

Clemson secondary gets boost with commitments Clemson secondary gets boost with commitments

The future of the Clemson secondary is awfully bright after a big three days on the recruiting trail.

Speaking without knowing the facts Speaking without knowing the facts

Editor: Is your opinion really your opinion? 

Tigers host Charleston Southern tonight Tigers host Charleston Southern tonight

After taking two of three from Louisville over the weekend, the Clemson baseball team will return to action tonight when it hosts Charleston Southern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Tigers focused on the future in annual spring game Tigers focused on the future in annual spring game

CLEMSON — National championship rings were handed out at halftime of Saturday’s spring game in Death Valley, but what the Tigers did on the field between the whistles was focused on the future of Clemson football.

Hartman hopes to build on county’s economic successes Hartman hopes to build on county’s economic successes

Tuesday’s announcement of an estimated 125 jobs coming to Oconee County later this year through Horton Holding’s decision to build a facility near Westminster was reason to celebrate for Oconee Economic Alliance interim executive director Janet Hartman and her staff.