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Local police look for ways to learn from national events
October 10, 2017 – 10:21 pm
Local police look for ways to learn from national events

While the shooting that killed nearly 60 people and injured about 500 more last week in Las Vegas may not have been preventable, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office officials said they look at those and similar events to learn ways to prevent future tragedies.

A ‘poem’ about kneeling
October 10, 2017 – 10:17 pm
A ‘poem’ about kneeling

Editor: A great many folks are disturbed about some football players kneeling while the national anthem is being played/sung.

Guns won’t solve your problems
October 10, 2017 – 10:15 pm
Guns won’t solve your problems

Editor: When it comes to guns, I’m as much in favor of them as most of you.

‘Enough is enough’ nuclear waste
October 10, 2017 – 10:13 pm
‘Enough is enough’ nuclear waste

South Carolina has been generally accommodating to the federal government’s nuclear waste disposal needs over the decades, based on the promise that the highly radioactive material would be eventually shipped out of Savannah River Site to a permanent storage facility.

Keowee Key golf tourney to benefit respite care, Alzheimer’s efforts
October 10, 2017 – 9:59 pm
Keowee Key golf tourney to benefit respite care, Alzheimer’s efforts

The inaugural charity golf tournament hosted by the Keowee Memory Care Support Group will take place Oct. 18 at the Keowee Key Country Club. Proceeds raised will benefit Golden Corner Respite Care and Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Hylkemas win honors at state writing contest
October 10, 2017 – 9:58 pm
Hylkemas win honors at state writing contest

Daniel High School junior Chloe Hylkema and senior Caleb Hylkema recently earned honors at the fourth annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest in Columbia.

We should all be ashamed slavery existed
October 10, 2017 – 9:55 pm
We should all be ashamed slavery existed

Willie: Title 16, Chapter 11, Article 7 of the South Carolina Code of Laws prohibits the malicious destruction of another person’s property.

Wreck kills Seneca woman
October 10, 2017 – 12:30 am
Wreck kills Seneca woman

A 74-year-old Seneca woman was killed in an early-morning collision Monday after dropping her son off at work.

Rain suspected culprit as officials investigate roof collapse
October 10, 2017 – 12:29 am
Rain suspected culprit as officials investigate roof collapse

The Walhalla Fire Department is investigating a roof collapse in a downtown building, according to Chief Brandon Burton.

Tornado wreaks havoc on Pickens County
October 10, 2017 – 12:27 am
Tornado wreaks havoc on Pickens County

A tornado touched down in Pickens County on Sunday afternoon, causing damage to homes and power outages, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday.