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High school roundup: Walhalla notches first win under Norizsan
November 28, 2018 – 12:05 am
High school roundup: Walhalla notches first win under Norizsan

The Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team opened its regular season Tuesday night with a win over Crescent in the debut of new head coach Bobby Norizsan.

Pair wanted in Seneca shoplifting incident
November 28, 2018 – 12:02 am
Pair wanted in Seneca shoplifting incident

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in solving a Nov. 20 shoplifting incident at Ulta Beauty in the Hartwell Village shopping center.

November 28 Arrests
November 27, 2018 – 11:59 pm
November 28 Arrests

Arrests for November 28

City unveils new Christmas attraction
November 27, 2018 – 12:53 am
City unveils new Christmas attraction

City administrator Scott Moulder was both excited and a little nervous as he watched the unveiling of the new Christmas light show at Seneca’s Norton Thompson Park on Monday night.

Home ‘unlivable’ after Monday fire
November 27, 2018 – 12:42 am
Home ‘unlivable’ after Monday fire

Local fire departments responded Monday morning to a fire at the home of a volunteer firefighter that claimed the lives of four dogs and sent two people to the hospital.

Alexander urges caution on medical marijuana debate
November 27, 2018 – 12:40 am
Alexander urges caution on medical marijuana debate

Sen. Thomas Alexander said he’s not sure that allowing medical marijuana would be “in the best interests of the state.” 

Donations needed for Christmas for Kids
November 27, 2018 – 12:38 am
Donations needed for Christmas for Kids

The countdown is on for Christmas, meaning children everywhere are getting excited to decorate, pick out presents to add to their list and see what’s under the tree on Dec. 25.

No evidence of foul play in deadly fire
November 27, 2018 – 12:35 am
No evidence of foul play in deadly fire

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as Rickey A. Johnson.

School board OKs five-year capital improvement plan
November 27, 2018 – 12:32 am
School board OKs five-year capital improvement plan

The Pickens County School Board voted 6-0 Monday night to approve $8.4 million for 2019-20 as part of a capital improvement plan involving technology, student activity and facilities that officials say totals $47.2 million in projects over the next five years.

2 men arrested on drug charges
November 27, 2018 – 12:31 am
2 men arrested on drug charges

Calvin Clark Webb, 45, of Webb Road, is charged with three counts of distributing methamphetamine.

Green Springs offers variety of do-good options
November 27, 2018 – 12:17 am
Green Springs offers variety of do-good options

A leap of faith has led to a Seneca business that supports artists and craftspeople, not only locally and nationally, but around the world. 

Tigers drop second straight in close loss to Nebraska
November 27, 2018 – 12:15 am
Tigers drop second straight in close loss to Nebraska

Clemson made a late second-half comeback attempt Monday night after Nebraska took its biggest lead of the game with a little more than two minutes to play, but the Tigers fell just short for a second straight game.

Swinney unhappy with criticism following rivalry win
November 27, 2018 – 12:15 am
Swinney unhappy with criticism following rivalry win

The Clemson football team is 12-0 for just the third time in program history, won its fifth straight game over South Carolina on Saturday by a final score of 56-35 and will play for a fourth straight ACC championship this weekend.

Tigers pick up pledge for offensive line
November 27, 2018 – 12:10 am
Tigers pick up pledge for offensive line

Clemson picked up its fifth commitment for its 2020 recruiting class on Sunday when offensive lineman Paul Tchio (6-5, 325) of Alpharetta, Ga., commited to the Tigers.