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City may replace downtown light with 4-way stop
September 29, 2018 – 12:37 am
City may replace downtown light with 4-way stop

City administrator Scott Moulder brought up the proposal to change the intersection at North Townville Street and Main Street/Ram Cat Alley to a four-way stop during a city council work session Tuesday night.

More work needed to stop domestic violence
September 29, 2018 – 12:23 am
More work needed to stop domestic violence

In Oconee and Pickens counties and throughout South Carolina, there are people — mostly women and children — living in fear for their lives.

Officials believe county, OJRSA deal now ‘close’
September 29, 2018 – 12:21 am
Officials believe county, OJRSA deal now ‘close’

Negotiated for months, an agreement to transfer operation of sewer services in the southern end of the county from Oconee County to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is “close” to completion, officials said Friday.

Police ask for public’s help in Ulta thefts
September 29, 2018 – 12:12 am
Police ask for public’s help in Ulta thefts

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects in two separate theft investigations from Ulta Beauty in the Hartwell Village shopping center.

Councilman, candidates absent from administrator interviews
September 29, 2018 – 12:10 am
Councilman, candidates absent from administrator interviews

Oconee County Council hosted the first two of five in-person interviews for the candidates for county administrator Friday morning with an obvious absence — Councilman Wayne McCall.

Man faces meth charges after traffic stop
September 29, 2018 – 12:09 am
Man faces meth charges after traffic stop

David Richard Hosemann, of Friendly Drive, is charged with a third or subsequent offense of distributing methamphetamine and one count of driving without insurance.

September 29 Arrests
September 28, 2018 – 11:59 pm
September 29 Arrests

Arrests for September 29

Pickens man dies after SUV flips near Six Mile
September 28, 2018 – 12:59 am
Pickens man dies after SUV flips near Six Mile

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victim as Allen Joe Adams, of Terrapin Crossing Road. 

The right thing to do
September 28, 2018 – 12:57 am
The right thing to do

Oconee County Council will have the first of two meetings this morning to begin in-person interviews with five candidates for the vacant county administrator job.

Apples do not fall far from the tree
September 28, 2018 – 12:56 am
Apples do not fall far from the tree

Many of us 90 percenters not rich enough to attend Georgetown Prep were shocked: Teenagers so drunk at house parties that they throw up, pass out and can’t remember what they were doing?

DHEC tells city to address former pool property
September 28, 2018 – 12:30 am
DHEC tells city to address former pool property

City officials have begun working on a plan after receiving a letter from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control requiring Seneca to deal with the former city pool, which has been closed for several years.

House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat
September 28, 2018 – 12:29 am
House candidates engage in political forum at Gignilliat

Around 70 people filled a room in the Gignilliat Community Center that featured two local candidates vying for the S.C. House District 2 seat in a town hall forum.

Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month
September 28, 2018 – 12:26 am
Mayor: Plant bond vote should be next month

Mayor Danny Edwards believes Walhalla City Council will vote in October on issuing bonds to fund the construction of the city’s new water treatment plant. 

Unbeaten Razorbacks face major test at BHP
September 28, 2018 – 12:25 am
Unbeaten Razorbacks face major test at BHP

Through five games, the Walhalla High School football team is exactly where it wants to be — undefeated, confident and firing on all cylinders.