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Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’
August 1, 2018 – 12:30 am
Police arrest 8 in ‘Operation Opioid Battle’

After an 8 a.m. briefing, officers from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and Seneca Police Department headed out Tuesday morning to execute search warrants at two Seneca homes as part of “Operation Opioid Battle.”

Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes
August 1, 2018 – 12:29 am
Palmetto Trail funding among governor’s vetoes

More than a quarter of a million dollars in funding for the Palmetto Trail was among Gov. Henry McMaster’s 42 recent budget vetoes.

Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run
August 1, 2018 – 12:27 am
Troopers still seeking answers in hit-and-run

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is still looking for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian on Saturday. 

Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am
Man gets 17 years for drug trafficking

A 64-year-old Pickens County man has been sentenced to 17 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Tuesday to drug trafficking.

Filing opens for 4 school board seats
August 1, 2018 – 12:26 am
Filing opens for 4 school board seats

Filing for four Pickens County School Board seats — including a newly created District 7 seat — will begin at noon today and continue through noon Aug. 15, and the three incumbents up for re-election plan to run again.

Hearn enjoying training camp with Panthers
August 1, 2018 – 12:25 am
Hearn enjoying training camp with Panthers

SPARTANBURG — Clemson alum Taylor Hearn’s participation in a program that made the College Football Playoff three consecutive seasons, including the national championship game twice, proved very attractive to Carolina while the Panthers were on the free agent prowl.

Sacrificing the future
August 1, 2018 – 12:25 am
Sacrificing the future

I read that Charleston City Council passed a resolution apologizing for slavery.

Tigers’ D-line returns as one of nation’s best
July 31, 2018 – 12:35 am
Tigers’ D-line returns as one of nation’s best

It was no secret last season, and it’s certainly not one this year, either — Clemson has one of the best defensive lines in the country.

Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run
July 31, 2018 – 12:30 am
Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run

The suspect in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a Townville man last week was arrested over the weekend.

Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years
July 31, 2018 – 12:29 am
Police: Man sexually battered child for 5 years

A Westminster man was arrested Sunday on three counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor after police said he repeatedly molested a child for more than five years.

Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick
July 31, 2018 – 12:28 am
Mediation fails in suit against county, McCall, Cammick

An attempt at mediating the lawsuit filed by former county building official David Stokes against Oconee County and two county council members was unsuccessful. 

Forest Service considers raising campground fees
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am
Forest Service considers raising campground fees

The National Forest Service is looking for feedback on a possible increase in campground prices in the Sumter National Forest.

One candidate files for West Union council seat
July 31, 2018 – 12:27 am
One candidate files for West Union council seat

Only one candidate filed to run for an open seat on West Union Town Council before filing closed Monday. 

Develop downtown
July 31, 2018 – 12:26 am
Develop downtown

I spent some time today driving around Seneca, Oconee’s biggest city.