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Clemson gets 5 pledges from weekend cookout
July 31, 2018 – 12:25 am
Clemson gets 5 pledges from weekend cookout

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney did more than flip burgers at his annual All-In Cookout on Friday night — he speared five more commitments.

OJRSA admin building to be renovated 
July 31, 2018 – 12:25 am
OJRSA admin building to be renovated 

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority administration and operations building will be getting a facelift after nearly 40 years.

Clemson business owners ‘not comfortable’ with median idea
July 31, 2018 – 12:09 am
Clemson business owners ‘not comfortable’ with median idea

“My takeaway from the meeting is that it was very well attended by business owners on (U.S. Highway) 123, and the overwhelming response is they were not comfortable with the proposal,” mayor pro tem Tim Fowler told city council during a recent meeting. 

Vehicle sought in hit-and-run that hurt pedestrian
July 31, 2018 – 12:07 am
Vehicle sought in hit-and-run that hurt pedestrian

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 1 p.m. Saturday on Clearmont Road near Holcombe Street in Westminster. 

Clemson officials hope for change in road fee
July 31, 2018 – 12:05 am
Clemson officials hope for change in road fee

A possible change in the way Pickens County allocates its road maintenance fee to municipalities will be discussed at county council’s Aug. 27 meeting of the whole, and Clemson city officials plan to be in attendance.

Sheriff says new detention center construction making progress
July 31, 2018 – 12:03 am
Sheriff says new detention center construction making progress

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark shared photos of the county’s new detention center currently under construction with members of Pickens United at their meeting Monday in Central Town Council chambers, saying he is pleased with how the project is coming along.

I think a little compassion never hurt anyone
July 31, 2018 – 12:01 am
I think a little compassion never hurt anyone

Willie: This is in response to the article on Americans incarcerated in the U.S.A. versus families trying to enter the U.S.A.

July 31 Arrests
July 30, 2018 – 11:59 pm
July 31 Arrests

Arrests for July 31

Man charged in hit and run fatality
July 29, 2018 – 3:59 am
Man charged in hit and run fatality

SENECA — The South Carolina Highway Patrol announced Saturday that a 21-year-old Seneca man has been charged in the hit and run accident that killed a 68-year-old Townville man.

See, taste and shop the Best of the Best
July 28, 2018 – 12:58 am
See, taste and shop the Best of the Best

Inside today’s issue, you’ll find reader favorites for each of those categories — Seneca Family Restaurant, Dienner’s Kitchen and Dolly’s Roofing, to start — and more.

Westminster commits funds to events committee
July 28, 2018 – 12:55 am
Westminster commits funds to events committee

At its special called meeting Tuesday, Westminster City Council voted unanimously to rename the Westminster Public Relations Committee and allocate a total of $10,000 to public relations and events planning.

Another arrest made in OCSO ‘Infinity’ sweep
July 28, 2018 – 12:51 am
Another arrest made in OCSO ‘Infinity’ sweep

Michael Ryan O’Connor, 28, of Clinkscale Road in Seneca, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center at 11:38 p.m. Thursday.

SDOC officials ‘pleased’ with staggered start times
July 28, 2018 – 12:44 am
SDOC officials ‘pleased’ with staggered start times

The first year of the new staggered start times for Oconee County schools has come and gone, and district officials said things went relatively well.

Clemson officials, architects discuss ideas for downtown site
July 28, 2018 – 12:39 am
Clemson officials, architects discuss ideas for downtown site

A meeting earlier this week between Clemson City Council and LS3P Architects regarding the College Avenue site where the former city planning and codes department building stands saw council members express the desire for something to attract people to the area.