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Ball drop raises $10K ahead of golf tourney
September 27, 2018 – 12:30 am
Ball drop raises $10K ahead of golf tourney

Two hundred golf balls rained from a sunny sky on Wednesday afternoon, falling from the 60-foot-high bucket of a Seneca Fire Department ladder truck toward a bullseye painted on the grass outside Oconee Memorial Hospital.

Tigers’ Bryant opts to transfer out of program
September 27, 2018 – 12:30 am
Tigers’ Bryant opts to transfer out of program

After being excused from practice Monday afternoon, Kelly Bryant was back in Clemson’s facility the following day, taking part in both team and position meetings prior to the Tigers taking the practice field.

Banks & Shane to perform in Walhalla Friday
September 27, 2018 – 12:30 am
Banks & Shane to perform in Walhalla Friday

There’s one comment that members of Banks & Shane often hear after a concert. 

Going out!
September 27, 2018 – 12:28 am
Going out!

Use our calendar to make your plans.

Governor recognizes sheriff’s office for use of opioid antidote
September 27, 2018 – 12:26 am
Governor recognizes sheriff’s office for use of opioid antidote

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was among 15 agencies recently recognized by Gov. Henry McMaster for saving lives “through their officers’ administration of Narcan,” according to a statement from the governor’s office. 

Voter registration event held at Seneca library
September 27, 2018 – 12:26 am
Voter registration event held at Seneca library

Tuesday marked National Voter Registration Day, and one area resident offered an informational table at the Seneca branch of the Oconee County Public Library System to make the most of the occasion.

Sheriff’s office participates in national railroad safety efforts
September 27, 2018 – 12:25 am
Sheriff’s office participates in national railroad safety efforts

Sunday marked the start of National Rail Safety Week, and members of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office monitored railroad crossings a little more closely Tuesday as part of Operation Clear Track.

Pickens County Council looking for ‘very solid’ data on ATAX proposals
September 27, 2018 – 12:25 am
Pickens County Council looking for ‘very solid’ data on ATAX proposals

Pickens County Council members are frustrated over what they say is a lack of data about accommodations tax allocations and returns on investment. 

Nations helping give Razorbacks’ offense a huge spark
September 27, 2018 – 12:25 am
Nations helping give Razorbacks’ offense a huge spark

It doesn’t take long to realize two things about Patrick Nations, the first being he doesn’t like to come off the football field.

Unscrupulous Democrats?
September 27, 2018 – 12:23 am
Unscrupulous Democrats?

Why hasn’t someone or more honest House members or Senators stepped up and voiced what many of us already think and what some actually think and what some actually know and that is — one or more unscrupulous Democrats shopped for and found some people in Judge Kavanaugh’s past who could and would accuse the judge of sexual assault.

Clemson, Pacolet Milliken OK agreement for new park
September 27, 2018 – 12:23 am
Clemson, Pacolet Milliken OK agreement for new park

The number of parks in the city of Clemson will soon increase by one under a memorandum of understanding city council approved with Pacolet-Milliken Enterprises (PME) last week.

Memorandum lays out details of new park deal
September 27, 2018 – 12:22 am
Memorandum lays out details of new park deal

A three-page memorandum of understanding between Pacolet Milliken and the city of Clemson for construction of a new city park lists responsibilities for each party.

Burt Reynolds movie filmed locally to have premier
September 27, 2018 – 12:18 am
Burt Reynolds movie filmed locally to have premier

Five years after area residents were excited about its filming and reports of Burt Reynolds sightings, “Elbow Grease” is finally coming to Seneca for a one-time premier showing.

Legislators: GHS-Palmetto merger good for Oconee
September 27, 2018 – 12:17 am
Legislators: GHS-Palmetto merger good for Oconee

Local legislators said they are optimistic a merger between Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health will be good for Oconee Memorial Hospital and local patients.