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Plan for your pet’s safety during fireworks displays Plan for your pet’s safety during fireworks displays

More pets go missing on July 4th than any other day of the year. This means July 5th is often the busiest day for most animal shelters. 

Thanks for writing about your experience Thanks for writing about your experience

Willie: It seems like a lot of talk about these darn robocalls is finally getting some attention from the government, but just how do you get your carrier to stop them?

Lions Club Computers 4 Kids program coming to end Lions Club Computers 4 Kids program coming to end

For the past 15 years, the Salem Lions Club has donated more than 4,300 computers to primarily elementary age Oconee County students whose families couldn’t afford them.

Cato seeks police presence at city council meetings Cato seeks police presence at city council meetings

Clemson City councilman Mark Cato is once again requesting to have a police officer present at city council meetings.

DHEC to arrange agreement with sewer authority DHEC to arrange agreement with sewer authority

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is putting together a “compliance agreement” with the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority and has concerns that the member cities of the authority are not working together well, according to information presented to the board this week.

‘A really good heart’ — Mother remembers daughter killed in crash ‘A really good heart’ — Mother remembers daughter killed in crash

In the living room of her parents’ home on Clemson Boulevard, Shirley Neimeyer remembered her daughter, Vanessa, as someone who was “sassy” and “loved life.”

Teen denied bond in deadly Monday crash: Suspect: ‘I do not want bond … I want help’ Teen denied bond in deadly Monday crash: Suspect: ‘I do not want bond … I want help’

El Asia Hassian Muhammad, 19, of Easley, was being held at the Oconee County Detention Center after the wreck in which a police chase ended inside the home at 11:37 p.m. on Clemson Boulevard near Wells Highway, killing 39-year-old Vanessa Leanne Neimeyer. 

Sewer authority to contract out work on Phase 1 of Sewer South Sewer authority to contract out work on Phase 1 of Sewer South

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority plans to contract with a third party to handle maintenance work on the Sewer South Phase 1 equipment and sewer lines owned by Oconee County.

Greenville County man, 27, drowns at ‘The Rock’ Greenville County man, 27, drowns at ‘The Rock’

A 27-year-old Greenville County man drowned Tuesday night at Fall Creek Landing, near The Rock, marking the 19th death at the site in 26 years. 

That’s the last I wanna hear about broken sewing machines That’s the last I wanna hear about broken sewing machines

Willie: See if you can find out who decided to wrap the island across from Dabo’s Lake Keowee house with riprap so nobody could use it.

City Council approves funding for Indoor Rec Center project City Council approves funding for Indoor Rec Center project

On the motion by Mayor Pro Tem John Ducworth, council unanimously approved $250,000 in general fund money and $50,000 in hospitality tax money to the Central-Clemson Indoor Rec Center to be used for a third gymnasium and parking lot expansion.