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Seneca names interim fire chief
July 28, 2018 – 12:36 am
Seneca names interim fire chief

A news release issued Friday afternoon said Townville resident William Merritt will serve in the fire chief role for the department until a full-time chief is named.

Longtime Seneca business officially closing doors today
July 28, 2018 – 12:32 am
Longtime Seneca business officially closing doors today

King’s Cleaners, located on West North 1st Street, began operations in 1923.

Veterans lead the way on Tigers’ offensive line
July 28, 2018 – 12:30 am
Veterans lead the way on Tigers’ offensive line

Clemson’s offensive line doesn’t have very fond memories of the last game the Tigers played in — January’s Sugar Bowl loss to Alabama.

Why bother to have an election if the result is a done deal?
July 28, 2018 – 12:28 am
Why bother to have an election if the result is a done deal?

Willie: Here’s something to think about. The Titanic was built by professionals, while the Ark by amateurs.

Outdoors: Mammals on the move
July 28, 2018 – 12:25 am
Outdoors: Mammals on the move

You can learn a lot about the native wildlife of an area by what you see on the side of the road, including long, unsavory glances at roadkill.

Seneca fire chief Oliver marks final day on job
July 28, 2018 – 12:08 am
Seneca fire chief Oliver marks final day on job

Seneca Fire Chief Jan Oliver remembers the days he and other firefighters would sit around and talk about retirement and what they planned to do when those years arrived.

Tigers’ Lawrence, Wilkins named to Walter Camp watch list
July 28, 2018 – 12:05 am
Tigers’ Lawrence, Wilkins named to Walter Camp watch list

The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced Friday that Clemson defensive linemen Dexter Lawrence and Christian Wilkins have been named to the watch list for the 2018 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. 

Rewards offered in hit-and-run that killed man
July 28, 2018 – 12:01 am
Rewards offered in hit-and-run that killed man

Townville resident Larry Junior Starnes, 68, succumbed to his injuries during surgery after his motorcycle was struck from behind on Wells Highway on Thursday morning, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said. 

SC tax-free weekend offers savings on Clemson campus
July 27, 2018 – 10:42 pm
SC tax-free weekend offers savings on Clemson campus

The upcoming South Carolina tax-free holiday will be an opportunity for Clemson University faculty, staff, students and incoming students to save some money on computers. 

Tigers excited about depth at receiver, tight end
July 27, 2018 – 12:45 am
Tigers excited about depth at receiver, tight end

The young talent up and down the Clemson football roster offers a lot to be excited about this fall, but there are also a number of veteran Tigers poised to finish their college careers on a high note.

Police looking for driver in deadly hit-and-run
July 27, 2018 – 12:30 am
Police looking for driver in deadly hit-and-run

Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after a wreck that killed a Townville man near Seneca on Thursday morning.

6 arrested to open ‘Infinity’ roundup
July 27, 2018 – 12:29 am
6 arrested to open ‘Infinity’ roundup

After a 10 a.m. briefing Thursday morning, deputies from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office headed to the Utica area to execute a search warrant and round up more than a dozen people wanted on various drug charges in the latest “Operation Infinity” sweep.

Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers
July 27, 2018 – 12:27 am
Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers

President Trump’s one-time offer of $12 billion to farmers for the damage done by his imposed tariffs is nothing but a scheme to buy farm votes in the midterm elections. 

Training keeps officers ‘on their toes’
July 27, 2018 – 12:27 am
Training keeps officers ‘on their toes’

Seneca High School hosted driver training this week, but it wasn’t student drivers behind the wheel.