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Sanitary sewer overflows in creek Sanitary sewer overflows in creek

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SENECA — The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority reduced operations at one of its pump stations serving the Coneross Creek wastewater treatment plant Friday afternoon after the station was in an area affected …

Mobile program could be answer to recreation issue Mobile program could be answer to recreation issue

A program that brings recreation to residents could be an answer to Pickens County’s recreation funding concerns.

Outdoors: Weekend full moon a good time to fish for bream Outdoors: Weekend full moon a good time to fish for bream

After the spring storms move through the Upstate this Easter weekend, the pull of the full moon has a lot of Upstate anglers thinking about bream fishing.

I hope your Easter baskets are filled to overflowing … I hope your Easter baskets are filled to overflowing …

Willie says: I got a new gig this year. I’m the Easter Bunny’s assistant!

Tigers’ Clark, Davidson, Sharpe named to watch lists Tigers’ Clark, Davidson, Sharpe named to watch lists

Clemson sophomore left-hander Mat Clark, junior shortstop Logan Davidson and freshman right-hander and first baseman Davis Sharpe were all named to national watch lists Thursday, announced by the College Baseball Foundation.

Oconee basket weavers have strong showing in NC Oconee basket weavers have strong showing in NC

Three Oconee County women took home awards from the North Carolina Basket Association’s annual convention last month in Raleigh. 

Westminster council awards $35K in HTAX funding Westminster council awards $35K in HTAX funding

Westminster City Council gave out more than $35,000 in hospitality tax grant money after an initial series of motions failed to determine how much money to distribute at Monday’s budget workshop.

Library collects more than 1,000 pairs of socks for charities Library collects more than 1,000 pairs of socks for charities

The Oconee County Public Library collected more than 1,170 pairs of socks in March, distributing them to four organizations. 

Pigs, peacocks and problem properties: Code officer having success cleaning up Westminster Pigs, peacocks and problem properties: Code officer having success cleaning up Westminster

Westminster code enforcement officer Daniel Fletcher continues to work in his effort to improve the look of the city, removing unfit and unsafe buildings, abandoned vehicles and even dealing with minor code violations like pigs and peacocks in the city.

Bobcats cap regular season with win over Woodmont Bobcats cap regular season with win over Woodmont

Heading into Thursday night’s regular-season finale against Woodmont, Seneca High School baseball coach Andy Bay wanted his team to use the game as a tune-up for the start of postseason play next week.

Oconee Economic Alliance, career center team up for job fair Oconee Economic Alliance, career center team up for job fair

Oconee County high school seniors recently had a chance to explore different career fields and talk with people in those fields at a job fair held at the Hamilton Career Center in partnership with Oconee Economic Alliance.

Central Town Council OKs first reading of new budget Central Town Council OKs first reading of new budget

Central Town Council recently approved first reading of its general fund fiscal year 2020 budget of a little more than $2 million with projected revenues only slightly more than this year’s  budget and no tax increase.

Clemson approves first reading on zoning change Clemson approves first reading on zoning change

Clemson City Council approved first reading of a text amendment allowing preschools and church fellowships as permitted uses in commercial districts with some slight changes on Monday.

Oak Ridge Boys to headline Blue Ridge Fest Oak Ridge Boys to headline Blue Ridge Fest

When Richard Sterban joined the Oak Ridge Boys in 1972, he had no idea the band would still be going strong 47 years later.