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Lions’ Swaney helped fuel deep playoff run
December 8, 2018 – 12:05 am
Lions’ Swaney helped fuel deep playoff run

The Daniel High School volleyball team wasn’t short on experience this season, with eight seniors dotting Hayley Hoover’s roster in her first season as the Lions’ head coach.

Johnson Controls selling portion of business for $13.2B
December 8, 2018 – 12:03 am
Johnson Controls selling portion of business for $13.2B

Two private equity firms have reached an agreement to buy out a branch of Johnson Controls, impacting the West Union plant and expected to be completed by the middle of next year.

Crime briefs: Another inmate charged in escape
December 8, 2018 – 12:00 am
Crime briefs: Another inmate charged in escape

Timothy Paul Lucero, 35, was served with the attempted escape charge late Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Creed Hashe.

Deck the halls for hospice: Festival raises more than $180K for program
December 7, 2018 – 10:08 pm
Deck the halls for hospice: Festival raises more than $180K for program

The Greenville Health System’s Hospice of the Foothills program saw record-breaking fundraising this year — and the holiday event isn’t quite over.

West-Oak girls win third straight, top Easley
December 7, 2018 – 12:57 am
West-Oak girls win third straight, top Easley

WESTMINSTER — After starting the regular season with two straight losses, the West-Oak High School girls’ basketball team has now won its last three games, and in impressive fashion.

Tigers’ Ferrell wins Ted Hendricks Award
December 7, 2018 – 12:53 am
Tigers’ Ferrell wins Ted Hendricks Award

CHICAGO — Ted Hendricks and the Ted Hendricks Foundation announced Thursday that the recipient of the 2018 Ted Hendricks Award is Clemson’s Clelin Ferrell.

Gamecocks place two on SEC All-Freshman team
December 7, 2018 – 12:50 am
Gamecocks place two on SEC All-Freshman team

COLUMBIA — South Carolina true freshmen Dylan Wonnum and Jaycee Horn were named to the 2018 SEC All-Freshman team, as selected by the league’s 14 head football coaches, it was announced Thursday.

Locals remember Japanese attack 77 years ago today
December 7, 2018 – 12:30 am
Locals remember Japanese attack 77 years ago today

For one local veteran, the memories of Dec. 7, 1941, are still very vivid.

Oconee, Pickens prep for season’s first winter storm
December 7, 2018 – 12:29 am
Oconee, Pickens prep for season’s first winter storm

Oconee and Pickens County residents can begin to prepare for a weekend of wintry mix, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Greer.

AT&T outage interferes with 911 center operations
December 7, 2018 – 12:29 am
AT&T outage interferes with 911 center operations

After nearly five hours of 911 calls being diverted to “non-emergency lines” in Oconee County on Thursday, service was restored to AT&T customers experiencing a regional outage that affected their ability to call landlines.

The Greatest Generation
December 7, 2018 – 12:27 am
The Greatest Generation

They have been called “the Greatest Generation,” a phrase coined by retired NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw.

Clemson, university to hold Arbor Day ceremonies today
December 7, 2018 – 12:26 am
Clemson, university to hold Arbor Day ceremonies today

Clemson city and university officials are teaming up to celebrate South Carolina Arbor Day through ceremonies scheduled throughout today.

Sewer authority committee eyes renovation cuts
December 7, 2018 – 12:26 am
Sewer authority committee eyes renovation cuts

Plans have been proposed to cut at least $181,300 from the proposed $1.9 million renovation of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority administration building. 

West Union cancels parade
December 7, 2018 – 12:25 am
West Union cancels parade

A forecast of winter weather for the weekend has caused West Union to cancel its Christmas parade.