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Keep HVAC unit cleaned, stay safe this winter
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Keep HVAC unit cleaned, stay safe this winter

Don’t let dust in your heating system be the cause of a home fire, fire officials warn.

Club meets at The Lunney
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Club meets at The Lunney

SENECA — The Once-A-Week Club, the oldest women’s club in South Carolina, held its October meeting at The Lunney House Museum with Dr. John Martin, executive director and curator, giving the program on the museum’s restoration and long-range plans. Hostesses were Sheila Boyd of Fair Play, J.J. Miller of Salem and Jean Anne Cooper of Seneca. Currently, Nancy Allgood of Seneca is club president.

Cranberries for any season
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Cranberries for any season

Whether you’re looking to add something sweet to salads, baked goods or seasonal dishes, cran-berries pack a lot of flavor, as well as important nutrients and antioxidants, and can be added
to a variety of dishes, from muffins and cookies to salads and even quesadillas.

Restaurant benefits local charity
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Restaurant benefits local charity

Tiki Hut Italian Night raised $408 to benefit Diamond in the Ruff. From left, are: Katy Padgett, Tiki Hut marketing manager and Karen Bohner, Diamond in the Ruff board member.

Homicide linked to suicide
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Homicide linked to suicide

An investigation into the homicide of a 19-year-old Pickens teen appears to have caused a mother to turn a gun on herself Monday.

Hartwell group preps for 50th anniversary events
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Hartwell group preps for 50th anniversary events

The Lake Hartwell Association will hold its annual meeting and forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Anderson Civic Center.

Hughes addresses Post 120
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Hughes addresses Post 120

Past Department Commander Bob Hughes was the guest speaker at the Charles McGee Byrd Post 120 of Seneca at the October 2011 meeting. He spoke of his 50 years in the American Legion, and folks he has made friends with that made a difference in his life.

Oconee poised to increase fund balance
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oconee poised to increase fund balance

The Oconee County school district has approved, on first reading, raising the district’s fund balance from 10 percent to 20 percent.

Students assist with flood cleanup
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Students assist with flood cleanup

A team of Southern Wesleyan University students and staff spent fall break in Athens, Penn., an area devastated by recent flooding from Tropical Storm Lee. Team members, from left, are

Volunteers needed at Clemson Downs
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Volunteers needed at Clemson Downs

Volunteers are always in high demand for different organizations, but officials at Clemson Downs, a continuing care retirement community, are asking for volunteers to come out and help right now.

Oconee may join primary suit
October 25, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oconee may join primary suit

Oconee County officials likely will weigh in next week on whether to join the South Carolina Association of Counties in supporting a lawsuit challenging a state mandate requiring counties to pay for the 2012 presidential primary.

Central ES receives nomination as Title I Distinguished School
October 25, 2011 – 12:59 am
Central ES receives nomination as Title I Distinguished School

Central Elementary School is among six schools to be nominated as a 2011 South Carolina Title I Distinguished School.

League to host candidate forums in Central, Six Mile this week
October 25, 2011 – 12:59 am
League to host candidate forums in Central, Six Mile this week

Candidates for the Central and Six Mile town council seats will be featured at two forums, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Clemson Area, and held in both towns this week.

Pickens County man dies in weekend vehicle crash
October 25, 2011 – 12:59 am
Pickens County man dies in weekend vehicle crash

A 22-year-old Easley man lost his life early Sunday morning as a result of a single car accident near Liberty.