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PC teacher, support employee of year to be named today
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
PC teacher, support employee of year to be named today

School District of Pickens County employees will gather this morning in a virtual back to school celebration that includes the naming of the 2011-12 Teacher of the Year and Support Employee of the Year.

Dairy Queen could churn new life
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
Dairy Queen could churn new life

After closing down following the deaths of the previous owners, the Dairy Queen in West Union could be granted new life.

SC rural roads deadliest in US
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
SC rural roads deadliest in US

A 34-page report released Thursday by a national transportation research group ranks South Carolina as having the highest rural road fatality rates in the nation.

Central Town Council incumbents file for re-election
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
Central Town Council incumbents file for re-election

The filing deadline for three Central Town Council seats ended was noon Thursday, and incumbents Lynn O’Dell Chapman, Harry Holladay and Tony Craig have formally decided to seek re-election.

Tri-County Technical College to close for Labor Day
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
Tri-County Technical College to close for Labor Day

All Tri-County Technical College’s campuses will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Emergency responders plan for concert
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
Emergency responders plan for concert

Emergency personnel are ready in large numbers to protect participants at the city’s first paid concert on Labor Day.

Officials prepare for football opener
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
Officials prepare for football opener

Clemson football players and coaches have been preparing for Saturday’s home opener against Troy for months. The same applies to law enforcement officials when it comes to traffic control and parking.

USC to join against cockfighting
September 2, 2011 – 1:00 am
USC to join against cockfighting

Defenders of animal rights have recruited the support of the University of South Carolina to help toughen up — of all things — a state law prohibiting cockfighting.

Mountain Rest man dies after falling from moving truck
September 2, 2011 – 12:59 am
Mountain Rest man dies after falling from moving truck

A 26-year-old Mountain Rest man fell out of a moving pickup truck Tuesday, and S.C. Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause.

Boyd handed keys to Clemson offense
September 2, 2011 – 12:30 am
Boyd handed keys to Clemson offense

Tajh Boyd says he’ll listen to Phil Collins’ soft rock classic “In the Air Tonight” to keep him calm before Clemson’s opener Saturday against Troy.

Lions’ line has learned lessons
September 2, 2011 – 12:25 am
Lions’ line has learned lessons

By the time the postseason rolled around last fall, Daniel High School head coach Randy Robinson had a formidable offensive line at his disposal.

High school roundup: Seneca girls beat Walhalla on the links
September 2, 2011 – 12:20 am
High school roundup: Seneca girls beat Walhalla on the links

Ashley Stegall shot a 45 to earn medalist honors and lead the Seneca High School girls’ golf team to a 204-236 win over Walhalla on Thursday at Cross Creek Plantation.

Clemson’s Keys to Victory over Troy
September 2, 2011 – 12:05 am
Clemson’s Keys to Victory over Troy

A look at what the Tigers must do to beat the Trojans in their season opener Saturday

Troy at Clemson: Who’s got the edge?
September 2, 2011 – 12:04 am
Troy at Clemson: Who’s got the edge?

A position-by-position breakdown of Saturday’s game at Clemson Memorial Stadium