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Historical structure moves to new home Historical structure moves to new home

The Oconee Heritage Center has a one-of-a-kind antique building to use for storage, thanks to a crew of wily volunteers.

American Legion gives to United Way American Legion gives to United Way

Commander Carlton Patterson of American Legion Post 120 presents a check to Kim Ellis of Oconee United Way to help sponsor children for Christmas.

Movie night canceled Movie night canceled

Oconee Heritage Center’s “Movie Night at the Museum” is cancelled tonight. The museum will not be scheduling the monthly, third-Saturday movie nights for 2012 due to low participation.

Seneca High again sponsors Jeans for Christmas Seneca High again sponsors Jeans for Christmas

Jeans for Christmas, an annual fundraiser sponsored by Seneca High School’s Guidance Department, seeks to make Christmas a little brighter for some SHS students.

Inmate arrested after escaping from center Inmate arrested after escaping from center

An inmate serving a 30-day sentence at the Pickens County Recycling Center in Dacusville briefly escaped Friday morning after striking the attendant on the back of the head with a baseball bat before being captured shortly thereafter.

McCall complains to commission McCall complains to commission

The chairman of the Oconee County Council is not about to lose sleep over a complaint filed this week by a council member to the South Carolina Ethics Commission.

St. Matthew pays off mortgage St. Matthew pays off mortgage

St. Matthew Baptist Church of Westminster recently celebrated its annual harvest and mortgage-burning ceremony with guest speaker the Rev. Randall D. Wright.

City considers abolishing group City considers abolishing group

Clemson City Council has received a list of proposed amendments to the city’s Rental Housing Ordinance including the abolishment of the Rental Housing Committee established six years ago.

Farm Bureau receives Women’s Award Farm Bureau receives Women’s Award

Sherry Whiten, left, Oconee County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chair, receives a special achievement award from South Carolina Farm Bureau State Women’s Leadership Committee Chair …

Man charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend Man charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend

A 53-year-old man has been charged with criminal domestic violence after he allegedly beat his ex-girlfriend.

A measly $5M for a new school? A measly $5M for a new school?

How does Oconee County justify spending $17 million dollars to build a new jail for criminals when they are planning to build a new Walhalla High School to teach our future leaders, for only $5 million dollars?

Lunney Museum debuts website Lunney Museum debuts website

The Lunney House Museum is debuting a new website that includes a pictorial tour of the home, an extensive history and a schedule of upcoming events.

County says ‘no guardrail’ County says ‘no guardrail’

Despite the presence of a nearby boys’ school, county officials do not think there is a need to install more safety precautions along a windy, rural road along the Tugaloo River.

LEED-ing the way to greener life LEED-ing the way to greener life

Harry Kurtz and Julia Frugoli, Clemson University professors in the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, have taken the concept of green living to new heights in South Carolina …