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Oconee, Walhalla spar over work
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oconee, Walhalla spar over work

A skeleton Walhalla utilities crew could use help in extending water and sewer service to the Echo Hills industrial site, but it’s unlikely that helping hand is going to come from Oconee County.

Cities have their own hotel taxes
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Cities have their own hotel taxes

For those planning on going on vacation any time soon. I have gotten in Charleston what I thought was a pretty good room rate at $147. When I got my bill, added to the charge was an occupancy sales tax …

Blue Ridge announces honor roll
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Blue Ridge announces honor roll

SENECA — Blue Ridge Elementary School announces its first quarter honor roll.

Grade 3 All A: Javier Garcia-Contla, Zachary Grant, Michael Haile, Sterling Hamilton, Jadiss Nicholson, Salihah Ragwar …

Schools improve rates, grades
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Schools improve rates, grades

Graduation rates for schools in the Oconee and Pickens school districts have improved during the past year while most schools in those districts maintained or improved their report card ratings during the same period.

Strength in patient-caregiver bonding
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Strength in patient-caregiver bonding

CLEMSON — Depending on whom you ask, the word family encompasses a myriad of meanings. Mostly, we think of unconditional love, glowingly warm traditions and bonds that can’t be broken.

Clemson Palmetto Poll finds voters uncommitted
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Clemson Palmetto Poll finds voters uncommitted

Two months short of the state’s Jan. 21, 2012, presidential primary, South Carolina voters are unsure of who is the best GOP candidate to support.

Foundation awards $34,500 in mini-grants
November 10, 2011 – 1:00 am
Foundation awards $34,500 in mini-grants

Approximately 30 grant requests — totaling $34,500 to fund science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and service programs in the schools — have been awarded by the Education Foundation of Oconee County during the 2011 grant cycle.

Oconee CVB lands top Southeast tourism award
November 10, 2011 – 12:59 am
Oconee CVB lands top Southeast tourism award

The Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau picked up one of the Southeast’s most prestigious awards Wednesday night, accepting a Shining Example Award for “Best CVB,” during a dinner sponsored by the Southeast Tourism Society

West Union proposes texting ban
November 10, 2011 – 12:59 am
West Union proposes texting ban

If the West Union Council has its way there may be no texting while driving through town.

Round two to host QB contest at Seneca
November 10, 2011 – 12:30 am
Round two to host QB contest at Seneca

The Seneca High School football team had a relatively easy first-round playoff game last week, beating Eastside 43-6. Now head coach Wayne Green and his Bobcats face much stiffer competition as Fairfield Central visits Tom Bass Field on Friday.

Inside the Huddle with Seneca’s Trae’ Earle
November 10, 2011 – 12:29 am
Inside the Huddle with Seneca’s Trae’ Earle

Seneca High School quarterback Trae’ Earle’s season may have gotten off to a rocky start, but the senior signal caller has improved every week and is a dangerous weapon for the Bobcat offense.

Seneca’s Keys to Victory against Fairfield Central
November 10, 2011 – 12:28 am
Seneca’s Keys to Victory against Fairfield Central

A look at what the Bobcats must to do to win Friday

Fairfield-Central and Seneca: Who’s got the edge?
November 10, 2011 – 12:27 am
Fairfield-Central and Seneca: Who’s got the edge?

A position-by-position breakdown of Friday’s game at Tom Bass Field

Lions look for impovement vs. Falcons
November 10, 2011 – 12:25 am
Lions look for impovement vs. Falcons

At the top of the itinerary sheet he hands out to his players each week, Randy Robinson has made a habit of placing a motivational message near the top of the page.