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Seneca man celebrates 100th birthday Seneca man celebrates 100th birthday

Carl Weisenberg, of Seneca, has seen a lot in his lifetime but his best memories are the births of his children.
“I love them very much,” Weisenberg said on the eve of his 100th birthday, tomorrow.

Oconee fills 3 key positions Oconee fills 3 key positions

Oconee County has added two key managers to oversee the Emergency Services Department. County Administrator Scott Moulder announced Wednesday the hiring of an assistant administrator for Emergency and External Services and a county fire chief.

Group seeks re-election Group seeks re-election

Seneca City Hall was busy Wednesday morning as veteran council members rushed in at 8 a.m. to register for re-election.

Borg among the best! Borg among the best!

A big banner stretched atop the side of the BorgWarner plant signaled the importance of the day’s event: “Welcome Ford Motor Company.” Inside, Plant Manager Todd Bennington ushered guests wearing safety goggles through doors to the middle of the automotive manufacturing hub.

Clemson to confer 1,200 degrees Clemson to confer 1,200 degrees

Clemson University will confer approximately 1,200 degrees at 11 a.m. Dec. 22, at the winter graduation ceremony in Littlejohn Coliseum. South Carolina Sen. John Yancey McGill will receive an honorary doctor of humanities degree during the event.

Clemson cleaning woman wins $100,000 Clemson cleaning woman wins $100,000

On the campus of Clemson University, a cleaning woman scratched a lottery ticket and won $100,000. She slipped the ticket in her back pocket and went about her day. “I buttoned the pocket closed,” she added.

Ciupak leaving Arts Council Ciupak leaving Arts Council

Blue Ridge Arts Council President Bess Ciupak has resigned her position, effective immediately.

Pickens man sentenced for lewd act Pickens man sentenced for lewd act

A 55-year-old Easley man was sentenced to 155 months in prison after a Pickens County jury Wednesday convicted him of two counts of committing a lewd act upon a child under the age of 16.

Holiday closings announced Holiday closings announced

All Oconee County convenience centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23. All Solid Waste facilities will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24.

Retirement focus of legislative breakfast Retirement focus of legislative breakfast

Fixing the state retirement system was among the primary issues discussed during a legislative breakfast between Pickens County legislators and the School Board of Pickens County on Wednesday morning.

Tigers shaping up their offense Tigers shaping up their offense

Chad Morris’ number one goal as practice for the Orange Bowl began was to whip his players into shape.

Clemson duo make All-America Clemson duo make All-America

Clemson’s Dwayne Allen and Sammy Watkins have rolled up the accolades since helping lead the Tigers to the ACC Championship.

West-Oak’s McNeely named best in state West-Oak’s McNeely named best in state

West-Oak High School sophomore Rachel McNeely has been named the state’s Class 3A Tennis Player of the Year.

USC will cut 6 football scholarships USC will cut 6 football scholarships

South Carolina told the NCAA it agrees that major violations took place in its football program and will eliminate six football scholarships over the next three years.