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Oconee tax sale pulls in more than $1M
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oconee tax sale pulls in more than $1M

Money flew to the tune of more than $1.2 million in less than four hours at the Oconee County Delinquent Tax Sale on Monday.

Pickens development: The focus factor
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Pickens development: The focus factor

It seems like only yesterday when Pickens County leaders were feverishly seeking to jumpstart economic development while looking over their shoulders at successful neighboring counties.

Oconee teachers can now apply for mini-grants
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oconee teachers can now apply for mini-grants

School District of Oconee County teachers may apply for mini-grants until 4 p.m. Oct. 19.

Fair aims to revitalize agriculture
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Fair aims to revitalize agriculture

Planting a seed of hope in the minds of young people. That’s the purpose of the Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair, to renew a vanishing industry in Oconee County.

Duo fined for panning gold, digging ginseng
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Duo fined for panning gold, digging ginseng

A Westminster man was arrested and charged after a Department of Natural Resources officer said he found him panning for gold without a license, digging ginseng plants, and having narcotics and a firearm on wildlife property.

FOLKS hosts wildlife forum
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
FOLKS hosts wildlife forum

Friends of Lake Keowee Society will hold a forum Thursday featuring Dr. Drew Lanham of the Clemson University Forestry Department and Stephen Schutt, a Clemson graduate student.

Residents to push new redistricting map
October 4, 2011 – 1:00 am
Residents to push new redistricting map

Residents who call the river and mountain rural areas near the Sumter National Forest their home have one more shot at convincing the Oconee County Council not to split up their region.

Tigers not basking in VT afterglow
October 4, 2011 – 12:15 am
Tigers not basking in VT afterglow

Clemson just became the first ACC team ever to beat three ranked opponents in consecutive weeks, as the Tigers ascended to No. 8 in the latest Associated Press poll — their highest ranking in more than a decade.

Garcia out, Shaw in for Gamecocks
October 4, 2011 – 12:15 am
Garcia out, Shaw in for Gamecocks

Steve Spurrier’s calling a quarterback shuffle for No. 18 South Carolina with sophomore Connor Shaw replacing inconsistent senior Stephen Garcia.

Daniel downs Razorbacks at home
October 4, 2011 – 12:09 am
Daniel downs Razorbacks at home

The Daniel High School girls’ volleyball team continued its winning ways Monday as it defeated Walhalla 3-0 by scores of 25-3, 25-15 and 25-18.

Players honor Swinney with game ball
October 4, 2011 – 12:05 am
Players honor Swinney with game ball

Just seconds after Dabo Swinney gave Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips the game ball for believing in him, tight end Dwayne Allen stood up and surprised his head coach with one of his own.

Recruiting roundup: Gamecocks get pledge from pass rusher
October 4, 2011 – 12:05 am
Recruiting roundup: Gamecocks get pledge from pass rusher

South Carolina’s day Saturday wasn’t a total loss. The Gamecocks did land a commitment from a top prospect in Georgia in defensive end Jhaustin Thomas (6-6, 240) of Decatur.

High school roundup: Lions take second place at Easley tourney
October 4, 2011 – 12:01 am
High school roundup: Lions take second place at Easley tourney

The Daniel High School girls’ golf team took home a second-place finish at the Easley Lady Green Wave Tournament on Monday at Smithfields Country Club.

Time for the fair!
October 3, 2011 – 10:29 pm
Time for the fair!

Hey! It’s time to go to the fair!