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CLEMSON — Sandy Height, Clemson mother, remembers the morning she woke up to her father yelling over the deep fryer in 1982. “I laugh so hard at it now but all I could hear was …

Happy Turkey Day! Happy Turkey Day!

It’s a true South Carolina grown project. Free-range turkeys continue to be raised by Poultry Science students at Clemson University for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Residents renovate school Residents renovate school

White paint is peeling from the wood plank walls, the roof is almost completely rusted and the hand-painted words “Pleasant Hill Community Center” are fading.

Interviews slated to fill auditor position Interviews slated to fill auditor position

The School District of Pickens County Board of Trustees is continuing to interview candidates to fill the newly created internal auditor position, and Chairman Alex Saitta is hopeful the search will end soon.

‘Wise man’ volunteer passes ‘Wise man’ volunteer passes

One of the “Three Wise Men,” Bill Neckerman, has died. Neckerman, along with Max Sherill and Malcolm Skove, had earned that title for weekly Monday visits to the Clemson Child Development Center to make repairs.

Little Lambs learning Little Lambs learning

Children and parents from Little Lambs Preschool in Seneca recently collected Thanksgiving donations for a local food bank. From left, are: Eli Sanders, Coby Bloedow …

Road, air travelers increase for holiday weekend Road, air travelers increase for holiday weekend

Thanksgiving is expected to bring out more holiday travelers this year than in 2010, especially at area airports.

Accident injures woman Accident injures woman

A 70-year-old woman was airlifted to an area hospital Wednesday morning after a head-on collision with a tree service truck.

C.B. Mart purchases Palms store C.B. Mart purchases Palms store

The Palms convenience store will soon have a new name after another state company bought the location.

Majority on council think negative press is a turn off Majority on council think negative press is a turn off

The majority on the Oconee County Council is of the opinion that negative coverage by the news media might be why businesses shy away from the Golden Corner.

Heatherwood Phase I project begins next week Heatherwood Phase I project begins next week

Repairs to the city of Clemson-owned Heatherwood Collection System is expected to officially begin sometime next week, and city officials have decided to conduct the project in two phases.

Tigers’ opinions on USC rivalry vary Tigers’ opinions on USC rivalry vary

Dwayne Allen’s mother taught him never to say ‘hate’ but use ‘dislike’ instead. The Clemson tight end bent that rule a bit when asked about his indoctrination into the Tigers’ rivalry with South Carolina.

Inside the Huddle with Clemson’s Brandon Ford Inside the Huddle with Clemson’s Brandon Ford

A redshirt junior tight end from Wando High School in Hanahan, Brandon Ford has 12 catches for 161 yards and two touchdowns this season for Clemson.

Future bright for young Daniel squad Future bright for young Daniel squad

The company of family and an abundance of good food make for a decent alternative, but anyone involved with the Daniel High School football team would rather spend the holiday on the field.