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Remorseful Taylor says others also misused funds
October 1, 2011 – 1:00 am
Remorseful Taylor says others also misused funds

For the past five weeks, Kathleen Taylor has debated with herself the wisdom of talking with the press.

Official: Marketing Echo Hills premature
October 1, 2011 – 1:00 am
Official: Marketing Echo Hills premature

An Oconee county official said this week that it’s premature to begin marketing the Echo Hills industrial site on Highway 11.

Chief deputy officially announces candidacy for sheriff’s race
October 1, 2011 – 1:00 am
Chief deputy officially announces candidacy for sheriff’s race

Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Terry Wilson officially announced his candidacy Friday for the Republican slot in the upcoming Oconee County sheriff’s race.

Sale features low-cost children’s items
October 1, 2011 – 1:00 am
Sale features low-cost children’s items

In just over ten years, the cost of raising a child has skyrocketed.

Legislators mixed on retirement pension perks
October 1, 2011 – 1:00 am
Legislators mixed on retirement pension perks

A week-old USA Today article investigating retirement pensions of many of the nation’s legislators brought several eyes into the financial benefits of many South Carolina lawmakers.

Bobcats pound Pickens at home
October 1, 2011 – 12:15 am
Bobcats pound Pickens at home

Putting on an offensive exhibition to open region play Friday night to go along with a stout showing on the defensive side, the Seneca High School football team has set the bar exceptionally high moving forward.

Daniel defense blanks Razors
October 1, 2011 – 12:15 am
Daniel defense blanks Razors

After the Razorbacks had a great week of practice, Walhalla High School coach John Boggs thought his team was ready to give Daniel a fight in Friday night’s region opener.

Warriors put up fight against BHP
October 1, 2011 – 12:10 am
Warriors put up fight against BHP

The West-Oak High School football was given a daunting task to open Western 3A region play — having to face off against defending champ Belton-Honea Path.

Tigers face a tough challenge at Lane Stadium
October 1, 2011 – 12:10 am
Tigers face a tough challenge at Lane Stadium

Let the “Shock the World Tour” begin. At least that’s what the No. 13 Clemson Tigers will be trying to do tonight when they visit Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium and the 11th-ranked Hokies.

Lowering the ka-boom on deer season
October 1, 2011 – 12:05 am
Lowering the ka-boom on deer season

Finally, Oct. 1 has arrived, and with it comes the opening day of deer season in Game Zone 1.

October 1 Arrests
September 30, 2011 – 11:59 pm
October 1 Arrests

Arrests for October 1

Being 100 is worth celebrating
September 30, 2011 – 10:24 pm
Being 100 is worth celebrating

Today’s winners of Willie’s free lunches are Sherry Hopkins of Tamassee, Jimmy’s Family Restaurant, and James Muldoon of Salem, The Steak House Cafeteria. Winners have 72 hours to give the newspaper a call at (864) …

Who’s in charge here?
September 30, 2011 – 9:28 pm
Who’s in charge here?

EDITOR: Think on this from time to time. There are people …

Come one, come all! Fun at the fair awaits all ages
September 30, 2011 – 9:00 pm
Come one, come all! Fun at the fair awaits all ages

Now in its third consecutive year, the Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair continues to grow and attract more people who want to experience country tradition, carnival rides, animals and excitement. Organizers dub the event as “What an old-fashioned country fair should be.” Over its run so far, that idea is very enticing to the community.