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Central has drought ordinance Central has drought ordinance

Despite recent rainfall in the area Central has enacted a drought ordinance that will remain in effect indefinitely.

‘N-o z-o-n-i-n-g’ ‘N-o  z-o-n-i-n-g’

I’m in the Earles Grove Community. We already have 23 chicken houses in a radius of five miles and they’re getting ready to build two more right in front of my house.

Ellenburg leaving Foothills Ellenburg leaving Foothills

Foothills Pregnancy Care Center Executive Director Marly Ellenburg said her decision to leave was made only after the center’s staffing, board of director and volunteer matters were settled.

Students observe Arbor Day Students observe Arbor Day

Clemson Elementary School celebrates Arbor Day recently by planting a tree. President of Foothills Garden Club Tommy Henry dug the hole and a Commemoration Sugar Maple was planted by …

Industry: 2012 banner year Industry: 2012 banner year

Three of the biggest players in Oconee County’s industrial force had nothing but good news as they appeared before attendees at the Oconee Alliance meeting Thursday.

Oconee braces for final day of reassessment appeals Oconee braces for final day of reassessment appeals

The window of opportunity for challenging reassessed property values is closing fast.

Oconee panel to discuss fate of old courthouse again Oconee panel to discuss fate of old courthouse again

Oconee County failed to find anyone interested in putting the old courthouse to good use and a County Council committee likely will decide next week what the future of the decaying 55-year-old building is.

‘Stand-up columnist’ to benefit Haiti ‘Stand-up columnist’ to benefit Haiti

If you ever wondered where newspaper columnists get their inspiration and what’s really on their mind, you won’t want to miss “Dinner with a Stand-up Columnist,” featuring Patrick Moynihan.

Charter fireman remembered Charter fireman remembered

George T. Reid Sr., an original member of the Central Rural Fire District board in 1992, always worked to ensure the town had the most updated equipment for firefighters.

Contractor faces $1,000 daily fine on sewer project Contractor faces $1,000 daily fine on sewer project

There will be weekly conference calls to monitor progress toward completion of the now-tardy, $6.2 million Martins Creek sewer expansion project, and the principal contractor will be assessed a $1,000 fine for every day the work drags on.

Lights going out again Dec. 18 Lights going out again Dec. 18

Clemson area residents who experienced a power outage Saturday will have to brace themselves for another one Sunday, Dec. 18.

Bobcats’ Earle added to Shrine Bowl Bobcats’ Earle added to Shrine Bowl

Seneca High School’s Trae’ Earle has been an award-winning athlete during his gridiron career, which he seemed to have culminated by being named to the Western 3A all-region team at both quarterback and cornerback last month.

Tigers’ Allen wins John Mackey Award Tigers’ Allen wins John Mackey Award

After playing an integral role in the program’s first ACC title since 1991, Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen made history Thursday night.

Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Allen, Branch, Watkins honored Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Allen, Branch, Watkins honored

Clemson’s Dwayne Allen and Andre Branch have both been named second-team All-Americans by CBSSports.com.