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Oh, Christmas tree … Oh, Christmas tree …

The city of Clemson works to put up the centerpiece Christmas tree at the intersection of U.S. 123 and U.S. 76 Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.

Central to go it alone on TIF Central to go it alone on TIF

Central Town Administrator Phillip Mishoe said the town plans to renew its portion of a Tax Increment Finance agreement for another 15 years even though Pickens County and the Pickens School District have opted out.

‘The Nutcracker’ brings international talent to The Brooks ‘The Nutcracker’ brings international talent to The Brooks

It’s a holiday staple that community members jump at the opportunity to see, and this year will be no different.

Charities’ needs increase as holidays near Charities’ needs increase as holidays near

Running a charitable organization is a year-round venture that requires constant community support, but the holiday season is especially busy for the majority of them.

Middle school locked down Middle school locked down

Reported gunshots fired in Seneca on Wednesday locked down a school and led police on an hourlong goose chase for a victim or suspects.

Revamping ‘family time’ Revamping ‘family time’

WILLIAMSTON — Let’s face it. The term “family time” is steadily making an exit from the average American home. Between obligations, both parents working, kids in sports …

Cost of new jail going up Cost of new jail going up

The price of building a new jail in Oconee County has shot up by almost $100,000. County Administrator Scott Moulder said the price automatically increased by $96,000 when the project did not begin Dec. 1 at the then-guaranteed maximum price (GMP) of $18.6 million.

Ministry reaches out Ministry reaches out

CLEMSON —ReWiGo volunteers recently set out to serve Frances Esaw of Pendleton by constructing a wheelchair ramp for her home. Esaw is 67 years old and suffers from …

Buchanan wins pageant awards Buchanan wins pageant awards

West-Oak Middle School 8th grader, Paula Buchanan, recently received Georgia’s Beautiful Teen Miss Union County title. She also received four other titles …

Electric co-ops donate $60,000 to Honor Flight Electric co-ops donate $60,000 to Honor Flight

When you’ve been a personal guard for Gen. George S. Patton you can handle just about anything life throws your way.

Join shower for soliders Join shower for soliders

You can count on Willie, and hopefully some of my readers, to help our injured servicemen and women have a merrier Christmas by knowing we appreciate them.

Parris named vice chairman of OJRSA Parris named vice chairman of OJRSA

Scott Parris, public works director for Walhalla, has been elected vice chairman of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority.

Mother says school ignoring treatment of daughters Mother says school ignoring treatment of daughters

A Dacusville mother has told Pickens County School Board members that her daughters were sexually harassed on a school bus on more than one occasion and that the school district improperly handled the matter.

Preparations under way for ‘Pickens County’s Got Talent’ Preparations under way for ‘Pickens County’s Got Talent’

Organizers for the inaugural “Pickens County’s Got Talent,” scheduled to begin in late January, are working to ensure the event is a successful and sustaining effort.