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8 arrested to start Seneca drug roundup
September 22, 2017 – 12:30 am
8 arrested to start Seneca drug roundup

Eight handcuffed suspects made their way through the door of the Seneca Police Department’s new annex Thursday, representing the initial wave of arrestees in a wide-ranging drug roundup that began around 9 a.m.

Oconee welcomes agricultural events
September 22, 2017 – 12:30 am
Oconee welcomes agricultural events

Next week, Oconee will honor its agricultural roots with two events.

Lowest SDOC salaries rising most steeply
September 22, 2017 – 12:28 am
Lowest SDOC salaries rising most steeply

The salaries of lower-level employees have risen more than those of principals and teachers, by percentage, over the past 20 years in the School District of Oconee County, while all district salaries lag behind the national average for wages among all industries.

Solicitor speaks on Townville shooting
September 22, 2017 – 12:27 am
Solicitor speaks on Townville shooting

With the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Townville Elementary School that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy now less than a week away, the teenager who police allege also killed his father before opening fire at the school is still awaiting his day in court.

The moral issue in health care
September 22, 2017 – 12:26 am
The moral issue in health care

Health care seems to be a perennial issue in our country. We can’t agree about how it should function.

Considerate Cafe set to reopen today
September 22, 2017 – 12:26 am
Considerate Cafe set to reopen today

In the spring of 2011, students in the Hamilton Career Center’s S.T.A.R.S (School Transition to Adult Roles in Society) program opened Considerate Cafe to the public.

Bids for Pickens jail project higher than expected
September 22, 2017 – 12:25 am
Bids for Pickens jail project higher than expected

Pickens County must now come up with additional money to fund construction of a new jail after bids for the project indicated bond revenue county council approved to pay for the facility falls more than $3 million short of the total estimated construction costs.

Westminster still dealing with aftermath of Irma
September 22, 2017 – 12:25 am
Westminster still dealing with aftermath of Irma

Remnants of Hurricane Irma left significant damages in Westminster. At the city’s regularly scheduled council meeting Tuesday, city administrator Chris Carter discussed the storm’s effects.

Medicare for all
September 22, 2017 – 12:24 am
Medicare for all

The grubbers will buy it. They think it’s free.

Reply to ‘Anger is always a truth teller’
September 22, 2017 – 12:24 am
Reply to ‘Anger is always a truth teller’

Actually, I debated replying to the above-named letter.