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Ex-school board member speaks to SC ed committee Ex-school board member speaks to SC ed committee

Former Pickens County School Board chairman Alex Saitta told legislators this week the ills of public education won’t be resolved by the education reform bill proposed in the state legislature.

Officials set to pick site for new middle school Officials set to pick site for new middle school

Officials are scheduled to make a recommendation on a site for the new Seneca Middle School to the Oconee County School Board at its meeting Monday.

Seneca, Westminster Rite-Aid stores switching to Walgreens Seneca, Westminster Rite-Aid stores switching to Walgreens

Two Oconee County chain drugstore locations will be soon close and reopen under a new brand.

You’re praying for a wall? You’re praying for a wall?

Willie: It is my prayer President Trump will build the wall and call it a wall of remembrance for all of the protective service workers and troopers who have died trying to secure our borders.

DHEC: Infant mortality rate dropped in 2017 DHEC: Infant mortality rate dropped in 2017

It was a good year to be a baby in 2017, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.

OK, let’s get some facts straight first! OK, let’s get some facts straight first!

Willie: I’d like to comment about the president’s jail cell.

Songwriters’ band coming to Westminster Songwriters’ band coming to Westminster

After more than three years living the freeway life — touring around America playing gigs wherever they could find a venue to showcase their talents — the Freeway Revival is getting ready for a change.

Busy first month for new Walhalla police chief Busy first month for new Walhalla police chief

The first month of Walhalla Police Chief Sean Brinson’s leadership was a busy one.

Clemson Police Department awarded federal funds Clemson Police Department awarded federal funds

The Clemson Police Department has been awarded federal funding to go toward promoting community awareness of crime victims’ rights during 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 7-13.

Presidential trivia Presidential trivia

Editor: Since it’s almost Presidents Day, how about some presidential trivia? 

Daniel area lone exception to flat SDPC enrollment numbers Daniel area lone exception to flat SDPC enrollment numbers

School District of Pickens County superintendent Danny Merck said district enrollment is basically flat, with a gain of only 10 students in the past 20 years.

City council OKs letter of intent for new Arts Center City council OKs letter of intent for new Arts Center

Clemson City Council has unanimously approved a letter of intent between Clemson United Methodist Church and the city to advance a possible property sale for the location of the new Arts Center building.

Luxury senior living community holds ribbon-cutting ceremony Luxury senior living community holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

A new senior living community had an official ribbon-cutting ceremony last week at Patrick Square, with a goal to provide compassionate care in a faith-based environment for its residents. 

Razorbacks survive and advance after second-half scare Razorbacks survive and advance after second-half scare

WALHALLA —After racing out to a 19-point first-half lead, the Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team survived a second-half scare against Blue Ridge on Wednesday in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs, winning 59-54 thanks to some clutch free-throw shooting.