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Walhalla Middle School Beta Club reaches out to community Walhalla Middle School Beta Club reaches out to community

In addition to setting academically high standards for student eligibility, another important aspect of the Jr. Beta program at Walhalla Middle School is community service — that is, reaching out beyond the four walls of the school.

Students wish happy birthday to favorite doctor Students wish happy birthday to favorite doctor

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2, Orchard Park Elementary celebrated each day of the week by dressing up like the characters in his books.

February produces more ‘Terrific Kids’ February produces more ‘Terrific Kids’

Fair-Oak Elementary School announces Kiwanis Terrific Kids for the month of February.

Fashion show yields large donation to homeless shelter Fashion show yields large donation to homeless shelter

Soluna Salon of Seneca hosted a packed house at Clemson University’s Brooks Center for the Performing Arts for a high-end fashion show benefiting “Our Daily Rest,” Oconee County’s first homeless shelter.

Chorale, guest choirs and audience support community needs Chorale, guest choirs and audience support community needs

An enthusiastic audience of almost 600 people enjoyed Foothills Chorale’s free concert, “A Spiritual Afternoon,” at Fort Hill Presbyterian Church, Clemson, on March 7. At the close of the concert, Judy Grant, program director of Clemson Community Care, received generous food and cash contributions that singers and audience members donated.

“Grate” burgers “Grate” burgers

There’s nothing like the “grate” taste of a big, juicy burger hot off the grill to signify the start of the summer cookout season. It’s no wonder that Americans’ love affair with burgers has been going strong for more than 100 years.

Tigers draw Missouri in NCAA Tournament Tigers draw Missouri in NCAA Tournament

It was announced on Sunday evening that the Tigers were awarded the No. 7 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament, and will face off against No. 10 seed Missouri in Buffalo, N.Y. on Friday.

Stuck at home Stuck at home

Few options for elderly transportation

Oconee official says state budget cuts ‘would certainly affect services’ at Tribble Center Oconee official says state budget cuts ‘would certainly affect services’ at Tribble Center

State agencies have been severely impacted by multiple state budget cuts that have occurred since October 2008 and The Tribble Center is certainly no exception.

Encore: Historic SC theater reopens in Charleston 
 Encore: Historic SC theater reopens in Charleston 


The Dock Street Theatre in Charleston’s historic district, on the site of America’s first theater, is reopening after a three-year, $18 million renovation.

Striking a balance Striking a balance

Oconee County using millage money to fund more than 20 departments

“Go Green Walk” underway at BRE “Go Green Walk” underway at BRE

Blue Ridge Elementary Principal Kathy Eichler, upper left, and Idasa Cobb, assistant principal/principal elect, assist students in recycling as part of the school’s emphasis on being environmentally “green.”

Charting Oconee’s Future Charting Oconee’s Future

2028 vision plan off to good start. Two years removed from a communitywide effort to create a blueprint of what residents, workers, businesses and government would like Oconee County to resemble by the year 2028, the experiment is alive and well.