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West-Oak rolls to win in final region tune-up
January 5, 2010 – 11:13 pm
West-Oak rolls to win in final region tune-up

Sometimes it only takes a few runs to take over a basketball game, and that is exactly what happened for the West-Oak High School boys’ basketball game on Tuesday night.

Suffocating defense, hot shooting lifts Lady Warriors
January 5, 2010 – 11:12 pm
Suffocating defense, hot shooting lifts Lady Warriors

It’s not at all uncommon for a high school basketball team to surrender 17 points in a quarter. Seventeen points in a game though, is a bit more rare.

Noonan named Clemson soccer coach
January 5, 2010 – 11:10 pm
Noonan named Clemson soccer coach

After a lengthy wait, complete with a season the saw an interim head coach lead the Tigers, the Clemson men’s soccer program has found its new head coach in Mike Noonan.

High school roundup: Lions rally past Easley
January 5, 2010 – 11:05 pm
High school roundup: Lions rally past Easley

The Daniel High School boys’ basketball team erased an early fourth-quarter deficit en route to a 68-62 win on Tuesday night at Easley.

Booker, Downey named award finalists
January 5, 2010 – 11:05 pm
Booker, Downey named award finalists

On Tuesday, both Clemson forward Trevor Booker and South Carolina point guard were named as finalist for a pair of major awards.

Bowden a possible candidate at Texas Tech
January 5, 2010 – 11:05 pm
Bowden a possible candidate at Texas Tech

Former Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden is a possible candidate for the vacant head coaching post at Texas Tech, according to a report in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

Audit: Oconee cashes in
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Audit: Oconee cashes in

Fiscal year 2009 ended with Oconee County amassing $24.5 million in unrestricted funds, a certified public accountant reported to County Council Tuesday night.

World of Energy doubles as gallery for students’ art
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
World of Energy doubles as gallery for students’ art

Teacher Anna Lewis, of A.R. Lewis Elementary School, hangs student artwork at Duke World of Energy on Tuesday morning. Oconee County and Pickens County student and teacher artwork will be on display from Jan. 7 through Feb. 12 with an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Duke World of Energy on Thursday.

Clemson City Hall project shows progress
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Clemson City Hall project shows progress

The two-phase Clemson City Hall expansion project is moving forward, slowly but surely.

McCall turns heat up on Westminster fire station project
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
McCall turns heat up on Westminster fire station project

Oconee County Councilman Wayne McCall used the public comment period at this week’s special Planning Commission meeting to again slam the proposed site for a $2.5 million Emergency Services building in Westminster.

Lake Hartwell project clears major hurdle
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Lake Hartwell project clears major hurdle

The much-talked-about plans to build a public recreation attraction on more than 300 acres of state-controlled Lake Hartwell property in Oconee County is one step closer to becoming reality.

Private sewer a ‘ticking disaster’ for Oconee, lawyer says
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Private sewer a ‘ticking disaster’ for Oconee, lawyer says

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to know if local sewer officials would like to take over a privately-owned and troubled sewer system serving a bankrupt development near Lake Hartwell.

Chill blasts Upstate region
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Chill blasts  Upstate region

Climatologists expected a colder than normal winter in Upstate South Carolina, and if the first five days of 2010 are any indication, residents are going to see exactly that.

New year offers more to learn in Oconee
January 5, 2010 – 11:00 pm
New year offers more to learn in Oconee

After their Christmas and New Year’s vacation, Oconee County students got back to work on Monday morning. Here, Walhalla Elementary School teacher Jenna Truesdale instructs students in her fourth-grade math class.