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Clemson projects affected by shutdown now proceeding Clemson projects affected by shutdown now proceeding

Clemson city administrator Rick Cotton said two local projects affected by the recent federal government shutdown are back on track.

Officials propose district meetings to talk comp plan Officials propose district meetings to talk comp plan

The Oconee County Planning Commission is getting ready to take its message to the masses with an “advertising swarm” and series of district meetings on the 2020 comprehensive plan.

Tigers fall at Miami on last-second shot Tigers fall at Miami on last-second shot

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — For someone who struggled offensively in the first 39 minutes, Zach Johnson scored at the most crucial of times.
Johnson’s jumper with 0.4 seconds remaining gave Miami a 65-64 victory over Clemson on Wednesday night.

House passes bill continuing Hipps Transparency Act House passes bill continuing Hipps Transparency Act

The Tucker Hipps Transparency Act may continue past its June expiration date if the S.C. Senate follows action by the State House of Representatives. 

Handler mourns retired K-9 officer’s death Handler mourns retired K-9 officer’s death

After working more than half his life, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer Jak’s end of watch was Monday, Feb. 4.

Salem enforcing county building codes Salem enforcing county building codes

After adopting Oconee County building codes in November, Salem police chief and code enforcement officer Brian Lusk said steps are being taken to polish up the small town. 

Official: Landfill could soon be at capacity Official: Landfill could soon be at capacity

Pickens County Council will likely need to make a decision on the future of the county’s construction and demolition debris landfill sooner rather than later. 

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Seneca community mourns loss of ‘Santa’s helper’ Seneca community mourns loss of ‘Santa’s helper’

Local leaders remember Donnie Cain for his decades as “Santa’s helper” in Seneca and someone who made people smile all year round.

City council approves purchase of two electric CAT buses City council approves purchase of two electric CAT buses

Seneca City Council approved nearly $1.7 million — mostly from grant funding — for two new electric buses designed to extend city CAT bus service to the Tri-County Technical College Oconee campus, likely in 2020.

Sewer officials hope to speak at county council meeting Sewer officials hope to speak at county council meeting

After more than a year of back-and-forth negotiations mostly behind closed doors, a proposed agreement between the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority and Oconee County may soon take center stage at an upcoming county council meeting.

Oh, for gosh sakes! Oh, for gosh sakes!

Willie: All Trump’s promises of never leaving the White House, not playing golf, working all the time … we learn our great leader spends most of his time watching TV and calling his cronies for affirmation of his greatness.

Tigers name opening weekend pitching rotation Tigers name opening weekend pitching rotation

As the Clemson baseball team prepares for opening day on Friday afternoon, coach Monte Lee announced his first weekend starting pitching rotation on Tuesday.

Schools honored for fundraising efforts Schools honored for fundraising efforts

Five Pickens County schools have been recognized for giving their time and efforts to help the United Way of Pickens County, raising nearly $44,000 — an increase of more than $5,600 from last year.