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Duke working with Anderson County on battery storage project Duke working with Anderson County on battery storage project

The Anderson Civic Center will be able to provide at least 30 hours of backup power in emergency situations thanks to a partnership with Duke Energy Carolinas. 

More to students than test scores, SDPC officials say More to students than test scores, SDPC officials say

School District of Pickens County superintendent Danny Merck and school board trustees understand South Carolina’s emphasis on standardized test scores, high-performing school districts and teacher accountability.

Oconee women participate in state ag leaders conference Oconee women participate in state ag leaders conference

A pair of Oconee County women took part in the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference this week to sharpen their agricultural knowledge. 

United Way asks residents for input via survey United Way asks residents for input via survey

The United Way of Pickens County is asking local residents to participate in an online survey about community issues after more than a decade gap in gathering widespread input. 

Outdoors: Does fall crappie fishing compare with spring crappie fishing? Outdoors: Does fall crappie fishing compare with spring crappie fishing?

Nationally recognized crappie fishing guide Brad Whitehead loves to fish for crappie every month of the year.

Oconee County Council honors longtime FOLKS volunteer Oconee County Council honors longtime FOLKS volunteer

Council members presented a proclamation honoring the late Ben Turetzky to his wife, Regina, noting his more than 15 years of dedicated work with Friends of Lake Keowee Society (FOLKS).

Swords leaving Tri-County Tech for Southern Wesleyan Swords leaving Tri-County Tech for Southern Wesleyan

Brian Swords joined Tri-County Technical College right out of college and has spent nearly 27 years there, including the past 10 helping launch satellite campuses in Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties.

Longtime CU official to retire Longtime CU official to retire

Almeda Jacks — who has served at Clemson for 40 years — will be stepping away from the position after serving in her current role for around 20 years. 

Clemson baseball scrimmage canceled Clemson baseball scrimmage canceled

CLEMSON — Due to forecasted inclement weather, the Clemson baseball team’s scrimmage against Alabama originally scheduled for today at Doug Kingsmore Stadium has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Oktoberfest an opportunity to see old friends for many Oktoberfest an opportunity to see old friends for many

As a member of the local Sertoma Club, Walhalla City Councilman Josh Roberts attended Friday’s Oktoberfest luncheon on Friday afternoon under a large tent on Sertoma Field.

Prosecutor says Highway Patrol captain won’t face charges Prosecutor says Highway Patrol captain won’t face charges

Lexington County Solicitor Rick Hubbard said he decided last week not to pursue an obstruction of justice charge against Capt. Stacey Craven.

Lions roar back with strong second half to down Walhalla Lions roar back with strong second half to down Walhalla

With its star quarterback battling through a leg injury and its defense struggling to contain a potent rushing attack, the Daniel High School football team faced its first halftime deficit of the season Friday night at Walhalla.