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Pickens Azalea Festival starts tonight Pickens Azalea Festival starts tonight

The trees and flowers have started blooming in the Upstate, which is a sure sign the Pickens Azalea Festival is not far away.

Tigers’ Etienne looks to build on historic season Tigers’ Etienne looks to build on historic season

CLEMSON — Following practice one evening this spring, as Travis Etienne spoke with the media inside Clemson’s practice facility, a few of his teammates walked by chanting, “Travis for Heisman! Travis for Heisman!”

Tigers fall in record-setting 20-inning game Tigers fall in record-setting 20-inning game

ATHENS — In the longest baseball game in both Clemson and Georgia history, Connor Tate hit a walk-off single with one out in the 20th inning to score Tucker Maxwell for the winning run in the Bulldogs’ 3-2 win over the Tigers at Foley Field on Tuesday night.

Gamecocks’ Lawson declares for NBA draft Gamecocks’ Lawson declares for NBA draft

COLUMBIA — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2019 NBA draft, but he will not hire an agent.

Perry Ellis International unveils solar panel project Perry Ellis International unveils solar panel project

Earth Day is next week, and Perry Ellis International showcased a completed project directly tied to environmental conservation this week at the Jantzen facility.

Westminster police chief wants curfew Westminster police chief wants curfew

A Westminster ordinance imposing a curfew on kids younger than 18 is in the hands of the city attorney.

Man wanted after killing, kidnapping Man wanted after killing, kidnapping

Marco Murice Vaught, 36, is charged with murder and kidnapping, Pickens Police Chief Travis Riggs said.  

Walhalla police chief talks department goals Walhalla police chief talks department goals

Walhalla Police Chief Sean Brinson says his agency’s K9, Kimber, allows officers to make busts they wouldn’t be able to make without her.

City becomes 2nd to OK sewer authority plan City becomes 2nd to OK sewer authority plan

Westminster is the second of the three member cities of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority to approve a resolution allowing the sewer authority to finance about $4.5 million in long-term projects by revenue bonds. 

Graham hasn’t forgotten his roots Graham hasn’t forgotten his roots

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he got a call Friday from President Donald Trump, who asked his one-time political party rival if he wanted to play a round of golf the following day in Virginia.

We’d better get back to making schools about children … We’d better get back to making schools about children …

Willie: I’ve read that the lottery winner came forward and won all kinds of money and that the state has $81 million.

Parenting Place advocates for safety of all children Parenting Place advocates for safety of all children

A Pickens County nonprofit established nearly 30 years ago is working to keep children safe by educating families through programs and services.

OCPL announces Easter weekend closing schedule OCPL announces Easter weekend closing schedule

All branches of the Oconee County Public Library system will be closed Friday through Sunday for a staff training day and Easter weekend.

Walhalla approves change to plant construction Walhalla approves change to plant construction

Walhalla City Council approved a change order on construction of the city’s water plant Tuesday night, a change utilities director Scott Parris believes will better protect the main line coming into the new plant.