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Attempting to blind serves none of us well
September 6, 2017 – 10:08 pm
Attempting to blind serves none of us well

Editor: I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry upon reading the letter “The real Trump is beginning to crash.”

Anger is always a truth teller
September 6, 2017 – 10:07 pm
Anger is always a truth teller

Editor: This is responding to the second letter titled “Whom would you have chosen?”

State waiving requirements to expedite animal evacuations
September 6, 2017 – 10:05 pm
State waiving requirements to expedite animal evacuations

Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.

Police: Woman broke into 4 vehicles
September 6, 2017 – 10:00 pm
Police: Woman broke into 4 vehicles

Cindy Jean Connally Gilliam, 40, who has addresses on record at both 560 Cedar Grove Lane in Seneca and 258 Woolbright Circle in Townville according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, is also charged with five counts of petit larceny, shoplifting and two counts of criminally receiving goods and services.

Tiger Band to continue Kidz Klub, pre-game show
September 6, 2017 – 9:59 pm
Tiger Band to continue Kidz Klub, pre-game show

The Clemson University Tiger Band will continue adding to the excitement of football weekends with the Tiger Band Kidz Klub and 90 Minutes Before Kickoff this season.

Governor declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma shifts east
September 6, 2017 – 9:56 pm
Governor declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma shifts east

Gov. Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency in South Carolina for Hurricane Irma on Wednesday after the official forecasts for the storm shifted east, raising the chances of the first major hurricane strike for the state in almost 28 years.

Elementary schools to be first magnet sites in county
September 6, 2017 – 9:55 pm
Elementary schools to be first magnet sites in county

The School District of Pickens County announced last week that Central Elementary School and McKissick Elementary School have been approved by school board trustees as theme-based magnet schools starting in the 2018-19 academic year.

Going out!
September 6, 2017 – 9:47 pm
Going out!

Use our calendar to plan your weekend.

Save me a two-bedroom rooftop condo facing Earth!
September 6, 2017 – 9:36 pm
Save me a two-bedroom rooftop condo facing Earth!

Willie, In the Aug. 26 issue of Tell Willie I’m not sure who or what the writer is complaining about, however they or anyone else who writes should do their homework first.

Disaster agencies, churches work to help hurricane victims
September 6, 2017 – 12:55 am
Disaster agencies, churches work to help hurricane victims

Emergency agencies and local churches are monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, awaiting a call to respond to any help needed.