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Clemson Elementary students spread holiday cheer Clemson Elementary students spread holiday cheer

A group of Clemson Elementary students took a break from learning in the classroom to learn about life with a visit this week to Clemson Downs Retirement Center.

Toys for Tots helps 600-plus families Toys for Tots helps 600-plus families

The local Toys for Tots program finished its distribution of gifts for needy families this week, providing toys for about 150 more children than a year ago.

Annual ‘Shop with a Hero’ event serves 152 children Annual ‘Shop with a Hero’ event serves 152 children

More than 150 Oconee County children who were at risk of not being able to celebrate Christmas morning with gifts will now have that opportunity after an event held Friday morning.

Area churches plan Christmas services Area churches plan Christmas services

Christmas Eve is a good time to bring faith and family together to remember the reason for the celebration in the Christian tradition, according to the Rev. Todd Davis, senior pastor of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Seneca.

Walhalla police chief search down to 5 Walhalla police chief search down to 5

One of the six candidates who was being considered to become Walhalla’s new police chief has withdrawn his name from the pool. 

Deep divisions lead to change on Oconee County Council Deep divisions lead to change on Oconee County Council

Oconee County Council entered 2018 divided with a 3-2 majority, but that majority is set to change in January, as newcomer John Elliott became the first candidate ever to unseat a sitting Oconee County Council chair in an election.

Tigers, Gamecocks meet on hardwood Tigers, Gamecocks meet on hardwood

CLEMSON — It was less than a month ago when the Clemson football team beat South Carolina in Memorial Stadium for its fifth consecutive win in the in-state rivalry series.

Are you jealous or do you have an ax to grind? Are you jealous or do you have an ax to grind?

Willie: I’d like to beg your pardon about your comment on the phone service in Oconee County.

Fire destroys Seneca home Fire destroys Seneca home

No one was injured after a fire that destroyed a family of seven’s home in the Utica mill community Friday afternoon, although the family’s pets did not make it out alive.

‘Heroes’ hoping to make long-term differences ‘Heroes’ hoping to make long-term differences

Parents from about 30 families gathered inside the gym at the Gignilliat Community Center for a few hours Friday morning with local “heroes” — law enforcement officers, sheriff’s deputies, veterans and others who give back to the community.

Outdoors: A self-reliant Christmas idea Outdoors: A self-reliant Christmas idea

During this time of year, everyone is asking what the best gift is for the outdoorsman in their life.

Seneca church to broadcast holiday service on the web Seneca church to broadcast holiday service on the web

As it has done over the past several years, Foothills Church is planning Christmas Eve services at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Lions fall in home tournament opener Lions fall in home tournament opener

In its first game of its home Christmas tournament, the Daniel High School boys’ basketball team ran into a top-tier Class 5A opponent on Friday night.

Wide receiver inks with Gamecocks Wide receiver inks with Gamecocks

Wide receiver Xavier Legette (6-3, 190) of Mullins has wanted to commit to South Carolina since receiving an offer from Will Muschamp.