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Central ‘in no rush’ to hire new police chief Central ‘in no rush’ to hire new police chief

The town of Central’s search for a new police chief is down to two finalists, and while Mayor Mac Martin expects town council to discuss the item at its monthly work session Monday night, he isn’t sure when a final decision will be made.

Officials say Arts Center proposal ‘not a done deal’ Officials say Arts Center proposal ‘not a done deal’

While Clemson City Council unanimously approved a letter of intent with Clemson United Methodist Church in February for the possible purchase of property where a new Arts Center building would be constructed by the city, no agreement has been finalized.

Walhalla approves money for museums  Walhalla approves money for museums 

Two museums are receiving $5,000 each from the city of Walhalla. 

Police chief emphasizes training, technology Police chief emphasizes training, technology

Training and new technologies will help the Walhalla Police Department keep residents safe as the city grows, Chief Sean Brinson told residents at a recent community meeting.

Tax assessor reviews reassessment process  Tax assessor reviews reassessment process 

Pickens County tax assessor David Day wants residents to know that if the value of their property increases due to reassessment, that doesn’t necessarily mean their property taxes will also increase. 

Walhalla’s Hanvey excels as shortstop, pitcher Walhalla’s Hanvey excels as shortstop, pitcher

In baseball, a good shortstop is depended on as being a reliable defender with a strong arm who can be a leader for the infield.

Tigers open regional play against Illinois Tigers open regional play against Illinois

For the 11th year in a row, the Clemson baseball team is back in the NCAA Tournament, and the Tigers will look to start strong today in their regional opener.

Gamecocks will open with 3 afternoon games Gamecocks will open with 3 afternoon games

The South Carolina football team learned Thursday its first three games of the upcoming season will all take place in the afternoon.

Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Sharpe named award finalist Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Sharpe named award finalist

Clemson pitcher and first baseman Davis Sharpe was named one of five finalists for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, it was announced Thursday.

Sheriff’s office adds drone to fleet Sheriff’s office adds drone to fleet

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has added some updated technology to its fleet — a $20,000 drone with infrared technology to help find missing people or suspects running from authorities.

Twins remembered for ‘wonderful smiles,’ love for each other Twins remembered for ‘wonderful smiles,’ love for each other

Northside Elementary School students Dylan and Camryn Clark are being remembered this week for their “wonderful smiles” and love for each other in the wake of their deaths in a Sunday night car accident in Pickens County.

Dabo Swinney adds signature to Six Mile mural Dabo Swinney adds signature to Six Mile mural

The eye-catching mural on the side of a Six Mile ice cream shop received an additional artistic flourish Wednesday evening — the signature of Clemson football Coach Dabo Swinney.