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Oconee Republicans set to host disaster preparedness program
September 6, 2017 – 12:49 am
Oconee Republicans set to host disaster preparedness program

The Oconee County Republican Party will sponsor a presentation by local law enforcement and first responders Monday on disaster preparedness.

Clemson has depth, talent at running back
September 6, 2017 – 12:10 am
Clemson has depth, talent at running back

CLEMSON — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney will take all the talent that he can get, even if it’s at one position.

BabyRead honored for its efforts
September 6, 2017 – 12:02 am
BabyRead honored for its efforts

St. John’s Lutheran Church recently honored BabyRead at its Tour of Tables at the church on Main Street in Walhalla.

Council passes tax hike to fund school operations
September 6, 2017 – 12:01 am
Council passes tax hike to fund school operations

Oconee County Council unanimously approved a property tax increase of 5.2 mills Tuesday, with the entirety of the hike going to fund school district operations, meaning it will not affect tax bills on primary residences in the county.

September 6 Arrests
September 5, 2017 – 11:59 pm
September 6 Arrests

Arrests for September 6

High gas prices continuing in wake of Harvey
September 5, 2017 – 9:55 pm
High gas prices continuing in wake of Harvey

The impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to drive up pump prices across the country, including in Oconee and Pickens counties.

Man charged with child endangerment
September 5, 2017 – 9:49 pm
Man charged with child endangerment

According to warrants, Bryan Randel Crane, 34, of 247 Marvs Road, is also charged with reckless driving, possession of marijuana, possession of hydrocodone, possession of fentanyl and possession of drug paraphernalia, in addition to the child endangerment charge of committing certain vehicular offenses with a minor in the vehicle.

Police: Williamston woman stole 2 trucks
September 5, 2017 – 9:39 pm
Police: Williamston woman stole 2 trucks

Shelley Renae Allen, 37, of 4 Scruggs Road, was also charged with two counts of concealment of a stolen vehicle, according to warrants.

Accepting the new reality
September 5, 2017 – 9:27 pm
Accepting the new reality

Editor: I believe our Founding Fathers really intended to form a country that believed “all men are created equal” is “self evident.”

Accepting North Korea into the Nuclear Club
September 5, 2017 – 9:25 pm
Accepting North Korea into the Nuclear Club

Editor: Why are we super concerned about North Korea?