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December 22 Arrests December 22 Arrests

James Shirley Miles, 47
238 W. Bennett Road, Westminster
Booking Date: 12/20/18
South Carolina Highway Patrol
DUI-1st offense; open containers in motor vehicle
 
Jack Earl Lamb Jr., 44
310 Garden Way Drive, Anderson
Booking Date: 12/20/18
Greenville Health System Police
Public disorderly conduct
 
Stephanie Deanna …

CFK tops 1,000 kids CFK tops 1,000 kids

With a little extra help from local firemen and a host of other volunteers, Christmas gifts for more than 1,000 Oconee County children were loaded up this week to be wrapped up and nestled in secret hiding spots until Tuesday morning.

Pet your little Lilly for me, would ya? Pet your little Lilly for me, would ya?

Willie: I love the new format for reading the online edition in “full view.” My problem is you’ve forgotten to load the full view, or been really late loading it at least once a week for the last month.

Pickens County to welcome SC Renaissance Festival Pickens County to welcome  SC Renaissance Festival

Some medieval plans are in the works to bring the state’s only renaissance festival to the Liberty area. 

Thank you for making Christmas brighter for Oconee children Thank you for making Christmas brighter for Oconee children

In the 17 previous years since Christmas for Kids began, there has never been a child in Oconee County that we’ve known about who has gone without having gifts under the tree on Christmas morning.

A red, white and blue Christmas A red, white and blue Christmas

Editor: I was thinking about Christmas just now, and of how we live in such a great country.

Draft-eligible Tigers will soon have choices to make Draft-eligible Tigers will soon have choices to make

Each year around this time, especially now with the early signing period in mid-December, questions begin to arise about which underclassmen football players may or may not opt to turn professional after the season.

Godless leftists? Godless leftists?

Editor: This is a response to the recent letter writer of ‘Competing world views.’

School safety tip line set up for SDPC schools School safety tip line set up for SDPC schools

A school safety tip line created by the School District of Pickens County is now open for students, parents or staff who want to report any safety concerns.

Walhalla council recognizes state rec soccer champions Walhalla council recognizes state rec soccer champions

Walhalla’s 8-and-under soccer all-star team was recognized Tuesday evening for winning the state championship. 

Holiday-related closings scheduled Holiday-related closings scheduled

With the holiday season underway, numerous businesses and government offices will be closed on various days. 

Taking time to spend time Taking time to spend time

On Thursday afternoon, Bert Wise and Don Seigler took a trip to the Residences at Park Place for their monthly music visit. 

SLED investigates report of guns missing from Seneca PD SLED investigates report of guns missing from Seneca PD

A report of guns missing from the Seneca Police Department about a year ago led to a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division investigation that lasted about three months before it was closed without charges filed.

City makes plans for football title game watch party City makes plans for football title game watch party

Although the Clemson football team must still beat Notre Dame a week from Saturday, the city has already taken steps in preparation for what could be the Tigers’ third national championship appearance in four years on Jan. 7.