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Utilities workers look for help with blocked meters
October 20, 2018 – 12:28 am
Utilities workers look for help with blocked meters

More than 7,000 utilities accounts are read monthly by Clemson officials, a sizable task in itself, but one made even more difficult by the number of obstructed or “hidden” meters throughout the city. 

Trustees sign off on campus chapel
October 20, 2018 – 12:27 am
Trustees sign off on campus chapel

Construction of a non-denominational chapel on the grounds of Clemson University should be complete by mid-2020.

Clemson University announces new research center
October 20, 2018 – 12:27 am
Clemson University announces new research center

An $11 million grant from the National Institute of Health has allowed Clemson University to launch a new research center that officials believe will lead to new treatments for disorders such as arthritis and osteoporosis.

I hope they fail
October 20, 2018 – 12:25 am
I hope they fail

Willie: There are a few groups attempting to destroy our community.

Voc Rehab hosts ‘Employer Lunch and Learn’
October 20, 2018 – 12:25 am
Voc Rehab hosts ‘Employer Lunch and Learn’

South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation’s Oconee-Pickens office hosted its first “Employer Lunch and Learn,” with guest speakers from a local assisted living home speaking to the impact the center has on the area.

OJRSA building renovation could begin in January
October 20, 2018 – 12:24 am
OJRSA building renovation could begin in January

Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority executive director Chris Eleazer said construction could begin in January on the renovation of the authority’s administration and operations building.

City bans burying waste on private property
October 19, 2018 – 12:51 am
City bans burying waste on private property

Burying construction and demolition waste on private property is now prohibited in the city of Westminster.

Bobcats host Crescent in crucial Western 3A matchup
October 19, 2018 – 12:45 am
Bobcats host Crescent in crucial Western 3A matchup

SENECA — It’s no secret the Seneca High School football team didn’t start the season the way it wanted.

Gubernatorial candidate visits Walhalla
October 19, 2018 – 12:44 am
Gubernatorial candidate visits Walhalla

Democratic gubernatorial candidate James Smith and running mate Mandy Powers Norrell made a campaign stop in downtown Walhalla on Thursday afternoon, talking to business and community leaders and saying he is optimistic about his support in the Upstate in the Nov. 6 general election.

Inside the Huddle with Seneca’s Cole Bay
October 19, 2018 – 12:44 am
Inside the Huddle with Seneca’s Cole Bay

Seneca junior quarterback Cole Bay overcame a slow start to the year and has begun to play more comfortably as the regular season nears its end.

Smith says fully funding classrooms a priority
October 19, 2018 – 12:41 am
Smith says fully funding classrooms a priority

Longtime Salem resident Steve Smith, a candidate for the District 1 seat on the Oconee County School Board in next month’s election, said fully funding teacher classrooms is “a must.”

Don’t vote straight ticket
October 19, 2018 – 12:40 am
Don’t vote straight ticket

Editor: For the first time in years, we have a contested, competitive election for S.C. House District 2. Democrat Jody Gaulin is challenging Republican Bill Sandifer, who has been in office for 24 years.

Lee lists reaching top 10 among primary goals
October 19, 2018 – 12:36 am
Lee lists reaching top 10 among primary goals

Jerry Lee has witnessed a number of changes in the School District of Oconee County during his 28 years of service on the school board of trustees. 

Students get real-world experience with job shadowing
October 19, 2018 – 12:33 am
Students get real-world experience with job shadowing

Nearly 120 students in Oconee and Pickens counties learned about life in the workplace through job shadowing opportunities at 25 area businesses this week.