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Police: Suspect is victim’s grandson
March 13, 2019 – 12:29 am
Police: Suspect is victim’s grandson

One of the two teens being held on murder charges in connection with the Thursday shooting of a 73-year-old Walhalla woman was the victim’s grandson, police confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

Appalled and perplexed
March 13, 2019 – 12:27 am
Appalled and perplexed

As both a stockholder and ratepayer of Duke Energy, I am both appalled and perplexed by Duke’s recent request for a substantial rate increase. Duke is proposing a change that amounts to a 237.8 percent increase in the flat rate.

Keep power rates affordable
March 13, 2019 – 12:26 am
Keep power rates affordable

Duke Energy proposes tripling a flat fee charged monthly to households while slightly reducing the per kilowatt usage rate.

Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Butler named award semifinalist
March 13, 2019 – 12:25 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers’ Butler named award semifinalist

ATLANTA — First-year Clemson women’s basketball coach Amanda Butler has been named a semifinalist for the 2019 Werner Ladder Citizen Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year award, it was announced Tuesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

Clemson, Central officials support county’s fee proposal
March 13, 2019 – 12:24 am
Clemson, Central officials support county’s fee proposal

The Clemson and Central councils have approved a proposal from Pickens County Council to redistribute funds from the county’s vehicle maintenance fee to municipalities, a practice the previous county council ended.

Pohl wins special election to fill city council seat
March 13, 2019 – 12:21 am
Pohl wins special election to fill city council seat

One year after narrowly missing his re-election bid, Seneca businessman Stuart Pohl is returning to city council.

Seneca’s Barmore earns all-conference honors
March 13, 2019 – 12:20 am
Seneca’s Barmore earns all-conference honors

AIKEN — Seneca High School alum Xzavier Barmore, now a member of the South Carolina Aiken men’s basketball team, has earned first-team All-Peach Belt Conference honors for his play during his junior season.

Police: Man sold meth near James M. Brown Elementary
March 13, 2019 – 12:19 am
Police: Man sold meth near James M. Brown Elementary

Adam Joseph Zadok Elrod, 36, of Coffee Road, is charged with two counts of distribution of meth and one count of selling meth near a school.