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Going Out calendar for Aug. 23
August 23, 2018 – 12:24 am
Going Out calendar for Aug. 23

SATURDAY
John Berry in concert at Walhalla Civic Auditorium. Walhallacivic.com
Miss South Carolina Apple Festival pageant at 6 p.m. at West-Oak High School for Junior Miss SC Apple Festival ages 10-12, Teen Miss Apple Festival ages 13-16 …

Tigers land commitment from Peach State guard
August 23, 2018 – 12:10 am
Tigers land commitment from Peach State guard

Clemson men’s basketball coach Brad Brownell scored a major recruiting victory across the border in Georgia on Wednesday by landing a commitment from guard Chase Hunter (6-3) of Atlanta.

August 23 Arrests
August 22, 2018 – 11:59 pm
August 23 Arrests

Arrests for August 23

Bryant looks to remain Tigers’ starting quarterback
August 22, 2018 – 12:38 am
Bryant looks to remain Tigers’ starting quarterback

CLEMSON — For Kelly Bryant, nothing has changed.

New chief wants firefighters involved in community
August 22, 2018 – 12:30 am
New chief wants firefighters involved in community

New Seneca Fire Chief Richie Caudill says he wants city residents to know his department’s employees whether they have an emergency or not.

Four Tigers earn preseason All-American honors
August 22, 2018 – 12:30 am
Four Tigers earn preseason All-American honors

CLEMSON — As was the case the day prior when the Associated Press unveiled its preseason top-25 poll, the Clemson football program again found itself in rare air Tuesday when the organization released its preseason All-American teams.

Area roads included in next phase of SCDOT rural program
August 22, 2018 – 12:29 am
Area roads included in next phase of SCDOT rural program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has approved the second phase of the agency’s Rural Roads Safety Programs encompassing an additional 446 miles of safety improvements across the state — including roads in Oconee and Pickens counties.

School bus drops children at wrong stop on first day
August 22, 2018 – 12:27 am
School bus drops children at wrong stop on first day

A combination of traffic congestion in Clemson and two Clemson Elementary School students dropped off at the wrong location made for transportation challenges during the School District of Pickens County’s first day of school Monday.

First-day student enrollment totals down from 2017
August 22, 2018 – 12:27 am
First-day student enrollment totals down from 2017

Oconee and Pickens school district officials say enrollment totals for the first day of school in their respective counties are down from a year ago, but they don’t expect them to stay that way.

Keowee Key course renovation to be completed next year
August 22, 2018 – 12:27 am
Keowee Key course renovation to be completed next year

Keowee Key’s golf course is bucking a national trend, according to community manager Kevin McCracken. 

Pickens County jail construction currently on track, under budget
August 22, 2018 – 12:27 am
Pickens County jail construction currently on track, under budget

As construction of the new Pickens County jail continues, a county official said Monday the project is currently on schedule and under budget.

Can you remember when?
August 22, 2018 – 12:26 am
Can you remember when?

I’ve been reading bits and pieces about the proposed incentive package the mayor and council have established to entice business owners to locate in downtown Seneca.

Your sarcasm doesn’t become you
August 22, 2018 – 12:26 am
Your sarcasm doesn’t become you

Willie, I suggest the School District of Oconee Center name the new career center “Too Small.”

Shirley named Keowee fire chief
August 22, 2018 – 12:26 am
Shirley named Keowee fire chief

Brandon Shirley has been named the new chief of the Keowee Fire Department.