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Tigers’ Wilkins to return for senior season
January 16, 2018 – 12:30 am
Tigers’ Wilkins to return for senior season

The whole gang is getting back together for one more go ‘round, and that’s horrific news for anyone lining up against the Clemson defense next fall.

PCSO: Truck stolen from Six Mile store
January 16, 2018 – 12:28 am
PCSO: Truck stolen from Six Mile store

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a pickup truck from a Six Mile service station on Thursday morning.

Holbrooks announces retirement
January 16, 2018 – 12:27 am
Holbrooks announces retirement

After more than a quarter century of service, Oconee County Veterans Affairs assistant director Janice Matheson Holbrooks has announced plans to retire effective June 1.

Caution urged during winter driving
January 16, 2018 – 12:27 am
Caution urged during winter driving

With evening lows dropping below freezing and dipping into the teens, local officials are urging drivers to plan ahead and use caution when on the roads — even if there isn’t a drop of rain in the sky.

Westminster water line work expected to wrap up this week
January 16, 2018 – 12:27 am
Westminster water line work expected to wrap up this week

Westminster water and sewer superintendent Alan Ridley said he hopes to have the intersection of East North Avenue and Oak Street cleared for drivers this week.

Humane society begins new year with pet care event
January 16, 2018 – 12:26 am
Humane society begins new year with pet care event

Despite below-freezing temperatures on Saturday, the Oconee Humane Society sold more than 500 spay or neuter vouchers in only four hours, according to a news release.

Clemson chasing first-ever win in Chapel Hill
January 16, 2018 – 12:25 am
Clemson chasing first-ever win in Chapel Hill

Fifty-eight times the Clemson men’s basketball team has traveled to Chapel Hill, N.C., to face the Tar Heels. And 58 times, the Tigers have left with a loss.

Food pantry featured at economic alliance forum
January 16, 2018 – 12:24 am
Food pantry featured at economic alliance forum

Although organizations like the Golden Corner Food Pantry in Seneca are not looking to make a profit, Oconee Economic Alliance executive director Richard Blackwell believes they are nonetheless vital to businesses and the local economy.

Central mayor, three council members take oath of office
January 16, 2018 – 12:24 am
Central mayor, three council members take oath of office

Central Town Council newcomer Brandon Thomas joined council incumbents Paige Bowers and Ken Dill and mayor Mac Martin in a swearing-in ceremony before last week’s regularly scheduled council meeting.

Walking a mile in his moccasins
January 16, 2018 – 12:24 am
Walking a mile in his moccasins

I heard a Native American adage that says, “If you want to understand a man, walk a mile in his moccasins.”