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Planners OK new subdivision master plan
March 12, 2019 – 12:27 am
Planners OK new subdivision master plan

The Clemson Planning Commission approved a master plan for a new 29-unit residential development during its regular monthly meeting Monday night.

Clemson briefs: Tigers make jump in poll after sweep
March 12, 2019 – 12:25 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers make jump in poll after sweep

CLEMSON — After a weekend sweep of then-No. 4 North Carolina to start conference play, the Clemson baseball team made a sizeable jump in the latest Collegiate Baseball poll.

Pickens County authorities looking for escaped inmate
March 12, 2019 – 12:24 am
Pickens County authorities looking for escaped inmate

Steven Leroy Aiken, 45, of Pickens, escaped from the prison at 4:05 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from Chief Deputy Creed Hashe. 

High school roundup: Seneca football coaches to be introduced
March 12, 2019 – 12:24 am
High school roundup: Seneca football coaches to be introduced

SENECA — Seneca High School is set to host an event Thursday to introduce new head football coach David Crane and his inaugural coaching staff.

South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Silva honored
March 12, 2019 – 12:23 am
South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Silva honored

COLUMBIA — South Carolina senior forward Chris Silva has been named the SEC Co-Player of the Week after averaging 23 points and 13.5 rebounds in two Gamecock wins last week, it was announced Monday.

Seneca council special election set for today
March 12, 2019 – 12:22 am
Seneca council special election set for today

Voters in Seneca will go to the polls today in a special election to fill an unexpired term on Seneca City Council vacated by the December resignation of Anthony Herman Smith.

Public works saw nearly half of unapproved raises
March 12, 2019 – 12:20 am
Public works saw nearly half of unapproved raises

Of the nearly $320,000 in unauthorized raises that were given out under former Oconee County interim administrator Rick Martin, roughly half of it went to the public works departments — the department Martin is currently running.

Chief: Teens’ charges to be upgraded to murder
March 12, 2019 – 12:13 am
Chief: Teens’ charges to be upgraded to murder

Decota Castle Brown, 19, who has no fixed address, and Hunter Lee Hunnicutt, 17, of 121 Yellow Jasmine Drive, were both charged with attempted murder and first-degree burglary when they were arrested. Covington said the attempted murder charges would be replaced by murder charges today.