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Outdoors: Creating habitat is a good offseason practice Outdoors: Creating habitat is a good offseason practice

In the eyes of fishermen, the tradition of sinking the Christmas tree in a location that will create habitat for fish is second only to the celebration of the holiday itself.

High school roundup: Walhalla girls win big over BHP High school roundup: Walhalla girls win big over BHP

The Walhalla High School girls’ basketball team took a commanding lead early and never gave it up in a dominant 52-22 win over Belton-Honea Path on Friday night.

An ‘opportunity’ for a fresh start An ‘opportunity’ for a fresh start

For decades, textile mill communities were basically their own town within a town.

Heaping praise on Graham and Trump Heaping praise on Graham and Trump

Editor: I think Lindsey Graham has been a good representative for South Carolina, and I think President Trump has already done more for America than Obama did in eight years. 

Venables’ fire helps fuel Lions’ resurgent season Venables’ fire helps fuel Lions’ resurgent season

On one knee, his head hanging, a bloodied finger and his uniform stained after a long night going against the vaunted Greer defense, the picture is one Tyler Venables knows well.

Architects working on drawings for rec plan Architects working on drawings for rec plan

With a needs survey completed, architects are now working on designs for a recreation master plan to address rec needs in the city of Seneca.

Duke Energy appeals tax bills Duke Energy appeals tax bills

Duke Energy has appealed its $33.47 million Oconee County property tax bill along with others in counties where it owns properties in hopes of receiving additional state exemptions. 

Westminster group scouts other local rec departments Westminster group scouts other local rec departments

After meeting with directors of other local recreational facilities, Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey says his steering committee came away “encouraged” for future plans at the recently purchased Hall Road property.