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Businesses hear Swamp Rabbit success stories  Businesses hear Swamp Rabbit success stories 

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce members heard recently from a speaker who was heavily involved in the creation of the Swamp Rabbit Trail and the revitalization of downtown Travelers Rest. 

Officials say Keowee drowning victim couldn’t swim Officials say Keowee drowning victim couldn’t swim

Friends of the Greenville man who drowned in Lake Keowee on Wednesday told emergency responders that the 21-year-old didn’t know how to swim, officials said.

Clemson City Council asked to revisit downtown corridor plans Clemson City Council asked to revisit downtown corridor plans

Clemson City Council has been asked to revisit plans for the downtown corridor, which were presented in March, in order to give more residents an opportunity to respond.

Public’s help sought in identifying shoplifting suspect Public’s help sought in identifying shoplifting suspect

Investigators said the bald white man is estimated to be between 25 and 37 years old and has a goatee.

Man arrested on drug, weapon charges Man arrested on drug, weapon charges

Kyle Jordan Gohl, 27, of Gammell Street, was arrested after the vehicle he was a passenger in was pulled over for making an improper left turn.

A response to Zaki and his deficits A response to Zaki and his deficits

Editor: Many advanced countries run trade surpluses (e.g., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, Austria) and some have per capita income higher (e.g., Switzerland, Norway, Ireland) or just slightly less (e.g., Germany, Sweden, Austria) than the United States. In contrast, many trade-deficit countries are dysfunctional (e.g., Congo, Yemen, Venezuela) or in economic difficulties (e.g., Greece, South Africa, Turkey).

Seneca gears up for Dixie softball tournaments Seneca gears up for Dixie softball tournaments

With more than 20 youth softball teams from across the state preparing to descend upon Seneca, the workload that lies ahead for the staff of the Seneca Recreation Department is a heavy one.

Central names community committee members Central names community committee members

Central Town Council has approved a 15-member committee tasked with looking at various projects and goals for the town.

Clemson changes student ticket policy Clemson changes student ticket policy

For the first time, Clemson University students will have the option of purchasing season tickets at Memorial Stadium beginning in the fall.

We need to settle our differences like civilized people We need to settle our differences like civilized people

Willie: I enjoy your column every day, but I saw where the school board had like 70-something people retiring.

Family still seeks answers in 2009 killing Family still seeks answers in 2009  killing

Family and neighbors who knew and loved Frances Earle say she was a kind-hearted Christian woman who would never speak ill of anyone.