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Duke Energy names new ONS site vice president
December 6, 2017 – 10:59 pm
Duke Energy names new ONS site vice president

Duke Energy has named Ed Burchfield the new site vice president at the Oconee Nuclear Station.

Bid window closing on new city utility truck
December 6, 2017 – 10:57 pm
Bid window closing on new city utility truck

The city of Westminster will be accepting bids from dealers on a new grapple loader truck through 4 p.m. on Friday. The truck would be used for the collection of brush, limbs, leaves and electrical appliances known as “white goods.”

Oconee County School Board revises career specialist policy
December 6, 2017 – 10:55 pm
Oconee County School Board revises career specialist policy

Teacher certificates will now be required for all career specialists in the School District of Oconee County after a recent school board revision to district policy on career/transition to work education.

Trial set to start for woman charged in grandson’s death
December 6, 2017 – 10:53 pm
Trial set to start for woman charged in grandson’s death

Angela Denise Brewer, of 225 Swiss Entrance, was charged with homicide by child abuse in the death of Brentley Kolbin Lane Lusk.

Deputies find girl involved in reported abduction
December 6, 2017 – 10:49 pm
Deputies find girl involved in reported abduction

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said Wednesday a 3-year-old girl involved in a domestic incident was found with her father at a home near Easley.

Dead dog leads to woman’s arrest
December 6, 2017 – 10:33 pm
Dead dog leads to woman’s arrest

Tayuna Shonice Dendy, 26, of 316 Maple Grove Road, was released Wednesday on a personal recognizance bond.

Concerns aired at hearing on hospital bonds
December 6, 2017 – 10:27 pm
Concerns aired at hearing on hospital bonds

While a public hearing at Tuesday’s Oconee County Council meeting was held to get input on a request for a resolution supporting a $1.5 billion bond request by a new “parent company” of the Greenville and Palmetto health systems to refinance debt, the discussion was about much more than that.

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office dropped from lawsuit
December 6, 2017 – 10:25 pm
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office dropped from lawsuit

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has been dropped as a defendant in a lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse of a minor.

Good step one
December 6, 2017 – 10:23 pm
Good step one

On Tuesday evening, the Oconee County Council found itself in the unenviable position of essentially having to approve or disapprove a massive loan restructuring for the not-a-merger merger between Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health System.

‘Don’t tax me, don’t tax thee’
December 6, 2017 – 10:21 pm
‘Don’t tax me, don’t tax thee’

The cacophony of complaints generated by the proposed tax bills demonstrates the incredible difficulty in eliminating or even modifying a government benefit once it has been enjoyed.