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Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation
June 20, 2017 – 12:30 am
Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation

As the 10-year anniversary of the “Honoring Their Service” program draws ever closer, residents of Oconee and Pickens counties have grown well accustomed to the pomp and circumstance that surrounds the annual event.

Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am
Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack

Nearly two years after she was charged with trying to kill her mother by covering her head with plastic shopping bags, a West Union woman has been charged with attempted murder for a second time for an incident that police say again involved plastic bags, as well as a machete and an ax.

Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am
Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions

In a 4-3 vote last week, Westminster City Council rejected Oconee County’s offer to consolidate its fire department with the county’s own.

Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing
June 20, 2017 – 12:28 am
Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis ruled drowning as the cause of death for a Spartanburg County teenager whose body was found in Lake Keowee near Salem on Sunday morning.

Walhalla set to hold budget hearing
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am
Walhalla set to hold budget hearing

Walhalla City Council will hold its annual budget hearing at its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today.

Oconee council can finalize ag center lease tonight
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am
Oconee council can finalize ag center lease tonight

Oconee County has been notified by the S.C. Department of Transportation it can proceed with an application for a single entrance into a planned agricultural center ahead of third and final reading of a lease agreement for the property where it would be located.

Palmer receives 2017 Service to Mankind award
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am
Palmer receives 2017 Service to Mankind award

Longtime political cartoonist turned children’s book author and illustrator Kate Salley Palmer was in attendance at the Clemson Sertoma Club meeting recently when the club presented its annual Service to Mankind award.

Seneca teens face charges in February shooting
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am
Seneca teens face charges in February shooting

Two Seneca teenagers were charged Friday for their alleged roles in a February shooting incident at a home on Moores Road near Seneca.

I’m proud of our paper, too!
June 20, 2017 – 12:25 am
I’m proud of our paper, too!

Willie, I’m calling about an apartment complex in Seneca.

Exposure growing for Seneca museum
June 20, 2017 – 12:25 am
Exposure growing for Seneca museum

Shelby Henderson was enjoying a fairly standard day recently when she took a phone call from a completely unexpected source.