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Central Academy of the Arts officially opens
August 16, 2018 – 12:30 am
Central Academy of the Arts officially opens

Nearly a year after getting approval from the Pickens County School Board, Central Academy of the Arts officially opened its doors to teachers and the public Wednesday.

Bobcats wrap up busy preseason slate
August 16, 2018 – 12:30 am
Bobcats wrap up busy preseason slate

In eight days, the Seneca High School football team will open the regular season with a trip to Chapman, and after the preseason slate they’ve been through, the Bobcats should be well prepared for the challenge.

SC drivers get low marks for courtesy
August 16, 2018 – 12:28 am
SC drivers get low marks for courtesy

The South has long been known for its hospitality, but that Southern charm apparently doesn’t extend to the roadways — especially in South Carolina, according to a recent survey.

Clemson announces home-and-home series with LSU
August 16, 2018 – 12:25 am
Clemson announces home-and-home series with LSU

After months of anticipation, it was officially announced Wednesday that Clemson and LSU are set to play a home-and-home series on the gridiron.

Tigers to represent USA in World University Games
August 16, 2018 – 12:10 am
Tigers to represent USA in World University Games

The Clemson men’s basketball team will represent the United States at the World University Games from July 3-14, 2019, in Naples, Italy, the school announced Wednesday.

August 16 Arrests
August 15, 2018 – 11:59 pm
August 16 Arrests

Arrests for August 16

Going out!
August 15, 2018 – 9:46 pm
Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

New Oconee County First Steps executive director ‘very, very busy’
August 15, 2018 – 12:43 am
New Oconee County First Steps executive director ‘very, very busy’

Monica Alles White is three-quarters into her first year as executive director for Oconee County First Steps, and describes her experience as “very, very busy.”

Every car needs to be a text-free zone!
August 15, 2018 – 12:40 am
Every car needs to be a text-free zone!

Willie: When Bill Clinton was going through his impeachment trial, the late Rev. Jerry Falwell couldn’t stop the persecution of President Clinton.

Walhalla turns attention to season opener
August 15, 2018 – 12:35 am
Walhalla turns attention to season opener

PENDLETON — Due to a lack of cooperation from Mother Nature, the Walhalla High School football team hasn’t seen a whole lot of anything besides purple and white throughout fall camp.

Moulder reflects on first 3 months in Seneca
August 15, 2018 – 12:30 am
Moulder reflects on first 3 months in Seneca

Three months into his new job as Seneca city administrator, Scott Moulder says he has already noticed changes in himself, as have family and friends.

Swinney: Huegel ‘a little ahead’ in kicking battle
August 15, 2018 – 12:30 am
Swinney: Huegel ‘a little ahead’ in kicking battle

CLEMSON — Three days after its first full scrimmage of fall camp, the Clemson football team returned to Memorial Stadium on Tuesday morning in a more controlled environment with a situational scrimmage.

Gamecocks announce non-conference slate
August 15, 2018 – 12:20 am
Gamecocks announce non-conference slate

COLUMBIA — South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced the Gamecocks’ 2018-19 non-conference schedule on Tuesday.

Former Clemson athletic staffer charged with felony
August 15, 2018 – 12:17 am
Former Clemson athletic staffer charged with felony

Online court records from Pickens County show John Samuel Blackman of Central was arrested Tuesday by Clemson University police and charged with grand larceny with a value more than $2,000 but less than $10,000.