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Clemson basketball falls to South Carolina
December 17, 2019 – 12:10 am
Clemson basketball falls to South Carolina

The Clemson men’s basketball team fell to South Carolina at Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday, losing 67-54 in the Palmetto Series and ending the Tigers’ 3-game winning streak in the annual rivalry.

Man charged with attempted murder
December 17, 2019 – 12:08 am
Man charged with attempted murder

Gary Franklin Long, of Longridge Drive, is charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm while under the influence. He was in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center on a combined $85,000 surety bond at press time Monday.

‘Sickening and shocking’ — Man sentenced to 25 years for sexual abuse of son
December 17, 2019 – 12:06 am
‘Sickening and shocking’ — Man sentenced to 25 years for sexual abuse of son

Anthony Hugh Sluder, 67, pleaded guilty Monday before 10th Judicial Circuit Judge Cordell Maddox to five counts of incest and five counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

December 17 Arrests
December 16, 2019 – 11:59 pm
December 17 Arrests

Arrests for December 17

Man gets 25 years in prison for incest
December 16, 2019 – 1:24 pm
Man gets 25 years in prison for incest

A Westminster man who sexually battered his son for nearly a decade will spend 25 years in prison.
Anthony Hugh Sluder, 67, pleaded guilty to five counts of incest and five counts of criminal sexual conduct …

Clemson winter graduations set for next week
December 14, 2019 – 12:40 am
Clemson winter graduations set for next week

Clemson University will award more than 1,300 students with degrees at two graduation ceremonies Thursday.

County funds $300K bus commitment
December 14, 2019 – 12:38 am
County funds $300K bus commitment

Despite two members voicing their disdain for the funds, Oconee County Council voted last week to fund its $300,000 commitment to Seneca for an addition to the electric bus fleet.

School board approves change to exam policy
December 14, 2019 – 12:37 am
School board approves change to exam policy

A month after a proposal to require students to take cumulative tests and exams rather than allowing for exemptions was presented, the Oconee County School Board unanimously approved first reading with one major change on Monday night.