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Clemson briefs: Tigers’ reserve guard Spencer to leave program
April 6, 2018 – 12:18 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers’ reserve guard Spencer to leave program

CLEMSON — After it was announced earlier in the week that starting guards Shelton Mitchell and Marcquise Reed have declared for the NBA draft, the Clemson backcourt finds itself in further jeopardy with the impending transfer of Scott Spencer.

April 6 Arrests
April 5, 2018 – 11:59 pm
April 6 Arrests

Arrests for April 6

Duncan: Spending bill ‘failed to meet’ Republican priorities
April 5, 2018 – 12:59 am
Duncan: Spending bill ‘failed to meet’ Republican priorities

U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan told a group at Keowee Key last week he voted against a $1.3 trillion spending bill in March because legislators weren’t given enough time to read the 2,200-page document and the bill “failed to meet” Republican priorities.

Seneca’s Jazz on the Alley returns tonight
April 5, 2018 – 12:30 am
Seneca’s Jazz on the Alley returns tonight

Seneca’s Jazz on the Alley will return today when singer-songwriter Nathan A’ngelo takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. in Ram Cat Alley.

Clemson standout Redman tees off at the Masters
April 5, 2018 – 12:30 am
Clemson standout Redman tees off at the Masters

CLEMSON — Doc Redman usually wears purple and orange on the golf course, but today he’ll begin his quest for a green jacket.

Bi-Lo parent company files for bankruptcy
April 5, 2018 – 12:29 am
Bi-Lo parent company files for bankruptcy

The parent company of the Bi-Lo supermarket chain has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as 94 stores — including one each in Seneca and Clemson — are scheduled to be permanently closed by the end of the month.

Music on Main kicks off Friday in Westminster
April 5, 2018 – 12:27 am
Music on Main kicks off Friday in Westminster

The sounds of classic rock will fill the air in Westminster on Friday night as Music on Main takes over and packs the street with classic cars, dancing and boiled peanuts.

A bully and a hypocrite
April 5, 2018 – 12:26 am
A bully and a hypocrite

So the new object of the “Trump Bullying Pulpit” is Amazon, and more specifically Jeff Bezos.

Clemson plant expansion making progress
April 5, 2018 – 12:25 am
Clemson plant expansion making progress

City of Clemson utilities director Benjie McGill said he is pleased with how expansion of the Cochran Road wastewater treatment plant is progressing.

Swinney: Tigers can be ‘average’ now, not later
April 5, 2018 – 12:25 am
Swinney: Tigers can be ‘average’ now, not later

CLEMSON — The Clemson football team took to Memorial Stadium for practice on Wednesday, where head coach Dabo Swinney started things off with the team’s “Win drills,” or one-on-one blocking matchups.

A good reason to vote out Duncan
April 5, 2018 – 12:25 am
A good reason to vote out Duncan

As a newcomer to South Carolina, the first thing I did was register to vote. I subscribed to three newspapers and began to try to get an understanding of those who represent me.

Talk of year-round school calendar surfaces again
April 5, 2018 – 12:25 am
Talk of year-round school calendar surfaces again

Oconee County school officials admit that discussion of a modified year-round school calendar is being revived. But officials are quick to add that such talk isn’t coming from them.

Homeless shelter networks developing in Pickens County 
April 5, 2018 – 12:24 am
Homeless shelter networks developing in Pickens County 

Churches and other community partners are being enlisted to help create homeless shelters in Pickens County.

Gamecocks get pledge from quarterback
April 5, 2018 – 12:15 am
Gamecocks get pledge from quarterback

One day after missing out on one of the top quarterbacks on its board for the 2019 class, South Carolina landed another of equal importance to it as Ryan Hilinski (6-3, 203) of Orange, Calif., announced his intentions to sign with the Gamecocks in December.

I’ll start by taking your advice to have a blessed day!
April 5, 2018 – 12:06 am
I’ll start by taking your advice to have a blessed day!

Willie: I was wondering if you found out any information on the next local shredding event in Oconee County.

Quilt and graffiti show opens Friday
April 5, 2018 – 12:02 am
Quilt and graffiti show opens Friday

The Gateway Arts Center has been drawing a bit of extra attention with its latest installment in preparation for its upcoming gallery opening.

Going out!
April 5, 2018 – 12:01 am
Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

Walhalla High students create nature trail
April 4, 2018 – 12:58 am
Walhalla High students create nature trail

When Walhalla High School athletic director and government teacher James Powell came up with the idea of a nature trail behind the school, he quickly found an eager group of students willing to take part.