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Time to move all elections to November
April 7, 2018 – 12:34 am
Time to move all elections to November

On Tuesday, 11 of the 168 registered voters in West Union came out to vote in the municipal election for mayor and town council — a turnout of just 6.55 percent.

Oconee school officials give update on building projects
April 7, 2018 – 12:31 am
Oconee school officials give update on building projects

School District of Oconee County officials updated several ongoing building projects, as well as a future building project, during a recent meeting with local media members.

Animal behavior expert speaks at Garrison Arena
April 7, 2018 – 12:28 am
Animal behavior expert speaks at Garrison Arena

Members of the S.C. Cattlemen’s Association heard a presentation this week from author and animal behavior expert Temple Grandin, who is known as the “woman who thinks like a cow.”

Sheriff’s office charges three teens in Doodle Trail vandalism
April 7, 2018 – 12:27 am
Sheriff’s office charges three teens in Doodle Trail vandalism

Austin Daniel Burnett of Easley and Marc Anthony Brayboy of Greenville, both 17, were each charged with malicious damage to real property.

Henned up: Clemson-based wildlife biologist hunts in Oconee
April 7, 2018 – 12:25 am
Henned up: Clemson-based wildlife biologist hunts in Oconee

What does a bear biologist who spends most of her time at work outdoors investigating bears do when she has a few hours off? She goes turkey hunting.

Former SDPC boss gets job in Anderson
April 7, 2018 – 12:25 am
Former SDPC boss gets job in Anderson

Former School District of Pickens County superintendent Kelly Pew, who also served as a principal at both Seneca Middle School and Seneca High School, is returning to her roots in Anderson School District 1.

Council to take up Pioneer contract
April 7, 2018 – 12:24 am
Council to take up Pioneer contract

Seneca City Council is expected to discuss a draft of a new long-term water contract with Pioneer Rural Water District at its regular meeting Tuesday.

Walhalla group reaches downtown tree-planting fund goal
April 7, 2018 – 12:23 am
Walhalla group reaches downtown tree-planting fund goal

Walhalla Partners for Progress members had something to celebrate during their April meeting.

City’s search for administrator nearing an end
April 7, 2018 – 12:23 am
City’s search for administrator nearing an end

Mayor Dan Alexander plans to update and seek input from Seneca City Council on the search for a new city administrator that he hopes to announce this month.

Man charged with trafficking meth
April 7, 2018 – 12:21 am
Man charged with trafficking meth

Matthew Travis Lear, of 750 Frenge Branch Road, is charged with trafficking meth weighing more than 10 grams but less than 28 grams.

Secession bill not likely to make it through legislature
April 7, 2018 – 12:21 am
Secession bill not likely to make it through legislature

A bill introduced in the S.C. House of Representatives Thursday allowing lawmakers to debate seceding from the United States “if the federal government confiscates legally purchased firearms in this State,” has “no chance” of becoming law this year, according to State Rep. Bill Sandifer.

Tigers’ opener at Notre Dame postponed
April 7, 2018 – 12:20 am
Tigers’ opener at Notre Dame postponed

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Clemson baseball team’s series opener at Notre Dame that was scheduled for Friday evening was postponed due to a low wind chill index, which was around 20 degrees in snowy conditions around 5 p.m., when the teams had been scheduled to play.

Mishoe named Spittal Award winner
April 7, 2018 – 12:16 am
Mishoe named Spittal Award winner

Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe, who has served the town for more than 12 years, is the latest recipient of the Dr. David J. Spittal Community Award, presented at the recent State of Central program.

Greater Clemson Music Festival to begin April 20
April 7, 2018 – 12:09 am
Greater Clemson Music Festival to begin April 20

The Greater Clemson Music Festival, despite its name, doesn’t just focus on tunes.

The education crisis in the US is going to continue and worsen
April 7, 2018 – 12:06 am
The education crisis in the US is going to continue and worsen

Willie: I’m sorry to hear that some Bi-Lo stores in our area are going to be closing. We’ll miss them.

Jazz on the Alley attendance reaches 600 for opening night
April 6, 2018 – 8:20 pm
Jazz on the Alley attendance reaches 600 for opening night

The 2018 debut of Jazz on the Alley in Seneca was a hit, as more than 500 people turned out on Ram Cat Alley Thursday for the first act of the year in the city-sponsored concert series.

I hope your nephew finds his beagle
April 6, 2018 – 12:56 am
I hope your nephew finds his beagle

Willie: After the recent “walk out” to honor the 17 slain in Parkland became the new advocates for gun control pawns for the left, my daughter expressed that one of the teachers at her school was complaining that no one walked out of the class.

Clemson University to host Forest Fest
April 6, 2018 – 12:49 am
Clemson University to host Forest Fest

Clemson University is inviting the public to come see the forest through the trees this weekend with its annual Forest Fest.