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OCPL announces holiday closings OCPL announces holiday closings

All branches of the Oconee County Public Library System will be closed Friday through Tuesday for the Christmas holidays.

Going through the ‘phone maze’ is futile! Going through the ‘phone maze’ is futile!

Willie: The year-round school calendar. I am wondering if the School District of Oconee County has ever considered the four-day calendar being used in 25 other states. Just wondering if you could follow up.

From Broadway to OCT From Broadway to OCT

A local retiree out of Keowee Key is eyeing a return to Oconee Community Theatre to lend a helping hand.

Council approves deal with former finance director Council approves deal with former finance director

Clemson City Council agreed to a deal Monday night in which former finance director Tom Sparacino will reimburse the city for more than $18,000 in costs incurred during an investigation into Sparacino’s embezzlement of city funds. 

Warriors win sixth straight, top Walhalla Warriors win sixth straight, top Walhalla

WESTMINSTER — The West-Oak High School girls’ basketball team withstood a late-game push from Walhalla on Monday night and held on for the win over the rival Razorbacks.

Bobcats’ Evilsizer, Sluder ink with Spartanburg Methodist Bobcats’ Evilsizer, Sluder ink with Spartanburg Methodist

SENECA — Like many high school students, Shelby Evilsizer had never been crazy on the idea of heading off to college on her own given the vast amount of unknowns that lie in waiting.

Razorbacks sharp in win over West-Oak Razorbacks sharp in win over West-Oak

WESTMINSTER — The Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team jumped out to an early lead on Monday in Westminster and never looked back, as it swept its season series with West-Oak.

City officials seeking donations for ‘Christmas with a Hero’ program City officials seeking donations for ‘Christmas with a Hero’ program

Seneca officials are gearing up for their annual Celebrate Christmas with a Hero program and are still seeking donations to provide Christmas gifts for every child on their list.

James M. Brown Elementary teacher starts new tradition to bring magic to Christmas James M. Brown Elementary teacher starts new tradition to bring magic to Christmas

One of the most popular modern Christmas traditions for families with children is the “Elf on the Shelf,” a scout elf sent by Santa to watch over families at Christmastime to determine who has been good or bad.

Commission asks council for direction on growth Commission asks council for direction on growth

In reviewing a draft of the population element Monday night, Oconee County Planning Commission members agreed they want to begin cutting the “fluff” out of the 2020 comprehensive plan. 

Clemson briefs: Fresh off win, Tigers host Charleston Southern tonight Clemson briefs: Fresh off win, Tigers host Charleston Southern tonight

CLEMSON — Following a 74-66 victory over Radford on Saturday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum, the Clemson men’s basketball team will be back at home tonight when it hosts Charleston Southern at 7 p.m.

Developer plans 235 patio homes for retirees Developer plans 235 patio homes for retirees

A new development could be coming to an area of undeveloped property off South Cove Road in Seneca that would include 235 patio homes for retirees.

Gamecocks land offensive lineman Gamecocks land offensive lineman

South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp got a jumpstart on signing week Monday afternoon with the verbal commitment of offensive lineman Jakai Moore of Nokesville, Va.

Westminster committee OKs grant Westminster committee OKs grant

The Westminster Local Development Corporation approved a $3,000 grant to help improve a local commercial building on Retreat Street.