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Third county planning section included in today’s paper Third county planning section included in today’s paper

The third edition of Oconee County’s abbreviated preview of its 2030 Comprehensive Plan is inside today’s newspaper and gives readers a look at cultural resources and transportation.

Oconee County prepares for Memorial Day Oconee County prepares for Memorial Day

More than 200 names are etched on the Oconee County War Memorial in Walhalla, but one name will always stand out for Walhalla mayor and businessman Danny Edwards.

Leadership Oconee hosts graduation Leadership Oconee hosts graduation

Leadership Oconee County Class of 2018-19 has brought their community project to a close. 

County secures $500K water, sewer grant County secures $500K water, sewer grant

Oconee County officials were notified this week that the county has been awarded a $500,000 S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority grant for water and sewer lines at the Seneca Rail Park.

Women charged with neglect after 6 children taken away Women charged with neglect after 6 children taken away

Two women were arrested Friday afternoon after the conditions in a Seneca apartment led to six children ages 3 and younger being placed in the custody of Child Protective Services.

Officials emphasize safety, fun on lakes Officials emphasize safety, fun on lakes

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, which means more people in Oconee and Pickens counties are expected to be out on boats enjoying lakes Keowee, Jocassee and Hartwell.

Gratefulness at Memorial Day Gratefulness at Memorial Day

A young man fresh out of basic training and getting ready for his first assignment as a member of the United States armed forces thought back about his weeks of rigorous preparation and the fact that he had left his pregnant wife to be there.

Countywide cleanup nets 15 tons of trash Countywide cleanup nets 15 tons of trash

Heat didn’t stop Pickens County employees from turning out in force Friday morning to do their part in making the county more presentable.

Pickens County graduations set for today Pickens County graduations set for today

Daniel High School seniors spent Friday morning in the school’s gym practicing for today’s graduation at Littlejohn Coliseum — a milestone marking the first of likely many other milestones down the road.

School board OKs second reading of FY ‘20 budget School board OKs second reading of FY ‘20 budget

The Pickens County School Board on Friday morning unanimously approved second reading of its proposed fiscal year 2020 budget of more than $129 million that includes some changes since first reading last month.

Senior Living Expo features variety of community partners Senior Living Expo features variety of community partners

Close to 600 people showed up Thursday for their chance at giveaways, free samples and the opportunity to learn a little bit more about their community.

Sheriff’s office urges caution on holiday weekend Sheriff’s office urges caution on holiday weekend

Many people decide to hit the road for Memorial Day, taking advantage of an extra day off work for additional travel time.