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School board approves final reading of home-school policy School board approves final reading of home-school policy

School board trustees unanimously approved revisions to the School District of Oconee County’s home-school policy on second and final reading Monday night.

Watson returns to Clemson for camp Watson returns to Clemson for camp

Deshaun Watson hasn’t changed much since the last time he was seen flinging footballs on Clemson’s campus — both with his intensity for the game, and his easy-going interactions with kids.

Tigers add another commitment Tigers add another commitment

A day after getting a commitment from defensive end Myles Murphy of Powder Springs, Ga., Clemson landed another pledge from the Peach State on Saturday when running back Kobe Pryor of Cedartown formally announced his decision.

South Carolina freshman honored South Carolina freshman honored

South Carolina pitcher Brett Kerry has been named to SEC’s freshman all-conference team, the league office announced Monday.

Clemson golfer Nimmer named award finalist Clemson golfer Nimmer named award finalist

Clemson golfer Bryson Nimmer is one of 10 finalists for the Fred Haskins Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate golfer.

West-Oak, Seneca players litter all-region team West-Oak, Seneca players litter all-region team

The West-Oak and Seneca high school baseball teams were well represented on the Western 3A all-region team, which was released over the weekend after Crescent’s season came to an end with a state championship series loss to Bishop England.

Short-term rental proposal headed back to city council Short-term rental proposal headed back to city council

A proposal allowing short-term rentals in the city of Seneca is headed back to city council.

Salem woman honored as state’s top GOP volunteer Salem woman honored as state’s top GOP volunteer

Salem resident Pat Murray received the South Carolina Republican Party’s Most Outstanding Volunteer award during the state party convention Saturday in Columbia.

Power outage planned for June Power outage planned for June

A planned electrical outage has been scheduled for June 1 in Westminster to complete maintenance on three transformers.

West Union planning new event  West Union planning new event 

As the town prepares for its annual Fun in the Sun festival next month, West Union officials are also planning a new event in September. 

Councilman asks for no utility rate increase in budget Councilman asks for no utility rate increase in budget

When Clemson City Council held the second of two consecutive evenings of budget meetings earlier this week, Councilman Mark Cato said he was bothered by a proposed 2 percent increase in utility rates.