Array ( )
UpstateToday.com Upstate South Carolina's leading news and information web site | The Daily Journal, Daily Messenger, Upstate Lake Living, Golden Corner Shopper
Residents voice concerns with rowing proposal
August 17, 2018 – 12:27 am
Residents voice concerns with rowing proposal

A group of residents recently told Clemson City Council that having Mountain View Park serve as an alternate location for the city’s spring break rowing program isn’t a good idea.

Gamecocks pick up commitment
August 17, 2018 – 12:25 am
Gamecocks pick up commitment

Defensive back D.J. Daniel of Georgia Military College announced a commitment to South Carolina over Georgia and Kentucky on Thursday.

Clemson police make trafficking arrest
August 17, 2018 – 12:14 am
Clemson police make trafficking arrest

Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon said Antonio Mardequez Brown, 32, was being held on a $10,000 surety bond Thursday afternoon on charges of trafficking marijuana and unlawful carrying of a pistol. 

Clemson City Council hopefuls eager to serve
August 17, 2018 – 12:13 am
Clemson City Council  hopefuls eager to serve

The eight candidates seeking three seats on Clemson City Council — including one incumbent — say they are eager to hit the ground running following the end of the two-week filing deadline last week.

Pickens County sesquicentennial concert will sell out, official says
August 17, 2018 – 12:11 am
Pickens County sesquicentennial concert will sell out, official says

Officials are confident a concert featuring a founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and area music students will pay for itself. 

Questions for Congressman Jeff Duncan
August 17, 2018 – 12:09 am
Questions for Congressman Jeff Duncan

Editor: Later this month, my congressman, Jeff Duncan, is hosting his annual Faith and Freedom BBQ in Anderson

Clemson BAR asks hotel developer to resubmit plans
August 17, 2018 – 12:05 am
Clemson BAR asks hotel developer to resubmit plans

The developers of a proposed six-story, 72-room downtown hotel are going to rework their plans after a variance request asking the Clemson Board of Architectural Review (BAR) for a different-size stepback than originally proposed was met with opposition.

August 17 Arrests
August 16, 2018 – 11:59 pm
August 17 Arrests

Arrests for August 17

Stumphouse Park gets $25K donation
August 16, 2018 – 12:59 am
Stumphouse Park gets $25K donation

The Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park received a financial boost from two area organizations Wednesday afternoon.  

County allocates $62K for 150th anniversary event
August 16, 2018 – 12:58 am
County allocates $62K for 150th anniversary event

Pickens County Council members told county tourism director Jay Pitts Monday night he’ll likely have $62,000 to work with in planning the county’s 150th anniversary event slated for Oct. 6  

City attorney working on new short-term rental ordinance
August 16, 2018 – 12:56 am
City attorney working on new short-term rental ordinance

Plans for a city ordinance governing short-term rentals will likely be making a second trip to the Seneca Planning Commission.

Police: Man drove SUV into lake, stole boat
August 16, 2018 – 12:55 am
Police: Man drove SUV into lake, stole boat

Cory Adam Whitten, of Ponderosa Point, was being held Wednesday at the Oconee County Detention Center on a combined $159,250 surety bond with ankle monitoring as a condition of his release.

Official: Expungement bill to help Upstate workforce expansion
August 16, 2018 – 12:52 am
Official: Expungement bill to help Upstate workforce expansion

A bill that takes effect early next year will increase the number of people eligible to apply for employment in South Carolina by expunging some drug convictions.

Pickens County School Board races set
August 16, 2018 – 12:51 am
Pickens County School Board races set

Three seats on the Pickens County School Board will be contested in this year’s general election, while an incumbent dropped his name from the ballot on the day of the filing deadline to leave a fourth seat with just one candidate in November.