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Warriors top Walhalla, but look for more Warriors top Walhalla, but look for more

A whole lot went right for the West-Oak High School wrestling team Thursday night against Walhalla, but the Warriors didn’t walk away wholly satisfied with a 60-21 rivalry win.

Downtown lights give Seneca ‘wow factor’ Downtown lights give Seneca ‘wow factor’

When they first proposed the city of Seneca spend $75,000 on a new Christmas tree, lights, decorations and music for Norton Thompson Park, city administrator Scott Moulder and events coordinator Riley Johnson said they believed the upgrade would bring a “wow factor” to the downtown area.

Beware of scorpions Beware of scorpions

Editor: Once, there was a poisonous scorpion that went down to the bank of a fast-moving stream.

James M. Brown names Garland assistant principal James M. Brown names Garland assistant principal

James M. Brown Elementary School reading coach Erin Garland has been promoted to assistant principal, the School District of Oconee County announced Wednesday.

Clemson residents support walking, biking opportunities Clemson residents support walking, biking opportunities

A group of Clemson residents told city council the community is strong when it comes to people walking or riding bicycles and supports any effort to enhance participation.

Experienced Tigers begin Cotton Bowl practice Experienced Tigers begin Cotton Bowl practice

As the Clemson football team took the practice field Wednesday to begin their on-field preparations for Notre Dame in the College Football Playoff, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” by The Jackson 5 rang from the speakers.

You can free yourself You can free yourself

Willie: As long as the flag flies and players take a knee, another NFL game I will never see, and just so you know, there are thousands more like me.

Going Out! Going Out!

Use our calendar to make your holiday plans!

Gateway Arts Center to showcase new exhibit Gateway Arts Center to showcase new exhibit

Gateway Arts Center director Melody Davis said the final show of 2018 is one she’s been longing to do, and it will finally open Friday night in Westminster.

Seneca officials say Christmas lights a success Seneca officials say Christmas lights a success

Downtown Seneca is getting more visitors to see its Christmas lights and music show each evening, and at least some businesses are feeling the effects of the additional traffic through the area.

City to consider deal with former finance director City to consider deal with former finance director

Clemson City Council will consider an agreement Monday night with former city finance director Tom Sparacino for reimbursement of more than $18,000 in costs incurred during an investigation into his embezzlement of city funds.

Sewer board set to spend $1.75M on renovations Sewer board set to spend $1.75M on renovations

Members of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority Board of Commissioners voted 5-3 Wednesday afternoon to spend up to $1.75 million on renovations to the OJRSA administration and operations building.

School shooter Osborne pleads guilty School shooter Osborne pleads guilty

The teenager accused of killing his father before shooting a 6-year-old boy to death and injuring three others at Townville Elementary School pleaded guilty on all counts Wednesday.

Central police chief resigns Central police chief resigns

The first female police chief in the history of Pickens County has officially turned in her badge.