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Rice announces bid to seek re-election Rice announces bid to seek re-election

State Sen. Rex Rice of Easley admits there was a learning curve when he entered the legislative body in January 2017, despite having served a number of years in the State House of Representatives.

Clemson duo falls short in Sweet 16 Clemson duo falls short in Sweet 16

Clemson seniors Marie-Alexandre Leduc and Fernanda Navarro finished out their college careers in the Round of 16 on Wednesday at the NCAA women’s tennis doubles championship.

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Kudos to school district and county council Kudos to school district and county council

It may have taken a bit of a circuitous route, but the School District of Oconee County on Monday night agreed not to seek a millage increase from the county.

New Oconee program to address need for rural docs New Oconee program to address need for rural docs

Prisma Health–Upstate officials broke ground Tuesday on a new 14,500-square-foot facility in Oconee County to house a doctor residency program designed to address the need for physicians in Oconee and other rural areas. 

County council passes budget County council passes budget

Oconee County Council unanimously passed its budget for fiscal year 2019-20 with five weeks left in the current fiscal year and very little discussion at its third reading Tuesday night.

School board cuts tax hike from budget School board cuts tax hike from budget

The Oconee County School Board has unanimously approved third and final reading of its proposed $106.7 million budget — without the 1-mill tax increase in the previously approved budget.

Former Kellett building likely to be demolished Former Kellett building likely to be demolished

Seneca city officials have taken the first step to tear down the former Kellett Elementary School building, replacing it with practice ballfields and green space.

Walhalla council OKs buying vehicles Walhalla council OKs buying vehicles

Walhalla City Council unanimously approved second reading of an ordinance authorizing a lease purchase agreement to spend up to $420,000 on vehicles.

9/11 memorial moving forward again 9/11 memorial moving forward again

The Oconee County 9/11 memorial project, hampered by numerous delays, is gearing up for the restart of construction, according to project leader Brandon Shirley.

Tigers’ woes continue in loss to Boston College Tigers’ woes continue in loss to Boston College

It’s been a long second half of the season for the Clemson baseball team, and yet again Tuesday, the Tigers were unable to get out of their own way in a demoralizing defeat.

Carter announces bid for House seat Carter announces bid for House seat

When Clemson resident Jerry Carter retired several months ago, he said he wanted to use some of his newfound free time to give back to the community.