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Council delays regular meeting Council delays regular meeting

Next week’s regularly scheduled Oconee County Council meeting has been canceled, and a special meeting called for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday will take its place.

Pickens County Christmas parade moved to Sunday Pickens County Christmas parade moved to Sunday

Due to expected rain Friday evening, Pickens County’s sesquicentennial Christmas parade has been moved to Sunday afternoon.

Pickens County Council supports ‘conversation’ on offshore drilling Pickens County Council supports ‘conversation’ on offshore drilling

After hearing from officials with the Consumer Energy Alliance, Pickens County Council members passed a resolution in support of “keeping the conversation going” about offshore drilling exploration. 

HOA members learn about new requirements HOA members learn about new requirements

New requirements created by state legislation will affect local homeowners associations, according to attorney Andrew Smith, who spoke at a recent workshop hosted by the Mountain Lakes Community Association.

Lions’ Earle gets Shrine Bowl call Lions’ Earle gets Shrine Bowl call

When Shrine Bowl practice got underway Monday morning in Spartanburg, it was probably about the last thing on Daniel High School senior Hampton Earle’s mind.

Smith resigns council seat, accepts job with Seneca Light and Water Smith resigns council seat, accepts job with Seneca Light and Water

Seneca City Councilman Anthony Herman Smith resigned Tuesday effective immediately, and city officials announced he has accepted a job as assistant warehouse manager with Seneca Light and Water.

Coroner: Fuller died from football injury Coroner: Fuller died from football injury

The Pickens County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday that a football injury led to the death of former Clemson running back C.J. Fuller in October.

3 state inmates added to local jail 3 state inmates added to local jail

The Oconee County Detention Center added three state inmates to its roster last week, the next step in the Life After Lockup initiative started earlier this year.

Public’s help sought in vehicle theft Public’s help sought in vehicle theft

Crimestoppers of Oconee County and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help after a local business’ truck was stolen Friday morning.

Man sentenced in accident that killed Seneca Middle student  Man sentenced in accident that killed Seneca Middle student 

Though investigators ruled he was not at fault in an accident that took the life of an 11-year-old girl in February, a Seneca man was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to five years in prison for leaving the scene.

Clemson Hope for the holidays Clemson Hope for the holidays

A Clemson University student-led nonprofit is mentoring more than 1,100 students at two Oconee County elementary schools once a week through activities designed to show students they are special.

Tigers begin Cotton Bowl practice today Tigers begin Cotton Bowl practice today

A week and a half removed from its last action, the Clemson football team is set to return to the field this afternoon ahead of what it hopes is another run to the national title game.

Oconee, Pickens on two-hour delay today Oconee, Pickens on two-hour delay today

Oconee and Pickens schools will operate on a two-hour delay today after inclement weather closed school the first two days of this week.