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Best way to combat drone problem
June 20, 2017 – 12:24 am
Best way to combat drone problem

A recent letter focusing on the dangers of hobby class drones in the hands of people intent on causing chaos, destruction, and death with these remote controlled aircraft isn’t entirely wrong — someone looking to perpetrate such harm could do so if they have the will and access to sufficient quantities of ricin or C4 explosive.

Clemson names new assistant men’s basketball coach
June 20, 2017 – 12:03 am
Clemson names new assistant men’s basketball coach

CLEMSON — Antonio Reynolds Dean, most recently an assistant coach with the University of Rhode Island’s 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship team, has been named an assistant coach with the Clemson basketball program. Head Coach Brad Brownell made the announcement on Monday.

Walhalla’s Zach Biggers stands out for Navy
June 20, 2017 – 12:01 am
Walhalla’s Zach Biggers stands out for Navy

When Walhalla High School baseball standout Zach Biggers decided to enroll at the United States Naval Academy, there was no confusion about why he was there.

P.R.I.D.E. Ministry to take part in Juneteenth Celebration today
June 17, 2017 – 12:28 am
P.R.I.D.E. Ministry to take part in Juneteenth Celebration today

By definition, Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Although its official date is June 19, a number of celebrations will be taking place today throughout the country.

Westminster engineering firm to host seminar in Clemson
June 17, 2017 – 12:26 am
Westminster engineering firm to host seminar in Clemson

After investigating issues associated with mid-rise wood frame construction projects, Construction Science and Engineering Inc. of Westminster is set to a host a one-day seminar June 30 at the Madren Center on the Clemson University campus.

Pickens school board budget includes millage increase
June 17, 2017 – 12:26 am
Pickens school board budget includes millage increase

Despite chairman Phillip Bowers’ motion to the contrary, the Pickens County School Board recently passed third and final reading of the fiscal year 2018 general fund budget that includes a 2-mill tax increase.

Marines heading to Keowee Key next week
June 17, 2017 – 12:25 am
Marines heading to Keowee Key next week

As has been tradition for nearly a decade, dozens of Marines will make their way to Keowee Key in grand fashion Monday afternoon as the annual Honoring Their Service program gets underway.

Local Scouts take part in annual camp
June 17, 2017 – 12:23 am
Local Scouts take part in annual camp

Instead of sitting home and surfing the internet, texting or tweeting, many local boys headed to High Falls County Park this week for the 2017 Cub Scout Day Camp.

SC unemployment rates falls, local counties take step back
June 17, 2017 – 12:23 am
SC unemployment rates falls, local counties take step back

According to figures released Friday by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, the unemployment rate in May was the lowest the Palmetto State has enjoyed in nearly 17 years.

CU researchers land grant to build cyber-attack defenses
June 17, 2017 – 12:22 am
CU researchers land grant to build cyber-attack defenses

Thanks to the work of a Clemson University researcher, along with a nationwide team of security experts, sensitive information could be protected from hackers better than ever in the not-too-distant future.