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High school roundup: Warriors upend Crescent to close region play High school roundup: Warriors upend Crescent to close region play

IVA — The West-Oak High School baseball team closed Western 3A region play Friday by handing Crescent its first region loss with a 7-3 road triumph in Iva.

Tigers drop opener at Florida State Tigers drop opener at Florida State

TALLAHASEE, Fla. — Drew Parrish allowed just three hits with 12 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings to lead Florida State to a 6-2 victory over Clemson on Friday at Dick Howser Stadium.

District announces plans for mental health counselors District announces plans for mental health counselors

A couple of months after announcing plans to add more mental health counselor positions, the School District of Oconee County has unveiled a plan.

Westminster community garden takes next step in two weeks Westminster community garden takes next step in two weeks

Westminster residents could reap what they sow in the city’s community garden as early as this summer, with the Re-Fresh Garden Initiative planting produce in two weeks.

West Union councilwoman being proactive about roads West Union councilwoman being proactive about roads

West Union Town Councilwoman Dixie Meeks has created a literal road map during her first month in office. 

Blue Ridge: A true community partner Blue Ridge: A true community partner

We have come to expect that when businesses see their costs go up, those costs are going to be passed on to customers.

Westminster City Council set to review HTAX applications Westminster City Council set to review HTAX applications

Westminster City Council is expected to begin work to cut nearly $1 million to balance its general and utility fund budgets for the upcoming fiscal year on Monday night.

Clemson council passes ordinance dealing with small cell antennas Clemson council passes ordinance dealing with small cell antennas

Despite unhappiness over what it considers an infringement on home rule by the state legislature, Clemson City Council unanimously passed second reading of an ordinance amending the city code for small cell antennas within the city rights of way.

Pickens County Electrify Your Strings concert moves indoors Pickens County Electrify Your Strings concert moves indoors

A concert featuring nearly 1,000 Pickens County music students and one of the founders of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra is moving to a different venue today. 

Bobcats beat West-Oak in region tiebreaker Bobcats beat West-Oak in region tiebreaker

When Western 3A region play began for the Seneca High School softball team, the Bobcats weren’t as worried about securing a high playoff seed as they were just winning a game.

Residents urged to take action to prevent crime Residents urged to take action to prevent crime

Local residents were encouraged to prevent crime by making it more difficult for people to commit crimes around their homes and vehicles during a community awareness meeting Thursday night at Utica Baptist Church.

Issaqueena’s Last Ride set for today, rain or shine Issaqueena’s Last Ride set for today, rain or shine

Visit Oconee SC president and CEO Ken Sloan is hoping for sun and clear skies today for the 22nd annual Issaqueena’s Last Ride event.

No tax hike in budget proposal No tax hike in budget proposal

Pickens County’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget is balanced without a tax increase.

New Tech boss: Oconee campus provides unique opportunities New Tech boss: Oconee campus provides unique opportunities

Incoming Tri-County Technical College president Galen DeHay says he is excited about the future of the college’s Oconee campus.