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Songs of the Southern Appalachians Songs of the Southern Appalachians

For the sixth year, the Phil Cheney Minstrels will return to Walhalla Civic Auditorium with more ballads, songs and stories of the Southern Appalachians.

ACC teams have stepped up non-conference games ACC teams have stepped up non-conference games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford gave his annual “state of the league” address on Thursday to start the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, and obviously business is good these days.

Clemson takes center stage in Charlotte Clemson takes center stage in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When Dabo Swinney met with the media this time last year, his team was coming off an ACC Championship and 14-1 record.

Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen Elliott inspires incoming Clemson freshmen

A group of 50 incoming Clemson University freshmen listened intently Thursday at Freeman Hall as Tony Elliott recalled a childhood that included an alcoholic, abusive father who was in and out of prison and witnessing the death of his mother in a car accident when he was 9 years old.

Government agencies partner to combat business scams Government agencies partner to combat business scams

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has partnered with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce to warn businesses about fake email requests.

Duke Energy offers new programs to customers Duke Energy offers new programs to customers

Duke Energy Carolinas is offering a number of new enhanced services that will provide customers more control over their energy use as well as tailored bill payment options.

Letter to the county administrator Letter to the county administrator

Mr. Moulder: I am writing you today to let you know the official position of the Fire Commission on the potential takeover of the Westminster FD.

Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off

Clemson officials will hold a second town hall meeting Sunday night at Abel Baptist Church, and considering the first one lasted more than two hours and drew a huge crowd on Father’s Day, we’d expect the turnout for this one to be even bigger.

Local NAACP chapter hopes for upgrade to stretch honoring King Local NAACP chapter hopes for upgrade to stretch honoring King

A little more than four years after a stretch of 6th Street in Seneca was designated as Martin Luther King Jr. Way, the Oconee County chapter of the NAACP is hoping the city will consider a proposal to beautify the stretch to help further recognize the contributions of the civil rights movement leader.

Blue Ridge Railroad historian to discuss book in Walhalla Blue Ridge Railroad historian to discuss book in Walhalla

Dr. James Johnson, author of “A History of the Blue Ridge Railroad,” will speak about the railroad at the Oconee County Heritage Center in Walhalla from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday.

Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn Woman sentenced to 50 years for killing newborn

Homicide by child abuse is not a parole-eligible offense, meaning 24-year-old Joanie Holcombe will serve every day of her sentence.

Sen. Graham grills FBI director nominee on Trump Jr. Sen. Graham grills FBI director nominee on Trump Jr.

Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned the president’s FBI director nominee Wednesday about recent revelations the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., took a meeting with a Russian lawyer on the condition she would provide damaging information on his father’s political opponent.