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Expert: entrepreneurship ‘a community sport’
November 30, 2018 – 12:52 am
Expert: entrepreneurship ‘a community sport’

An officer of a nonprofit, multi-billion-dollar endowment from the Midwest stopped at the Oconee Business Center in Walhalla on Thursday to take a tour of its business incubator for local entrepreneurs.

Hearing scheduled for school shooting suspect
November 30, 2018 – 12:50 am
Hearing scheduled for school shooting suspect

A hearing has been scheduled in the case against the teenager accused of killing his father before opening fire at Townville Elementary School, a shooting that led to the death of a 6-year-old boy. 

Local Toys for Tots organizers still need thousands of toys
November 30, 2018 – 12:47 am
Local Toys for Tots organizers still need thousands of toys

With just a little more than two weeks before the local Toys for Tots organization distributes toys to needy families on its list, the group’s organizer said they are still more than 3,000 toys short of what they will need.

Duke Energy can’t ‘relax’ any safety standards!
November 30, 2018 – 12:45 am
Duke Energy can’t ‘relax’ any safety standards!

Willie says: Last Saturday, I ran a comment from one of my readers who was critical of local judges they thought were setting bonds too low.

Jazz it up
November 30, 2018 – 12:42 am
Jazz it up

As winter weather begins to settle in, an Upstate band hitting the stage tonight at the Westminster Music Centre will have a performance that’ll be sure to keep your spirit warm.

Lions travel to Greer with Upper State crown on the line
November 30, 2018 – 12:30 am
Lions travel to Greer with Upper State crown on the line

Win tonight, and the Daniel High School football team can book its first trip to Columbia since 2013 for next weekend.

Tigers utilizing new recovery, performance tech
November 30, 2018 – 12:20 am
Tigers utilizing new recovery, performance tech

Dabo Swinney’s mantra of “best is the standard” continues to go far beyond just what the Clemson Tigers are doing on the football field.

Officials ponder Clemson Park’s future
November 30, 2018 – 12:18 am
Officials ponder Clemson Park’s future

Clemson Park sits mostly vacant these days, save for a community vegetable garden. But the park still holds a special meaning to many longtime residents.

OJRSA identifies permitting problems
November 30, 2018 – 12:15 am
OJRSA identifies permitting problems

In its first meeting as a committee, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority’s Sewer Permitting Improvement Committee identified current permitting struggles that could be cleaned up for its three member municipalities.

Lake Keowee car dealerships raise $27,800 for OMH Breast Care Center
November 30, 2018 – 12:13 am
Lake Keowee car dealerships raise  $27,800 for OMH Breast Care Center

Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Lake Keowee Ford raised $27,800 for the Breast Care Center at Oconee Memorial Hospital during their annual breast cancer awareness event last month. 
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Congratulations, Walhalla FD
November 30, 2018 – 12:11 am
Congratulations, Walhalla FD

We congratulate Chief Brandon Burton and the Walhalla Fire Department for improving its Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating from a Class 3 to a Class 2/2x.

Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk
November 30, 2018 – 12:07 am
Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk

Editor: In his column Saturday on the federal judiciary, Doug LeCroy demonstrates a poor understanding of our system of checks and balances, the actual danger (or lack thereof) of the caravans and what the law states about asylum seekers. 

High school roundup: Bobcats get upset win over Travelers Rest
November 30, 2018 – 12:05 am
High school roundup: Bobcats get upset win over Travelers Rest

The Seneca High School boys’ basketball team got its first win of the young season with a 64-53 upset victory over Travelers Rest on Thursday night.

Tigers’ Wilkins wins Jim Tatum Award
November 30, 2018 – 12:05 am
Tigers’ Wilkins wins Jim Tatum Award

Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is one of the top football players in the ACC, and on Thursday, the conference honored him for his work in the classroom as well.