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Clemson briefs: Clemson baseball schedule announced Clemson briefs: Clemson baseball schedule announced

The Clemson baseball schedule for the 2020 season was announced Wednesday, and it features 34 home games — including a nine-game homestand to start the season — and 28 games against teams who made the NCAA Tournament last season.

Crime briefs: Woman charged with trafficking Crime briefs: Woman charged with trafficking

Laura Renee Place, 42, of 1000 Hillsborough Drive in Seneca, is charged with trafficking between 14 and 28 grams of heroin.

Police: Man sexually assaulted teen Police: Man sexually assaulted teen

Christopher Michael Owens, 37, of 105 A St., has been charged with three counts of second-degree sexual conduct with a minor.

Westminster house fire still under investigation Westminster house fire still under investigation

An official with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a fire last week at the childhood home of a Westminster City Council member is still under investigation.

Horse, carriage involved in hit-and-run Horse, carriage involved in hit-and-run

A horse-drawn carriage went off the road when an unidentified driver hit the horse while trying to pass the carriage late Monday afternoon.

Workshop to focus on trail connectivity Workshop to focus on trail connectivity

An Upstate collaboration organization is set to host a workshop on trail connectivity — like the popular Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville — and what such a system could mean for Oconee County.  

More work still needed on Abernathy Park redecking More work still needed on Abernathy Park redecking

Volunteers spent two full days this week at Clemson’s Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park, resuming work on installing new vinyl boardwalks to replace the original wooden surface that was weather-beaten from nearly 20 years of exposure. 

Walhalla police connecting with residents via new app Walhalla police connecting with residents via new app

Want to report a crime or suspicious activity? There’s an app for that.

Seneca rental lawsuit returns to court Seneca rental lawsuit returns to court

Less than three weeks after Seneca City Council approved its short-term rental ordinance, a lawsuit that some officials said played a role in the city’s 18-month effort to regulate the rentals has returned to court.

Officials OK barriers to reduce Fall Creek drownings Officials OK barriers to reduce Fall Creek drownings

After months of discussion between multiple parties — and three drownings in 2019 alone — barriers are scheduled to be in place at Fall Creek Landing by the end of the year.

I have never seen such hatred and fighting … I have never seen such hatred and fighting …

Willie: More help is needed regarding potholes and those small hills they call speed bumps that are still in the pick-up lanes at Seneca High School.

Clemson Community Foundation awards $31,000 to 9 nonprofits Clemson Community Foundation awards $31,000 to 9 nonprofits

When the Leadership Clemson class established the Clemson Community Foundation in 2013, the goal was to raise funds to help nonprofits in the city and surrounding area.