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Trial set to begin Monday in 2014 stabbing death
March 23, 2017 – 10:56 pm
Trial set to begin Monday in 2014 stabbing death

The trial of Clemson resident Michael Taquarius Rencher, charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of Central resident Cameron Ray Flores two and a half years ago, is scheduled to begin next week at the Pickens County Courthouse.

Pickens County councilmen differ on spending authority
March 23, 2017 – 10:54 pm
Pickens County councilmen differ on spending authority

Pickens County Councilman Trey Whitehurst has slowed the momentum of a measure that would shrink each council member’s control over his own district’s recreation funds.

Tech official gives update on I-Best, strategic plan
March 23, 2017 – 10:53 pm
Tech official gives update on I-Best, strategic plan

A Tri-County Technical College official recently told commissioners a new program would provide students with improved access to manufacturing opportunities.

Clemson OKs change in digital sign display time
March 23, 2017 – 10:52 pm
Clemson OKs change in digital sign display time

Clemson City Council officially approved an ordinance to change the display time of digital signs from 30 seconds to 15 seconds on third and final reading Monday night.

SC museum conference coming to Oconee
March 23, 2017 – 10:50 pm
SC museum conference coming to Oconee

The South Carolina Federation of Museums announced last week it will hold its 2018 annual conference in Oconee County, as conference attendees will participate in tours of the county, learning sessions and networking events.

University extension plans retreat for female farmers
March 23, 2017 – 10:50 pm
University extension plans retreat for female farmers

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is offering a four-day educational retreat and networking opportunity for women in agribusiness.

University official: Students serving community through volunteerism
March 23, 2017 – 10:48 pm
University official: Students serving community through volunteerism

Josh Barnes, director of student activities, said there is a focus on leadership education and development in order “to connect students to Clemson and surrounding communities.”

Liberals vs. conservatives isn’t gonna end any time soon
March 23, 2017 – 10:45 pm
Liberals vs. conservatives isn’t gonna end any time soon

Willie, Dear city of Seneca: Thank you for making it so restrictive and cost-prohibitive to have a nonprofit fundraiser to help our veterans.

Vigil returns to Walhalla as John Denver
March 23, 2017 – 12:30 am
Vigil returns to Walhalla as John Denver

Nearly everyone has heard “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High” and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” and many Americans know these tunes by heart.

Lightning believed to be cause of fire
March 23, 2017 – 12:30 am
Lightning believed to be cause of fire

A lightning strike may have been the cause of a fire late Tuesday night at an off-campus Clemson University fraternity house in Seneca, according to Oconee County Fire Marshal Shane Gibbs.