Clemson housing survey in spring 2017

The Census Bureau next spring will conduct a housing survey in the Clemson area, and the city says the results of this survey will eventually help both long and short-range city planning.  The results are to be made available late next year or early 2018.  The next U-S census takes place in 2020.  To those asked to be surveyed, Clemson […]

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Time needed before Westminster relief from power costs

  A consultant for Westminster preached patience during a presentation and said time will be needed before conservation measures bring down the city’s electric power costs.  Ted Orrel’s audience last night included the mayor and council, but also several citizens concerned about the economic impact on both the city and its retail customers.  Part of the solution recommended by Orrel’s […]

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Kathryn Kirby

Seneca – Kathryn Mason Kirby, 89, widower of the late Albert Davis Kirby, 301 Meadowbrook Drive, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 at the Cottingham Hospice House.  A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.  Entombment will follow.  The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm, Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at […]

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Donnie Eugene Gossett

Walhalla, SC— Donnie Eugene Gossett, 63, husband of Sharon Smith Gossett and of the late Diane Kaye Gossett, of 309 Forest Acres Circle, Walhalla, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 2, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at 2:00 PM, Friday, at M.J. […]

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Courtesy boat inspections in time for holiday weekend

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will  conduct courtesy boat inspections at certain public boat landings this Labor Day weekend. This holiday is among the busiest times of the year for South Carolina lakes and waterways, and boating safety is highly encouraged.  SCDNR boating safety and enforcement officers will perform quick but thorough inspections for required […]

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Second arrest in shooting at apartment complex

A second arrest has been announced in the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office investigation of a weekend shooting at the Central apartment complex “The Cottages of Clemson.”  Arrested yesterday in Lexington County was Jackson Quaid Rowland.  A Chapin resident, Rowland is charged with attempted murder and the possession of a weapon during a violent crime.  The man wounded, identified as 21-year […]

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Walhalla Middle welcomes new faculty and staff

There are new faces on the faculty and staff at Walhalla Middle School this year.  Pictured left to right back row: Dee Wate, Melissa Van Heck, Paige Lee, Amy Brissey, Angie Kelley,  Katie Brock, Wanda Screws, Paula McClure, Robert Kelly. Left to right front row: Alyson Peoples, Jenea Roach, Tracy Statham, Kaitlyn Keeler, Savannah Keese, Jenna Hudak. Not pictured- Ladone Black, Eddie Cisson, […]

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Marvin Hill wrote the history of WGOG

One of the first announcers in WGOG’s 57 years has written the first and only history of the station that settled in what had been a cotton patch and went on the air on tax day in 1959.  The retired WGOG manager Marvin Hill realized that if ever someone wrote the station’s history, he likely would be best suited to […]

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Arrest made in wounding of Tech student

An arrest has been reported in the weekend shooting of a Tri-County Tech student at a Central apartment complex.  Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has announced a 21-year old man, Daniel Heath Dixon, has been jailed and charged with accessory after the fact of a felony.  The wounded Tech student was identified as a 21-year old resident of the Newberry County […]

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Pre-trial motions in bank account case

More pre-trial maneuvers yesterday in the civil case of a Beaufort County woman who claims she lost a one million dollar trust that was controlled by a former Oconee banker.  In the case of Brookshire versus Community First, attorneys for the bank yesterday sought a judge’s ruling that plaintiff Debbie Baker Brookshire produce a box of documents which the defense […]

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