Blog Archives

Walhalla water service in expansive mode

March 4, 2014

As many as five companies have responded to Walhalla’s request for qualifications to study the city’s water future. Scott Parris, city utilities director, said last night those qualifications are being reviewed. The Walhalla Water Department is looking for an engineering company for a twofold study. According to Parris, Walhalla remains in the search for a…

Read more »

JRSA signs up for OC Economic Alliance

March 4, 2014

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority has agreed to become a dues-paying member of the new Oconee Economic Alliance. At their meeting, the authority commissioners voted to join the alliance and pay an annual membership fee of $3 thousand. The alliance is new entity which combines public and private interests in the pursuit of economic…

Read more »

Talks begin that could lead to development

March 4, 2014

Talks have begun between government and private interests that could lead to development on property near Clemson that, for many years, was home to a textile plant. At their meeting, Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners heard a report last night that the property involved formerly was used as a Milliken manufacturing plant and is…

Read more »

Student charged with assaulting officer

March 4, 2014

A Clemson student has been arrested on the charge that he assaulted a police officer while resisting arrest. William Van Tuyl Hobbie IV, 19 years old from Montclair, New Jersey, was arrested in a room in Johnstone Hall Friday night while the police and fire fighters were searching to be sure everyone had evacuated the…

Read more »

Scott Krein to represent OC at state workshop

March 3, 2014

Scott Krein, the Oconee Emergency Management Director, will represent the county this week at a training event at Myrtle Beach. This week’s workshop by the state Emergency Management Association is considered the largest training event of its kind in South Carolina and will feature sessions on local, state and national-scale emergencies.

Read more »

Flashlight used as robbery weapon

March 3, 2014

Law enforcement authorities say a flashlight was used last week in the robbery of a man in a rural part of Oconee County, between Seneca and Clemson. Terrell Logan Compton, 27-year old Seneca area resident, was arrested and charged with armed robbery and assault and battery first degree. According to the allegations, Compton used a…

Read more »

Andersonian charged with thievery

March 3, 2014

A 22-year old Anderson man has been arrested and charged with stealing a motorcycle and two mopeds in Oconee County. Law enforcement reports allege Austin Trent Hembree took the vehicles, which carry a total value of $2,400, from a porch belonging to a man near Seneca. The crime is alleged to have taken place February…

Read more »

Rev. Reynolds announces resignation

March 3, 2014

After 27 years, the Rev. Von Reynolds is leaving Seneca Baptist Church. It’s a resignation, Reynolds says. At 55 years old, Reynolds does not plan to retire. “I’ve just been waiting for the Lord to give me the direction, and I got the word now,” Reynolds told 96.3/WGOG NEWS in an interview. He made the…

Read more »

So far, Seneca attorney lone candidate

March 3, 2014

By this morning, one candidate had officially filed application to be considered as the next judge in the 10th Judicial Circuit, serving Oconee and Anderson counties. One week remains in a filing period set by the South Carolina Merit Selection Commission. According to Jane Shuler, chief counsel for the commission, the one candidate is Scott…

Read more »

CU’s oldest agricultural building

March 3, 2014
CU’s oldest agricultural building

 A $1 million gift to Clemson University ensures that two legacies in the early 1900s will benefit current and future students. In 1938, Frank S. Barnes Jr. of Rock Hill began his freshman year at Clemson College. He followed his father, F-S Barnes Sr., who graduated from there in 1915. The Sheep Barn was built…

Read more »

Weather

Calendar

  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
AEC v1.0.4