Chickens in backyards at Clemson?

Should Clemson join other cities such as Greenville and Columbia and allow its residents to keep a limited number of chickens. It’s an issue in the university town for which the city is seeking the opinions of its residents. Some Clemson residents have approached their city for permission, but concerns about backyard chickens include noise and odor. Proponents, however, see […]

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What’s Bill Callahan’s plan?

A changing of the guard awaits the Westminster Rotary Club. On July 1, Bill Callahan will begin a one-year term as club president. And at tomorrow’s meeting Callahan will present his plan for 2015-16. The Rotary Club’s new officers will be inducted in a June 30 ceremony at Magnolia Manor.

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Meth and pills seized by Oconee law enforcement

The Sheriff’s Office credits routine road patrols and enforcement efforts for the removal of pills and methamphetamine over the weekend in Oconee County. Five people were arrested and seized were 40 pills and more than 28 grams of methamphetamine. Most of the meth was seized during the arrests of two men who were discovered yesterday afternoon sitting in a truck […]

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After hours theft at Goodwill Industries

Four nights of thefts at the Goodwill Donation Center near Seneca have led Oconee sheriff’s officers to file charges against a Walhalla man. Authorities announced the arrest Friday of Daniel Carter Rumer, 40-year old resident of S. Lovingood Avenue, on charges of burglary and larceny. The Sheriff’s Office identified Rumer as its suspect in instances of someone driving up to […]

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Seneca schedules two outages

Seneca has scheduled a pair of electric power outages to allow work to be done in the system. The first outage will start at midnight tomorrow night and last until 2 o’clock Wednesday morning. Bob Faires, utilities superintendent, said this outage will affect customers Old Salem Road, east of Old Salem Road, and south of the railroad tracks. The second […]

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Search dogs used this morning

Authorities used search dogs today in an attempt to find a missing Pendleton infant. One-year old Leona Wright was last seen early Saturday in the vicinity of Cherry Street. The case is attracting national broadcast attention. CNN’s Nancy Grace will devote part of her show tonight to the missing toddler. Grace’s program airs on HLN—Headline Network News—-from 8 to 9 […]

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Few tickets remain for “Y” fundraiser

By last Friday, only a few tickets were left for this Friday’s fundraiser for the Foothills YMCA. Christle Ross, YMCA executive director, says Chattooga Belle Farm at Long Creek has been selected as the venue for the event that’ll feature “Quick Draw”—a competition in which professional artists race against the clock to start and finish a pierce of art within […]

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John Grady McCall

John Grady McCall, 87, of Walhalla died Sunday at the Foothills Assisted Living, Walhalla.  Graveside services will be 11 a-m Tuesday at Fairview Church of God Cemetery.  Family members are at their homes.  Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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