Wagner to take the oath office

Officially, the new man in charge of prosecuting criminal cases in both Oconee and Anderson counties will take office next week.  A court officer says David Wagner, the winner in last year’s elections, is scheduled to be sworn in as the 10th Circuit Solicitor at noon on Wednesday, January 11.

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Graham questions intelligence leaders

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina)in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday questioned Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Director of the National Security Agency Admiral Michael Rogers regarding the United States’ response to the cyber threat posed by Russia.  Graham hammered the theme of throwing rocks instead of pebbles.  And an excerpt from Graham’s questioning of the […]

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Bill co-sponsored by Rep. Duncan passes the House

The House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday to give Congress veto authority over high-cost regulations which Congressman Jeff Duncan blames on the Obama administration. The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act would require that Congress vote on any major rule or regulation coming from the executive branch that is estimated by OMB, Office of Management and […]

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National Championship view party

College Avenue in Clemson will be closed Monday night between Keith Street and highway 93, from 7 pm to 1 am, for a National Championship viewing party.  And the city of Clemson announces the open container law will be suspended during those hours.  Chairs are permitted however, no outside coolers, glass containers, food or beverages will be allowed in the […]

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Jury’s presence no longer required next week

Those Oconeeans who are summoned for General Sessions Court duty next week at the county courthouse have been granted a reprieve.  Clerk of Court Beverly Whitfield announces that, because of unforeseen circumstances, the jury will now not be required to report on Monday and are excused for the remainder of next week.  Any of the petit jurors with questions is […]

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Davis Hamby

Mt. Rest – John Davis Hamby, 73, husband of Sheila Moody Hamby, 156 Spruce Pine Lane, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, January 05, 2017. A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Monday, January 9, 2017 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 3-5 […]

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Relief ahead at Seneca’s E. Main and N. Cherry streets

  DOT workers with measuring devices make for promise that the state is about to fix one of Seneca’s bumpiest intersections.  Josh Makison, the state’s resident construction engineer, said a detail of state workers yesterday at E. Main and N. Cherry streets undertook preliminary work toward the project.  “It’s going to be completely re-paved and we are going to do […]

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