World Rabies Day is Wednesday

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) joins other health agencies on Wednesday to mark World Rabies Day.  The effort is aimed to end the deadly virus. To help increase awareness about the importance of rabies prevention, DHEC is hosting a social media photo contest featuring vaccinated pets and livestock. South Carolina residents can submit their photos for […]

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Tech’s Lee in charge of area’s TRIO program

Her mom worked in a factory and her dad was a janitor.  And Cindy Trimmier Lee, who grew up in Seneca, became the first member of her family to go to college.  Today Lee works at Tri-County Technical College where she manages the TRIO program–a federal program designed to help disadvantaged students reach college and stay there.  Lee works directly […]

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Road work this week

Road work continues this week on US 76 Clemson Hwy in Anderson County between LaFrance Rd. and Mechanic St in Pendleton. Men and equipment are working in a lane closure, milling the road to prepare for its paving . You are asked to pay attention to warning signs, flagmen, men and equipment. And, if possible, take alternate routes. Use caution […]

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Train traffic halted

Norfolk Southern train traffic has been halted as the result of a mishap late this morning between Seneca and Clemson.  A southbound freight train failed to climb the grade into Seneca and stalled between the city and Clemson.  The train sits blocking the only motorized access to the student apartment complex Hart’s Cove, and Oconee Emergency Services has responded with […]

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Tax season underway in Oconee County!

Thursday, September 29 is the day Oconee County will place the 2016 property tax bills into the mail.  They should make it to the mailboxes by the following weekend, depending on where those notices were sent.  They are payable on receipt, but late penalties don’t apply until after December.  For those who want to pay their taxes immediately, the online […]

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Palmetto Trail public meetings next week

Dan Pollock, president of Walhalla Partners for Progress, calls attention to a pair of public meetings next week that’ll feature current information on the project to make Walhalla the new stopping point for a cross-state hiking trail.  The Palmetto Trail is considered the signature project of the non-profit Palmetto Conservation Foundation.  Everyone is invited to one or both of two […]

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Cost for Littlejohn graduation rentals increases

  The refurbished home of Clemson’s basketball teams, Littlejohn, will cost more next year for high school graduation ceremonies.  Partly influenced by students and community feedback, Oconee school trustees made official this week their decision to re-book Littlejohn as the venue for next year’s high school graduation ceremonies.  Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent of operations, says the cost to reserve Littlejohn […]

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Oconee schools announce test results

The results are in on tests taken by Oconee public school students to measure college readiness and career readiness.  The results were better in one than the other.  The county school district rated a top 20 finish in ACT WorkKeys, a job skills assessment valued by employers.  Oconee ranked number 18.  But its 11th graders finished average in the ACT, […]

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