Walhalla Utilities Committee Meeting Today

The Walhalla City Council’s Utilities Committee, chaired by Councilman Grant Keehn and joined by Councilmen Keith Pace and Josh Thomas, meets today to discuss a water leak request and upcoming projects. The city recently lost its utilities department head, Scott Parris, to Westminster, with Zane Thompson serving as interim director. Walhalla received a $10 million South Carolina Infrastructure Investment Program […]

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New YMCA Campaign Launch

The new Foothills Area YMCA capital campaign, “THIS IS OUR Y,” aims to raise $10 million to build a second swimming pool, a gym, a walking track, and new fitness spaces, among other amenities. Launched on June 13 with support from community leaders, YMCA members, and other supporters, the campaign will also fund adult basketball, volleyball, and pickleball programs. The […]

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Seneca City Council Meets Tuesday

The City of Seneca will convene a council meeting on Tuesday, July 9, at 6:00 PM at City Hall. Mayor Dan Alexander will recognize the Seneca Light & Water SCDHEC Award. The agenda includes public comments with a five-minute limit per person, approval of minutes from previous meetings, and final readings on ordinances concerning new development electric system infrastructure fees, […]

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Anderson County Secures Grant for Pickleball Courts

he Anderson County Council extend their gratitude to Senator Richard Cash for securing a $573,151 grant to develop pickleball courts at Dolly Cooper Park in Powdersville. This project, driven by strong community support, underscores the community’s influence in shaping local amenities. Responding to the growing popularity of pickleball, the courts will meet increasing demand in Powdersville and nearby areas. With […]

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Watts Named Deputy of the Year

Lucas Watts of Oconee County has been named the South Carolina deputy sheriff for 2024 by the South Carolina Sheriffs Association. Watts, who was nominated and selected by association members, will receive the award during the annual training conference this month. Due to his recovery from an on-duty shooting, Watts cannot attend in person. Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw will accept […]

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Apartment Complex Sparks Controversy

Another housing development for Clemson students in Oconee County is sparking controversy, prompting some council leaders to reconsider zoning laws. The new apartments, named Hartwell Ridge, are being built off Highway 123 by a Texas developer, the same company behind the Dockside at Clemson project. This 168-unit development is set to begin construction this summer. Despite poor sewer infrastructure and […]

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Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Anderson County

Bond has been denied for Da’Shawn Larkeith Johnson, 24, accused of attempted murder in Anderson County. Johnson was arrested after allegedly stabbing Kieandra Brockett, 24, multiple times at an apartment on Marchbanks Ave. The incident, witnessed by L’shawn Dawson, 50, prompted her to rush Brockett to AnMed ER where she underwent emergency surgery for severe injuries to her arms and […]

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