Smiley occasion for West Union

All smiles during an occasion last night in West Union.  And someone even baked a cake.  Carol Mendoza is now officially a voting member of the four-member town council.  Having won a special election, Mendoza received the oath of office to start last night’s special meeting.  The swearing-in was followed by an official introduction of the town’s new police chief, […]

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Duncan opens energy subcommittee hearing

The chairwoman of the 118th Congress’s House and Energy Committee, Rep. Cathy Rodgers, is someone with whom South Carolina’s Jeff Duncan says he looks forward to working with.  Rodgers held her first hearing to the committee chair.  Duncan, Laurens Republican, praised Washington State Republican Rodgers as a “champion of all forms of American energy.”  Duncan chairs the subcommittee on Energy, […]

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Why Gantt’s impact is a Clemson legacy

January marks the 60th anniversary of integration at Clemson University.  The School of Architecture announces “Legacy:  Celebrating the Impact of Harvey Gantt”.  His enrollment into the architecture program in 1963 was historic, as he became the first African American student to attend Clemson after the 4th Court of Appeals ordered the university to admit him.  On Gantt’s enrollment day one […]

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Duke alleges Shoreline Management Plan violation

Duke Energy alleges a Lake Keowee couple have violated the Shoreline Management Plan by pouring concrete at Amethyst Way, a road that bisects a Keowee peninsula.  And, in papers filed with the county Common Pleas Court, Duke wants a concrete pathway removed and land restored adjacent to the boundary of the Keowee-Toxaway project.  Named in the declaratory judgment proceeding are […]

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EVs the genesis for new Clemson University school

The new School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering at Clemson University places mechanical engineering and automotive engineering under one umbrella.  And the university says the South’s rise in building electric vehicles and their batteries is behind the move to establish a new school for engineering students.  Primarily, most mechanical engineers will locate on the main campus; most automotive engineers, at […]

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