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Exception made for cell tower

October 25, 2013
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Oconee County made an exception last night to allow a cell phone tower in a Lake Keowee area plagued by spotty reception. The special exception to the zoning law will allow American Tower Company, on behalf of A-T-and-T, to put up a 180-foot mono-pole along Stamp Creek Road. “Under the ordinance we would have the…

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Scientists gather today at Clemson

October 25, 2013
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The region’s leading scientists gather today at Clemson to discuss the causative agents for some of human beings most devastating illnesses. Those diseases include malaria, dysentery, and meningitis. It’s a day long symposium.

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Businessman joins Clemson Board of Trustees

October 24, 2013
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Effective immediately, Charlotte, North Carolina businessman Mark Richardson has been named to the Clemson University Board of Trustees. He’s a 1983 alumnus who was a member of the Tigers’ national championship football team two years earlier. He’s part of the family which started the Carolina Panthers franchise. For the last four years, Richardson has managed…

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Car accident on By-Pass 123

October 24, 2013
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An ambulance is at the scene of a car accident at this hour on By-Pass 123 in Seneca. At least one car is involved in front of the Wendy’s Restaurant.

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New ID protection service available today

October 24, 2013
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Today’s the day South Carolina taxpayers may begin to sign up for a second year of identity and credit protection, with a new company contracted by the state. Like last year’s service, this new service is available at no charge. The second year is available thru the company CSID. You can contact them at www.scidprotection.com…

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Free holiday meal offered in Westminster

October 24, 2013
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A free Thanksgiving meal, for those in need, is being offered this year in Westminster. In some instances, home delivery is possible. The meal will be offered 10:30 a-m to noon Thanksgiving Day—November 28. You can go to the parking lot of Lucky Strike in Westminster and eat there. For those in Westminster, Walhalla, and…

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“Active Shooter Training” Saturday

October 24, 2013
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Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced “active shooter training” Saturday on a school campus near Seneca. Those involved will practice an active shooter situation in which people are hurt at Oconee Christian Academy near SC 188. The training will run from 9 a-m until 1 p-m. Both the Sheriff’s Office and the school stress the event…

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Plans set for Tuesday’s forum

October 24, 2013
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Plans have come together for next week’s forum for the six candidates for Walhalla City Council. Three seats are open in the November 5 election. Everyone is invited to hear the candidates give their vision for Walhalla and talk a little about themselves in the 6:30 forum Tuesday night at the Walhalla Depot. Registered city…

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Clemson to host 500 HS students for contest

October 24, 2013
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Clemson University will host the 41st Annual Poetry Declamation Contest for high school students Saturday in Daniel Hall. The contest runs 10 a-m to noon. At 1:30 there is to be an awards ceremony. High school students from the Carolinas and Georgia compete in a poetry recitation in nine languages: American Sign Language, Chinese, French,…

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Textile maker expanding one county over

October 24, 2013
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A major textile manufacturer is expanding productions plants in Rabun County, Georgia. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal this week announced Parkdale Mills, the country’s largest maker of spun yard, will expand its Rabun Gap production plants—to create 210 new jobs and invest $85 million. The location is 815 John Beck Dockins Road in Rabun Gap. Clayton’s…

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