Was Delegation vote procedurally correct?

Danny Penton and Corinne Cannon are back in the fold of the Oconee Medical Holdings Board of Directors.  Penton and Cannon were re-appointed by their board colleagues last night to their second, four-year terms as policymakers to manage the Oconee Memorial properties that Greenville Health System operates by lease.  Meantime, according to a 101.7/WGOG NEWS health care source, there has […]

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Rain expected to provide “some (wildfire) relief”

The first measurable rain in weeks fell during the night, and those at fire incident command in Pickens County believe rain forecast for both today and tomorrow should bring some relief to the drought-stricken area of the Pinnacle Mountain fire.  Efforts yesterday were aided by higher relative humidity.  Fire fighters burned a section just north of the Table Rock reservoir […]

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“Firewise” meeting next week at Oconee State Park

The South Carolina Forestry Commission will host a “Firewise” meeting next week in Oconee County to help the community learn more about protecting homes from wildfire and how controlled burns can help.  The meeting is set for the office at Oconee State Park at 6 pm, Thursday, Dec. 8.  Firefighter professionals will lead the program, discussing topics ranging from how […]

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Pinnacle Mountain fire shows its persistence

The Pinnacle Mountain fire last night crossed containment lines south of Brushy Knob, but crews this morning report they worked into the early morning and established lines around that area.  By early today, the fire stood at 10, 097 acres burned and containment was 50%.  Efforts included extinguishing hot spots and clearing fire lines of falling leaves.  Today crews continue […]

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Part of Main closed

At this hour, part of Walhalla’s Main Street is closed to traffic to allow workers to put up Christmas lights on one of the city’s oldest trees.  With the help of the fire department’s ladder truck, crews are lighting a tall deodora cedar in front of Arby’s.  Sherrie Edwards, wife of Mayor Danny Edwards, says some extra funding allows for […]

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Tommy Harper, Sr.

Fair Play – Tommy Earl Harper, Sr., 78, husband of Catherine Baer Harper, of 568 Harper’s Woods Road, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016.  A memorial service will be held at 4 pm, Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Earle’s Grove Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.  The family is […]

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Texas business leader named to Clemson Trustee Board

Business leader Cheri Marie Phyfer has been named to the Clemson University board of trustees. Phyfer is president and general manager of the Diversified Brands Division of Sherwin-Williams, a company she joined in 1993 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in management from Clemson. She succeeds Bill Hendrix of Kiawah Island.   In 2008 Phyfer was named one of the “Most […]

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Intersection area a magnet for car wrecks

The area of a busy intersection near Seneca proved to be a magnet yesterday for car accidents.  Two accidents occurred yesterday in the vicinity of 123 and the Wells Highway/Sheep Farm Road intersection.  One accident occurred late in the morning; the other, early in the afternoon.  Late yesterday morning a car went out of control on the Wells Highway and […]

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