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Baseball bat weapon used in Seneca assault

April 3, 2014
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A baseball bat is the weapon that Seneca police believe was used in the assault last night of a man at an apartment project. Major Jeremy Rothell says the police this afternoon were conducting an active investigation into what happened at the Pine Ridge apartments. The man injured was taken to a Greenville hospital for…

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OC ranks near bottom in library computer

April 3, 2014
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South Carolina public libraries are equipped with more than 4,000 public computers, but Oconee’s four libraries have only 33 of them. A statewide ranking sorts library systems from the largest number of computers per capita to the smallest. And Oconee finds itself third from the bottom, with less than one-half of a computer for every…

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Votes added, order of finish unchanged

April 3, 2014
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The Oconee Election Commission has certified the votes cast in this week’s special primary for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. A handful of votes were added to each candidate’s total, but the order of finish remains unchanged. It means that Andy Inabinet is now the official winner of Tuesday’s primary. This morning three votes were…

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Protect My Clemson Family Campaign

April 3, 2014
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Sexual violence remains a major issue on college campuses, such as Clemson University, and two members of the university Student Senate dropped by 96.3/WGOG Radio this morning to discuss the problem and the pro-active approach being taken there to eliminate or reduce the problem. As part of a campaign at the university, thousands of students…

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Special school trustees meeting

April 3, 2014
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Oconee school trustees are being called into a special meeting next week—part of which will deal with what an outside group of educators thinks about the quality of public education in the county. An external review team headed by Dr. Michael Lodico will present AdvanceED’s exit report of the team’s evaluation of the Oconee School…

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Graham opposes visa for Iranian emissary

April 3, 2014
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U-S Senator Lindsey Graham opposes a visa for Iran’s emissary to the United Nations. The South Carolina Republican does not want Hamid Aboutalebia to be able to travel in the U-S. In a statement from Washington, Graham said, “The very idea Iran would appoint someone to represent them at the United Nations in New York—who…

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Scott offers offshore energy-related bill

April 3, 2014
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South Carolina’s junior U-S senator, Tim Scott, has announced his Southern Energy Access Jobs Act legislation that he says would reverse the Obama administration’s moratorium on offshore Atlantic energy production. The Charleston Republican touted thousands of jobs that he says would be created by tapping into energy resources in the Atlantic.  

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The future for the nation’s electrical infrastructure

April 3, 2014
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The United States’ electrical infrastructure is about 100 years old and ruled by alternating current, or AC. But the modern world around us—household appliances, laptop computers, cell phones and devices—is powered by direct current, or DC. A conference this week in Charleston is showing how the world is witnessing a transformation in electricity generation, delivery…

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Below-average rainfall trend continues

April 3, 2014
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For the last seven months, with the exception of December, the Savannah River reservoirs have received below-average rainfall. The Army Corps reports that trend continued throughout March, with below-average rainfall at the Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond sub-basins. The Hartwell and Russell sub-basins both recorded 3.9 inches of rain in March. That equates to 79.7% of…

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Autism awareness this month!

April 3, 2014
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Across South Carolina, it’s Autism Awareness Month. And Governor Haley proclaimed Tuesday as Autism Awareness Day. According to the South Carolina Autism Awareness Society, autism spectrum disorder affects an estimated 1.8 million Americans and more than 52 thousand South Carolinians. The governor’s proclamation recognizes the importance of an early diagnosis and the positive effects that…

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