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Affordable Housing tenant wins award

May 6, 2013
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An Affordable Housing tenant in Clemson has been given a first of its kind award from the federal government. During a U-S Housing and Urban Development event in Columbia, the “Self Suffiency Award” was presented to Creekwood Village Apartments resident “Val.” She was accompanied by Pam Broome, resident service coordinator at Creekwood Village. Broome brought…

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What’s the pocketbook impact?

May 6, 2013
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In the run-up to new spending measures, Oconee County councilmen are contemplating tax increases or a new fee, or both. What’s the potential impact to Mr. and Mrs. Taxpayer? Auditor Ken Nix gives examples today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Furman holds graduation ceremonies

May 6, 2013
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Furman University awarded nearly 600 undergraduate and master’s degrees during weekend graduation ceremonies. An economics and political science major, Corey Nathaniel Allen of Central, was named one of six winners of the Scholarship Cup. For those half dozen students, the cup signifies their 4.0 average.

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First signs of a re-make

May 3, 2013
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Walhalla’s former newspaper building is going to receive its first tangible signs of renovation next week when a contractor starts work on the outside. Keith Denny, new owner of the former Keowee Courier building on Short Street, says he has engaged a contractor to lay down a new metal roof and metal trim. Denny says…

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Nix ready for second full term

May 3, 2013
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Oconee Auditor Ken Nix took the oath of office this afternoon for his  second full, four-year term. The oath was administered by Clerk of Court Beverly Whitfield at Whitfield’s Oconee County Courthouse office. Nix won election last fall, taking 64% of the vote in his election battle with Republican challenger Betsy Redmond. But his new…

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Ivester in custody, alert ended

May 3, 2013
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A Seneca man for whom a public alert had been issued is in custody. Authorities say Robert Andrew Ivester, wanted on forgery charges, and a second person, Cynthia Michelle Hammett, both surrendered late this morning at the office of Probation, Parole and Pardons in Walhalla. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Hammett was also wanted on…

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Home on fire

May 3, 2013
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A home  has caught fire in Westminster. The location is SC 183/the Walhalla-Westminster Highway across from West-Oak Middle School. 96.3/WGOG NEWS’ Gary Butts quotes medical personnel as saying no one was home at the time and there are apparently no injuries.  Resident Wayne Smith, at the time, was reported away from his home having lunch.

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No Cruise-In on Main

May 3, 2013
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Because of bad weather, Seneca has called off tomorrow’s Cruise-In on Main, according to an announcement by the city events planner, Riley Johnson.

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Just in: search ends

May 3, 2013
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The Seneca man wanted by authorities turned himself in late this morning at the Oconee Probation, Parole and Pardon Office in Walhalla. And Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says Robert Andrew Ivester will be now be taken to jail, pending a court appearance. Ivester was wanted on charges of forgery and other offenses. An alert had been…

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“Wounded Warriors” due next month

May 3, 2013
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The Lake Keowee community and other Oconeeans are preparing for the annual visit by the wounded military service personnel—often referred to as the “Wounded Warriors.” And preceding the June 17-20 visit will be a fundraiser the night of Wednesday, May 29. From 7 to 9 that night at the Lighthouse Restaurant Cabana Club, everyone is…

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