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CU wellness and fitness center on the lake

February 1, 2013
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Clemson University trustees gave concept approval yesterday for a new outdoor wellness and fitness center on Lake Hartwell, west of the central campus. The facility is to include about 16 thousand square feet of climate-controlled activity and support space and about 15 thousand square feet of unheated space for outdoor-covered programming. The trustees acted as…

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Mountain Rest PO changes

February 1, 2013
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Mountain Rest postal customers left their community meeting with the anticipation window hours will be reduced. They can bank, however, on at least having a community post office for the indeterminate future, though a postal official at the meeting cautioned that all post offices are under review. Bryan Cramer of the USPS announced the results…

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Two questions to be answered in updated study

January 31, 2013
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The second part of a Savannah River Basin study to be undertaken by the Army Corps of Engineers is designed to answer two questions: How low can reservoir releases be before irreversible harm is done to the economy and environment? And how long can releases be kept at the lowest recommended level? “Many people eagerly…

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Boylston to lead OC Chamber

January 31, 2013
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A former government servant and lifelong Oconee resident has been named interim executive director of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce at Seneca. Billy Boylston worked in Republican Party circles at last year’s national convention and then for the Romney-Ryan campaign. Previous to that, he worked on Capitol Hill for Congressmen Jeff Duncan of South…

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Duncan to stop at Oconee gun shops

January 31, 2013
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As part of his listening tour tomorrow, Congressman Jeff Duncan will make stops at two Oconee County gun shops. He plans to be at The Gun Shop on Main Street in Walhalla from 11:30 a-m to noon and then in Seneca at Southern Firearms and Saddle on Ramcat Alley from 12:30 to 1. Duncan says,…

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New government inspectors at ONS

January 31, 2013
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New government inspectors at ONS

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have announced new inspectors at Duke’s Oconee nuclear power project. Ed Crowe will serve as senior resident inspector, transferring from an identical position at Alabama’s Farley nuclear plant. Gregory Croon joined the NRC in August 2011 as a project engineer in the Region II Division of Reactor Projects in…

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New supermarket to require highway changes

January 31, 2013
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The project to bring a Publix supermarket to Clemson will require changes to U-S 123. And Monday the city council will take up a change to the agreement with the Publix shopping center developers, Gateway Tiger (123), LLC. The highway changes are to be made to 123, as well as to the highway approach to…

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Powell feels the excitement

January 31, 2013
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Businessman John Powell anticipates Tuesday night will be the last hurdle at the Oconee County level for his project to convert the former courthouse building into a Walhalla hotel. Powell is partnering with another Oconee County resident, Jim Carswell, to develop the project. Provided Tuesday’s final vote is favorable you can expect the start of…

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Adjutant General in Seneca Monday

January 31, 2013
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The man who heads South Carolina’s military department, Adjutant General Robert Livingston Jr., will keynote the 2013 Jake Robinson Law Enforcement Dinner Monday in Seneca. Carlton Patterson of the Seneca American Legion Post 120 says all law enforcement officers are invited to enjoy a fish fry during a dinner meeting to begin at 7 o’clock…

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2.23″ inches of rain measured

January 31, 2013
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2.23″ inches of rain measured

Yesterday’s turbulent weather dropped nearly two and one-quarter inches of rain at Walhalla’s Official U-S Weather Station. According to Weather Observer Barbara Wilson, if you add yesterday’s 2.23″ to what has fallen previously in January the totals for the first month of 2013 exceed 10″.  Public Safety outlets report no major problems yesterday.  However, a…

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