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Walhalla chorus in competition

April 30, 2013

Three choirs from the Walhalla Middle School Chorus competed Saturday against choirs from three states during the Music Showcase Festival at Six Flags Over Georgia. The local singers brought back first place trophies and ratings. The competition featured choirs from South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

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Get out the calculators and sharpen the pencils

April 30, 2013

Budget figures will fly tonight inside the chambers of the Oconee County Council. During a special 6 o’clock meeting, the Oconee Superintendent of Education and his staff will present their request for 2013-14. Once the education presentation is made, there’s to be a break before County Administrator Scott Moulder and staff present their version of…

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Mayor to deliver graduation address

April 30, 2013

Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts will deliver Tri-County Technical College’s spring commencement address Friday, May 10 at 6 o’clock in the Anderson Civic Center. About 550 students will be awarded degrees, diplomas or certificates. Besides families and guests of the graduates, alumni and other friends of the college are invited to attend. Roberts became the first…

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Arrest made in truck break-in

April 26, 2013

Within days of the crime, the Seneca police have made an arrest in their investigation of a break-in April 19 to a pickup truck. The police have charged a 19-year old man, Demarcus Shawntez Taylor, with receiving stolen goods. The police investigated a report of a break-in to a Ford F-350 in which a laptop…

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New potassium iodide supple available

April 26, 2013

South Carolina has received 1.2 million adult doses of potassium iodide (KI) for distribution to residents in Oconee and Pickens counties and others within a 10-mile emergency planning zone of five nuclear power plants. “Potassium iodide provides additional protection for the thyroid gland against one form of radiation,” according to DHEC Director Catherine Templeton. “It…

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Hungriest can thank busy soup kitchen

April 26, 2013

Many of Seneca’s and Oconee County’s hungriest individuals can thank a group of workers and volunteers for a daily meal. An open house yesterday at Seneca’s Our Daily Bread highlighted the benevolent work  of the Daily Bread staff and many in the community who donate to keep the freezer and pantry stocked. Richard Ledford, chairman…

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First round co-leaders at Mountain Lakes Classic

April 26, 2013

Ted Smith and Sunny Kim carded 3-under 68s in the first round of the Mountain Lakes Classic at Seneca and finished the day tied atop the leader board in the $150 thousand event. The tourney is being presented by Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau. Smith, a former University of North Carolina standout from Orlando,…

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Brush fire consumes 30 acres

April 26, 2013

A brush fire last night consumed 30 acres in rural Oconee County—at New Cut Road and Stamp Creek Landing Road. Oconee County Fire Dispatch reports a State Forestry bulldozer was used to cut a fire line. Keowee-Ebenezer Fire Department volunteers received help from the Keowee Fire Department.

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Moulder urges patience

April 26, 2013

Years in the making, the system that promises high-speed service to the worldwide web in Oconee County will require a few more months—–and some patience, in the estimation of the county administrator. Scott Moulder, in an interview, said Oconee FOCUS Broadband is still under construction. “The system will ultimately will be live, if you will,…

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Farmers Market to meet opening date

April 26, 2013

The home for what’s planned to be Oconee’s first countywide farmers market remained a work in progress yesterday afternoon, but one of its leading volunteers is confident the market will open on schedule a week from tomorrow—Saturday, May 4. “We’re in the process now of setting the posts for the structure that’ll be the shaded…

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