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New government inspectors at ONS

January 31, 2013
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

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

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

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
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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Graham against gun control

January 31, 2013

At a Washington hearing, Senator Lindsey Graham came face-to-face with a former colleague maimed after being shot by a gunman. But the Oconee Republican did not back off of his stance against gun control. To buttress his arguments, Graham called attention to a recent home burglary near Atlanta. And his remarks can be heard today…

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At Rotary today

January 31, 2013

At their meeting today, Seneca Rotarians will hear about the project to build a YMCA.

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Missing woman

January 31, 2013
Missing woman

Authorities are asking for public help to find a missing northeast Georgia woman. Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon has been missing since Monday. Late Wednesday night the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for the white female, about 5’5″ tall, 160-170 lbs., with blue eyes and shoulder length brown hair. Cooner also has a…

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Epperson found guilty

January 30, 2013

An Oconee jury this afternoon found Austin Ryan Epperson guilty of petty larceny and burglary first degree. And for the crimes that occurred in 2010 at a small farm home in Tamassee, the 20-year old Epperson will be required to serve 15 years in prison followed by five years probation, in line with the sentence…

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NRC-Duke meeting draws large crowd

January 30, 2013

On a day when the local area was under a tornado warning, Duke Energy pledged to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission it will diligently pursue the completion of projects to enhance the safety of the Oconee Nuclear Station. At a well-attended meeting at the World of Energy, Eric Leeds, director of the NRC’s Office of Nuclear…

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