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Economic development brewing at Clemson?

April 17, 2014
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At their meeting next week, Clemson City Council members are to receive a report from Mayor J-C Cook and representatives of Pacolet-Milliken Enterprises about a joint venture for an economic development initiative. Clemson City Council meets at 7:30 Monday night at City Hall.

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Congressman wants to hear from you!

April 17, 2014
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Congressman Jeff Duncan wants to hear from his constituents, especially those from Oconee County. The 3rd District Republican has scheduled a listening session in Seneca. It’ll take 8:45 to 10 o’clock Saturday morning, May 3 at Jimmy’s Restaurant. Everyone is invited.

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Easter weekend travelers and those gas prices

April 17, 2014
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If you drive in South Carolina, you probably don’t need to be told that gasoline prices, since Christmas, have climbed 35.9 cents a gallon. Even though Easter is a typical stay-at-home holiday, Easter gas prices always serve as a pre-cursor to higher prices beginning May 1. The motor club AAA Carolinas says May 1 is…

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Judicial candidate Sprpuse “complaint-free”

April 17, 2014
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According to the South Carolina Judicial Merit Selection Commission, the period in which to file a complaint against Seneca attorney Scott Sprouse passed Monday—without any complaints filed. As the only candidate for Circuit Court, Tenth Circuit, Seat Two, Sprouse is on the road toward confirmation. He and the other hopefuls for judgeships across the state…

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What the Walhalla Pool will offer

April 17, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend—Saturday, May 24-Monday, May 26—remains as the projected date for the opening of the Walhalla Municipal Swimming Pool. In an arrangement approved by the city, the Foothills YMCA will operate the pool, which was brought back to working order late last summer. Daryl Broome, the “Y” director, said the pool will offer daily…

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CU professor a ‘Champion of Change’

April 17, 2014
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The White House honored Clemson professor Rajendra Singh today as a “Champion of Change” for his efforts to promote and expand solar deployment in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Singh, director of Clemson’s Center of Silicon Nanoelectronics, is considered a local hero leading the charge across the country to create jobs and economic opportunity…

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Walhalla’s next step toward water upgrades

April 17, 2014
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Now that Walhalla has property for which it can plan for a raw water intake at Lake Keowee, what’s the city’s next ste? We spoke yesterday to Scott Parris, Walhalla utilities director. “Next is looking at the options for the overall project to see which will be most economical,” Parris said. Those options take the…

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Volunteers make OC libraries better

April 17, 2014
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Volunteers remain vital to making Oconee libraries go. Three of those volunteers walked away with recognition from last week’s awards and recognition dinner—the fourth annual event. The Lucile Bellotte Moore Award went to Nancy Ann Woods. She volunteers as the Friends of the Library membership chair, attends meetings of the area Newcomers, and maintains and…

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Kaufman Park restrooms near completion

April 17, 2014
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Recent sunny weather has enabled workers to bring the project to add restrooms to Walhalla’s Kaufmann Park to near completion. The final steps apparently are pouring the concrete for the walkways and installing the light fixtures. Saved to the last was the underpinning, as Maxie Duke says, money is tight and further sources unknown. But…

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Three CU runners to compete in Boston Marathon

April 17, 2014
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Three runners from Clemson University are entered in this year’s Boston Marathon. Two of them are a husband-and-wife team. They are faculty member Heather Dunn and her husband, Wally, a grants coordinator in the College of Engineering and Science. She will be running with the Dana-Farber Marathon team in honor of another Clemson faculty member…

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