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Communiy access for dental work

February 5, 2013

The Oconee Medical Center Foundation recently accepted a $30 thousand gift from the Howard Green Foundation to help fund a new community access dental clinic for low income, un-insured adults through the Mountain Lakes Access Health network. The gift was made possible through the efforts of Ivor Rich, the Green Family Foundation vice president who…

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CU to dedicate new Life Sciences Facility

February 5, 2013
CU to dedicate new Life Sciences Facility

In a public ceremony, Clemson University will dedicate the new, 100 thousand square foot Life Sciences Facility on campus. Friday’s public events include the dedication ceremony at 1 o’clock and self-guided tours of the facility from 1:30 to 3:30. The facility, adjacent to the Poole Agricultural Center near the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts,…

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Graham disapproves of Hagel

February 5, 2013

Lindsey Graham says a fellow Republican is the wrong choice to be the next Defense Secretary. The South Carolina U-S senator issued this statement today on the nomination of Chuck Hagel: “Chuck Hagel is a good man, but these are dangerous times. What kind of signal are we sending to the Iranians when our nominee…

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Careful! Deer out and about

February 5, 2013

Wildlife and human civilization are mixing in a poor way today in Oconee County. State troopers report two collisions this morning involving deer and motor vehicles. The first took place shortly before 7:30 on s. highway 11. Nearly 90 minutes later, there was a second accident on S.C. 130 at Keowee Key.

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Galloways make the lists

February 5, 2013

Jesica Lyn Galloway of Walhalla has been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the fall 2012 semester. She is majoring in Construction Science and Management. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale. Jenifer Leigh Galloway of Walhalla has…

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Basic training completed

February 5, 2013

Army National Guard Pvt. Zachery Drzik has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He’s the son of Thomas Drzik of Akron, Ohio and Christina Workman of West Union.

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Seneca hit by telephoned threats

February 5, 2013

Someone has been telephoning bomb threats to the Seneca area, beginning shortly after 9:30 yesterday morning at Seneca High and continuing, according to one responder’s report, at three banks, the hospital, and this morning a fast food restaurant. Authorities say they believe it’s the work of a prankster and they are endeavoring to find out…

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Co-winners of Law Officer of Year

February 5, 2013
Co-winners of Law Officer of Year

A Seneca policeman and a state trooper walked away last night as co-winners of the 2013 Law Officer of the Year, as awarded by American Legion Post 120. Both Sgt. Robbie Johnson of the Seneca police and Lance Corporal Jason Stewart of the S.C. Highway Patrol received large framed certificates, as presented by Post Commander…

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Fire displaces family of five

February 5, 2013

A family of five displaced by yesterday’s home fire near Westminster is regarded fortunate to have avoided injury or death. Officials say their home at 225 Oak Grove Road benefited from a working smoke detector. Firefighters discovered a home full of smoke and fire through the roof and needed 10 minutes to put a stop…

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Referendum result topic for closed meeting

February 5, 2013

At the urging of Seneca’s Greg Dietterick, the Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners convened a private meeting last night for a report on an earlier meeting with county officials. The topic for that earlier meeting was the ramifications of the electorate’s favorable vote last fall to permit county government the use of ad valorem tax…

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