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Relief bill moves toward vote

January 3, 2013

Once the new Congress takes its oath today, South Carolina’s Jeff Duncan and his other House colleagues are likely to face a vote on whether to approve billions of dollars in disaster aid for Northeast states devastated by Hurricane Sandy. A spokesman for S.C.’s Third District Representative says Duncan has yet to make up his…

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Why Oconee has a 9-1-1 sign law

January 3, 2013

At the start of a new year, Oconee County stresses the importance of those reflective signs with house numbers in the front yards of many homes countywide. Scott Krein, director of Emergency Services, says those signs help responders find your home in the event of emergency. “We have all been frustrated when trying to go…

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OSD approved for five new buses

January 3, 2013

Oconee School District has been approved for five new, special needs buses. According to Dr. Michael Lucas, superintendent, the new buses bound for Oconee are among 350 new buses statewide. “We have 90 ‘yellow’ state school buses, and they travel over 8500 miles each day to transport kids in our largely rural district,” Lucas said.…

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NCAA workshop at Seneca High

January 3, 2013

Seneca High School announces that an NCAA Eligibility Workshop will take place this month at the Harry Hamilton Auditorium on campus. Parents of current 7th grade through 12th grade student-athletes are encouraged to attend on the night of Thursday, January 17. New requirements will be discussed. The 6 p-m session is for parents of 7th,…

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Work session tonight

January 3, 2013

Three items of business headline the agenda for a work session tonight at Seneca City Hall. At 6 o’clock, the mayor and council will address banners for Dr. Martin Luther King Way, a re-imbursement ordinance for charging stations, and annexations at Wells Highway and Return Church Road. Council’s regular January meeting will be Tuesday.

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George Cleveland loses appeal

January 3, 2013

A high court has rejected George Cleveland’s appeal of the dismissal of his civil lawsuit against the city of Seneca. The South Carolina Appeals Court upheld the decision of 10th Circuit Judge Lawton McIntosh to dismiss Cleveland’s claim at the pre-trial level. Cleveland made allegations about the cleanliness of Shaver Recreation facilities and a billboard…

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First born at OMC

January 3, 2013
First born at OMC

At 3:36 Tuesday morning, Oconee Medical Center welcomed the first baby to be born at the hospital in 2013. Baby Skii Alexander was born to Edwina and Jimmy Cannon, weighing 7 lbs., 12.6 oz. and measuring 19 ½” long. She was delivered by Dr. Dan Singleton. As the New Year Baby for 2013, the newborn…

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OMC busy!

January 2, 2013

On this second day of a new year, Oconee Medical Center is busy. Many of the beds are being taken up by flu and pneumonia patients, but OMC spokeswoman Heather Goss says others are occupied for reasons other than respiratory illness.

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Poster contest announced

January 2, 2013

Director Scott Krein of Oconee Emergency Services announces details today of the annual Tornado Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all students in grades one through six in any Oconee school. There will be winners and runners-up at each grade level and a grand prize winner. Winners will be chosen from each grade…

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First newborn

January 2, 2013

Oconee Medical Center has recorded its first birth of 2013. The baby was born this morning. And the hospital is gathering details about the birth for an announcement.

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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