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OMC lab reaccredited

September 26, 2012
OMC lab reaccredited

The College of American Pathologists has given a thumbs-up to Oconee Medical Center’s main laboratory—based on the results of a recent inspection as part of the accreditation programs of the national organization. The OMC facility director, Dr. Janice Lage, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.…

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Reserve officers to receive bonus

September 26, 2012

Seneca’s five reserve police offers fill important needs within the department. And the city council last night, with advice from a labor attorney, found a way to provide some compensation in the form of a bonus for what is volunteer service. Chief John Covington explained the reserve officers can look forward to a bonus at…

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Seneca opens Greenville bank account

September 26, 2012

Seneca will open a bank account from which a hotel developer may draw funds to pay bills as construction proceeds. Meantime, the city has announced that the groundbreaking for its Hampton Inn and Suites will take place at 10 o’clock Monday morning. During a special meeting, the city council last night approved Mayor Dan Alexander’s…

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Electric power outage UPDATE

September 25, 2012

A spokeswoman for Duke Energy projects 2:30 this afternoon will the time that all service is restored in the West Union area.  A traffic accident that broke a pole late this morning at West Union Road and Old S.C. 28 was one thing, but strands of  electric lines left sagging was another.  And that’s why,…

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Political events to be staged at Fair Play

September 25, 2012

Two more candidate forums and debates have been announced for candidates in this year’s Oconee County elections. They’ll take place in October and November at the Fair-Oak Community Center, in advance of the November 6 General Election. According to the announcement, the three candidates for Oconee Sheriff have agreed to take part in a forum…

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The bill about to be placed in the mail

September 25, 2012

About 75 thousand tax notices will be mailed this week to Oconee property owners. Taxpayers should expect those bills to show up in mail boxes no later than Monday. The tax notices include real estate, airplanes, boats and motors, industry and business personal property. The announcement from Auditor Ken Nix states that if you do…

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Part of West Union Road closed

September 25, 2012

A small part of West Union Road remains closed as Duke Energy goes about the replacement of an electric pole that was struck in a car-truck accident.  Assistant Chief Jess Neville of the West Union Fire Department said no one was hurt in the accident, the impact of saw a transfer truck strike and break…

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Fate of newspaper’s home

September 25, 2012
Fate of newspaper’s home

What’s to be the fate of the venerable home of the Keowee Courier? An administrative review to the Walhalla Board of Zoning Appeals to allow 50 Short Street to be used for two story multi-housing goes to a hearing at 6 Thursday night at City Hall. Walhalla’s historic weekly paper has announced it is in…

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Latest on the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation

September 25, 2012
Latest on the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation

Just about a year ago, a Clemson couple shared their personal story and anguish about having lost a newborn daughter just 76 days after her birth to a congenital heart defect. Susan and Jason Smith vowed to do what they can to raise awareness and money to fight congenital heart defects and established the Emerson…

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Graham and Gowdy protest

September 25, 2012
Graham and Gowdy protest

Senator Lindsey Graham and Greenville-Spartanburg Congressman Trey Gowdy sent a letter today to the U-S Attorney General requesting documents pertaining to the Department of Justice’s opposition to South Carolina’s Voter ID law. Republicans Graham and Gowdy expressed concerns that an approval recommendation by career Voting Section experts was ignored and overruled by Democratic President Obama…

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