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Christmas cards to Sandy Hook

December 18, 2012
Christmas cards to Sandy Hook

A Clemson student wanted to do something to reach out to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Alyssa Hess started Tigers for Sandy Hook Elementary to encourage her fellow students and other members of the university community to send Christmas cards to the families and children affected by the shootings.

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Presents slow to come in

December 18, 2012

Organizers of Seneca’s annual “Celebrate Christmas with Heroes” are disappointed by the public’s response to this year’s effort. Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley says gifts are slow to come in. They are being collected in the back lobby of the main floor of City Hall. The deadline is the close of business Thursday, as the party…

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Arrest in major act of vandalism

December 17, 2012

A new arrest has been in what was a major act of vandalism last summer at the Oconee Country Club in the Richland Community. According to law enforcement records, a 17-year old neighbor of the golf course, Jessie Dewayne Shook, has been arrested and charged with burglary third degree and malicious damage to property. Golf…

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History to be made Thursday

December 17, 2012

A Clemson University student will make national history Thursday as the first woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering. Ala Qattawi is among nearly 200 students in Clemson’s automotive engineering program who are pursuing graduate degrees in the male-dominated field. Qattawi’s work involves concept cars and technology to improve efficiency and…

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Roadwork priorities

December 17, 2012

Oconee County has set road paving priorities in 2013. Mack Kelley, director of county public works, says once the warmer season arrives and the required permits are obtained, county crews will asphalt gravel roads at E. Capewood and Dobson Cove inside a Friendship community subdivision and Links Drive and R-C Drive off S.C. 59. Kelley…

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Motel room burglarized

December 17, 2012

The discovery of an unauthorized guest led to an arrest on the charge of burglary in Walhalla. Chief of Police Ronald Wilbanks said officers arrested Jeffrey Alan Couch yesterday on the charge of burglary third degree first offense after the Walhalla Motel on E. Main Street discovered that someone had been using a room at…

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Community service award announced

December 17, 2012

The 2012 Community Service Award from the Walhalla American Legion Post 124 goes to Westminster’s Taylormade Golf company. Jerry Dyar, spokesman for Post 124, says, “Mr. Scott Austin and the folks at Taylormade have demonstrated just how much they appreciate our veterans and what they have done for our community, state and nation.”

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CU students plan service trips during break

December 17, 2012

Two groups of Clemson students are using their winter breaks to help others. One group is in Atlanta this week working with a project dealing with urban issues, including poverty, homelessness and under-privileged youngsters. Fifteen fraternity and sorority members are headed to the Dominican Republic to build a safe, affordable concrete-block home that ensures safety…

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Tonight at Clemson City Hall

December 17, 2012

At its meeting tonight, Clemson City Council is to receive the city’s annual financial audit, from a representative of the Seneca certified public account firm of Stancil, Cooley, Estep, and Stamey. And, after taking in the condition of its finances, the city council is to consider getting out its checkbook to buy a new bus…

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NRC-Duke meeting today

December 17, 2012

Duke Energy officials are due this afternoon at NRC headquarters near Washington, D-C for what’s planned as a one-hour meeting to discuss the fire protection program for the three reactors at the Oconee plant.

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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