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Go Blue Monday

September 27, 2012
Go Blue Monday

The first Monday in October is known as the start of new U-S Supreme Court terms. But it’s taking on another meaning in Oconee and in public schools across the country. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. To signify the importance, all Oconee youngsters and adults are asked to wear a blue shirt to…

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Patrick Square major change

September 27, 2012
Patrick Square major change

City of Clemson has announced meetings at which officials are to devote attention to a major change at the home development Patrick Square. A planning commission workshop at 6 Tuesday night at City Hall will address the matter, so will  an informal public meeting at 5 o’clock Monday, October 8. All members of the public…

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CU President invited to Washington

September 27, 2012
CU President invited to Washington

James Barker, Clemson president, has accepted an invitation to be part of a panel discussion Monday in Washington, D.C. During a Department of Commerce event, Barker is to show how education and research initiatives at I-CAR, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, and the Clemson Restoration Institute in N. Charleston have helped drive…

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One month of hydrant flushings

September 27, 2012

The city of Walhalla on Monday will embark on one month of hydrant testing. Across the water district, the hydrants will be flushed from October 1 though November 2. For a short time, this may cause some discoloration with the water. According to the city, the water will be safe to drink, but it’s advisable…

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Flu vaccine available

September 27, 2012

  Now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family against influenza. Inoculations administered by the county health department begin Monday, October 8 at the Seneca Health Department at 609 N. Townville Street. They are available by appointment only on selected days in October through the 30th. For an appointment, call…

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Author visits Walhalla Middle School

September 27, 2012
Author visits Walhalla Middle School

Author Pauline Cannon recently visited Walhalla Middle School. In Maxine Vissage’s 6th grade language arts classes, Cannon encouraged students in their writing and told them they will never be too young or too old to start. The author has written of her experience growing up as the daughter of sharecroppers and about her high school…

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Hammer attack victim hospitalized

September 27, 2012

The victim of a hammer attack in Oconee County is in the hospital. A second man has been arrested in what the sheriff’s department described as a dispute over the use of a driveway at a home near Halfway Branch. Sheriff’s officers took a statement from a 59-year old man who claimed he was attacked…

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Walhalla home fire

September 27, 2012

Walhalla Fire Department this morning is still unsure of the cause for a fire late yesterday afternoon that damaged 102 Chatterwood Drive, near the Playground Road. Captain Mark Hollifield said the fire was confined to the  living room in the mobile home, but smoke damage occurred throughout. No one was hurt.

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McCall plans a tea party

September 27, 2012
McCall plans a tea party

Wayne McCall is planning a tea party tonight. The Republican Oconee County councilman will be featured speaker for tonight’s 6:30 to 8:30 meeting of the Seneca Tea Party in the Fellowship Hall of Bountyland Baptist Church. He’s inviting questions on any subject pertaining to county issues.

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Golf ball drop from chopper

September 27, 2012
Golf ball drop from chopper

Watching 250 golf balls being dropped from a helicopter hovering above ground is a rare and exciting experience—especially if you own one or three balls closest to the pin worth a hefty cash prize. The Golf Ball Drop is in its second year at the Oconee Medical Center Foundation Annual Golf Classic. The golf classic…

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  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
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