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OMC adds mental health worker

November 27, 2012
OMC adds mental health worker

For the first time, Oconee Medical Center employs a psychiatric worker. According to Pat Smith, vice president for patient care, the Monday through Friday availability of Christi Singleton is made possible by a partnership between the hospital and the S.C. Department of Mental Health. Smith told the OMC board that besides the benefit to patients…

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Attorney nominated for OMC board

November 27, 2012

An attorney has been nominated to succeed a minister on the policy making board for Oconee Medical Center. An in-house committee nominated Clemson attorney Corinne Cannon for the at-large seat held by the Rev. Randy Keasler of Westminster. After two terms of four years each, Keasler is ineligible for a third term. Cannon’s nomination goes…

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Walhalla underage drinking problem

November 26, 2012

Walhalla’s new chief of police is shedding light on a community problem which, of late, is more and more prevalent, he says. Chief Ronald Wilbanks said it’s the problem of young people breaking or attempting to break the law against underage drinking. The police have already made cases against 17 to 19 year olds who,…

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Highway finish date extended

November 26, 2012

The State of South Carolina has approved extension dates to allow the general contractor another month to complete Oconee County’s major highway project, Sheep Farm Road. The original agreement called for all work to be finished by December 15, but the new date is January 20. According to Ryan Miller, resident construction engineer for the…

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Restoring an historic creek

November 26, 2012

An Experiment Station grant of more than $100 thousand will enable researchers to monitor and restore part of an historic creek that flows through and around the Clemson campus. Hunnicutt Creek and Clemson have a long relationship going back to the university founding. In 1890, state lawmakers approved using convict labor for Clemson’s first buildings…

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Plans set for Salem parade

November 26, 2012

Plans are set for the 2012 Salem Christmas parade. The event will be this Sunday at 4 o’clock. Units should lineup one hour ahead of time at the high school.

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River Birch to replace Oaks

November 26, 2012

The Westminster Tree Board is recommending River Birch trees be planted as replacements for seven oak trees which the Department of Transportation scheduled for removal yesterday. A recent incident in which a tree fell onto a vehicle led the city to discover seven Main Street oak trees suffering from age issues, including hollow trunks and…

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Board hearing tonight

November 26, 2012

At a hearing tonight at Seneca City Hall, the issue is to be a facade change at the Ye Olde Sandwich Shop on N. Townville Street. The Board of Architectural Review will take public comment before a vote on whether to grant a certificate of appropriateness. The hearing begins at 6.

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Sketch made of armed robber

November 26, 2012
Sketch made of armed robber

The police at Clemson remain on the lookout for two men who held up a pizza deliveryman. The police now have a sketch of one of the robbers–the one who did not cover his face. The incident occurred the early morning of November 11 when pizza was supposed to have been delivered to a home…

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Dry conditions conducive to fires

November 26, 2012

The dry conditions unfortunately are creating the correct conditions for wildfires, such as what happened yesterday afternoon at Fair Play. Fire fighters faced a brush fire at E. Lake Shore and Capps Drive.

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Calendar

  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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