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Tech names new vice president

January 19, 2015

Linda Jameison joined Tri-County Technical College this month in a leadership role, as vice president for student support and engagement. She is leading the college’s student engagement and support efforts and serves as the chief student services officer. Jameison provides leadership to student development, community campuses, student records, tutoring services and the library. She came…

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Leadership Class at work at “We Care”

January 19, 2015

On this Day of Service on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, members of Leadership Oconee are pitching in to make better a valuable part of the Westminster community’s efforts to help the needy. Leadership President Brandy Taylor and other class members are helping renovate the old building that is used by We Care, the…

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Stolen truck investigation

January 19, 2015

Weekend crime in Westminster. The city police and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office are combining to determine who stole a city pick up truck. Dean Awalt, Westminster chief of police, said the truck has been recovered, and officers have taken a couple of statements designed to help solve who took the truck.

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The impact of nuclear waste from abroad

January 19, 2015

The impact to South Carolina of potential nuclear waste from Germany and other countries will be discussed during a public meeting tomorrow night at Clemson. Everyone is invited to the meeting, sponsored by the Foothills Sierra club and the League of Women Voters of the Clemson Area. Guest speaker Suzanne Rhodes, former environmental policy manager…

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Westminster agenda set

January 19, 2015

Bring pen and pencil to the meeting tomorrow night of the Westminster City Council. Outside auditor Jason White will present the city’s 2014 audited financial statements. The council will consider the election of a mayor pro tem. It also will take up a zoning change at 207 N. Isundega Street and consider a request to…

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Scott on the King legacy

January 19, 2015

U-S Senator Tim Scott has issued a statement to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Scott said, “…Because of Dr. King’s leadership and the leadership of many others, our country has seen powerful things happen since the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. Brave men and women, like Dr. King, believed that the…

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Today is M-L King Holiday

January 19, 2015

No mail delivery today on the holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oconee public schools are closed and there are no classes at either Clemson University or Tri-County Technical College. At Clemson this week, the university hosts events to honor the legacy of the slain civil rights leader. Events will include a day of…

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Strong wind overturns sailboat

January 19, 2015

A sailboat capsized in strong winds late yesterday afternoon on Lake Hartwell near Clemson. The lone male occupant of the sailboat was able to call for help from a cell phone and emergency responders fanned out on both sides of the lake in the vicinity of Clemson Marina. The sailor made it out of the…

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Fatal moped accident

January 19, 2015

A fatal accident near the Pickens County municipality of Easley. The Pickens County coroner, Kandy Kelley, says a 47-year old Easley resident, Gregory Alan Duncan, died in a moped accident at 7 o’clock Saturday night at Old Pond Road and Arial Street. According to Kelley, Duncan was not wearing a helmet.

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Add kidnapping to the charges

January 17, 2015

The Walhalla police have now added kidnapping to the charges against two of the three individuals arrested in the homicide at 505 N. Laurel Street. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says the warrants obtained Friday charge 23-year old Kenneth Strother Collins Jr. and 18-year old Megan Brianna Crowe with kidnapping. Previously, Crow was charged as an accessory…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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