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Earthquake Guide Win SC an Award

April 29, 2013
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South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division has been awarded the 2013 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award. The Division was given the award for its South Carolina Earthquake guide which is a brochure that contains information on what to do before, during and after one of the South Carolina’s greatest natural vulnerabilities. The award, which is…

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VA Approves TCTC Certificates

April 29, 2013
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The US Veterans Administration has given its stamp of approval to 10 certificate-based training courses through Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division. The college is offering courses from truck driving class A and Class B, computer technicians, certified nurses aides, and heavy equipment operators.  The Quick Jobs training courses can be completed in…

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Rudolph Carroll, Sr

April 29, 2013
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Rudolph Willie Carroll, Sr, 82 of Westminster died Friday.  Graveside services will be 2 PM Monday at First Baptist Memorial Park. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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South Carolina Drought Officially Over

April 29, 2013
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The heavy rains during the weekend only help reinforce what the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has already made official:  The drought has officially ended for all of South Carolina. The S.C. Drought Response Committee has downgraded the drought from moderate or incipient drought to no drought in all 22 counties in the state.…

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Oconee Accident Claims Kansas Man

April 29, 2013
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A weekend traffic accident has claimed the life of a Kansas Man.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 33 year old Frank Travis Yoho of LeRoy, Kansas, was found dead around 1 pm Saturday afternoon.  Coroner Addis says it appears he was traveling North on SC 130 when his motorcycle ran off the right side…

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Forestry Club Gets Accolades

April 5, 2013
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The Clemson University Forestry Club placed fifth overall out of 14 participating universities and captured top honors in several individual events at the 56th annual Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Forestry Conclave hosted by Auburn University.  John Bowers of Taylors and John Dunn of Easley took first place in photogrammetry and archery, respectively. Phillip Lewis…

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Best Chance Network gets Funding

April 5, 2013
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The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental control says it’s Best Chance Network has been given over $76,000 in grant funding from the Lowcountry Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help provide mammograms to women in poverty.  Dianna Lydiard, DHEC’s Best Chance Network program coordinator, says early detection of breast…

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Choppers Come to CU

April 5, 2013
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Contracted Army ROTC cadets at Clemson University will fly in military helicopters Saturday, April 6, as part of the spring semester field training exercise. The helicopters will begin picking up cadets for the first of several trips at 4:30 p.m. at Fant’s Grove. More than 40 cadets will learn how to establish a landing zone, board…

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Seneca’s Skyline is Changing

April 5, 2013
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Seneca’s skyline is definitely changing. It would be nearly impossible not to notice the new Hampton Inn & Suites on Seneca’s East North 1st Street.  Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander says he rides by the site quite a bit and its definitely on schedule because the workers are working weekends.  The goal is for the new…

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Residential Care Meeting

April 5, 2013
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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says its Residential Care Committee will meet this month in Columbia.  The committee serves an advisory role providing the department with input on licensing and inspection of community residential care facilities across South Carolina. The meeting will be April 17 at 10 a.m.in the McNeely conference…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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