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Geneticist to Join Clemson Research

April 30, 2013

An International Geneticist will join with Clemson University in research which may lead to new and improved crops and varieties. Stephen Kresovich will join Clemson’s Advanced Plant Technology Program which is based at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center.  The Advanced Plant Technology program focuses on improving the value of South Carolina’s agronomic crops,…

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Seneca Drive-By Shooting Injures One

April 29, 2013
Seneca Drive-By Shooting Injures One

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a drive-by shooting in Seneca. Investigators say shots were fired into a dwelling at 1129 Thatcher Road April 21st around 7:30 PM. And individual at the residence was injured and taken to Oconee Medical Center in good condition. Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt says the suspects…

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Lower Wins NGA Tour

April 29, 2013

Over the last 25 years, nearly 200 golfers have earned at least one win on the NGA TOUR, but less half have been able to grab a second victory. Justin Lower is now a member of the latter. Lower, a formerMaloneUniversitystalwart, used a birdie-birdie-birdie finish on Saturday to grab the lead in the Mountain Lakes…

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Earthquake Guide Win SC an Award

April 29, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • 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
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