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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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Choppers Come to CU

April 5, 2013

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

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

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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3 Arrested in Child Molestation Case

April 4, 2013

Three Toccoa,Ga residents have been arrested in connection with a child molestation case in Stephens County.  WNEG radio reports Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley says the investigation involved his office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office. Shirley said the investigation took about three weeks and resulted in arrests…

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TCTC Offers New Heavy Equipment Class

April 4, 2013

Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education (CCE) Division launched its first Heavy Equipment Operator class since partnering with Blanchard Machinery, the exclusive Caterpillar dealer for South Carolina. The first students are set to complete the courses and enter the job market this month. Upon completion of the program students receive NCCER certification in Core…

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Westminster Drug Bust

April 4, 2013

Westminster police say they have made two separate traffic stops which have resulted in numerous charges against several suspects.Westminster police conducted a midday traffic stop on April 2 which resulted in an arrest on charges of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.  On that…

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