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Former Clemson employee arrested

September 14, 2012
Former Clemson employee arrested

A former Associate Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at Clemson  University has been arrested.  SLED agents served a warrant Friday morning on 29 year-old Eli A. Ker of Easley.  Ker is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent of $10,000 or more.  He was booked at the Clemson Police Department.  Police allege that…

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Remembering Marge Putnam

September 14, 2012

Clemson University employees are planning a series of events to honor a fellow employee who was the victim of what authorities determined was a case of murder-suicide this summer in Oconee County. The murder victim was Marjorie Putnam. The Pennell Center for Real Estate Development is planning an October 4 reception to celebrate Putnam’s life.…

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Rosa Clark lands new doctor

September 14, 2012

The new volunteer physician at Oconee’s only free medical clinic, Rosa Clark of Seneca, is an emergency physician at Oconee Medical Center. Dr. James Gill attended East Tennessee State and completed his internship and residency at Louisiana State University.

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Getting it off his chest

September 14, 2012

Once the town hall questions finished, each member of the panel was invited to make closing comments. And Reg Dexter, the District Five county councilman, announced that he and others had received a Freedom of Information request, which he takes issue with. At the close of last night’s meeting, Dexter announced his response to the…

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To get jobs “product” a must

September 14, 2012

Oconee County councilmen are stressing the importance for the county to have product ready if it ever is going to make strides in the job gain. As Councilman Paul Corbeil put it last night, it’s one thing to have the real estate available for an interested industry, but the key is to “have the pad…

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Regretting the job losses

September 14, 2012

The impending loss of about 600 jobs with the closing of the Seneca plant of Covidien was a prime topic during at least two meetings yesterday involving county and state officials. As one participant put it last night, it probably gets down to a corporate decision on which government has no influence to change, though…

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Bobby Hitt the day after

September 13, 2012
Bobby Hitt the day after

The executive director of the S-C Department of Commerce in Oconee County today said he knew unofficially that there was a likelihood that the Covidien plant near Seneca would be closing, but found out for sure only yesterday—the day that the Massachusetts-based company confirmed the rumors. Bobby Hitt told a luncheon meeting of the Oconee…

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Traffic fatality in Pickens County

September 13, 2012

State troopers report a traffic fatality in Pickens County. The accident occurred this morning at 10:45 on the Farr’s Bridge Road.

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BREAKING Seneca police news

September 13, 2012

The police in Seneca have announced the arrest of a former restaurant employee. Law enforcement records show Matthew Aaron Fuller, 23-year old West Union resident, is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent at the Huddle House on 123 By-Pass. The police say the arrest results from an investigation into the failure of Fuller…

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Bells to ring Monday

September 13, 2012
Bells to ring Monday

An important date in U-S history will be commemorated Monday in Oconee County, and everyone is invited. The annual “Ringing of the Bells” will take place in the chapel on the campus of the Tamassee DAR School. Nan Jones of the DAR chapter says the bells are to be rung for the 225th anniversary of…

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Calendar

  • September 16, 2014 7:00 pmLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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