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SC DNR Hopes to Clarify Hunting Laws

October 23, 2012
SC DNR Hopes to Clarify Hunting Laws

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is hoping to clarify the laws regarding baiting. The department says recent decisions by a Greenwood County magistrate and the state Attorney General’s Office have overturned the long standing prohibition against hunting deer over bait on private lands in the Upstate.  The DNR says those recent decisions lend…

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Clemson University Smoking Ban

October 23, 2012
Clemson University Smoking Ban

Officials with Clemson University say a new task force is being formed to help make the campus a smoke free campus by 2014.  George Clay, the Executive director of Student Health Services at Clemson says the college recognizes the trend among higher education to go tobacco free, and its time Clemson does the same thing.…

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40 Suspected Child Abuse Cases in S.C.

October 23, 2012

Last week’s release of information from the Boy Scouts of America, and reports from the LA times, show 40 cases of suspected child molestation in South Carolina Boy Scout troops between 1947 and January 2005. More than 10 of those are reported in the upstate, and 2 of those are reported in Oconee. The paper…

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TCTC Time Capsule

October 23, 2012
TCTC Time Capsule

“Time keeps on slipping, into the future.”  That could be a theme song for an special event at Tri County Technical College.  Tri County Technical college will celebrate its 50th anniversary with bit of nostalgia for its 2062 graduating class.  The College President Ronnie Booth will bury a 2x2x2 “time capsule” during a ceremony atNoon…

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FLU Advice from SC DHEC

October 22, 2012
FLU Advice from SC DHEC

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says the flu season has begun. Dr. Linda Bell, the state epidemiologist says the confirmation of the flu’s arrival reinforces the need for vaccination. She says DHEC recommends the flu vaccine for everyone six months or older. She says the vaccination remains the single best way to…

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Final debate set for tonight as Presidential race tightens

October 22, 2012
Final debate set for tonight as Presidential race tightens

The Sunshine State has earned a permanent prominence in America’s presidential elections and this year is no different. Both presidential candidates see their path to victory either enhanced or hindered by the outcome there.  A CNN poll released Friday showed a statistical tie in Florida, with Romney at 49 percent and Obama at 48 percent.…

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More Industry to Come to Upstate SC

October 22, 2012

More industry is coming to upstate South Carolina.  Siemens Industry has announced plant to open an assembly and manufacturing plant in Greenville County.  The company has announced a 45,000 square foot facility will be located in Mauldin as part of the company’s Drives Technologies Division.  Doug Keith, President of Siemens Drive Technologies division says the…

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Parasite Warning for South Carolinians

October 22, 2012

South Carolina’s Department of Natural resources is warning residents of a potential parasite, previously believed linked only with venison. Charles Ruth, the Statewide Deer/Turkey project supervisor for the Wildlife Section of the state DNR says many people have called the department asking about the likelihood of being exposed to toxoplasmosis. He says although the disease…

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Job Hope for those with Criminal Records

October 22, 2012

With the job market very tight and competitive, Upstate residents with criminal records may have difficulty finding work.  Individuals with criminal records are urged to attend  a workshop Monday October 29 to learn about expungements and pardons.  The workshop will be held Oct 29 at 10 am at Tri-County Technical College.  The workshop is open…

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Traffic Fatality Claims Clemson Student

October 22, 2012

A Sunday afternoon traffic accident claimed the life of of a 20 year old Clemson student.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says Kohleigh Michelle Hunt died Sunday afternoon when her car was hit by two other cars on Highway 24 at the intersection of Hunt Road and Coneross Creek Road in Westminster.   Authorities say…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
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  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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