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More oversight needed

October 10, 2012
More oversight needed

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges released “Trust, Accountability, and Integrity: Board Responsibilities for Intercollegiate Athletics,” a report that calls for enhanced board oversight of college athletics. The report cautions that as intercollegiate athletics departments increasingly operate like businesses, boards must act to ensure an appropriate balance between athletics and academics in…

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Voter ID effective next year

October 10, 2012
Voter ID effective next year

The S.C. Attorney General, Alan Wilson, said today the state’s voter ID law will take effect starting with elections next year, in 2013. Wilson reacted to a federal court ruling in the case South Carolina v. United States, the state’s voter ID case. Wilson released this statement: “Today’s ruling by the three judge panel is…

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OMC patients not at risk from recalled steroid

October 10, 2012

The Oconee Medical Center director of pharmacy, Bill Stevenson, is confirming that the hospital did not receive any of the injectable steroid medication that is suspected to have caused multi-state outbreak of fungi meningitis. The medication in question is preservative-free methyl-prednisolone acetate prepared by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts. The company has…

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Crenshaw’s chief deputy

October 10, 2012

Mike Crenshaw alluded to it during last night’s forum in Seneca. And this morning he confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS that he has selected an individual to serve as chief deputy should Crenshaw win next month’s election. At this time, however, Crenshaw is not publicly identifying the individual, nor any others that he is willing to…

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A 5th Habitat home by Schneider

October 10, 2012
A 5th Habitat home by Schneider

Schneider Electric of Seneca has committed to partner with Habitat for Humanity to finance and build a fifth house in the county. Representatives of both broke ground this week with the prospective homeowners on Jaymory Way in Seneca for a four bedroom, three-bath stick-built house for the home of Kevin Bradley, Nastasia Walker and son…

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Campaign trail continues tomorrow night

October 10, 2012

The Oconee political campaign trail returns Thursday night to Seneca and, also, extends down highway 59 to Fair Play community. At 7 Thursday night at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center, the men who aspire for Seats 1 and 2 in the South Carolina House of Representatives have been asked to take part in a forum sponsored…

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Detour today!

October 10, 2012
Detour today!

Part of Coffee Road near Walhalla is closed today. Detours signs are up for the stretch of Coffee Road from W. S. Broad Street to the James Brown Elementary School.      

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Four men for two House seats speak

October 10, 2012

Four men running for the South Carolina House in Columbia showed last night in Seneca that, when it comes to a number of conservative principles, they are in agreement. But one of them, District Two incumbent Bill Sandifer, said while there is agreement on some things, there are differences in others, and he urged voters…

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Getting your political fill

October 10, 2012

A summer’s respite between the primary season and the November General Election officially ended last night as candidates for Oconee Sheriff and the State House of Representatives took to the microphone in Seneca. For Oconeeans suffering from sheriff’s forum-deficit, last night’s audience at the Gignilliat Community Center witnessed that the three men remaining in the…

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Chairman Day says meeting is imminent

October 9, 2012

The new chairman of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees, Danny Day, would like his time as board chairman to be the time that, finally, a decision is made to build Seneca’s replacement library. And, to that end, Day says a meeting of library leaders is to take place soon with representatives of both the…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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