Graham shows frustration during Senate hearing

April 10, 2014
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U-S Senator Lindsey Graham questioned Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, about the Obama administration’s decision to put the MOX facility at Savannah River Site in ‘cold standby.” Graham opposes the decision, and he showed his frustration with the DOE secretary during the hearing. Their exchange is being replayed today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Chase near Seneca this morning

April 10, 2014
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The investigation of a stolen vehicle case developed into a chase this morning near Seneca and the apparent wreck of the car the deputy was chasing. The accident scene is Return community—Sam Brown Road and Dave Nix Road. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said one of his deputies spotted the suspect stolen car and tried to stop…

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Two cars collide on 28 at W. Halfway Branch Road

April 9, 2014
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A noon hour accident today mid way between Seneca and Walhalla involved two cars—one of which came in contact with a natural gas line. That necessitated a call for crews from Fort Hill Natural Gas. One of those involved in the accident was making arrangements to go to the hospital in a private vehicle. The…

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OSD recommended for re-accreditation

April 9, 2014
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Oconee public schools may let out a satisfied breath of relief on hearing the news this afternoon that the district is being recommended for re-accreditation. It was evident during a special presentation to the county school trustees that a visit by a group of outside professional evaluators went swimmingly well. A former Asheville, North Carolina…

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Heavy rain simultaneous with start of spawning

April 9, 2014
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Heavy rain simultaneous with start of spawning

 This week’s heavy rain that amounted to three inches for Lake Hartwell arrived simultaneous with the start of the spawning season. Water managers with the Army Corps of Engineers have increased the releases from the dams, to ensure minimal impact on critical fish spawning. The releases are to continue until a target elevation of 600.5…

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OCPC to consider variance request

April 9, 2014
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At their meeting next week, Oconee planning commissioners are to entertain a request to vary from the rear setback requirements for a new home under construction at Lake Chattooga in Mountain Rest. It’s an agenda item for the planning commission meeting 6 o’clock Monday night in the Oconee County Council Chambers.

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  • April 20, 2014Fairview Church of God's Revival
  • April 21, 2014 6:30 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 22, 2014 4:00 pmSpring-time Celebrations at OCPL
  • April 23, 2014 2:00 pmTCTC’s Veterinary Technology Department's Pet Adoption Day
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