An ‘A thru Z’ on immigration law

February 6, 2015

Everyone is invited to a meeting at Clemson this month to hear David Dreher speak on changes in immigration law. Dreher’s background includes 25 years in the U-S foreign service and teacher of immigration issues at Clemson’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The presentation, sponsored by the Clemson Area League of Women Voters, takes place 7:30…

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Lawmakers change tune on road maintenance

February 6, 2015

Word from Columbia is that state lawmakers are scaling down an idea to require counties to take over the complete maintenance of some roads under state control. Like the state, county leaders say their budgets can’t accommodate the costs involved. Joel Thrift, chairman of Oconee County’s road and transportation committee, reacted yesterday to the news…

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Edwards: “No decision” about re-election

February 5, 2015

In spite of rumors that he is seriously considering leaving politics, the Walhalla mayor said today he has made no decision about this year’s municipal election. It means that Mayor Edwards must weigh a decision whether he’ll offer for a second, four-year term in the November 3 election. Edwards knocked down a rumor that he…

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Alternate use for the existing jail

February 5, 2015

A proposal is being put together for an alternate use of Oconee’s Detention Center once that penal facility is no longer needed when the new county jail opens later this year. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said he will introduce a proposal at next week’s meeting of the county’s Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Health and Welfare Committee…

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Walhalla to negotiate ball field purchase

February 5, 2015

Walhalla Mayor Danny Edwards believes that the former Avondale Ball Field would make an ideal place for adult softball games, and that’s one of the reasons he’s hopeful the city can negotiate the purchase of the field from private interests. Edwards said today the city’s financial situation is such that it can’t afford buying real…

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Clemson beats FSU

February 5, 2015

The Clemson Tigers built a double-digit lead on the road, and hung on in the final minutes despite a rash of missed free throws in a 62-56 victory over Florida State in the Donald Tucker Center in Talahassee on Wednesday. The win, Clemson’s third ACC road triumph of the season and fourth straight overall, pushed…

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Calendar

  • May 29, 2015 7:00 pmKingdom Youth Conference
  • May 30, 2015 8:00 amDNR Boater Education Class
  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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