Duncan talks energy production with Interior Secretary

April 4, 2014

A committee hearing at Washington gave Congressman Jeff Duncan the chance to talk Atlantic Ocean energy production with Sally Jewell, the U-S Secretary of the Interior. The occasion yesterday was a hearing on President Obama’s budget proposal for the Interior Department. Duncan, the Third District Republican from Laurens, raised questions about production, permitting of seismic…

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Seneca principal resigns

April 4, 2014
Seneca principal resigns

Oconee School District has released the following statement pertaining to Principal Idasa Cobb: “The principal at Blue Ridge Elementary School was placed on administrative leave, with pay, earlier this week. The principal has submitted her resignation to the School District of Oconee County, and there is a pending investigation by law enforcement. The principal has…

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Program addresses early learning potential of children

April 4, 2014

Seven United Ways, including Oconee County, have launched an effort to help maximize the early learning potential of children. “Born Learning Upstate SC” is a public engagement campaign to help parents, caregivers and communities provide children with quality learning opportunities. The campaign is built on research that shows children are “born learning.” Oconee United Way…

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Sunday alcohol sales in Clemson?

April 4, 2014

Like Oconeeans, Clemson residents may get the chance to approve Sunday alcohol sales in their locale. Clemson City Council Monday night awaits a report from Bill Lanham, representing a group of Clemson restaurants, about a potential public referendum on Sunday alcohol sales and consumption. In Oconee County, an ordinance setting a similar referendum for the…

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Seneca principal arrested

April 4, 2014

The police in Seneca obtained a warrant for the arrest of an elementary school principal. Major Jeremy Rothell say the warrant charges Idasa Cobb, Blue Ridge Elementary School principal, with the misdemeanor offense of “failure of certain persons to report child abuse or neglect.” Cobb, 41 years old, was booked at the Oconee Detention Center…

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Woman in Westminster arrested on cruelty to child charges

April 3, 2014

The police in Westminster have arrested a 24-year old woman as part of a 10-day investigation of a case of cruelty to children. Arrest affidavits accuse Rebecca Lynn Rogers of Sitton Mill Road, Seneca of cruelty to three children—all younger than 12 years old. The police say they started their investigation March 21 at Butler…

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