Salem adopts a logo!

January 15, 2014
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Salem has adopted a logo, to be displayed on the elevated Stamp Creek Road water tower. The mayor and the council members last night got some suggestions from the eight scouts in attendance at the council’s regular January meeting as to which of four logos to adopt. The choice in the end resembles Salem’s welcome…

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Passing muster with the NRC

January 15, 2014
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Duke Energy learned this week that 12 employees have passed their federally-administered tests to work as operators at the Oconee Nuclear Station. It’s an important job for which the required training includes simulators that mimic what control room operators encounter. In this instance, according to spokesman Roger Hannah of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, all 12…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Walhalla wins thriller

January 15, 2014
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In high school basketball Tuesday, the Walhalla boys defeated Wren in a thrilling 62-61 game. Matt Rowland scored the winning bucket for the Razorbacks with 11 seconds left on the clock. The Walhalla girls fell to Wren 64-45. Elsewhere, Seneca’s boys were winners over BHP 66-52. Wesley Grant led the way with 17 points. Couple that with…

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Burglary arrests made by Oconee Sheriff’s Office

January 15, 2014
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Two men, one carrying a shovel, emerging from woods in West Union have been implicated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in a case of burglary. The deputy’s suspicions were heightened yesterday by the discovery of a truck parked on Williams Drive—-in an area plagued by thefts. Today’s booking report from the Oconee Detention Center shows…

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Nine Times Forest to be protected

January 15, 2014
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A special South Carolina place is being placed under protection. The environmental group Naturaland Trust, has announced that it and Upstate Forever have succeeded in protecting the 1,648-acre Nine Times Forest in Pickens County. Naturaland Trust describes Nine Times Forest as an ecological jewel, containing three mountains of granite outer-croppings with streams, creeks, and stands…

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Throwing a committee at the request

January 15, 2014
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A sub-committee is being formed to study whether the water and sewer authority in Hart County, Georgia should allow Oconee County-based Pioneer Rural Water District to draw water from Lake Hartwell, using Hart County’s easement. Pioneer wants to build a treatment plant, but lacks a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to draw raw…

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