Lawmaker, so far, no fan of roundabouts

November 17, 2014

An Oconee state lawmaker concedes there is still more to learn about a new concept for intersections. But, at this point, Senator Thomas Alexander is unsure about whether the time, effort and money will be served by converting some of South Carolina’s intersections into roundabouts. In roundabouts, four yield right of way signs replace stop…

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Incident on S. Wesleyan campus

November 15, 2014

From Southern Wesleyan University at Central, a text alert was issued Friday as a security precaution after the university reported an inappropriate incident between a man and a woman walking on campus. According to the security alert, the woman reported having been inappropriately touched by the man. She further accused the man of exposing himself.

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Woman charged with filing false report

November 15, 2014

Campus police at Clemson have charged a 21-year old Woodruff woman with filing a false report of an attempted sexual assault.  According to a university announcement, Jasmine Deshunte Leamon was charged with filing a false report of a felony.  The charge against Leamon, who is not a Clemson student or employee, is a felony.  The…

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Oconee leaders get tips from industry site selector

November 14, 2014

The director of Oconee Economic Alliance, Richard Blackwell, will accompany a professional industry site consultant from Greenville this afternoon for a look at Oconee County’s newest industrial park—the Information and Technology Center on south highway 11. Although Didi Caldwell’s company is located in Greenville, she has more than 10 years of site selection experience in…

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Upgrade was expensive but worth it, says Alexander

November 14, 2014

With the addition of a traffic light, an intersection north of West Union is a safer place for motorists to maneuver. But an eyebrow or two was raised recently upon hearing that the cost of traffic lights at South Carolina 11 and Fowler Road exceeded $400 thousand. State Senator Thomas Alexander, at the request of…

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John Murray on Oconee’s kind heart

November 14, 2014

OconeeCounty resident John Murray grew up in one part of the country, spent the main part of working career in another, and chose to spend his retirement years in still another part of the country.  He says, without a doubt, that when it comes to extending a helping hand to those in need, Oconeeans take…

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