“Lines down everywhere”

December 2, 2014

A tree fell on a power line on West Union’s Main Street this afternoon–resulting in an electric power outage affecting about half of the town, as well as a nearby part of adjoining Walhalla.  Duke Energy crews have been called to the area of West Union Main Street near Town Hall.  Meantime, motorists should avoid…

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Businesswoman to take hospital board seat

December 2, 2014

Businesswoman Elaine Turner has been elected to succeed Bo Wilhite as a member of the board of directors of Oconee Memorial Hospital. Turner was the choice during a board meeting last week—the same meeting at which Wilhite was commended for two terms of service. Hunter Kome, OMC Campus President, says Turner begins a three-year term…

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Graduation time ahead at Southern Wesleyan

December 2, 2014

Graduates of Southern Wesleyan will be recognized during two ceremonies this month on the Central campus. Speaker will be Michael Batchelor, chief executive officer of Baptist Easley Hospital. Janice Hartsoe, university registrar, predicts that 262 degrees will be conferred. Students graduating from the university’s traditional program will participate in the ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday,…

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Moving up the court calendar

December 2, 2014

The pre-trial settlement of an auto accident lawsuit has moved to trial position number one Oconee County’s oldest pending civil lawsuit. It’s the seven-year old case that alleges fraud and misrepresentation by a Duke Energy subsidiary that acquired property more than 50 years ago to build what today is the Keowee-Toxaway project in Oconee County.…

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Are you prepared for winter storm?

December 2, 2014

South Carolina wants all of its residents to know about ice and snow and the importance of staying connected for emergency information during winter’s bad weather. This is the first time that the state of South Carolina, together with the National Weather Service, has co-sponsored Winter Weather Awareness Week. Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, South Carolina…

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Rotarians to learn about the American Revolution

December 2, 2014

At their meeting today, Westminster Rotary Club members will learn about the war that gave the United States its birth. The talk by Joel Rexford is titled, “American Revolution of the Upstate.”

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Calendar

  • May 5, 2015 7:00 pmOle Fashion Revival w/Rev. Tully Griggs (Alto, GA)
  • May 7, 2015Stephens Co. Special Olympics Spring Track & Field Event
  • May 8, 2015 6:30 pmFriends of Pickens Co. Guardian ad Litem Casino Night
  • May 10, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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