Alexander takes part in university luncheon

March 3, 2015

State Senator Thomas Alexander, Oconee-Pickens Republican, was among area lawmakers who took part in this year’s Legislative Appreciation Luncheon at Southern Wesleyan University in Central. The university presented a number of students to show Alexander and the other lawmakers examples of students whose college education depends on state and federal aid. For his part, Alexander…

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Presidential hopefuls to speak in Greenville

March 3, 2015

Republican Presidential hopefuls are being invited this spring to Greenville to speak in advance of the state’s Presidential primary next year. Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan and the group Citizens United are planning the event Saturday, May 9 at the Peace Center. So far, they have received commitments from Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, Ted Cruz,…

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Chase of Oconee suspect ends in Laurens County wreck

March 3, 2015
Chase of Oconee suspect ends in Laurens County wreck

 Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a robbery suspect was placed in custody after a chase across Upstate counties. It was a chase that had its origins with an incident yesterday morning on Murphree Drive near West Union, in which two homeowners were robbed by a man who they had hired to do yard work. But,…

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Deer-vehicle accidents in Oconee County

March 3, 2015

State troopers report two accidents involving deer and motor vehicles in Oconee County since last night. The latest such accident occurred shortly before 3:30 this morning at U-S 123 and South Carolina 11. Earlier there was a deer-vehicle accident at Coneross Creek and Friendship roads.

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Meth danger on the highways

March 2, 2015

Family members picking up trash this weekend near Westminster found suspicious items on the Cleveland Pike Road. Narcotics agents secured the broken batteries and empty packages of Sudafed. No official determination yet on whether they, along with piles of syringes and bottles of a white powder substance, amount to methamphetamine debris. But, as winter gives…

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Tech revamps, renames program

March 2, 2015

The engineering and industrial technology division of Tri-County Technical College has renamed and revamped its manufacturing management program. The program underwent a title change last month and is now called Manufacturing Management and Leadership. According to Stan Compton, program coordinator, to better reflect the skills of a first-line manager in today’s manufacturing facilities.

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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