Blood Connection gets a new leader

December 6, 2013
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The board of trustees for the Blood Connection has named a new president/CEO. Delisa English succeeds Greg Hart beginning January 5. English has a background in the business. She serves as the CEO of the Carolinas Blood region with the American National Red Cross. The Blood Connection is the largest, independently managed non-profit community blood…

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OSD catching up to dangers to athletes

December 6, 2013
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After Monday, Oconee School District will likely have on paper a policy dealing with injuries to athletes caused by a bump or a blow to the head. At their meeting, the county trustees will take up a policy on concussions and student athletes. “Over the summer the state legislature passed a law that regulates public…

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Phase Three “Operation Infinity”

December 6, 2013
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The war on drugs in Oconee County has picked up with phase three of the Sheriff’s Office “Operation Infinity.” County officers are getting help from the police in four of the municipalities to roundup 22 individuals. By yesterday afternoon, 10 of the 22 had been served with warrants. Officers had only to go a short…

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Itron is Tech’s Philanthropist of the Year

December 6, 2013
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The Tri-County Technical College Foundation has named Itron Incorporated the 2013 recipient of its Philanthropist of the Year award. The global technology company for the utility industry operates a plant at West Union. The award is the Tech foundation’s highest and most prestigious and is reserved for individuals, foundations, companies, trusts, organizations and others who’ve…

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CU student arrested

December 5, 2013
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Campus police at Clemson say a student broke a sink and caused minor flooding in a residence hall. And that student, Paul O’Donnell Jr. of Wayne, New Jersey has been charged with causing malicious injury to real property and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The police went to Donaldson Hall at 3:18 this morning because water, leaking…

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Prisoner charged with assaulting fellow inmate

December 5, 2013
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Walhalla Police Chief Ronald Wilbanks has announced an Oconee jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder in the assault this week of a second inmate. Wilbanks says a warrant signed by police officer Paul Harris and issued by Judge Scott Sprouse was served on Millard Jerome Strickland Jr. today at the detention center in…

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
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