Protesters say site clearing called off temporarily

November 4, 2013
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At least for the time being, a protest has succeeded in stopping the clearing of a former school property for a Seneca utilities complex. And the protesters, homeowners in the Adams subdivision, have been promised a meeting later today with Bob Faires, city utilities superintendent. Sandra Gray and others who have signed a petition campaign…

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Susan Pickett not too proud to beg

November 4, 2013
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Oconeeans have been answering a need to donate to build their county’s first shelter to protect the the community’s victims of domestic violence. Especially, as the holidays approach, Susan Pickett would like county residents to consider the plight of another shelter, already in operation, that has begun to fall on some hard times of its…

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“I’ve been looking forward to this day”

November 4, 2013
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Dr. Mike Lucas is back on the job today as Oconee County Superintendent of Education. Lucas underwent a heart valve procedure and has adopted a regimen to stay fit and keep healthy. He has been walking a little more than five miles a day and climbing a minimum of ten floors of stairs. Lucas says…

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MONDAY SPORTS: College football polls; NFL week nine; Kubiak collapses

November 4, 2013
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The Clemson Tigers’ win at Virginia Saturday moved Dabo Swinney’s team up to 7th in the latest ESPN/USA Today College Football Coaches Poll. South Carolina also moved up one spot to 15th. The Gamecocks are coming off a 34-16 home win against Mississippi State Saturday. Alabama and Oregon continue to hold the top two spots…

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Bosch president to keynote luncheon

November 4, 2013
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The president of Robert Bosch Corporation will be in the Upstate this week to deliver the keynote speech at Tri-County Tech’s Annual Report luncheon. That luncheon takes place at 11:30 tomorrow morning at the college’s Pendleton campus. And Mike Mansuetti, the Bosch president, can anticipate an audience of about 250 community, business, industrial, government and…

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Work resumes on Clemson project

November 4, 2013
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SC Department of Transportation has resumed work on the 133-123 intersection project at Clemson. Construction was delayed last year to allow for the design of what the DOT called unforeseen construction items related to the railroad detour track and permanent track alignment to construct a new bridge without impeding railroad operations. According to the DOT’s…

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