9-11 Memorial Committee ready to move ahead

October 15, 2013
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9-11 Memorial Committee ready to move ahead

In separate meetings across Oconee, fire fighters and school board members were given the status of a planned memorial to the tragic, yet heroic, events of September 11, 2001. A volunteer committee that has worked behind the scenes for three years is ready to move toward raising funds to make the memorial a reality. Land…

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Fungal Disease Threatens Snake Populations

October 14, 2013
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The South Carolina department of Natural Resources has verified the first case of Snake Fungal Disease in South Carolina. A copperhead found in Spartanburg County has tested postitive for the diseases. Herpetologist Will Dillman with the S.C. Department of Natural resources says the fungal disease is a great concern because wild populations may not be…

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Information Forum to Explain Affordable Care Act

October 14, 2013
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Whit implementation of the Affordable Care Act set for January 2014, the Marine Crops League, Detachment 1131, is hosting an informational forum Tuesday night to address how the law will affect those living and working in South Carolina. Experts from the South Carolina Insurance Commission and the State Department of Health and Human Services will…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks move up in polls; Clemson readies for FSU; Cards win another

October 14, 2013
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*The South Carolina Gamecock football team moved up in both major polls this week by virtue of the lopsided, 52-7, win at Arkansas Saturday while Clemson remains 4th in the Coaches Poll and 3rd in the AP ranking following a 24-14 win over Boston College. The Gamecocks moved up three spots and back into the coaches…

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“Pill Mills” Targeted by State Health & Law Enforcement

October 14, 2013
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South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control is teaming up with the State Law Enforcement Division to combat “pill mills” in South Carolina. In a collaborative effort,  DHEC will proactively assist law enforcement efforts by providing lists of individuals as well as assign a drug officer to help SLED and the county sheriff’s offices…

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Flu Shots for the Insured

October 14, 2013
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Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control say flu vaccines are on the way for those South Carolinians with medical insurance. Last month, the agency received its shipment of flu vaccinations for adults who are uninsured. Director Catherine Templeton says as soon as the department receives its shipment for adults with…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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