THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks get first SEC win

January 30, 2014

South Carolina (8-12, 1-6 SEC) led by as many as 32 points and four Gamecocks scored in double-figures, as the Gamecocks posted their first SEC win of the season with a strong offensive effort in an 80-52 victory over visiting Texas A&M (12-8, 3-4 SEC) on Wednesday evening at Colonial Life Arena. Freshman guard Duane…

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Chamber makes presentation tonight

January 30, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered about the value of a local chamber of commerce, you can find out tonight in Walhalla. The Walhalla area chamber will host a “Who We Are and What We Do” at 6:15 tonight at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium. There’ll be an update from the city, along with word on a proposed…

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Mayor talks Streetscape

January 30, 2014

To the naked eye, little has been evident to show that Walhalla Streetscape is going to be a reality in 2014. But Mayor Danny Edwards does not rule out the possibility that the project can be done in time for this year’s Oktoberfest. In recent weeks, the contractor and the landscape engineers have been seen…

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Scott calls for an up-or-down vote

January 30, 2014

U-S Senator Tim Scott wants Washington to act on the SKILLS legislation that would reform the government’s workforce development and training programs. After President Obama declared support for high-quality workforce training during this week’s State of the Union address, Republican Scott called on the President and Democratic Senate leaders to seek an up-or-down vote on…

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Gantt documentary to be broadcast nationwide

January 30, 2014
Gantt documentary to be broadcast nationwide

A documentary chronicling the journey of the South Carolinian who became Clemson University’s first African-American student will be broadcast nationwide in February, Black History Month. South Carolina ETV, an affiliate of the National Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), will broadcast “The Education of Harvey Gantt” beginning Tuesday, February 4 on stations covering 72% of U-S television…

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Three to make a pitch!

January 30, 2014

Members of Oconee’s Capital Project Sales Tax Commission are to open their eyes and ears tonight for three more presentations from organizations lining up to qualify for a one-cent local sales tax. Making their pitches tonight to be part of this year’s ballot question are the Museum of Cherokee Annex, the Oconee 9-11 Memorial, and…

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Calendar

  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 22, 2014 8:15 pmTown of West Union's Movie Night in the Park
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amBBQ & Bluegrass
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