Marvin Carmichael tio rejoin Oconee job-creation efforts

September 19, 2014

Oconee County is re-associating itself with a top Clemson University official as a way to better its chances at economic development. The board of Oconee Economic Alliance today voted to allow Marvin Carmichael to serve as an ex-officio member. Carmichael, chief of staff at Clemson University, served as a commissioner of the former economic development…

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Main Street rally to wish the Razors well

September 19, 2014

All fans of Walhalla’s football Razorbacks are urged to line Main Street at 5:30 this evening as a way to wish the Razors well on their trip down 28 to meet the Seneca Bobcats. Razorback fans are asked to bring signs and cheer the team off. Tonight’s game can be heard on 96.3/WGOG.

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Not giiving up on Covidien

September 19, 2014

It’s one thing for a company to say it will move part of its business to Central America, it’s another to be able to pull it off. And pulling it off apparently is something in the way of Covidien from closing its plant near Seneca and moving the business to Costa Rica. At this morning’s…

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“2015 is going to look good”

September 19, 2014

For a couple of months, there has been ebb and flow in the Oconee County jobless rate—-6.7% in July to 7.3% in August, the last month for which the state reports figures. But Richard Blackwell predicts the local job picture will get better by year’s end and during 2015. Economic development recruiter Blackwell indicated to…

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Listen to Professor Percy’s Pigskin Picks for 9/20/14

September 19, 2014

Clemson enters the Tallahassee tepee, hoping to best No. 1 Florida State. Also in Week 4, Alabama hosts Florida, Oklahoma heads to West Virginia, resurgent South Carolina visits Vanderbilt, and Miami has an 1980s-type reminiscent rematch at Nebraska. Find out who’s gonna win those games and more with Professor Percy.

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Seneca crimes and mishaps early today

September 19, 2014

The police in Seneca are looking for a robber this morning. The holdup took place around 3:30 at the Plez-U convenience store on S. Oak Street. No one hurt. Capt. Robert Tribble says a nearby incident of malicious damage is being evaluated to determine if it has a connection with the robbery. The police also…

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Calendar

  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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