Restructure bill now law in SC

February 6, 2014

Senator Thomas Alexander applauds Governor Haley for helping push through a government re-structuring bill that’ll reform how the state’s business is done in Columbia. Haley’s signature yesterday made S. 22 law. It abolishes the five-member Budget and Control Board and creates the Department of Administration. That cabinet agency is to be responsible for executive and…

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Duncan to preside over congressional hearing

February 6, 2014

Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan presides at a Washington hearing this morning that’ll delve into how well the Department of Homeland Security is using technology to combat violations at the borders. The hearing by the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency takes place at 10 o’clock in the Cannon Office Building and will include witnesses…

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Contraband charge against 32-year old man

February 6, 2014

A man on his way to the Oconee jail to serve a sentence for breach of peace found himself in additional trouble with law enforcement. Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced that a search of Mark Eldon Stanton produced a glass pipe and a bag that contained a white powder substance. A warrant charging Stanton identified…

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Changes in OC’s administrative offices

February 5, 2014

Changes are in place today in the office of the Oconee County administrator. Amanda Brock, executive assistant to Administrator Scott Moulder, has moved into the new position of county public information officer. Brock is a 13-year county employee and a former newspaper reporter. These days in government and private business, public information officers are more…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Happy National Signing Day

February 5, 2014

It’s National Signing Day. Clemson, South Carolina, and colleges around the nation wait on the signatures on the letters of intent from prep players around the country today. Locally, Alana Grant of Seneca has signed to run cross country at Southern Wesleyan. The signing took place at an 11:30 AM ceremony at SHS. ____________________________________________________________________ In area…

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Autopsy report: A public record?

February 5, 2014

The Oconee County coroner, like his colleagues statewide, is following with interest what the state’s high court has to say about an autopsy report. Is it a private medical record to be held from the general public or an investigative document that is subject to the South Carolina Freedom of Information law? The State Supreme…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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