$900K goal reached and surpassed!

January 10, 2014

For what purpose did Oconeeans dig deep into their pockets and raise $900 thousand in one year’s time? The answer, as supplied this morning at the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, is the purpose of opening the county’s first shelter for the abused. In fact, thanks to a grant, the campaign to allow Safe Harbor of Greenville…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Turnover-plagued Clemson falls to FSU

January 10, 2014

Clemson committed a season-high 18 turnovers and Florida State converted them into 25 points in a 56-41 loss for the Tigers on Thursday at Littlejohn Coliseum. The loss dropped Clemson to 1-1 in the ACC and was the Seminoles’ first in two conference games. K.J. McDaniels led the way for Clemson with 14 points, but the…

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Seneca near ready to salute special month

January 10, 2014

Plans are coming together for Seneca’s annual observance of African-American History Month. The main event, the annual luncheon, will take place Thursday, February 7 and will feature three speakers, along with artwork from the island country of Barbados. Mollie Smith of the office of Seneca Events says details will be announced about the time and…

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Niagara Falls froze, so did Walhalla Pool

January 10, 2014

The freeze that gripped the country this week froze bodies of water—-all the way from Niagara Falls to the Walhalla Municipal Swimming Pool. But John Galbreath doesn’t want the cold temperatures to fool Walhalla city leaders. Galbreath, the city recreation director, told the mayor and council that January is not too soon to begin to…

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Restoring a 40-hour work week

January 10, 2014

U-S Senator Tim Scott says his amendment to the extension of unemployment insurance would restore the 40-hour work week which he says has been unraveled by the provisions of Obamacare. The employer mandate under the health law now requires employers to provide insurance to full-time employees and defines “full time” as 30 hour a week,…

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Examining the Governor’s plan

January 10, 2014

Though not all details have been fully fleshed out, Oconee’s superintendent of education has begun to examine Governor Haley’s plan for South Carolina education in 2014. Dr. Mike Lucas says he’s always happy when there’s a greater focus on the public schools. Lucas has drawn some preliminary conclusions about how the Haley plan would impact…

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Calendar

  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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