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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Attorney to declare for office

January 30, 2014

An attorney in Seneca makes an announcement tomorrow that he’ll be a candidate for this year’s special election to fill a vacancy on the Oconee County Council. Paul Cain plans to make his announcement of candidacy at his office tomorrow morning. He’ll seek to succeed the late Archie Barron, who represented District Three.

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Most roads are dry

January 30, 2014

Most South Carolina roads are dry this morning, but the DOT cautions the driving public that secondary roads are still covered with snow or ice, as temperatures fell below freezing for the entire state. Travel on secondary roads is liable to be treacherous in sections and is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Charleston’s Ravenel Bridge…

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Getting back to normal, sort of

January 30, 2014

Oconee County public schools are closed for a second full day. Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, says, “Because of conditions in the more rural areas/elevations of the district, schools will remain closed on Thursday, January 30 in Oconee County.” Oconee County offices and services, including the convenience centers, will open at 10:30 this morning. That’s the…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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