THURSDAY SPORTS: BoSox win game one; HS volleyball; Clemson announces ‘Purple Out’

October 24, 2013
THURSDAY SPORTS: BoSox win game one; HS volleyball; Clemson announces ‘Purple Out’

*The Boston Red Sox took Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night at Fenway Park over the St. Louis Cardinals, romping to victory after a game-changing umpire decision in the first inning and against sloppy play by St. Louis, which made three errors. In the first, Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright walked leadoff man Jacoby Ellsbury, then Dustin…

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Free holiday meal offered in Westminster

October 24, 2013

A free Thanksgiving meal, for those in need, is being offered this year in Westminster. In some instances, home delivery is possible. The meal will be offered 10:30 a-m to noon Thanksgiving Day—November 28. You can go to the parking lot of Lucky Strike in Westminster and eat there. For those in Westminster, Walhalla, and…

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“Active Shooter Training” Saturday

October 24, 2013

Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced “active shooter training” Saturday on a school campus near Seneca. Those involved will practice an active shooter situation in which people are hurt at Oconee Christian Academy near SC 188. The training will run from 9 a-m until 1 p-m. Both the Sheriff’s Office and the school stress the event…

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Plans set for Tuesday’s forum

October 24, 2013

Plans have come together for next week’s forum for the six candidates for Walhalla City Council. Three seats are open in the November 5 election. Everyone is invited to hear the candidates give their vision for Walhalla and talk a little about themselves in the 6:30 forum Tuesday night at the Walhalla Depot. Registered city…

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Clemson to host 500 HS students for contest

October 24, 2013

Clemson University will host the 41st Annual Poetry Declamation Contest for high school students Saturday in Daniel Hall. The contest runs 10 a-m to noon. At 1:30 there is to be an awards ceremony. High school students from the Carolinas and Georgia compete in a poetry recitation in nine languages: American Sign Language, Chinese, French,…

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Textile maker expanding one county over

October 24, 2013

A major textile manufacturer is expanding productions plants in Rabun County, Georgia. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal this week announced Parkdale Mills, the country’s largest maker of spun yard, will expand its Rabun Gap production plants—to create 210 new jobs and invest $85 million. The location is 815 John Beck Dockins Road in Rabun Gap. Clayton’s…

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  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amBBQ & Bluegrass
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
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