New partnership to fight domestic violence

October 16, 2013
New partnership to fight domestic violence

 The plight of an Oconee domestic violence victim should be eased by a new partnership involving the Sheriff’s Office, a private detective company, and the organization planning the county’s first shelter to protect the abused. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw yesterday announced that arrangements have been made to attach ankle monitors to CDV offenders, provided a magistrate…

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Music to be made in Westminster!

October 15, 2013

Former Westminster supermarket to be a musical venue. The vision of Ray Burroughs and local musical artists has succeeded in the conversion of a former Westminster Winn-Dixie into a 250-seat venue for performances by a variety of artists. It’s called the Westminster Music Hall, at 101 W. Main Street. And, on the night of Thursday,…

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All-Region Orchestra selections

October 15, 2013
All-Region Orchestra selections

 Four students at Seneca High School have been selected to All-Region Orchestra. Top string players Hannah Chitty, Keegan Wade, and Stephen and Stephanie Justice were chosen October 5 at the League Academy in Greenville. They’ll join the rest of the All-Region Orchestra members for rehearsal and a performance November 16 in Greenville.

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Gameday returning to Clemson; USC/Mizzou gametime set; Early receives national honor

October 15, 2013
TUESDAY SPORTS: Gameday returning to Clemson; USC/Mizzou gametime set; Early receives national honor

*For the second time this season, ESPN’s iconic college football pregame show, College GameDay Built by The Home Depot, will be in Clemson. The crew will be on hand this weekend for the matchup between #3 Clemson and #5 Florida State. The show will run from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday from the north…

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Construction “quite nicely”

October 15, 2013
Construction “quite nicely”

In spite of a rainy year in which contractors gave lost several days of work to the weather, the project to build the new WalhallaHigh School, according to Dr. Michael Thorsland, acting superintendent of Oconee public schools.  “You can see there’s already roof deck on the first floor, so they are preparing to pour some…

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Lucas return three weeks away!

October 15, 2013

The recovery of Oconee’s superintendent of education from a heart procedure continues to go well, and November 4 remains the date on the calendar for the return of Dr. Mike Lucas. And that’ll mean Dr. Michael Thorsland will give up his duty as acting superintendent and return full-time to assistant superintendent for operations. Meeting with…

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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