Wet summer bodes well for fall colors

October 7, 2013

A prediction from Clemson University for an extended season of fall colors. Forest ecologist Donald Hagen says record-breaking summer rains that caused creeks and rivers to overflow likely will mean a longer leaf season in the Southern Appalachians. “The wet soil means that trees should hold their leaves longer and fall colors will unfold more…

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Autopsy today

October 7, 2013

An autopsy takes place today on the body of a 23-year old man found in Lake Hartwell. Oconee Coroner Karl Addis said Logan Wolfe of Richmond Hill, Georgia was found about 100 feet from where he fell into the lake in about 55 feet of water. Saturday afternoon, according to Georgia DNR law enforcement officer…

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Emergency regulation impacts JRSA

October 5, 2013

An emergency regulation issued by the state after the discovery of illegal dumping has impact on Oconee County’s wastewater treatment plant. Bob Winchester, executive director of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, announced at a meeting Thursday that the order, issued by DHEC, will require the JRSA to analyze a thick black gunk known as…

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BHP scores third consectutive shutout in win over West-Oak

October 5, 2013

The Belton-Honea Path Bears, ranked #6 in the state’s AAA classification, rolled to its third straight shutout win Friday night, with a 49-0 victory over West-Oak in a game broadcast on 96.3 WGOG from Warrior Field in Westminster. The Bears, and their high-powered offense, scored on the first play from scrimmage on a 64-yard pass from…

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Learn more and sign up at Seneca meeting

October 5, 2013

Parts of the federal government are shut down—in a major dispute dividing Democrats and Republicans. But the national health care law, championed by President Obama, is up and running. An information meeting to help those without insurance sign up and learn more about the program takes place Monday night in Seneca. Sponsored by the A-H-A…

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“WIC” to run thru October 31

October 5, 2013

South Carolina DHEC has announced a contingency plan to maintain through October 31 the nutritional service “WIC”—the Women, Infant and Children Program. More than 120,000 low-income South Carolina families are served by the program. “This (DHEC) staff has worked with me for the past 18 months to cut down on expenses and become more efficient.…

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  • August 21, 2014 8:30 amClemson University Ext. Office's Private Pesticide Applicator Training
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