Another month passes, awaiting Michelin

July 2, 2015

Another month has passed without an announcement on whether Michelin is going to be the game-changer for the GoldenCornerCommercePark and the Fair Play area.  Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance says patience is still a good virtue to await whether the manufacturer will locate a distribution center.  About the prospects, Blackwell said, there were “three…

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Latest Clemson research on bad sleep habits

July 2, 2015

If you’d rather sleep but can’t, you may take interest in new research at Clemson.  University researchers have found that poor sleep habits can have a negative effect on self-control.  And that presents risks to personal and professional lives.  Sleep-deprived people are at risk to succumb to impulsive desires, in-attentiveness, and questionable decision-making.  Prior research…

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Tri-County’s “Honors Experience”

July 2, 2015

Tri-CountyTechnicalCollege will roll out a new program this fall for high-performing students.  Dr. Kate Williams says, “The Honors Program is for students who want to be active learners, are highly motivated and capable, want to stretch their minds and make the most of their academic experience at Tri-County.”  Williams is one of the team leaders. …

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Not enough, but a start

July 2, 2015

The Oconee Chamber of Commerce eye on the South Carolina legislature this year has produced a comment about what’s in the new state budget for road repairs and maintenance.  Statewide, the figure is $216 million dollars.  Of which, $4.8 million will be allocated to the Oconee Transportation Committee, the county’s “C” fund committee.  According to…

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Blood drives to meet the demand

July 2, 2015

The Blood Connection is carrying out blood drives all week, to meet the demand before and after the July 4 holiday.  A bloodmobile van will set up today from noon until 4 o’clock at the OconeeMemorialHospital.  The community’s blood donation center reminds people that every two seconds, someone needs blood.  And this is a time…

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Hearing continued, defendant in hospital

July 1, 2015

The Seneca judge put a stop to a contempt hearing when he found out the defendant was in the hospital.   The city wanted to proceed today, but Judge Danny Singleton was uncomfortable by the absence of the Rev. Efford Haynes.  Seneca has been pushing for an order requiring Haynes to bring to building code his…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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