Rain “iffy” for BREC meet

May 6, 2013
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Everyone who registers at tonight’s annual meeting of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative at Pickens, as a door prize, will walk away with a door mat. Considering all of the rain we’ve been getting, perhaps Blue Ridge should be giving away umbrellas. Whether the area gets another shower seems to be an “iffy” proposition, depending…

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Affordable Housing tenant wins award

May 6, 2013
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An Affordable Housing tenant in Clemson has been given a first of its kind award from the federal government. During a U-S Housing and Urban Development event in Columbia, the “Self Suffiency Award” was presented to Creekwood Village Apartments resident “Val.” She was accompanied by Pam Broome, resident service coordinator at Creekwood Village. Broome brought…

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What’s the pocketbook impact?

May 6, 2013
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In the run-up to new spending measures, Oconee County councilmen are contemplating tax increases or a new fee, or both. What’s the potential impact to Mr. and Mrs. Taxpayer? Auditor Ken Nix gives examples today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Furman holds graduation ceremonies

May 6, 2013
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Furman University awarded nearly 600 undergraduate and master’s degrees during weekend graduation ceremonies. An economics and political science major, Corey Nathaniel Allen of Central, was named one of six winners of the Scholarship Cup. For those half dozen students, the cup signifies their 4.0 average.

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Rains continue Sunday

May 5, 2013
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Heavy rain is expected to continue Sunday and into Monday in the Western Carolina’s and Northeast Georgia. Forecasters say the moderate to heavy rainfall could result in two to three inches of rain through Sunday night, with higher amounts near the Blue Ridge Mountains. The rain is expected to shift toward the north into Virginia…

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Texting while driving on the rise among teenagers

May 4, 2013
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Texting while driving appears to be on the rise among American teenagers, and that’s news that has parents and officials worried. According to a just-released study, forty-three percent of high-school age American’s admit to texting while driving, ignoring the risks associated with the dangerous habit. Research has shown that texting while behind the wheel makes…

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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