Oconee wrong end on highway safety list

August 13, 2013

A list put together by the motor club AAA places Oconee and Pickens among the state’s most dangerous counties for motorcycle accidents. The most dangerous county for motorcycle collisions and injurious motorcycle crashes was Horry County, home to Myrtle Beach. After Horry, other counties ranked as the best chance of being in a motorcycle collision…

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Fan Dies From Fall at Turner Field

August 13, 2013

A man died after falling about 65 feet from an upper level onto a parking lot at Turner Field in Atlanta, authorities said. The incident occurred at 8:55 p.m. ET during a game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, according to Atlanta Police spokesman John Chafee. “It appears that the male fell from an…

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An invite to bid!

August 13, 2013

Meetings have dragged on for hours and thousands of words have been written about the subject. Now, a new timeline for Oconee County and its project to lay the first sewer pipe in the southern end of the county. Voice of Southern Oconee, an advocate of the Golden Corner Commerce Park sewer extension, calls attention…

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Civil trial enters day two

August 13, 2013

A civil trial alleging medical malpractice has entered a second day in the Oconee Common Pleas Court in Walhalla. The plaintiff in the case is Elvis Pressley, as personal representative of the estate of his daughter, Cassie Sweenor. Defendants are Dr. Frank Rao and Upstate ENT Associates. For the plaintiff’s side, Pressley completed his testimony…

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If Mike Smith had his way….

August 13, 2013

If the DOT’s Mike Smith had his way, there will be no more rain this summer! In fact, the state’s resident maintenance engineer showed a sense of dry humor before yesterday’s meeting of the Walhalla Rotary Club when, with a poker face, he said rain has been cancelled the rest of the summer. That’s a…

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Partnership to help small business grow

August 13, 2013

A partnership became official yesterday to support the development of small business, along with economic development in Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens counties. Dr. Ronnie Booth, Tri-County Tech President, and Dave Eldridge of the Tri-County Entrepreneurial Development Corporation, signed the agreement to enhance their partnership and dedication to helping small business develop and expand to create…

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