“Lights, cameras, action” in Oconee

September 16, 2013

All of a sudden, Oconee County is a spot for the filming productions for the screen. And the leading actor for the latest one is causing a buzz because of the actor’s Hollywood star status. Ken Sloan, director of Mountain Lakes CVB, knows the identity of the man being lined up to star in “Elbow…

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JRSA out from under the order!

September 16, 2013

Being under a consent order from South Carolina’s highest authority for health and sanitation is serious business. But Bob Winchester is happy today that a matter between the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority and the state Department of Health and Environmental has been closed out. Winchester, JRSA executive director, points to correspondence from DHEC last…

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Lake Jocassee a cleaner place today!

September 16, 2013

At Lake Jocassee, there’s an inside joke that goes something like: How do you clean a place that’s one of the cleanest places to begin with? The answer for Brooks Wade and others is one day a year to comb the lake and shoreline to scoop up trash and litter that make for eyesores. Wade…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers hold steady, Gamecocks up one in AP poll; Sunday’s NFL Scores; Braves lose

September 16, 2013

*Clemson had the weekend off, and the Tigers ranking in the latest AP poll held at number three. South Carolina’s 35-25 win over Vanderbilt Saturday night moved them up one spot to 12th in this week’s ranking. The Tigers (2-0) will open ACC play Thursday night on the road against N.C. State. The Gamecocks (2-1,…

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Keowee Elementary organizes running club

September 16, 2013

Keowee Elementary School may be the smallest elementary school in Oconee County, but there’s a hungry appetite there for physical fitness through running. So far, 120 children have signed up for the school’s first running club. And Joy Powell Duncan says the club’s first event takes place this week to mark National Run@Work Run@School Day.…

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SHS FFA receives national award

September 16, 2013

The National Future Farmers of America recently selected the Seneca High School chapter as a two-star winner in the national FFA chapter award program. Its members have been invited to Louisville, Kentucky and the national convention at the end of next month to be recognized. The mission of the FFA is to make a positive…

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Calendar

  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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