VA Approves TCTC Certificates

April 29, 2013
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The US Veterans Administration has given its stamp of approval to 10 certificate-based training courses through Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division. The college is offering courses from truck driving class A and Class B, computer technicians, certified nurses aides, and heavy equipment operators.  The Quick Jobs training courses can be completed in…

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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

April 29, 2013
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The Oconee Chapter of the NAACP presented its 27th annual ‘Women of the Year’ awards this weekend. According to Beverly Jenkins, the second runner-up was Brenda Carson of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. First runner-up was Brianca Nelson of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the 2013 NAACP Woman of the Year is Mia Lee of Ebeneezer Baptist…

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South Carolina Drought Officially Over

April 29, 2013
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The heavy rains during the weekend only help reinforce what the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has already made official:  The drought has officially ended for all of South Carolina. The S.C. Drought Response Committee has downgraded the drought from moderate or incipient drought to no drought in all 22 counties in the state.…

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Oconee Accident Claims Kansas Man

April 29, 2013
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A weekend traffic accident has claimed the life of a Kansas Man.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 33 year old Frank Travis Yoho of LeRoy, Kansas, was found dead around 1 pm Saturday afternoon.  Coroner Addis says it appears he was traveling North on SC 130 when his motorcycle ran off the right side…

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Arrest made in truck break-in

April 26, 2013
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Within days of the crime, the Seneca police have made an arrest in their investigation of a break-in April 19 to a pickup truck. The police have charged a 19-year old man, Demarcus Shawntez Taylor, with receiving stolen goods. The police investigated a report of a break-in to a Ford F-350 in which a laptop…

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New potassium iodide supple available

April 26, 2013
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South Carolina has received 1.2 million adult doses of potassium iodide (KI) for distribution to residents in Oconee and Pickens counties and others within a 10-mile emergency planning zone of five nuclear power plants. “Potassium iodide provides additional protection for the thyroid gland against one form of radiation,” according to DHEC Director Catherine Templeton. “It…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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