WVU President chosen new leader for Clemson

November 11, 2013

Jim Clements, President of West Virginia University, was chosen Monday to become the new President at Clemson University. Clements’ becomes the 15th president in the history of the instiution. Clements was selected by the board of trustees to succeed James F. Barker, who announced plans to retire in April after serving 14 years as president.…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks in polls; NFL week 10; Incognito defends himself

November 11, 2013

Clemson and South Carolina had the weekend off from football, but the Gamecocks still managed to move up two spots to 11th in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. Clemson held steady at number eight in the ranking. Alabama has a firm grip on the top spot after an impressive home win over LSU. Florida…

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Information Sought in Brutal Beating Death

November 11, 2013

Oconee County Sheriff’s office is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation of what has been called one of the most brutal murder cases in the county.  Sometime between May 11 and May 13 of 2010, 82 year old James “Bunk” Carver was beaten to death inside his home at 755 James Carver Road…

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Mental Illness Training Program for Deputies

November 11, 2013

Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies, as part of ongoing training, recently completed training on dealing with mental illness.  The “Crisis Intervention Training” program was taught by Fred Riddle, a former law enforcement officer with the Richland County Sheriff’s office. Riddle is a veteran of the Vietnam War. The program, which is required for all certified officers,…

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Sanctuary Pointe looks for “a trigger”

November 9, 2013

On a Lake Keowee peninsula Saturday the talk was about what’s in store for a Lake Hartwell peninsula. El Henry, one of the master developers for Sanctuary Pointe, gave a rare public presentation on where he and his partners stand in starting a mixed-use hospitality resort development on 325 acres that have been sub-leased from…

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A new report card for OSD and its schools

November 8, 2013

A new report card from the state on the Oconee School District and its individual schools tracks their overall performance and improvement from last year to this year. In the category of Absolute Performance, all Oconee schools kept the rating they received in 2012. Twelve of the 19 schools received “excellent” or “good” exceeding progress…

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  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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