Earthquake Awareness Week

October 15, 2013

Governor Nikki Haley has issued a statewide proclamation designating Earthquake Awareness Week. It recognizes the unpredictable nature of major earthquakes and the extensive damage that would occur in any of the South Carolina’s major cities. The proclamation also recognizes that South Carolina has partnered with North Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia…

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He’s here!

October 15, 2013

Guess who Phil Shirley went fishing with yesterday? The one and only Burt Reynolds. And, to offer proof, that Reynolds is really here, the director of Oconee Parks, Recreation and Tourism posted a picture on Facebook of both Reynolds and Shirley. The Hollywood actor is in Oconee to film scenes for his part in the…

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Tech opens Quick Jobs center in Anderson

October 15, 2013
Tech opens Quick Jobs center in Anderson

Tri-County Technical College held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony in Anderson for a Quick Jobs Development Center to prepare an advanced workforce to meet the needs of area manufacturers. It’s the college’s third such center for its three-county area. Others are located at the Hamilton Career Center in Seneca and at the Easley campus.…

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9-11 Memorial Committee ready to move ahead

October 15, 2013
9-11 Memorial Committee ready to move ahead

In separate meetings across Oconee, fire fighters and school board members were given the status of a planned memorial to the tragic, yet heroic, events of September 11, 2001. A volunteer committee that has worked behind the scenes for three years is ready to move toward raising funds to make the memorial a reality. Land…

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Fungal Disease Threatens Snake Populations

October 14, 2013

The South Carolina department of Natural Resources has verified the first case of Snake Fungal Disease in South Carolina. A copperhead found in Spartanburg County has tested postitive for the diseases. Herpetologist Will Dillman with the S.C. Department of Natural resources says the fungal disease is a great concern because wild populations may not be…

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Information Forum to Explain Affordable Care Act

October 14, 2013

Whit implementation of the Affordable Care Act set for January 2014, the Marine Crops League, Detachment 1131, is hosting an informational forum Tuesday night to address how the law will affect those living and working in South Carolina. Experts from the South Carolina Insurance Commission and the State Department of Health and Human Services will…

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Calendar

  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
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