Picnic to celebrate conservation feat

July 22, 2013

A picnic to remember a major conservation accomplishment in Oconee County takes place this year Saturday, August 3 at the Stumphouse Tunnel Park. And conservationist J-Harold Thomas invites everyone to bring a picnic lunch that day to celebrate a feat which seemed impossible six years ago. That’s when conservationists and others raised millions of dollars…

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Missing teenager found safe

July 22, 2013

A teenager, missing on Lake Hartwell since last night, was found safe today on a boat dock in the Carter’s Ferry area on the Georgia side. WLHR Lake Hartwell Radio reported fifteen-year old Noah Day of Piedmont went missing last night near Sadler Creek State Park on the U-S 29 side in South Carolina. And…

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The police make drug cases

July 22, 2013

The police in Seneca made weekend drug cases—two of them yesterday and one late Friday night. Two persons were arrested on multiple charges. One person was being sought. The police indicate that the driver and passenger in a sedan are facing the likelihood of manufacturing methamphetamine charges as the result of the Sunday afternoon radar…

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Job fair and training expo

July 22, 2013

On the heels of an increase in the Oconee jobless rate, plans are in now in place for an area job fair and training expo. It’ll be held August 13 at the Industrial and Business Development Center at Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton. From 9 a-m to noon that Tuesday morning, those seeking work are…

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Buddin: Outstanding Young Banker

July 22, 2013
Buddin:  Outstanding Young Banker

Blue Ridge Bank’s Glenn Buddin Jr. has been chosen Outstanding Young Banker for 2013-14 by the South Carolina Bankers Association. The highest honor in the state’s banking industry has been presented to a deserving banker each year since 1970. He is 35 years old. In 2008, Buddin became one of the few bankers in the…

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“Killing Season” debut anticipated

July 22, 2013

Anticipation builds for the release of a Hollywood movie—much of which was filmed in nearby Rabun County, Georgia. And among those curious to see how “Killing Season” came out is Pete Cleavland, director of Rabun County’s Convention and Visitors Bureau. Cleavland was present for several scenes. By seeing a preview, Cleavland says he can tell…

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  • July 25, 2014One Night with the "King" Prophetic Women's Conference
  • July 25, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • July 26, 2014Boat Poker Run
  • July 26, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
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