‘Today’ show superfan dies

October 7, 2013
‘Today’ show superfan dies

“For so many years, the first person we saw” was Linny Boyette said Matt Lauer Monday morning on Today. Boyette was a superfan of the show, and viewers often saw him on camera, standing with the crowds gathered outside the show. Now, Today is mourning the loss of the stalwart fan who died Sunday after complications…

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Awaiting a start date

October 7, 2013

In a week and a half, the Oconee County Sheriff hopes to have a start date for building the new jail. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says another meeting with the architects will take place Thursday, October 17—as a follow-up to meeting last week. “It will take about one year to build once they begin. They are…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers steady in AP poll; Bulldogs lose two for season; NFL week 5

October 7, 2013
MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers steady in AP poll; Bulldogs lose two for season; NFL week 5

*Clemson’s win at Syracuse kept the Tigers at third in the latest Associated Press College Football Top 25 poll. Clemson is 5-0 and plays host to Boston College this week. The Tigers are behind top ranked Alabama and number two Oregon. South Carolina is now 4-1, but the way they are winning is causing them to…

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Treasurer and OSD at loggerheads

October 7, 2013

Oconee Treasurer Greg Nowell takes the position he’s just looking out for taxpayers’ money, but Dr. Michael Thorsland, the county’s acting superintendent for education questions whether Nowell exceeded the authority of his office. Treasurer Nowell says he’s OK with allowing the state’s legal department to decide. Nowell says he will draft a letter, as early…

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Wet summer bodes well for fall colors

October 7, 2013

A prediction from Clemson University for an extended season of fall colors. Forest ecologist Donald Hagen says record-breaking summer rains that caused creeks and rivers to overflow likely will mean a longer leaf season in the Southern Appalachians. “The wet soil means that trees should hold their leaves longer and fall colors will unfold more…

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Autopsy today

October 7, 2013

An autopsy takes place today on the body of a 23-year old man found in Lake Hartwell. Oconee Coroner Karl Addis said Logan Wolfe of Richmond Hill, Georgia was found about 100 feet from where he fell into the lake in about 55 feet of water. Saturday afternoon, according to Georgia DNR law enforcement officer…

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  • 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
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