Laurens Tea Party organizer to be witness at IRS hearing

June 4, 2013

A Third District resident is on a list of witnesses for today’s congressional hearing on the IRS. Dianne Belsom was scheduled to complain that the government’s tax agency overburdened the Laurens Tea Party with paperwork and questions when the Tea Party chapter applied for tax-exempt status in 2011.

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Free lunch program starts Monday

June 4, 2013

Oconee public schools once again this summer will attempt to ensure that young people receive a nutritious mid-day meal. The School District and its food service provider, Sodexo, will open their annual summer lunch program Monday at Seneca Middle School. Anyone up to 18 years old is invited to enjoy lunch for free. Special emphasis…

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Planning a summer trip to Disney World? You’re gonna pay

June 4, 2013
Planning a summer trip to Disney World? You’re gonna pay

As heard on Tuesday’s Golden Corner’s Morning Show with Kris Butts, Walt Disney Co has raised single-day admission prices as much as 6.7 percent. The increase took effect over the weekend at its theme parks in Florida and California, hikes that are more than five times the rate of inflation. Higher prices for Disney’s theme parks…

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Georgia man sentenced to 25 years

June 4, 2013

A 34-year old Georgia man convicted of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine has been sent to prison for 25 years. The S-C Attorney’s General Office today announced that Antonio Emerson Tate of Lawrenceville was convicted Friday in Greenville General Sessions Court. Judge Letitia Verdin’s sentence credits time that Tate served in jail awaiting trial. According to…

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Gamecocks headed to Chapel Hill for Super Regional

June 4, 2013

Game times and dates have been announced for the 2013 NCAA Super Regional in Chapel Hill, N.C. between South Carolina (42-18) and North Carolina (55-9). The super regional at Boshamer Stadium is set to begin on Friday, June 7 with first pitch at 1 p.m. and the game televised on ESPN2. Saturday’s game is scheduled…

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Area within WHS site delcared wetland

June 4, 2013

A narrow creek within the construction property for the new Walhalla High School has been declared a wetland and, as such, according to the school district’s Richard Alexander, must be protected. While the creek is small, the property surrounding it that will be allowed to remain in a natural state appears large on a site…

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