Former plant property “under contract”

May 28, 2013

Oconee County property that, for decades, was home to the Milliken-DeFore textile manufacturing operation is closer to a new use. It’s the 40-acres or so near the 93-123 juncture that backs up to Lake Hartwell. At this month’s meeting of the county Economic Development Commission, the property was referred to as a “planned commercial, mix-use…

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Field Set for Columbia Regional

May 28, 2013

The field and times have been set for the 2013 NCAA Baseball Regional in Columbia, S.C., at Carolina Stadium. South Carolina (39-18) is the No. 1 seed and will face the No. 4 seed Saint Louis at 7:00 PM Friday night(41-19). The No. 2 seed Clemson (39-20) will face No. 3 seed Liberty (34-27) earlier…

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End in sight for new Anderson highway

May 28, 2013

Work begins today on the final surface for the East-West connector, a new multi-lane highway in Anderson County that should provide a safer way for motorists in the northern part of that county to reach Anderson shopping areas. Marty McKee of Seneca’s Thrift Development says his company envisions the official opening of the five-lane highway…

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Holiday weekend mishaps

May 28, 2013
Holiday weekend mishaps

No one appeared injured in a Highway 76 car accident around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about halfway between Westminster and Long Creek. On Saturday a boat capsized on Lake Jocassee. According to Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services, a fishing boat scooped up two people out of the water—and the incident ended safely.

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“Honoring All Who Went and Never Returned”

May 27, 2013

“Lest we forget” and “Honoring All Who Went and Never Returned” were the answers supplied in Walhalla today to the question of why America celebrates Memorial Day. West-Oak Middle School student Caelee Norris and Walhalla High student Sydney Hood, first place essay winners, keynoted this year’s Oconee Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Oconee County…

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100 Deadly Days Has Begun

May 27, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Public safety has launched its 100 Deadly Days of Summer campaign. Safety officials say the Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the 100 Deadly Days which falls between Memorial Day and Labor day. Officials say fatalities increase during this time due to heavy traffic from vacationers and the increase…

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