Medical specialist testifies

August 15, 2013

On the Oconee witness stand this morning is a physician specialist from Columbia. Dr. Franklin McMillan, a pulmonary critical care doctor, is testifying for the defense in a trial alleging medical malpractice. The trial pits Elvis Pressley, the father of the late Cassie Sweenor, against Oconee physician Frank Rao. McGuire practices at the Columbia hospital,…

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How the ACA impacts OSD

August 15, 2013

\Oconee school officials are explaining how a national law making health insurance mandatory will affect part time workers in the public schools. Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, says it’s not just substitute teachers, but anyone who does part time work in the schools. He explains in an interview airing today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.  

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OCC to face 5-page agenda

August 15, 2013

What happens when Oconee County Council skips one of its regular meeting nights—such as the cancellation of one of its two August meetings? You can expect a long agenda for the next time the county fathers assemble. Such will be the case for Tuesday night’s meeting at the County Administrative Offices. It’ll begin with public…

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New businesses bound for NE Georgia

August 15, 2013

Seneca is about to welcome a Hampton Inn and Suites. You can add Lavonia, Georgia to the list of locations to which the hotel chain is expanding. WLHR Lake Hartwell Radio reports developers break ground next month for an 82-room Hampton—across from the Holiday Inn Express at the 173 exit on SR 17. Gary Fesperson,…

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Doctor’s defense begins in OCP

August 15, 2013

In the view of a defense witness, the treatment provided by an Oconee doctor to a surgery patient amounted to good medicine, in spite of the bad outcome. Dr. Anna Lee Bouknight of Columbia was the second physician witness presented yesterday in Dr. Frank Rao’s defense. Rao is the defendant at trial this week in…

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I-85 corridor topic for discussion

August 15, 2013

Two state lawmakers from Anderson County go into a meeting today with the I-85 corridor on their minds. Representatives Don Bowen and Brian White have reserved places on the agenda for a workshop meeting in Columbia of the South Carolina DOT Commission.

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
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  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
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