Congressional committee hears from 3rd District resident

June 4, 2013

Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan issued a statement today after a Tea Party organizer from his hometown of Laurens testified at the House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing on the IRS. Diamne Belsom’s testimony came on the day of newspaper headlines that quote the new IRS director to concede Americans no longer trust the agency…

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Basin officially out of the drought

June 4, 2013

Just in time for summer recreation, the Keowee-Toxaway Basin is officially “out of any drought designation.” A Duke Energy announcement this afternoon says rainfall has improved storage in the utility’s reservoirs and met other conditions in the regional drought plan. The basin takes in Bad Creek and lakes Jocassee and Keowee. U-S Army Corps of…

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8th Grade Awards Day at Walhalla Middle

June 4, 2013
8th Grade Awards Day at Walhalla Middle

Pictured left to right: Front row: Nicole Stoudemire, Outstanding Artist; Maclaine Hanvey, B.I. Wickliffe Award; Destiny Fitzgerald, Director’s Award for Orchestra; Breanne Hendrickson, Troy Hawkins Award Back Row: Corey Donald, Ted Lucyk Award; Kagan Justice, Bill Pepper Award Pictured separately Stephan Watkins, Diane England Razorback Citizenship Award

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CU, GHS agree to research powerhouse

June 4, 2013

Clemson University and Greenville Health System are establishing what they call a healthcare research powerhouse to fuel growth in medical research and breaththroughs, create opportunities for faculty, physicians and students and accelerate the flow of research into the Upstate. The collaboration, announced today, will target job-creating start up businesses in the Upstate’s medical and bio-engineering…

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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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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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