Lower Wins NGA Tour

April 29, 2013

Over the last 25 years, nearly 200 golfers have earned at least one win on the NGA TOUR, but less half have been able to grab a second victory. Justin Lower is now a member of the latter. Lower, a formerMaloneUniversitystalwart, used a birdie-birdie-birdie finish on Saturday to grab the lead in the Mountain Lakes…

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Earthquake Guide Win SC an Award

April 29, 2013

South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division has been awarded the 2013 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award. The Division was given the award for its South Carolina Earthquake guide which is a brochure that contains information on what to do before, during and after one of the South Carolina’s greatest natural vulnerabilities. The award, which is…

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VA Approves TCTC Certificates

April 29, 2013

The US Veterans Administration has given its stamp of approval to 10 certificate-based training courses through Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division. The college is offering courses from truck driving class A and Class B, computer technicians, certified nurses aides, and heavy equipment operators.  The Quick Jobs training courses can be completed in…

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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

April 29, 2013

The Oconee Chapter of the NAACP presented its 27th annual ‘Women of the Year’ awards this weekend. According to Beverly Jenkins, the second runner-up was Brenda Carson of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. First runner-up was Brianca Nelson of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the 2013 NAACP Woman of the Year is Mia Lee of Ebeneezer Baptist…

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South Carolina Drought Officially Over

April 29, 2013

The heavy rains during the weekend only help reinforce what the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has already made official:  The drought has officially ended for all of South Carolina. The S.C. Drought Response Committee has downgraded the drought from moderate or incipient drought to no drought in all 22 counties in the state.…

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Oconee Accident Claims Kansas Man

April 29, 2013

A weekend traffic accident has claimed the life of a Kansas Man.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 33 year old Frank Travis Yoho of LeRoy, Kansas, was found dead around 1 pm Saturday afternoon.  Coroner Addis says it appears he was traveling North on SC 130 when his motorcycle ran off the right side…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amSt. Andrew Catholic Church's Huge Yard Sale
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