Award nominees sought

January 21, 2013
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For the 20th year, the State Department of Natural Resources is asking for nominations for the South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award.  The award acknowledges outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of South Carolina’s natural resources.  The General Assembly established the SC Environmental Awareness Award during the 1992 legislative session. Each year the…

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Clemson’s Comeback Effort Falls Short in 66-62 Loss at No. 14/15 NC State

January 21, 2013
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Clemson fell behind 10-0 only to tie it twice in the second half in an upset bid against No. 14 NC State at PNC Arena, but the Wolfpack escaped with a 66-62 win to improve to 11-0 at home this season. NC State moved to 15-3 overall, 4-1 in the ACC. Clemson fell to 10-7…

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Positive Economic News for SC

January 21, 2013
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There’s some positive news for employment in South Carolina.  Internet giant Google has announced plans to expand its data center located in Berkley County.  Officials broke ground Friday on the new Construction at Mount Holly Commerce park.  Google plans to invest over 1.2 million dollars in the site.  Governor Nikki Haley said “To be able…

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West Union Group Unveils Marker

January 21, 2013
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A West Union group has unveiled a marker to commemorate the West Union Grammar School.  The building, which was built in the 1920s, was torn down last year.  It was used for grades 1 through 6 until 1969.  The marker was purchased by the West Union School Preservation Association.  For nearly 4 years the preservation…

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Duke’s check arrives on time

January 18, 2013
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The check that was in the mail arrived and  now is deposited into the Oconee County treasury of funds. Oconee’s number one taxpayer, Duke Energy, met its annual obligation to the county, this time by sending a check for some $27 million. The check, dated January 14, arrived in time to avoid a three percent…

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Barker hospitalized

January 18, 2013
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Clemson trustees delegated powers today to Provost Doris Helms to be chief executive of the university while President James Barker is on medical leave. Barker was scheduled today for heart surgery at Greenville Memorial Hospital for a triple bypass to treat blockages discovered yesterday during a heart cauterization. It is expected he will be in…

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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