Christmas cards to Sandy Hook

December 18, 2012
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Christmas cards to Sandy Hook

A Clemson student wanted to do something to reach out to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Alyssa Hess started Tigers for Sandy Hook Elementary to encourage her fellow students and other members of the university community to send Christmas cards to the families and children affected by the shootings.

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Presents slow to come in

December 18, 2012
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Organizers of Seneca’s annual “Celebrate Christmas with Heroes” are disappointed by the public’s response to this year’s effort. Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley says gifts are slow to come in. They are being collected in the back lobby of the main floor of City Hall. The deadline is the close of business Thursday, as the party…

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Arrest in major act of vandalism

December 17, 2012
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A new arrest has been in what was a major act of vandalism last summer at the Oconee Country Club in the Richland Community. According to law enforcement records, a 17-year old neighbor of the golf course, Jessie Dewayne Shook, has been arrested and charged with burglary third degree and malicious damage to property. Golf…

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History to be made Thursday

December 17, 2012
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A Clemson University student will make national history Thursday as the first woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering. Ala Qattawi is among nearly 200 students in Clemson’s automotive engineering program who are pursuing graduate degrees in the male-dominated field. Qattawi’s work involves concept cars and technology to improve efficiency and…

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Tragedy in Connecticut: Links to donate

December 17, 2012
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It will be weeks before authorities can piece together a complete picture of Friday’s mass shooting at a Newtown, CT, elementary school, in which 26 children and adults were murdered. Speaking at a news conference Sunday, officials said their goal is to answer every single question, but forensic analysis and interviews of witnesses would take…

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Roadwork priorities

December 17, 2012
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Oconee County has set road paving priorities in 2013. Mack Kelley, director of county public works, says once the warmer season arrives and the required permits are obtained, county crews will asphalt gravel roads at E. Capewood and Dobson Cove inside a Friendship community subdivision and Links Drive and R-C Drive off S.C. 59. Kelley…

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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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