Shelter campaign to be announced

February 25, 2013

The capital campaign to raise $990 thousand to meet Safe Harbor’s goal for Oconee County’s first shelter protecting adults and children from domestic abuse will become official this week in Walhalla. At 9:30 Friday morning, Safe Harbor’s capital campaign is to be announced in the second floor training room at the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. The…

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Big doings in Six Mile!

February 25, 2013

Open house and dedication of the new fire department in the Pickens County town of Six Mile takes place at 5 p-m tomorrow at 629 Mt. Olivet Road, Six Mile. Everyone is invited!

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What the teachers did on their in-service day

February 25, 2013

Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee Superintendent of Education, acknowledges the controversy surrounding the switch to a common core of state standards in public education. On his blog Friday, Lucas said, “Much of the controversy has been political, and I was pleased that lots of CEOs from America’s corporations posted an advertisement in support of the transition…

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“The State of Schneider Electric”

February 25, 2013

At Friday’s “State of Oconee”, there were encouraging words about Schneider Electric, one of the county’s mainstays in its manufacturing community. Larry Smith, manager for Schneider’s Oconee County operations, said his company has a large thumbprint in South Carolina and its Seneca area plant earned the highest rating among Schneider’s North America holdings. Smith complimented…

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Car strike light pole

February 25, 2013

A car left 123 just before the noon hour in Seneca yesterday and struck a light pole in the grass median between the railroad overpass and the 130 intersection. No injuries reported, but Sgt. Robbie Johnson of the Seneca police said the impact of the crash snapped the pole at its base. According to Johnson,…

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“The Education of Harvey Gantt”

February 25, 2013

Eighth graders at Clemson’s R-C Edwards Middle School learn about the integration of Clemson University with special screenings this morning of the SC-ETV documentary “The Education of Harvey Gantt.” Documentary producer Betsy Newman and history professor Vernon Burton will speak with the students about the 50th anniversary of integration at the university, and the students…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • July 29, 2014Oconee Appalachian Kids-Appalachian Heritage Day
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
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