Medicaid expansion petition

April 8, 2013
Medicaid expansion petition

Twenty residents of Oconee and Pickens counties delivered a signed “Medicaid Expansion” petition last week to State Senator Thomas Alexander. The petition contained more than 3,500 signatures. Alexander, the Oconee-Pickens senator from District One, met with the group Thursday in Walhalla for a discussion of the state legislature’s resistance to expand the program for those…

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GMP to be announced tonight!

April 8, 2013

The long-awaited guaranteed maximum price for building the new Walhalla High School is to be announced tonight during the 6 o’clock meeting of the Oconee School Board of Trustees. According to the agenda for the trustees’ work session at district headquarters, the announcement will be made as part of the superintendent’s report by Dr. Mike…

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Forestry Club Gets Accolades

April 5, 2013

The Clemson University Forestry Club placed fifth overall out of 14 participating universities and captured top honors in several individual events at the 56th annual Association of Southern Forestry Clubs Forestry Conclave hosted by Auburn University.  John Bowers of Taylors and John Dunn of Easley took first place in photogrammetry and archery, respectively. Phillip Lewis…

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Best Chance Network gets Funding

April 5, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental control says it’s Best Chance Network has been given over $76,000 in grant funding from the Lowcountry Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help provide mammograms to women in poverty.  Dianna Lydiard, DHEC’s Best Chance Network program coordinator, says early detection of breast…

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Choppers Come to CU

April 5, 2013

Contracted Army ROTC cadets at Clemson University will fly in military helicopters Saturday, April 6, as part of the spring semester field training exercise. The helicopters will begin picking up cadets for the first of several trips at 4:30 p.m. at Fant’s Grove. More than 40 cadets will learn how to establish a landing zone, board…

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Seneca’s Skyline is Changing

April 5, 2013

Seneca’s skyline is definitely changing. It would be nearly impossible not to notice the new Hampton Inn & Suites on Seneca’s East North 1st Street.  Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander says he rides by the site quite a bit and its definitely on schedule because the workers are working weekends.  The goal is for the new…

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Calendar

  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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