Hearing late start

February 8, 2013

The James Bartee hearing at Anderson apparently is late getting cranked up! Word out of the Anderson Courthouse is that, though the hearing had been scheduled for 10:30, it was just about to get started shortly before the noon hour.

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Project “Zeta” moves ahead

February 8, 2013

Three days after receiving a directive from Oconee County Counci to pursue what’s believed to be a 7-employee a data center/office in Oconee the project moves forward, according to Scott Moulder. If it comes to be, County Administrator Moulder says, the employer would locate in Oconee somewhere other than the Echo Hills industrial park, which…

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OC’s Inaugural Jr. Leadership Class

February 8, 2013

Oconee’s first Junior Leadership Class is spending the day at the Sandvik manufacturing plant near Westminster, touring the plant and listening to a variety of community representatives discuss business opportunities locally. The class is made up of 16 high school juniors. On 96.3/WGOG NEWS today, West-Oak’s Brooklyn Garrett gives her impressions of the plant tour.

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Cattle make the grade

February 8, 2013

Commencement came early for a special class at Clemson University: The annual Clemson Bull Test & Heifer Sale last weekend graduated more than six dozen animals to take their place in the cattle industry. The sale at the T-Ed Garrison Livestock Arena was the culmination of a 145-day test in which the animals were constantly…

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Fundraiser for WHS band member

February 8, 2013

A third-year drummer in the Walhalla High School Marching Band will benefit from a band fundraiser to help offset medical expenses he’ll incur for treatment for a cancerous brain tumor. Alex “Skeeter” Smith’s doctors are researching to find the right surgery, the best doctor at the best location for Alex. Band supporter Nancy James is…

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Historian speaks for a second day

February 8, 2013

At two Seneca schools this morning, Rebekah Dobrasko of the S.C. State Historic Preservation Office looks forward to reciting South Carolina history from 50 years ago, when the state was forced to desegregate its public schools. Dobrasko’s audience will be grades three through five at Blue Ridge Elementary and grade five at Northside. She spent…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
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