Why Hartwell and Thurmond out of balance

February 13, 2013

The Army Corps of Engineers ascribes two factors to explain why lakes Hartwell and Thurmond are out of balance. According to Russell Wicke of Savannah district Corporate Communications, the Hartwell sub-basin received above-average rainfall last month. But Thurmond’s experienced below-average. During drought conditions, water is only released from the Hartwell project when it is required…

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Graham to vote no

February 13, 2013

In an Armed Services Committee meeting, Senator Lindsey Graham announced he’ll vote no on President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary. Graham, the Republican from Oconee, says he is unnerved by what he views as Hagel’s inability to articulate what the U-S policy should be toward Iran. Graham told his committee…

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Gamecock Baseball Selected To Finish Third in East In SEC Coaches’ Poll

February 13, 2013

South Carolina was selected to finish in third place in the Eastern Division in the 2013 SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Both the Gamecocks and Kentucky shared a tie for third place in the poll. The 2013 season begins on Friday, February 15 as the Gamecocks host a three-game…

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Jury rules for the plaintiff

February 13, 2013

An Oconee jury ruled yesterday in favor of the plaintiff and awarded her nearly $6,800 in damages from a man who wrecked the vehicle they were traveling in. The Common Pleas jury ruled in favor of Melissa Seals about one hour after asking to see copies of Seals’ medical bills from hospital visits during August…

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CU student charged with firearms offense

February 13, 2013

Clemson campus police arrested a student Monday on a charge of carrying or displaying firearms in public buildings or adjacent areas. A university announcement states Brandon Lee Bechtler, 18, of Edgemoor, S-C, was arrested just before midnight on the felony charge because of a handgun in the glove compartment of his truck on campus. According…

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Seneca man indicted

February 13, 2013

The government has announced an indictment against a 41-year old Seneca man. An announcement from U-S Attorney Bill Nettles states that a federal grand jury in Greenville returned an indictment charging Hollis F. Gray Jr. with possessing child pornography. If Gray is found guilty, he could receive 10 years in prison. The case was investigated…

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