Barker rehab begins

January 22, 2013

Clemson President James Barker, after five heart by-passes, says he is beginning to rehab in the Greenville hospital. In a message to the university community, Barker said, “The doctors are pleased with my progress, but they advise that it will take some time to heal. I am beginning by rehab work, and I plan to…

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More jail talk tonight

January 22, 2013

At least one member of Oconee County Council carries hope that something can be worked out for the county to resolve its jail needs at the existing location. From the standpoint of District Three’s Archie Barron, “First priority would be to put the jail behind the current Law Enforcement Center.” Barron said he’s hopeful something…

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Saturday’s focus was farms

January 22, 2013
Saturday’s focus was farms

   For most people, conservation brings to mind waterfalls and mountain views. For 45 Oconee landowners, elected officials and activists gathered at Tokeena Angus Farms, Saturday the focus was on farms. Van Whitehead, Deputy Director of Upstate Forever, addressed the what, why, and how to use conservation easements. “Many people really want to preserve their…

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Sled Warns of Scams

January 21, 2013

The South Carolina Law Enforcement division is warning South Carolinians of a current scam.  Authorities warn to be wary of a caller saying you’ve won a prize, an inheritance, or mail with an authentic looking check.  SLED Chief Mark Keel says recently, an elderly woman received a call from a person claiming to be a…

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Preliminary Statistics for State Fatalities

January 21, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Public safety has released the preliminary statistics for the number of highway fatalities on SC roads during 2012. The department’s preliminary numbers indicate 837 people died on South Carolina roadways in 2012. That’s a 1 percent increase over the 2011 number of 828. Vulnerable roadway users (pedestrians, bicycle, moped and…

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Georgia Authorities Offer Reward

January 21, 2013

The Hart County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last month. WLHR’s M.J. Neiser reports, It happened the night of December 17th at the Max Saver convenience store on U.S. 29/Anderson Highway. Officials with the Hart…

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