Free credit protection deadline

March 29, 2013

Sunday is the deadline for South Carolinians to be enrolled in Experian’s ProtectMYID and, according to the state Department of Revenue, help will be provided throughout the weekend for individuals to sign up for the free, one-year credit protection. To enroll, individuals have the option to either go online by visiting protectmyid.com/scdor and entering the…

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Bridge to be repaired not replaced

March 29, 2013

At a rural fire substation, Oconee County officials last night heard all they needed to about whether to proceed with plans to replace a community bridge. Instead, those attending a public meeting at the Holly Springs Fire Department, influenced county leaders to repair Cobb Road Bridge—-instead of the more costly project of replacing it. In…

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Body identified

March 28, 2013

The body found by a hunter this morning near Seneca has been identified as a 40-year old Friendship community man, last seen Saturday night in the vicinity of a nearby motorcycle accident. Coroner Karl Addis said the body of Douglas Odell Chapman Jr. showed no obvious fatal injuries. An autopsy takes place tomorrow morning. Both…

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USFS: two prescribed burns today

March 28, 2013

White smoke is drifting south toward the Walhalla area today from at least one of two prescribed burns being carried out inside the Sumter National Forest. A USFS representative says today’s first burn took place at Presbyterian Lake, in the vicinity of the rifle range at Mountain Rest. A second prescribed burn is planned for…

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Tech makes “flatline” budget request

March 28, 2013

Students are enrolling at Tri-County Technical College in fewer numbers than they were at the height of the last recession, but the college president says there’s still the need for students to take the kinds of courses that impart skills to make things. Those comments during a luncheon today preceded the official presentation of Tri-County…

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Body discovery UPDATE

March 28, 2013

Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says preliminary investigation shows a body found this morning near Seneca matches the physical description of a person reported missing yesterday. A hunter this morning found the body on what was described as a logging road near Friendship Road, not far from that community’s volunteer fire station. Highway troopers investigated a…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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