Geneticist to Join Clemson Research

April 30, 2013

An International Geneticist will join with Clemson University in research which may lead to new and improved crops and varieties. Stephen Kresovich will join Clemson’s Advanced Plant Technology Program which is based at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center.  The Advanced Plant Technology program focuses on improving the value of South Carolina’s agronomic crops,…

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Seneca Drive-By Shooting Injures One

April 29, 2013
Seneca Drive-By Shooting Injures One

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a drive-by shooting in Seneca. Investigators say shots were fired into a dwelling at 1129 Thatcher Road April 21st around 7:30 PM. And individual at the residence was injured and taken to Oconee Medical Center in good condition. Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt says the suspects…

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Lower Wins NGA Tour

April 29, 2013

Over the last 25 years, nearly 200 golfers have earned at least one win on the NGA TOUR, but less half have been able to grab a second victory. Justin Lower is now a member of the latter. Lower, a formerMaloneUniversitystalwart, used a birdie-birdie-birdie finish on Saturday to grab the lead in the Mountain Lakes…

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Earthquake Guide Win SC an Award

April 29, 2013

South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division has been awarded the 2013 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award. The Division was given the award for its South Carolina Earthquake guide which is a brochure that contains information on what to do before, during and after one of the South Carolina’s greatest natural vulnerabilities. The award, which is…

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VA Approves TCTC Certificates

April 29, 2013

The US Veterans Administration has given its stamp of approval to 10 certificate-based training courses through Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division. The college is offering courses from truck driving class A and Class B, computer technicians, certified nurses aides, and heavy equipment operators.  The Quick Jobs training courses can be completed in…

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Local NAACP names ‘Woman of the Year’

April 29, 2013

The Oconee Chapter of the NAACP presented its 27th annual ‘Women of the Year’ awards this weekend. According to Beverly Jenkins, the second runner-up was Brenda Carson of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. First runner-up was Brianca Nelson of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the 2013 NAACP Woman of the Year is Mia Lee of Ebeneezer Baptist…

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  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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