Upstate mail thief sent to prison

February 14, 2013

A Greenville man who the government says stole mail from various locations across Upstate South Carolina has been sent to federal prison. At U-S District Court in Anderson, Judge Tim Cain ordered Christopher Brooks Pruitt to serve nine months and make nearly $27 thousand in restitution to his victims. According to the office of U-S…

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Libraries to take nap on President’s Day

February 14, 2013

All branches of the Oconee Public Library will be closed Monday for President’s Day. The branches will re-open at normal time Tuesday. Materials may be returned in the after-hours book drops at all locations, and the website, www.oconee.lib.sc.us, is available 24/7.

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Airman completes course

February 14, 2013

Air Force Airman 1st Class Christian Head graduated from the Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. He’ll now proceed to Dover Air Base in Delaware to receive further training in his field. Head is the son of Jeremy Brewer of Walhalla and is a 2012 Walhalla High graduate.

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Public info meeting on Sanctuary Pointe

February 13, 2013

Now that the state Budget and Control Board has given its blessing to the Sanctuary Pointe project in Oconee County, an announcement is likely to be made soon for a public information meeting about the project and the impact it will have on a Lake Hartwell peninsula off I-85. According to Marion Edmonds, spokesman for…

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Former judge sent to prison

February 13, 2013

A former municipal judge in the Pickens County town of Central has been sent to federal prison for two years for one-half million dollars worth of tax fraud. The sentence meted out by Federal Judge Tim Cain to Janet H. Reese, 48, also requires Reese to make $472 thousand in restitution. According to an announcement…

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CU remembers Anna Calhoun Clemson

February 13, 2013

As the saying goes, behind every great man there is a great woman. And the great woman in Thomas Green Clemson’s life was his wife, Anna Calhoun Clemson. Most Clemson students and alumni are familiar with Thomas Green Clemson. He bequeathed his land to the state of South Carolina to establish an agricultural college. From…

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