Get ready for two weeks of pre-Super Bowl Harbaugh chatter

January 22, 2013
Get ready for two weeks of pre-Super Bowl Harbaugh chatter

Now that we know it will be the Baltimore Ravens versus the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on February 3rd in New Orleans, brace yourself for two weeks of chatter about the Harbaugh brothers, who will be the first siblings to face each other as head coaches in the NFL championship game. 49ers…

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Clean sweep by Democrats

January 22, 2013
Clean sweep by Democrats

  With 14 workers, Oconee Democrats cleaned a two-mile stretch of 123, between Ingle’s and Blue Ridge Orthopedic. For them, it was a record 45 minutes. Their litter pick-up was part of the National Day of Service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Afterward, the group gathered for a potluck lunch to watch the Inaugural…

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Spiller to Play in 2013 Pro Bowl

January 22, 2013
Spiller to Play in 2013 Pro Bowl

Former Clemson and current Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller will play for the AFC in the 2013 Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. The game will be played on Sunday, January 27 at Aloha Stadium and will be televised on NBC at 7 PM. Spiller replaces Ray Rice as one of three running backs on…

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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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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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