High School Sports from Monday

March 26, 2013

In high school sports on Monday, Walhalla’s girls soccer team defeated rival West-Oak 4-0. The Lady Warriors are back in action Tuesdy afternoon, hosting Hart County, GA at 5:30 PM. Walhalla’s boys shut out the Warriors by the same 4-0 score helped in large part by a hat trick from Razorback Thad Estes. Seneca’s boys…

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Hospital I-T switch Monday

March 26, 2013

In a few days, Oconee Medical Center implements a new information technology system for medical records. Hunter Kome, vice president for OMC operations, says the switch to Paragon takes place Monday, with practice the rest of the week. The new system will make OMC eligible for federal stimulus funds to help offset the costs to…

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School bus-garbage truck accident

March 26, 2013

In the parking lot of a Seneca apartment complex this morning, a sanitation truck hit a parked Oconee school bus, according to a school district official. This morning’s accident at Seneca Gardens Apartments at Hillcrest Drive and Fairfield Road was described by Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for school district operations. No one reported injured.…

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OMC committee forming

March 26, 2013

A committee is being formed at Oconee Medical Center for the purpose of nominating candidates for the hospital board of directors. Jeanne Ward, president/CEO at last night’s board meeting, said she is in the process of wrapping up members for the nomination committee. That committee’s duty will be to recommend hospital board members to cover…

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Three OC accidents

March 26, 2013

State troopers report three traffic accidents in Oconee County during the 7 o’clock hour this morning: at 7:01 on U-S 123 and Tasha Drive; at 7:16 on Fairfield Road; and at 7:35 on Return Church Road.

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OMC on positive ($) side

March 26, 2013

A report heard last night by the board at Oconee Medical Center showed the hospital, for a fifth straight month, recorded a positive bottom line. And that, according to hospital financial officer Kevin Herbert, comes even though net patient revenues were 8.7% below expectations for February. The gain over expense amounted to about $867 and…

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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