NRC places Duke on notice

February 1, 2013

The NRC has placed Duke Energy on official notice of what the government watchdog agency considers an apparent violation of Duke’s failure to achieve enhanced fire protection measures at the Oconee Nuclear Station. “This apparent violation is being considered for escalated enforcement action in accordance with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Enforcement Policy,” Michele Evans,…

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Graham hammers on Hagel

February 1, 2013

Chuck Hagel may have what it takes to win nomination as next the Defense Secretary, but he faces a challenge from Lindsey Graham. At yesterday’s Senate Armed Services hearing, Graham hammered at Hagel from several fronts. As released by Graham’s Washington office, excerpts of their exchange are being carried today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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CU wellness and fitness center on the lake

February 1, 2013

Clemson University trustees gave concept approval yesterday for a new outdoor wellness and fitness center on Lake Hartwell, west of the central campus. The facility is to include about 16 thousand square feet of climate-controlled activity and support space and about 15 thousand square feet of unheated space for outdoor-covered programming. The trustees acted as…

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Mountain Rest PO changes

February 1, 2013

Mountain Rest postal customers left their community meeting with the anticipation window hours will be reduced. They can bank, however, on at least having a community post office for the indeterminate future, though a postal official at the meeting cautioned that all post offices are under review. Bryan Cramer of the USPS announced the results…

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Two questions to be answered in updated study

January 31, 2013

The second part of a Savannah River Basin study to be undertaken by the Army Corps of Engineers is designed to answer two questions: How low can reservoir releases be before irreversible harm is done to the economy and environment? And how long can releases be kept at the lowest recommended level? “Many people eagerly…

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Boylston to lead OC Chamber

January 31, 2013

A former government servant and lifelong Oconee resident has been named interim executive director of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce at Seneca. Billy Boylston worked in Republican Party circles at last year’s national convention and then for the Romney-Ryan campaign. Previous to that, he worked on Capitol Hill for Congressmen Jeff Duncan of South…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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