Chief fundraiser to depart

April 23, 2013

When Debbie Dubose became director of the Oconee Medical Center Foundation 15 years ago, she told OMC President/CEO Jeanne Ward she would take the job for no longer than 15 years. And Dubose stayed true to her word. She’s resigning in August and plans to open a business with her husband, Bobby. Through the years,…

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First tests show no problems

April 23, 2013

Initial tests to check the quality of West Union’s water turned up no problems, according to the mayor. But Linda Oliver says an independent company will conduct a second sampling. After the discovery of a broken main Friday behind the Scenic Plaza Shopping Center, the town went to a 24-hour boil water advisory that expired…

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LEC opens doors to “some of the best”

April 23, 2013

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office welcomed some of the best high school students from Oconee County to the Law Enforcement Center for a criminal justice session. The students, members of Junior Leadership Oconee, visited many of the offices and facilities, including the Emergency Operations Center, the 9-1-1 Center and the Oconee Detention Center. The students heard…

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I-T switch at OMC

April 23, 2013

Everyone at Oconee Medical Center is now operating from the same page—or from the same computer screen. At last night’s meeting of the board of directors, Chief Operating Officer Hunter Kome announced that the hospital’s switch to Paragon, a new system of information technology took place the first week of the month. “That turned out…

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Positive bottom line for OMC

April 23, 2013

A report received by the board at Oconee Medical Center last night showed the hospital gained $177 thousand during March. The chief financial officer, Kevin Herbert, reported six straight months of positive margins, with a total of $4.18 million on the plus side since October 1. Chief Operating Officer Hunter Kome traces the results to…

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Student arrested on drug-distribution charge

April 22, 2013

Clemson University police arrested a student on a felony marijuana distribution charge. According to the university announcement, Michael Ryan Madill was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance—Adderall. The 20-year old resident of Watertown, New York was arrested late Thursday in his room at Calhoun Courts…

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  • January 30, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Presents Southern Fried Nuptials
  • February 1, 2015 10:00 amShellem Cline at Bethel Baptist Church Singing
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
  • February 7, 2015 12:00 pmBenefit for Jack Norris
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