PRWD holds first 2013 meeting

January 17, 2013

The board for Pioneer Rural Water transacted business during its first meeting of 2013. At last week’s meeting, according to Chairman Jerry Barlow, the board moved forward with its intent to buy property within the county’s Golden Corner Commerce Park for the construction of the district’s first treatment plant. Contractors’ bids will be sought by…

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WEATHER: Golden Corner Could See Snow Thursday Evening

January 17, 2013

Parts of the Golden Corner of South Carolina could see snow come Thursday evening. WGOGland is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 1:00 PM until midnight Thursday. Forecasters predict up to an inch of snow is possible throughout the mountains of Oconee, Pickens, and Greenville Counties.  For the foothills, no significant accumulation is expected, save…

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Army COE addresses rumor

January 17, 2013

In spite of this week’s abundant rains, the Savannah River Basin drought remains ongoing. And this week District Commander Jeff Hall of the Army Corps of Engineers addressed the need to balance outflows during dry spells. “We updated our drought plan after a series of droughts. We also recently completed the 2012 Interim Drought Environmental…

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Laid-off workers to be re-hired

January 17, 2013

Workers who lost their jobs last year at a manufacturing plant in Rabun County, Georgia can expect to be returned to those jobs this year. Parkdale Mills, which runs a plant in Rabun Gap, has announced it is re-hiring about 45 laid-off workers

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Mountain road collapse

January 17, 2013
Mountain road collapse

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) due to a landslide which undercut the road near mile marker 22 between Collins Creeks and Webb Overlook at 9:40 am. As reported by WFSC in Franklin, N.C., the slide is estimated to be a 200 foot section of road extending 1000 foot…

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Was Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o ‘Catfished’?

January 17, 2013

The sports world was stunned Wednesday by news that Notre Dame star linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia in September, apparently never existed, with Deadspin.com being unable to find any record of her and discovering that online photos of her really were of another woman. Te’o…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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