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January 11, 2013

A S.C. Education Lottery winner’s first act as a millionaire was to change his phone number. The Chester man won $2 million playing Powerball and declined to release his name. His identity remains a mystery even to the clerks at the Pantry Express. For selling the winning number, Pantry Express #430 received a commission of…

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DeAndre Hopkins to Turn Professional

January 11, 2013
DeAndre Hopkins to Turn Professional

Clemson All-America receiver DeAndre “Nuk” Hopkins, who caught at least one touchdown pass against all 12 FBS opponents the Tigers played in 2012, has decided to forego his senior year and will enter the 2013 NFL draft. Hopkins told his teammates at a team meeting late Thursday afternoon. “It is tough to leave because this…

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Fallen tree causes problems

January 11, 2013

A tree collapsed onto a power line and two parked cars at 3:30 this morning in Walhalla, in the vicinity of 1100 Playground Road. Power was lost at the home at that address. Walhalla Fire Department was among the responders.

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Radon testing at home

January 11, 2013

During Radon Action Month, South Carolinians are urged to test their homes for an unwanted intruder that can’t be seen. “You can’t see or smell radon but people need to be aware that there might be a silent killer in their homes,” said DHEC Radon Coordinator Aimee Morrow. “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named…

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Injured Oconeean now home

January 11, 2013

After a recent car crash, an 18-year old Oconee woman has returned home to familiar surroundings. Emily Whitten’s loved ones are hoping she is on the way to recovery, from her serious ordeal. It was a week ago that Whitten lay in the neuro intensive unit at AnMed after being ejected from a vehicle. Her…

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Four additional teachers make the grade

January 10, 2013

Four more Oconee public school teachers have completed the stringent National Board process. The additions of Chandra Black of Fair-Oak Elementary, Kelley Smith of Keowee Elementary and Katherine Elliott and Brandy Head, both of Walhalla Middle School makes 102 Oconee teachers National Board Certified. They receive incentives, including up to $7,500 a year pay raise…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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