Michelin investment at Starr

January 24, 2013

Michelin North America announced a $200 million expansion today at its Starr manufacturing plant in Anderson County. The expansion is being pursued to increase Michelin’s output of rubber compound material used to build tires in North America. And the company expects to create more than 100 new jobs. Construction has begun on the Starr plant…

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Keowee Elementary to turn 100!

January 24, 2013

Keowee Elementary School celebrates its 100th year during an assembly at 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, January 30. At that time, an old time capsule will be emptied and a new one filled. Former teachers, students and staff are invited. At 10 o’clock, all students gather on the athletic field to form the shape of the…

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Honor for Seneca policewoman

January 24, 2013

Seneca patrol officer Amber Justice has been recognized as Officer of the Month for January. Justice joined the Seneca police in September 2011, and Chief John Covington says, “She has since served with distinction and has represented the department with great professionalism.” An example of that was a recent incident in a case of alleged…

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A PIO for the OSD

January 24, 2013

A new position is being created in the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department. It’s the job of public information officer. Promising good benefits and a salary of nearly $33 thousand, the job was posted yesterday. Among the requirements: “This position serves as media liaison by handling media inquiries, writing news releases, being pro-active in social media…

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What happens when the “chill” is gone?

January 24, 2013

The warmer-than-normal temperatures of 2012 –the fourth warmest year on record in South Carolina—signal potential challenges for growers of the state’s best known fruit. Peaches need cold weather to produce flowers and fruit. What happens when the chill is gone? “In the spring, many of us think it’s longer days and warmer temperatures that start…

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Duncan-Clinton

January 24, 2013

As provided by his office, Congressman Jeff Duncan’s questions and comments to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the House Foreign Affairs Committee are being replayed today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS. The playback also features Clinton’s response.

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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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