Meet your state lawmakers

December 31, 2012

Oconeeans have an invitation to meet and hear their state lawmakers, just as a new legislative year begins in Columbia. The annual public meeting of the state’s resident lawmakers is set for 5 o’clock Monday evening, January 14 at the Westminster Depot, 135 E. Main Street, Westminster, according to Senator Thomas Alexander, delegation chairman. To…

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Snags can be Beneficial

December 31, 2012

Although they may appear to be useless eyesores, standing dead trees, or snags as they are called, are important components of the wildlife habitat.  That’s according to a state wildlife biologist, Johnny Stowe.  Stowe says snags, which are in short supply, provide a secure home for many kinds of animals.  Stowe also says the insects…

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‘Spoiler Alert’ among most overused phrases of 2012

December 31, 2012

Spoiler alert: This story contains words and phrases that some people want to ban from the English language. “Spoiler alert” is among them. So are “kick the can down the road,” “trending” and “bucket list.” A dirty dozen have landed on the 38th annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for…

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Monday NFL Notes

December 31, 2012
Monday NFL Notes

In the NFL on Sunday, Josh Freeman threw a touchdown pass to Mike Williams and Doug Martin ran for 142 yards, including a 40 yard touchdown run, in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 22-17 win over Atlanta. Elsewhere, Drew Brees made more NFL history in New Orleans’ finale, but so did the Saints’ defense in an…

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Sober or Slammer 2012

December 31, 2012
Sober or Slammer 2012

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety troopers and officers are making plans to keep the highways safe as people celebrate the long New Year’s holiday weekend, which runs through midnight January 1. Last year, 7 people died in traffic crashes over the New Year’s holiday period.  The Department of Public safety kicked off its “Sober or Slammer”…

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No License Required

December 31, 2012

The South Carolina department of Natural Resources will conduct the first annual free hunting days this week.  This Friday and Saturday, state residents are allowed to hunt on public land or private land with permission, without at hunting license or state permit (including a Wildlife Management Area permit). However, hunters can only hunt animals currently in…

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  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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