Hopkins Named Semifinalist for Biletnikoff Award

November 13, 2012

Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been named one of 10 semifinalists for the Fred Biletnikoff Award. The honor is presented each year to the top receiver in college football.  This is the second consecutive year a Clemson receiver has made the final 10 for the award. In 2011 Sammy Watkins was named a semifinalist.…

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Carolina – Clemson to Kick at 7 p.m.

November 13, 2012
Carolina – Clemson to Kick at 7 p.m.

The annual Palmetto State Showdown between South Carolina and Clemson will take place at Memorial Stadium in Clemson on Saturday, November 24. Kick time is set for 7 p.m. ET and the contest will be televised nationally on either ESPN or ESPN2.  The Tigers lead the all-time series 65-40-4, including a 16-9-1 advantage at Death…

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Moment of silence approved

November 13, 2012

Oconee school trustees chose a less form of combativeness to settle a controversy over whether their meetings should begin with an open prayer. They decided last night to begin their meetings with a moment of silence which, according to Chairman Andy Inabinet, will allow anyone in attendance a moment to pray in silence, if he…

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Furman’s Williams Named CFPA National Kickoff Returner Of The Week

November 13, 2012

Furman’s Jerodis Williams has been named National Kickoff Returner of the Week for his performance in the Paladins’ 33-28 loss to FCS 12th-ranked Appalachian State on Saturday.  Williams recorded his second 100-yard kickoff return of the season on Saturday against Appalachian State, helping the Paladins come back from an early 10-0 first half deficit. He…

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Midnight hour traffic stop leads to arrests

November 12, 2012

A midnight hour weekend traffic stop in Westminster led to drug and stolen vehicle charges against the driver and his passenger. Alerted just after midnight Sunday by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department to a possible drunk driver, Westminster officers Ashe and Hopkins stopped an F-350 pickup truck in the parking lot of a convenience store. According…

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Unit 1 refueling

November 12, 2012

One of Oconee’s three nuclear reactors remains in a refueling stage, but a Duke Energy spokeswoman says other plants are making up for the loss in electric power generation. Duke’s Sandra Magee says the current Unit One refueling is another in a regularly scheduled series of refuelings. To ensure the job is done, Duke has…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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