Three write-in winners Tuesday

November 8, 2012

The office of Oconee Elections announced this afternoon three men won office on write-in efforts during this week’s countywide elections. L-J Jones won a seat on the Soil and Water Conservation Board, while Steve and William Hunt won seats on the Beaverdam Creek Watershed Board. Apparently lots of people received write-in votes for all sorts…

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Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

November 8, 2012
Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

Senator Lindsey Graham at Seneca today said Republican conservatism has a stronger appeal than that which it attracts in followers, and the Republican from Oconee said his party must begin to appeal to Latinos and African-Americans if it is to thrive. At the Rotary Club, Graham used the issue of illegal immigration as an issue…

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Graham offers a compromise

November 8, 2012

At Seneca this afternoon, Senator Lindsey Graham, a Walhalla Rotary Club member, said the federal government would be a lot better off if it applied the 4-way test motto of the service organization. Two days after his party lost a second straight try for the Presidency gave the Seneca Rotary Club his views on how…

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Lattimore will not need second surgery

November 8, 2012
Lattimore will not need second surgery

South Carolina running backs coach Everett Sands told reporters Wednesday that Marcus Lattimore has already started the rehab process and is not going to need a second surgery on his injured right knee. Lattimore had an operation last week in Birmingham with Dr. James Andrews. They repaired all of Lattimore’s injured ligaments during the procedure…

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Clemson loses top recruit

November 8, 2012
Clemson loses top recruit

Robert Nkemdiche, the nation’s top football recruit in the Class of 2013, has decommitted from Clemson.  His high school coach Mickey Conn broke the news to ESPN.com’s RecruitingNation via text message on Thursday.  Reports surfaced Wednesday night that Nkemdiche, a 6-foot-5, 265-pound defensive end from Grayson HS in Loganville (Ga.) Grayson, had backed away from…

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Minimizing the security breach

November 8, 2012
Minimizing the security breach

The security breach at one South Carolina state agency has prompted another to offer information to help protect taxpayers potentially affected. According to State Senator Thomas Alexander, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has a direct role to play and is doing that by offering information about the availability of fraud alerts on credit…

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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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