Lady Gamecocks get No.1 seed

March 17, 2015

The South Carolina women’s basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in its 12th berth in the NCAA Tournament and will face 16th-seeed Savannah State Friday night at 5:00 PM on ESPN2. The Lady Gamecocks are in the Greensboro Region and will host the first and second rounds at Colonial Life Arena. The other first-round…

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Pate leads Seneca past TL Hanna

March 17, 2015

Seneca’s softball team cruised past T.L. Hanna in five innings Monday night. Addie Pate got the win on the mound, going the full five innings and striking out seven batters. Seneca’s boys soccer team got a win on the road in Williamston, defeating Palmetto 9-2. Anthony Suver led the way with two goals. Walhalla shut…

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Teachers to get a new grade

March 17, 2015

A decision by the state Board of Education last week will make for a new method to evaluate the effectiveness of the state’s public school teachers. And the personnel director for the Oconee School District says the change is going to be more palatable to the teachers who prepare for their profession by earning college…

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888 key number for Oconee schools

March 17, 2015

Oconee public schools are anticipating a workforce of teachers, staff, and administrators at 888 for the 2015-16 year that begins in August. Earnestine Williams, personnel director, says at its meeting last night the county board of trustees approved contracts to be issued by the district by the middle of next month, to be signed and…

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The new Walhalla High from above

March 17, 2015

  Oconee school officials have been given pictures of what the new Walhalla High looks like from above, and they like what they see. The high-definition pictures are courtesy of someone’s robotic drone. Down on the ground work has progressed enough to allow the district to begin to move certain items to the new campus.…

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Oconee job picture a mixed bag in January

March 17, 2015

In the first month of 2015 more people were working in Oconee County, but more people were receiving state benefits for unemployment. On the surface, the Oconee County figures in the state’s job report amount to a non-sequitur. In January 32,426 members of the Oconee job force were gainfully employed. The 2,240 Oconeeans considered unemployed…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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