Was Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o ‘Catfished’?

January 17, 2013

The sports world was stunned Wednesday by news that Notre Dame star linebacker and Heisman Trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia in September, apparently never existed, with Deadspin.com being unable to find any record of her and discovering that online photos of her really were of another woman. Te’o…

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Recruiting teachers

January 17, 2013

In considering a career change, have you ever thought about becoming a school teacher? The education non-profit American Board specializes in addressing teacher shortages in high-need subjects such as math and science, and this month will conduct a community information meeting in Walhalla to counsel career-changers on the chance to become certified teachers in South…

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Gamecocks Claim First SEC Win In Road Victory At LSU 82-73

January 17, 2013
Gamecocks Claim First SEC Win In Road Victory At LSU 82-73

Behind double-doubles from freshman forward Michael Carrera and senior forward Lakeem Jackson, South Carolina (11-5, 1-2 SEC) defeated LSU (9-5, 0-3 SEC) 82-73 in conference play on Wednesday night. The win was the first SEC win of the Frank Martin era and is the first road win in league play since a 64-56 victory at…

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Jail presentation tops agenda

January 17, 2013

A presentation on what to do about the jail is to be made by first-month Sheriff Mike Crenshaw during the next meeting of Oconee County Council. That meeting takes place Tuesday, beginning with public comment at 6 o’clock. Public hearings are scheduled on the Fair Play overlay and the sale of the former courthouse to…

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Upstate developers plead guilty

January 17, 2013

Two Upstate developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and await sentencing. According to an announcement by the U-S Attorney, William F. Binnicker, 47, of Easley, and Rufus G. Revis, 78, of Anderson tried to put together a real estate project called Riviera Estates. The government called Riviera Estates a straw buyer scheme…

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Membership meeting tonight

January 17, 2013

7:30 is the start time tonight for the annual membership meeting of the Oconee Medical Center Association. All association members have a special invitation to take part, as the membership tonight considers a resolution empowering the board of directors to choose its own members. The meeting will be held in the Oconee Room on the…

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Calendar

  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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