Zoning exception approved

October 12, 2012

Campground coming to Jefferson Road nearWest Union, as the result of action last night by the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals.  The board approved a special exception that’ll allow Ronnie Hughey to establish a 16-unit campground inside a lake residential district.  Two conditions were attached to the approval:  Hughey must obey all codes and ordinances…

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OC students at the fair

October 12, 2012

About 750 Oconee students, along with a fifth grade group from Clemson Elementary, took part last week in Ag Days at the Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair. About 30 exhibits, from composting to calf roping, were available for the students to experience. In the barn the students also saw horses, chickens, pigs, and alpacas. Christina Alexander,…

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Morning accidents

October 12, 2012

Two persons were injured this morning in an accident near West Union. Their car went down a 75-foot embankment on the Burns Mill Road. A 96.3/WGOG NEWS source indicates the injuries were minor. In Pickens County this morning, the state patrol reports a traffic collision fatality on Fernwood Drive near Easley. No other details available.

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SC has plenty of water

October 12, 2012

South Carolina has plenty of water.  The challenge, according to lawmakers,  is managing the natural resource. Six state senators and representatives, including Anderson Rep. Don Bowen, discussed  issues such as surface water permits, preserving wetlands, saltwater intrusion and marketplace pricing.  At the state conference, Senator Phil Leventis said water pricing should be revamped.  Instead of…

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Boyd Named Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Candidate

October 12, 2012
Boyd Named Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Candidate

The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award announced the 2012 candidates for its award Thursday and five ACC quarterbacks were among its group of 15 signal callers honored from around the nation, fully one-third of the eligible field.  Honored from the Atlantic Coast Conference were: Tajh Boyd, Clemson; EJ Manuel, Florida State; Bryn Renner, North Carolina;…

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Titans beat Steelers 26-23

October 12, 2012
Titans beat Steelers 26-23

The Tennessee Titans beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 Thursday in Nashvhille, getting the win on a 40-yard field goal kicked by Rob Bironas as time ran out. Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was 25 of 44 with 290 yard and one touchdown, while Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger went 24 of 40 for 363 yards with one…

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