Whitmire to vote for no-texting

December 14, 2012

At least one member of Oconee’s state delegation says he will vote in favor of a bill that would make texting-while-driving illegal statewide. Oconee County Council was told this morning that such a bill will be introduced in the General Assembly and Bill Whitmire, the District One representative, declared he will vote for it.

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Rare meeting of county and state leaders

December 14, 2012

This morning’s rare meeting between Oconee County leaders and the county’s state lawmakers went well, according to participants. The county councilmen and the lawmakers batted around issues of common interest. There seemed to be a spirit of cordiality and a willingness to hold future meetings. The meeting also spotlighted some of the funding issues that…

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Bill signing ceremony called off

December 14, 2012

Word has been received that Governor Haley has called off her appearance in Oconee County Monday when she planned to sign a workplace bill, authored by Representative Bill Sandifer of Seneca. The ceremony had been planned for the Schneider Electric plant, which Sandifer says is an example of a workplace that will benefit from his…

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18-wheeler mishap

December 14, 2012

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of a mishap involving a large truck on U.S. 76 this morning in the vicinity of Brasstown community. At an S-curve, an 18-wheeler has become disabled and that has created a road hazard. The tract-trailer truck was Georgia-bound, but motorists headed in both directions should be prepared to slow down…

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Furman’s Williams To Play In FCS Senior Scout Bowl This Saturday

December 14, 2012

Furman senior running back Jerodis Williams will play in the 2012 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Senior Scout Bowl this Saturday in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has been announced. ¬†Kickoff for the contest, sponsored by the Collegiate Devlopment Football League, is set for 5:00 p.m. at Doug Shaw Stadium and can be viewed online through UStream.…

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In a worst-case scenario

December 14, 2012

The director of Oconee Emergency Services says of the natural disasters that could occur in the vicinity of Duke’s nuclear plant, he regards flooding more likely than an earthquake, though the area in the vicinity of Oconee Nuclear is known to contain fault lines. In a well-attended forum arranged last night by Friends of Lake…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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