Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

November 2, 2012

Come early Sunday morning, Daylight Saving Time will end meaning the clocks go back an hour and the batteries in those smoke detectors should be replaced. General Electric is encouraging consumers to use this time to remember another important household task — change your home water filter to ensure you’re getting the cleanest water possible.…

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NFL, NBA, N.Y. Road Runners donating $1 million for Sandy relief

November 2, 2012

The sports world is helping in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy. ┬áThe NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross, and the league and its network broadcasters will also run pre-game and in-game TV messages to promote donations during this weekend’s games. ┬áThe NBA and its…

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Ground broken

November 2, 2012
Ground broken

In a brief ceremony, Oconee Hospice of the Foothills broke ground this week on the third and final phase of the Cottingham Hospice House. The full-time residential facility that cares for patients near the end of life features 15 rooms, but seeks to add another 10 once the state approves a certificate of need. Estimates…

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Troopers investigate double-fatality

November 2, 2012

South Carolina Highway Patrol and its “MAKE” accident reconstruction team are investigating last night’s double-fatality traffic accident south of Seneca. Troopers say involved in the accident at S.C. 24 and 59 late last night were a car, a pickup truck, and a moped. The 17-year old moped riders, Adam George Ostrander Jr. and Charles’c Aviana…

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Rash of traffic deaths

November 2, 2012

The deaths of two Oconee teenagers aboard a moped last night bring to six the number of traffic deaths in the last two weeks in Oconee. And those one-half dozen deaths raise this year’s county traffic deathtoll to 19, with about two months to go in the year. It’s an unusually high number when compared…

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Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13

November 2, 2012
Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13

The San Diego Chargers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-13 Thursday night in San Diego. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was 18 of 20 passes, or 90 percent, for 220 yards and two touchdowns. It was just the sixth time in NFL history that a quarterback had completed 90 percent or more of his passes, and…

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Calendar

  • 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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