Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

October 31, 2012
Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

Five hundred years after its completion, the Vatican has indicated for the first time that it might eventually need to consider limiting the number of visitors who are allowed to view the splendours of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s famous frescoes have been described as one of the world’s supreme sights. In scene after scene, some…

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NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

October 31, 2012
NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

The NBA season got underway with a slate of three games Tuesday night, including a match-up between the NBA champion Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics that saw the Heat come out on top 120-107. Dwyane Wade scored 29 points for the Heat and LeBron James finished with 26 points, despite missing much of the…

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Sertomans take regatta

October 31, 2012

The Clemson Sertoma Club won the first Team Up for Clemson Regatta last Saturday on Lake Hartwell. The event pitted amateur rowing teams against one another with proceeds benefiting local charities. The Clemson varsity women’s team worked with the teams to teach them how to to row. The winning team was Captiain Eric Lunblake, Kim…

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Raines to play in All-Star game

October 31, 2012
Raines to play in All-Star game

Seneca Bobcat Dorian Raines is one of the area players chosen to take part this year in the South Carolina Automobile Dealers North-South All-Star football game. The 5-10, 157-pound Raines will lead Seneca to a playoff appearance at Greer this Friday night. Along with Raines, Wren’s Levi Bufford and Daniel’s Justin Miller were chosen. The…

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Attorney walks PRWD thru changes

October 31, 2012
Attorney walks PRWD thru changes

Now that a new law is on the book governing Pioneer Rural Water District of Oconee and Anderson counties, board members are brushing up on the changes. They met yesterday with their attorney, Rivers Stillwell. The attorney told the board that the language is changing as to who is eligible to vote in annual elections…

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Pickens County to be reimbursed

October 31, 2012

The U-S Justice Department has announced the award of $3,339.00 to Pickens County to reimburse some of the costs of jailing undocumented criminal aliens who have committed serious crimes. According to announcement from Pickens Sheriff David Stone, an aggressive program of researching and applying for little known federal programs to supplement the local tax burden…

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  • 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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