Cell tower proposed in eastern OC

November 29, 2012

A Georgia company has made application to Oconee County to put up a 195-foot cell tower in the eastern part of the county, at 321 Lawrence Bridge Road. The applicant is Highwood Towers LLC of Dunwoody. Josh Stephens, Oconee County zoning administrator, says all cell tower requests must be approved as special exceptions by the…

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Steroid-era stars Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall of Fame ballot

November 29, 2012
Steroid-era stars Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall of Fame ballot

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa, three of the biggest names of baseball’s steroids era, all of whom were tainted by accusations that they used performance-enhancing drugs, appear for the first time this year on the Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Wednesday. Members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, who vote…

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Pickens Sheriff-elect names number two

November 29, 2012

Pickens County Sheriff-elect Rick Clark has named his number two officer-in-charge for his new administration that takes office January 1. Clark’s choice for chief deputy is Creed Hashe, a 25-year law enforcement veteran and, for a time this year, a candidate for Anderson County Sheriff, before dropping from the race. Hashe is a former Anderson…

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Interviews have yet to begin

November 29, 2012

Twenty-six applications are on file to be the next police chief in Westminster. Applicants have filed from all over, according to city administrator David Smith. The plan, he says, is for a committee to whittle down the number of applicants and schedule a first round of interviews. Besides Smith, committee members are Mayor Rick McCormick,…

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Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

November 29, 2012
Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

Purdue shot 57 percent in the first half and guard D.J. Byrd posted 20 of his 22 points in the first half as the Boilermakers outlasted Clemson in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 73-61. Purdue led by 20 at halftime and by as much as 23 in the second frame, the Tigers’ largest deficit of the…

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Boyd Named ACC Player of the Year

November 29, 2012
Boyd Named ACC Player of the Year

Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd was named the overall Player of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year in the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday. Earlier Boyd was named first-team All-ACC for the second straight year and is the first Clemson quarterback to be a two-time first-team selection since Steve Fuller in 1977 and…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
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