Students vote today in mock election

November 1, 2012

Students at Clemson Elementary School are voting today in a mock election, using the Prime III voting system developed by professor Juan Gilbert, chairman of Clemson University’s Human-Centered Computing Division. Gilbert offers his Prime III system as a new, easy-to-use accessible and secure electronic voting machine that allows individuals to vote by touch or voice.…

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Absentee vote deadline

November 1, 2012

Oconeeans wishing to vote absentee in person are being reminded the deadline to cast a ballot inside the Oconee County Council chambers at Walhalla is 5 p-m Monday, the eve of the general election. If you can meet any of the 15 criteria for voting absentee, you may complete an application and cast your ballot.…

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Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

October 31, 2012
Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

With clear skies predicted for Halloween night across the Golden Corner, weather conditions are not right for spotting the ghost at the center of Oconee County’s most famous legend. ┬áIt is said the famed “Hitchhiker of Route 107″ is seen only on rainy nights, standing alone, along the mountain highway between Moody Spring and the…

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“I’ve kept my mouth shut”

October 31, 2012

After December, one of the state superintendent of education’s critics will lose her direct voice. It’s Seneca resident Dr. Lyn Norton. Her term on the state board expires. Nevertheless, there Norton was this week when Dr. Mick Zais made his first visit to Oconee public schools in an official capacity. After watching Zais tour the…

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Making jobs more alluring to the young

October 31, 2012

When asked what keeps him awake at night, Michelin Executive Vice President Wayne Culbertson says it’s the thought of not having a qualified and skilled manufacturing workforce. Since 1974, Culbertson has worked for Michelin in various roles, including plant manager of the Sandy Springs, Spartanburg, and Starr facilities. He spoke to a crowd of business,…

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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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Calendar

  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 28, 2014 10:00 amHigh Falls Church of God Homecoming
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