OC’s upper elevations see Broadband work

November 29, 2012

The project to prepare for high-speed internet service has reached a pair of upper elevations in Oconee County. Much of the activity in the county’s project FOCUS recently has been in Long Creek and Mountain Rest. According to the project office, by November 20 workers had installed 200 miles of conduit and nearly 175 miles…

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Three SC lottery players awake millionaires

November 29, 2012
Three SC lottery players awake millionaires

Three S.C. Education Lottery tickets sold came within one number of winning last night’s Powerball jackpot drawing for a record $587.5 million. A ticket worth $2 million was sold in Andrews. Two, $1 million tickets were sold by retailers in Rock Hill and Florence. Proceeds from every dollar spent by players on the state lottery…

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Job-creation projects on the agenda

November 29, 2012

Two projects intended to create local jobs are up for action during next week’s meeting of the Oconee County Council. The council is to consider an ordinance and a resolution that help sweeten the pot for the A.I.D. Company, the county’s manufacturing acquisition of last summer. Councilmen are being asked to consider first reading of…

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Moulder: What do I do?

November 29, 2012

Oconee County recently bought property envisioned as the spot to build a new jail. But what now? At Tuesday’s meeting of County Council, County Administrator Scott Moulder seeks direction from council regarding the detention center.

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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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