Associated Press Accords Furman’s Dozier All-America Honors

December 13, 2012

A day after earning his first All-America honor, Furman’s Dakota Dozier picked up a second scroll when the Associated Press named the junior offensive tackle to its 2012 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America third team on Wednesday. Dozier, a two-time All-Southern Conference selection, participated in 586 plays at left tackle this fall. He missed the Chattanooga…

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Townville hunter fined in Canada

December 13, 2012

A hunter from Townville pleaded guilty to four charges under Canada’s Saskatchewan Wildlife Act and Regulations. According to an announcement by the provincial government, David Hamby was fined $7,139 after being convicted of two counts of unlawfully purchasing a Canadian resident deer license, unlawfully using another person’s license and unlawfully exporting wildlife without an export…

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Watkins Named First-Team All-American by Pro Football Weekly

December 13, 2012

Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins has been named a first-team All-American by Pro Football Weekly. The publication selects an All-America team each year based on NFL potential. It is the second consecutive year he has been named first-team All-American by the publication.  Watkins was joined on the first team by Southern California wide receiver Marqise Lee.…

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Lattimore Opts For NFL

December 13, 2012
Lattimore Opts For NFL

Injured South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is finished with college football. How long it takes the Gamecocks junior to make his NFL debut is anyone’s guess.  Lattimore announced Wednesday he was giving up his final season to enter the NFL draft. He was considered a can’t-miss, first-round talent after his first two seasons. However,…

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Quarry sustains jawbreak

December 12, 2012

The break down of the jaw crusher at the Rock Quarry forced Oconee County to rent a hydraulic crane to remove the disabled machinery, to allow the county to transport for repairs in the Atlanta area. The emergency repair bill of $73 thousand is being forwarded to next week’s County Council meeting. The inoperable jaw…

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Re-elected councilmen to take the oath

December 12, 2012

The public is invited for an oath of office ceremony 5 p-m Tuesday, January 8 at Oconee County Council Chambers in Walhalla. Three re-elected councilmen–Wayne McCall, Joel Thrift, and Reg Dexter–are to take the oath for their second, 4-year terms. Administering the oath will be Probate Judge Kenny Johns.

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  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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