Echo Hills: “No longer a farm…”

November 16, 2012

Don’t be surprised to see work at Oconee’s Echo Hills to continue through the Thanksgiving holiday. Richard Blackwell, economic development commission director, said the contractor is intent to avoid what it believes will be a cold and wet winter by taking advantage of as many dry days at it can. At today’s meeting of the…

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OC gets a new finance director

November 16, 2012

A new finance director has gone to work for Oconee County government. Mark Pulliam, a former finance director for the University of Montana, began work as Oconee finance director a couple of weeks ago. He’ll be paid $80 thousand a year.

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Holland to sign with Duke

November 16, 2012
Holland to sign with Duke

Seneca High School senior Kianna Holland is set to sign a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Duke University. The signing will take place Friday night at Gignilliate Gym Conference Room. Holland is regarded by ESPN Hoopgurlz as one of the top 30 overall players in the country and is the 8th ranked…

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Fatality in SC 11 accident

November 16, 2012

State troopers report one person killed this morning in what apparently was a four-vehicle accident on S.C. 11 at Bruce Road. At least two people were reportedly severely hurt, requiring one of them to be flown by helicopter to the Greenville Memorial Hospital. The accident involved a tractor trailer truck and three passenger vehicles. According…

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Cabrera, Posey wins baseball’s MVP award

November 16, 2012

Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers won the American League Most Valuable Player award Thursday and the San Francisco Giants’ Butch Posey was named the winner in the National League, both getting the honor by wide margins. Cabrera, the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years, got 22 of 28 first place…

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Lake residents ink petitions

November 16, 2012

Before they even walked into the Tamassee-Salem High auditorium, several Lake Keowee residents signed a petition directed at Duke Energy. The signers are asking the electric utility company to delete language in an agreement that would allow Lake Keowee to be lowered an extra 5 feet to a level of 790 feet in a stage…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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