Strategic plan due Tuesday

January 4, 2013

Oconee County Council is to see an updated, five-year economic development strategy plan, as presented by Richard Blackwell, the director. And it has reserved time at Tuesday night’s meeting to act on the plan which is to offer a road map for the county to attract private investment. With financial support from the S-C Power…

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Meeting’s theme is reorganization

January 4, 2013

A theme to re-organize for a New Year runs through the agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting of the Oconee County Council. The meeting starts at 6 o’clock in council chambers in Walhalla, and begins with Probate Judge Kenny Johns giving the oath of office to Wayne McCall, Joel Thrift, and Reg Dexter. The three councilmen…

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A change in business as usual

January 4, 2013

After last year’s embarrassment, Oconee Medical Center seeks a change affecting a democratic process in the formation of its policy-making board. A tradition of yearly hospital association membership meetings has been the election of board members, on motions by association members attending the annual meeting. But last year the hospital struggled to get make a…

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Oregon tops Kansas State 35-17 in Fiesta Bowl

January 4, 2013
Oregon tops Kansas State 35-17 in Fiesta Bowl

Fifth-ranked Oregon defeated Number 6 Kansas State 35-17 in the Fiesta Bowl Thursday night at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. De’Anthony Thomas caught the opening kickoff for Oregon and ran it for a 94-yard return, kicking off what turned out to be a good night for the Ducks. Thomas also had a 23-yard…

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Dietterick’s five-year crystal ball

January 4, 2013

The city administrator in Seneca wants the mayor and council to focus on a five-year plan for the city to undertake major projects. Those projects could include a new police station and expanded space for the street department. Because the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting is light, administrator Greg Dietterick is asking the mayor and council…

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Allen Named to Kiper’s All-Rookie Team

January 4, 2013
Allen Named to Kiper’s All-Rookie Team

Former Clemson All-America tight end Dwayne Allen has been named to NFL All-Rookie teams by ESPN analyst Mel Kiper and CBS Sports.com. Allen has 45 receptions for 521 yards and three touchdowns this year to help the Indianapolis Colts to an 11-5 record and a berth in the NFL Playoffs. Indianapolis will play at Baltimore…

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