Rosa Clark lands new doctor

September 14, 2012

The new volunteer physician at Oconee’s only free medical clinic, Rosa Clark of Seneca, is an emergency physician at Oconee Medical Center. Dr. James Gill attended East Tennessee State and completed his internship and residency at Louisiana State University.

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Getting it off his chest

September 14, 2012

Once the town hall questions finished, each member of the panel was invited to make closing comments. And Reg Dexter, the District Five county councilman, announced that he and others had received a Freedom of Information request, which he takes issue with. At the close of last night’s meeting, Dexter announced his response to the…

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To get jobs “product” a must

September 14, 2012

Oconee County councilmen are stressing the importance for the county to have product ready if it ever is going to make strides in the job gain. As Councilman Paul Corbeil put it last night, it’s one thing to have the real estate available for an interested industry, but the key is to “have the pad…

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Regretting the job losses

September 14, 2012

The impending loss of about 600 jobs with the closing of the Seneca plant of Covidien was a prime topic during at least two meetings yesterday involving county and state officials. As one participant put it last night, it probably gets down to a corporate decision on which government has no influence to change, though…

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Bobby Hitt the day after

September 13, 2012
Bobby Hitt the day after

The executive director of the S-C Department of Commerce in Oconee County today said he knew unofficially that there was a likelihood that the Covidien plant near Seneca would be closing, but found out for sure only yesterday—the day that the Massachusetts-based company confirmed the rumors. Bobby Hitt told a luncheon meeting of the Oconee…

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Traffic fatality in Pickens County

September 13, 2012

State troopers report a traffic fatality in Pickens County. The accident occurred this morning at 10:45 on the Farr’s Bridge Road.

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