County zoning hearings tonight

October 11, 2012

Two hearings are scheduled tonight by the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals. A special exception hearing takes place for a campground inside the Lake Residential District on Jefferson Road near West Union. And an appeal hearing of the staff decision on a Cane Creek Landing Road development will resume tonight. The board meets at 6…

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Court OKs SC voter ID law for 2013

October 11, 2012
Court OKs SC voter ID law for 2013

The U-S District Court for the District of Columbia gave its approval yesterday to a new law requiring South Carolina voters to present a government-issued identification card with a photo in order to vote. Under the order, the law goes into effect for elections held on or after January 1, 2013. According to the state…

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Armstrong Report: 11 teammates testified against him

October 11, 2012

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Wednesday released a report on its case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which revealed that 11 former teammates testified against him. It also details the way those 11 and other others say performance-enhancing drugs were delivered and administered to Armstrong’s teams, as well as his continuing relationship and payments to an Italian…

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Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

October 10, 2012
Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom Webster and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles, died Wednesday. ¬†He was 77. ¬†Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home…

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Kmart told to hold the video

October 10, 2012

An Oconee Common Pleas judge today ordered Kmart to preserve and safeguard any and all video recordings of an alleged recent incident at one of its stores. Judge Alex Macaulay, acting on a motion by attorney Paul Cain, ordered that the retail store ensure that the tapes are not erased or destroyed, as Cain pursues…

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More oversight needed

October 10, 2012
More oversight needed

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges released “Trust, Accountability, and Integrity: Board Responsibilities for Intercollegiate Athletics,” a report that calls for enhanced board oversight of college athletics. The report cautions that as intercollegiate athletics departments increasingly operate like businesses, boards must act to ensure an appropriate balance between athletics and academics in…

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