Let bygones be bygones

November 7, 2012

During the campaign Wayne McCall, as the maverick member of Oconee County Council, made known his differences with two of his colleagues running for re-election. But now that the results are in, McCall has extended an olive branch to both Joel Thrift and Reg Dexter. He called both Thrift and Dexter this morning to offer…

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Sewer vote surprise

November 7, 2012

Referenda often fail as quickly as they are proposed. But the results of the General Election in Oconee run counter to that theory. Among the ballot questions that passed that has caused surprise was the question to allow county government to apply tax money to sewer projects. Already the question asked is what happens next?…

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Mike Crenshaw to assemble staff

November 7, 2012
Mike Crenshaw to assemble staff

Not only did Mike Crenshaw fare well with the electorate, his sense of timing seemed flawless last night. A dark-suited Crenshaw, accompanied by his wife, walked into the Oconee County Council Chambers at just the moment the die had been cast. He was smiling and engaged in what appeared to be a pleasant conversation with…

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Good night to be an incumbent

November 7, 2012

The voters were kind to the incumbents, not just for the highest office in the land, but in every instance where an Oconee County incumbent faced a challenger. Once again, however, Oconee County sided with the Republican nominee for President, giving Mitt Romney more than 70% of the vote. And it was a large vote,…

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Decision 2012 from NBC News

November 6, 2012
Decision 2012 from NBC News

Click HERE to head to Democracy Plaza for full results on the Presidential race between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.  Local election results can be found under the ELECTION tab.

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Game-day recycling

November 6, 2012

Clemson University received a grant from Alcoa to expand and improve its game-day recycling program. The $60 thousand grant from the Alcoa Foundation will help with the goal of reaching 45,000 more fans and adding 350 student volunteers. The grant is to fund more than 100 new recycling stations and buy a Segway to help…

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