The iPhone 5 arrives

September 21, 2012
The iPhone 5 arrives

Even though the atmosphere in lines around the world wasn’t as exciting as in past years — in part thanks to sponsored human billboards and protesters — the moment the clock chimed 8 a.m. at Apple’s retail stores around the world, cheers erupted. The iPhone 5 has arrived.  The iPhone 5 is the latest generation…

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9/21 Top Political Headlines

September 21, 2012

* In NBC’s first battleground map since the conventions and a slew of new state polling, President Obama has expanded his electoral-vote lead over Mitt Romney — but only slightly.  There are now 243 electoral votes in Obama’s column and 191 in Romney’s, with 104 in the Toss-up category; 270 are needed to win the…

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Two counties to test sirens

September 21, 2012
Two counties to test sirens

Oconee Nuclear Station conducts a series of siren tests Wednesday (September 26) between 8 a-m and 4 p-m in both Oconee and Pickens counties. The test is in addition to the normal siren test schedule listed in the 2012 emergency planning calendar and results from an upgrade in the siren system. The 65 alert notification…

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Agriculture meeting draws large crowd

September 21, 2012

A dinner meeting last night at Seneca High School promoted agriculture as an important segment of the Oconee County economy and featured discussion as to how to increase production and sales. Seneca’s FFA instructor Christina Alexander helped host the meeting and Tokeena farmer Gwen McPhail was one of its leading organizers. Alexander says the turn…

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OC 10% unemployment

September 21, 2012

The state reports improvement in the Oconee County job picture between July and August. The percentage of Oconeeans who were out of work but who are attempting to get back to work fell from 10.4% in July to 10% in August. The state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 9.6% in August. At 10%,…

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Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

September 21, 2012
Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds Thursday became the first Major League Baseball teams to clinch playoff spots. The Nationals assured themselves of at least a wild card berth with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, while the Reds assured theirs by beating the Chicago Cubs 5-3 earlier in the…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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