October’s share of OC Sheriff candidate events

September 17, 2012

The campaign for Oconee Sheriff is intensifying after this summer’s lull and the cancellation of the Republican primary election. The three remaining candidates are being asked to take part in forums during the month of October, including one to take place seven days before the November 6 election day. Mountain Rest Community Club today announced…

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NHL locks out players, no formal talks planned

September 17, 2012
NHL locks out players, no formal talks planned

The National Hockey League locked out the players when their collective bargaining agreement expired Saturday at midnight, and no formal talks are planned to end the league’s fourth shutdown since 1992, including the work stoppage that led to the cancellation of the entire 2004-2005 season. The regular season is scheduled to start on October 11th,…

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Braves complete sweep of Nationals

September 17, 2012
Braves complete sweep of Nationals

Mike Minor threw six strong innings, Dan Uggla broke it open with a two-run single and the Atlanta Braves denied Gio Gonzalez his 20th win, completing a sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals on Sunday night. The Braves head to Miami to face the Marlins Monday night at 7:00 PM.

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Manning throws for 510; Panthers defeat Saints

September 17, 2012
Manning throws for 510; Panthers defeat Saints

Week Two highlights from the NFL included the New York Giants 41-34 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Giants QB Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, the second most in Giants history and tied for eighth most in NFL history.  Elsewhere, the Carolina Panthers got past the New Orleans Saints 35-27 at Bank of America…

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Spurrier expects Shaw to be ready for Missouri

September 17, 2012
Spurrier expects Shaw to be ready for Missouri

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier said on Sunday that he expects quarterback Connor Shaw to be able to play this Saturday when the Gamecocks take on Missouri from the SEC East.  Kick-off Saturday is set for 3:30 PM.  Shaw aggravated his shoulder injury in USC’s game with Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday. He initially hurt the…

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“Take Back America” events

September 17, 2012

The group Take Back America announces two public events next month, both to take place at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center. From 6 to 8 o’clock Thursday night, October 4 there will be a rally featuring Congressman Jeff Duncan, among the speakers. The following week, according to the group’s Polly Nicolai, a question-answer forum will take…

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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