Half century for West Union manufacturer

October 2, 2012

No matter under which corporate umbrella and in spite of an occasional down business world, Oconee County has learned to count on what has been a staple in its industrial community . . . and vice-versa. An event next week marks the 50th year of electric meter and electronic equipment manufacturing at a large complex…

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Bears defeat Cowboys 34-18 in ‘Monday Night Football’

October 2, 2012
Bears defeat Cowboys 34-18 in ‘Monday Night Football’

The Chicago Bears defeated the Dallas Cowboys 34-18 last night (October 1st) in Monday Night Football in Texas. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was 31 of 43 for 307 yards and a touchdown, but threw five interceptions, matching his career high, Bear QB Jay Cutler went 18 of 24 for 275 yards with two touchdowns.  

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Booker, Mays Report to NBA Training Camps Tuesday

October 2, 2012
Booker, Mays Report to NBA Training Camps Tuesday

Former Clemson basketball standouts Trevor Booker and James Mays will report to NBA training camps on Tuesday. Booker is set to begin his third season with the Washington Wizards, and will travel to George Mason University for training camp Oct. 2-9. Mays signed a non-guaranteed free agent contract with the Brooklyn Nets last month, and…

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Property deal for hotel completed

October 2, 2012

A soaking rain yesterday canceled a groundbreaking event for Seneca’s new hotel, but nature did not stop the paperwork from going through to complete the deal. Documents filed yesterday afternoon in the office of Oconee Register of Deeds show approximately two acres changed hands between the property owner and the developer for the Hampton Inn…

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Redistricting affirmed by high court

October 1, 2012

An announcement this afternoon by the S.C. House Speaker states the South Carolina Supreme Court today affirmed the decision of a federal panel of judges that found S.C.’s redistricting plans to be “fair, just and within the guidelines of the Voting Rights Act.” Speaker Bobby Harrell, a Republican, called a legal challenge to the plans by…

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Arson attempt at Walhalla

October 1, 2012

A 24-year old Westminster man was jailed at Walhalla over the weekend after authorities investigated an attempt to set fire to a pickup truck. Charges by the city police and the Oconee Sheriff’s Department against Richard Shane Welch were listed as burglary second degree, malicious injury to personal property, and attempted arson. Ronald Wilbanks, Walhalla…

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  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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