Bells to ring Monday

September 13, 2012
Bells to ring Monday

An important date in U-S history will be commemorated Monday in Oconee County, and everyone is invited. The annual “Ringing of the Bells” will take place in the chapel on the campus of the Tamassee DAR School. Nan Jones of the DAR chapter says the bells are to be rung for the 225th anniversary of…

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Town Hall meetings tonight

September 13, 2012

The public is invited tonight between 6:30 and 8 o’clock for an Oconee County town hall meeting involving the county administrator and the county council. The meeting, sponsored by the chambers of commerce, takes place in the Harry Hamilton Auditorium at Seneca High School. It’s the fifth in a series of such meetings countywide. South…

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“A wonderful man who did….”

September 13, 2012
“A wonderful man who did….”

As the U-S moved two warships toward Libya, U-S Senator Lindsey Graham took the Senate floor to remember Chris Stevens, the late U-S ambassador to Libya. Graham called Stevens a wonderful man who did great things, but whose life was cut way too short. At the same time, Graham said the tragedy would be compounded…

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Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

September 13, 2012
Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

Furman director of athletics Gary Clark announced Wednesday the addition of both Gardner-Webb and Coastal Carolina to the Paladins’ 2013 and 2014 football schedules.  Furman will kick off the 2013 season on Aug. 31 at Gardner-Webb and will play at Coastal Carolina on Sept. 7, the following week.  

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UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

September 13, 2012
UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

University of Connecticut men’s head basketball coach Jim Calhoun is retiring. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer was UConn’s coach for 26 years, winning three national titles and 625 games.  Add to that his earlier 14-year tenure at Northeastern, and Calhoun has a total of 873 wins in his career.

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Seneca gets first region win; Walhalla gets first region loss

September 13, 2012

Seneca High School’s volleyball team defeated Emerald on Wednesday for their first Western AAA victory of the season. Dana Shirley’s Bobcat team collected 18 kills and six aces. Elsewhere, Walhalla fell to Palmetto 3-2 for their first region loss.

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  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amBBQ & Bluegrass
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
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