Cars of the future to be demonstrated in Greenville

October 28, 2014

Cars that drive themselves, electric vehicles that charge wirelessly and other automotive technology that once seemed straight out of science fiction will be put in the spotlight this week when automotive experts from throughout the Southeast gather in Greenville. An event Thursday and Friday will showcase the growing research and development capabilities in South Carolina’s…

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John Dalen champions a lawsuit

October 28, 2014

A Westminster businessman who has been fighting a bank’s attempt to foreclose on his home is spreading the word about a lawsuit that originated nearly 300 miles away. And John Dalen says if the plaintiffs succeed, it could mean money for Oconee County government. At a recent Oconee County Council meeting, Dalen handed out copies…

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Whitewater Falls work project

October 28, 2014

The U-S Forest Service plans to replace water lines at the Whitewater Falls Recreation Area in Jackson County, North Carolina beginning Monday, November 17 and finishing Wednesday, November 26. The work depends on the weather, and the recreation area will remain open during the project. Access and egress will be limited to one lane. The…

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South Carolina’s early voting is absentee

October 28, 2014

Unlike some states, South Carolina does not offer early voting. But there is a way to beat the rush on Election Day. If you qualify, you can vote absentee. Some of the common qualifications to vote absentee are persons 65 and older, physically disabled persons, and those who plan to be on vacation on Election…

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Buoys on the lake and drough update

October 28, 2014

An issue front and center on the minds of lake users is the removal of what the state deems illegal buoys. And that issue will leadoff a public meeting at 6:30 Thursday night at Duke’s World of Energy. FOLKS—Friends of Lake Keowee—has made arrangements to present two officers of South Carolina DNR to explain why…

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Oconee Veterans Council receives donation

October 28, 2014
Oconee Veterans Council receives donation

  A $1 thousand donation has been made to the Oconee Veterans Council by Chapter #748 Military Order of the Purple Heart in Oconee County. Jerry Dyar, public information officer for the Veterans Council, says, “These guys have been helping financially distressed veterans and their families through our organization for a number of years. With the…

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Calendar

  • January 30, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Presents Southern Fried Nuptials
  • February 1, 2015 10:00 amShellem Cline at Bethel Baptist Church Singing
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
  • February 7, 2015 12:00 pmBenefit for Jack Norris
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