Traffic move on Sheep Farm Road

August 21, 2012

  As early as Saturday, the general contractor for Sheep Farm Road will change traffic lanes between U.S. 123 and the Bountyland Road. Paving of the new Bountyland alignment is tentatively scheduled Thursday and the traffic lanes are to be switched once the paving is finished. According to an announcement by Embree Griner III of…

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Title II projects within USFS

August 21, 2012
Title II projects within USFS

The resource advisory committee of the Sumter and Francis Marion National Forests will consider an estimated $150 thousand in funding next month for Title II projects that benefit forest lands in Oconee, Union, Newberry, and Berkeley counties. The committee meets September 6 in Columbia, and the meeting is open to the public. Though the resource…

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Harvey Gantt and that day 50 years ago

August 21, 2012
Harvey Gantt and that day 50 years ago

The day before another year of classes begins at Clemson, the university welcomed back the first African-American to attend Clemson. At this morning’s convocation, Harvey Gantt was greeted with warm applause. The former Charlotte, North Carolina mayor and a distinguished architect by trade, Gantt remembered that emotional, historic time 50 years ago when his enrollment…

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Women In The Golf Club

August 21, 2012
Women In The Golf Club

After 80 all-male years, Augusta National Golf Club has invited two women to join, and they said ‘yes.’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first women members, the club announced yesterday. The club’s controversial all-male policy was last challenged in April, when the club declined to…

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Ceremonial bill signing in Anderson

August 21, 2012
Ceremonial bill signing in Anderson

Governor Nikki Haley’s schedule brings her to Anderson this morning for the ceremonial signing of a bill, co-authored by State Senator Thomas Alexander of Oconee-Pickens. It’s Senate bill 1213, the Medal of Valor Act. That bill adds a chapter to the state laws “to recognize South Carolinians, or individuals with certain ties to South Carolina,…

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Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

August 21, 2012
Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla simply couldn’t get the ball out of his glove when trying to throw home on a grounder that was ruled an infield single and let the Nationals score the winning run and hand the Braves a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 13 innings after Monday night turned into Tuesday morning at…

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