Notre Dame, sans football, to join ACC

September 12, 2012
Notre Dame, sans football, to join ACC

Notre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference as a full member with the exception of football, but will play five football games annually against ACC teams, according to reports on ESPN.  The Irish will join the ACC as soon as it can exit the Big East.  The Big East currently requires members to provide…

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McCall is not asking, he’s begging

September 12, 2012

An Oconee County councilman has an idea to save jobs, if the rumors prove true that the Seneca area is about to lose a major employer. But to make his plan happen, Wayne McCall says, he needs some dialogue with those who can make it happen. He is talking about Covidien employees about banding together…

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Fatality identified

September 12, 2012

The victim of yesterday’s fatal crash near Walhalla is a 55-year old woman. Deputy Coroner Greg Long said Joyce Grant of W. Bear Swamp Road was the lone occupant of a 1995 Ford Crown Victoria sedan. Long quoted witnesses as saying that after stopping her car at Bear Swamp Road and highway 11, Grant began…

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Up, up go West Union fees

September 12, 2012

West Union Town Council gave preliminary approval last night to raising the basic tap fee for a standard three-quarter inch line into the town’s water system. For customers inside the town, the increase will amount to $500 dollars. Outside customers would be charged a fee of $1,700. Council members say the new schedule brings West…

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Fixing the roof at the Seneca Rail Site

September 12, 2012

Seneca’s Bob Faires says it’s a big job to replace the flat roof on the sprawling manufacturing building the city recently bought for job-creation purposes. That’s why last night the city chose an out of state company that specializes in such work. The job goes to Dixie Roofing of LaFollette, Tennessee. For the job, Dixie…

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Seneca raises no objections

September 12, 2012

Seneca leaders have no objection to what’s in a revised county project list which ranks prominently the long talked about sewer service for Golden Corner Commerce Park. One night after the matter was discussed by the Joint Regional Sewer Authority, Greg Dietterick brought the plan to the mayor and council. The city administrator referred Seneca’s…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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