9/20 Top Political Headlines

September 20, 2012

* THE MODERATE MITT – NBC News reports “after originally standing by his comments at that May fundraiser in Florida, where he was surreptitiously recorded saying that he can’t win the ’47%’ of Americans who are dependent on the government”, Mitt Romney backed down Wednesday night.  Romney reiterated that this a race about the 100%.  The…

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Seneca PD makes arrest

September 20, 2012

A 28-year old Pickens County man, released from jail in Georgia, is now being held in Oconee County to face charges in  drug cases as far back as 2001. According to Chief John Covington, Rodrickus Demale Williams, 28-year old Central resident, was being being held in the Johnson County town of Wrightsville, released there, and…

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Dexter to vote yes November 6

September 20, 2012
Dexter to vote yes November 6

On last week’s ‘Community Sound Off’, Susie Cornelius gave her reasons why she’s going to vote no on the November Oconee sewer referendum. On this week’s program, we hear the pro side from Reg Dexter. He’s the District Five county councilman but makes clear in this Sunday’s program that he is speaking as a citizen,…

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Attack on Sassafras cycling event

September 20, 2012
Attack on Sassafras cycling event

Tri-County Technical College announces an all-day event next month for cyclists to take on a challenging climb. “Attack on Sassafras” will be an all-day event Saturday, October 13 as a way to raise money for the ChildWatch Center at the Easley YMCA. Starting that morning at Tech’s Easley campus, cyclists will ride through Easley and…

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NHL cancels all September pre-season games amid lockout

September 20, 2012

The NHL canceled all of its pre-season games scheduled for September on Wednesday, the fourth day of the lockout that began when the previous collective bargaining agreement with the players ended at midnight Saturday. A total of 60 pre-season games were canceled, the first casualties of the NHL’s fourth shutdown over labor issues since 1992.…

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Hospice expansion

September 20, 2012

A spokesman for Oconee Medical Center confirms the hospital is in the works of Phase III for its Hospice House of the Foothills on S.C. 188. Plans call for office space, exam rooms, changes in the nurses’ station, and a shelled-in area that eventually will house additional patient rooms. Hunter Kome, vice president for OMC…

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