Desert in this land of plenty

September 26, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people across South Carolina live in communities where access to supermarkets or large grocery stores is beyond reach. In agricultural terms, such areas are called “food deserts” – communities where healthy, affordable food is difficult to obtain. Dave Lamie chairs the SC Food Policy Council, which co-hosted a meeting where city,…

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Tomorrow can be a turning point

September 26, 2012

Greg Stewart, agent-in-charge of the State Probation, Parole and Pardon office in Oconee County, has issued a reminder that tomorrow is a turn-in day for numerous clients who’ve committed violations by having stopped reporting in. Violators can make amends by reporting to the Turning Point Church of God near Walhalla from 9 a.m. to noon…

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Former judge pleads guilty

September 26, 2012

A federal judge accepted the guilty plea of a former municipal judge for the Pickens County town of Central. And now that former municipal judge, Janet Reese, awaits sentencing for the offense of filing false tax returns. According to an announcement today by U-S Attorney Bill Nettles, “Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing…

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Braves back in playoffs

September 26, 2012
Braves back in playoffs

Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to put the Atlanta Braves back in the playoffs with a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Freeman’s dramatic drive off Mike Dunn clinched at least a National League wild-card berth for the Braves, who squandered a big lead…

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Furman Looks To Rekindle SoCon Fire Saturday Against Western Carolina

September 26, 2012
Furman Looks To Rekindle SoCon Fire Saturday Against Western Carolina

After stepping outside Southern Conference play for three straight games, Furman (1-3, 0-1 SoCon) will now strap it on for seven consecutive SoCon clashes beginning this Saturday at home against Western Carolina (1-3, 0-2 SoCon). Kickoff for the Family Weekend contest is set for 1:30 p.m. at Paladin Stadium. You can hear that game on…

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OMC lab reaccredited

September 26, 2012
OMC lab reaccredited

The College of American Pathologists has given a thumbs-up to Oconee Medical Center’s main laboratory—based on the results of a recent inspection as part of the accreditation programs of the national organization. The OMC facility director, Dr. Janice Lage, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.…

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  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amBethlehem Baptist Church's Homecoming
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