Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

October 31, 2012
Halloween weather not right for Oconee’s most famous ghost

With clear skies predicted for Halloween night across the Golden Corner, weather conditions are not right for spotting the ghost at the center of Oconee County’s most famous legend. ┬áIt is said the famed “Hitchhiker of Route 107″ is seen only on rainy nights, standing alone, along the mountain highway between Moody Spring and the…

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“I’ve kept my mouth shut”

October 31, 2012

After December, one of the state superintendent of education’s critics will lose her direct voice. It’s Seneca resident Dr. Lyn Norton. Her term on the state board expires. Nevertheless, there Norton was this week when Dr. Mick Zais made his first visit to Oconee public schools in an official capacity. After watching Zais tour the…

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Making jobs more alluring to the young

October 31, 2012

When asked what keeps him awake at night, Michelin Executive Vice President Wayne Culbertson says it’s the thought of not having a qualified and skilled manufacturing workforce. Since 1974, Culbertson has worked for Michelin in various roles, including plant manager of the Sandy Springs, Spartanburg, and Starr facilities. He spoke to a crowd of business,…

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Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

October 31, 2012
Vatican reports on condition of Sistine Chapel after 500 years

Five hundred years after its completion, the Vatican has indicated for the first time that it might eventually need to consider limiting the number of visitors who are allowed to view the splendours of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo’s famous frescoes have been described as one of the world’s supreme sights. In scene after scene, some…

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NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

October 31, 2012
NBA season gets underway as champion Heat top Celtics 120-107

The NBA season got underway with a slate of three games Tuesday night, including a match-up between the NBA champion Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics that saw the Heat come out on top 120-107. Dwyane Wade scored 29 points for the Heat and LeBron James finished with 26 points, despite missing much of the…

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Sertomans take regatta

October 31, 2012

The Clemson Sertoma Club won the first Team Up for Clemson Regatta last Saturday on Lake Hartwell. The event pitted amateur rowing teams against one another with proceeds benefiting local charities. The Clemson varsity women’s team worked with the teams to teach them how to to row. The winning team was Captiain Eric Lunblake, Kim…

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  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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