Graham and Gowdy protest

September 25, 2012
Graham and Gowdy protest

Senator Lindsey Graham and Greenville-Spartanburg Congressman Trey Gowdy sent a letter today to the U-S Attorney General requesting documents pertaining to the Department of Justice’s opposition to South Carolina’s Voter ID law. Republicans Graham and Gowdy expressed concerns that an approval recommendation by career Voting Section experts was ignored and overruled by Democratic President Obama…

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Seahawks top Packers 14-12 on controversial game-ending play

September 25, 2012
Seahawks top Packers 14-12 on controversial game-ending play

The growing anger over the performance of the NFL’s replacement officials may have reached critical mass Monday night over a controversial, game-ending touchdown that gave the Seattle Seahawks a 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers in Monday Night Football. Seattle receiver Golden Tate was awarded a touchdown on a 24-yard desperation pass that many…

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Annual open house

September 25, 2012

If the weather on the second Saturday in October is good this year, you can expect as many as 300 or more people to pass through the doors of the Keowee Fire Department. The annual open house takes place 10 a-m to 2 p-m October 13. Assistant Chief Brandon Shirley says the biggest hits are…

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Oconee ladies to compete for title

September 25, 2012

Twenty Oconee ladies compete this weekend for the title of the 2012 Miss Oktoberfest and the chance to wear the tiara during next month’s official celebration of Walhalla’s Germanic roots. The pageant, at 7 Saturday night at Walhalla High School, is open to all young ladies attending high school in Oconee. Contestants will compete in…

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SHS Band stands out in competition

September 25, 2012
SHS Band stands out in competition

At this year’s Pride of Pendleton Classic, the Seneca High Band took first place in Division 1-A and 8th overall in a field of 19 bands in levels 1-A through 4-A. The band was led by Matt Smith, band director; Samantha Mumford, Seneca Middle School band director; Fritz Wewers, percussion instructor; and Christin Sharp, color…

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Body ID’d

September 25, 2012

A body found last weekend in Rabun County, Georgia has been identified as a Kennesaw, Georgia man. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Division of Forensic Science confirmed that the body found on Saturday, September 15th off the Bartram Trail in the Darnell Creek area is Richard Arnold Masters of Kennesaw, Georgia.Sheriff Frank Andrews gave the…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • 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
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