Nation to mobilize against the kudzu bug

September 7, 2012

A sneak attack in Georgia three years ago gave an invasive insect locally known as the kudzu bug its first foothold in the United States. But scientists, farmers and agriculture experts have mobilized to fight back. They’re devising strategy in a national conference Tuesday at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. Farmers…

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New Westminster announcement

September 7, 2012

Westminster announced this afternoon that its proposed ordinance prohibiting farm-type animals within the city is now off the table and postponed indefinitely. This afternoon’s announcement by City Administrator David Smith says, “After conducting the first reading….some residents have expressed concern on how the proposed ordinance may impact them and the animals they currently own.” The…

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Drug raid at Seneca home

September 7, 2012

A Seneca homeowner has been jailed on charges of various drug offenses. The police say they and Oconee deputiess raided the home of Anita Dusseau at 310 Chestnut Street early yesterday, a raid that yield quantities of meth, marijuana, Xanax, Lortabs, Klonopin, Diazepam, Adderall, along with various other types of prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia.…

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Public Defender arrested

September 7, 2012
Public Defender arrested

A former Anderson-Oconee public defender has been arrested and charged with misconduct in office. The arrest warrant accuses Robert Gamble of improperly supervising and approving fraudulent or exorbitant expense reimbursements. The S.C. Law Enforcement Division also announced the arrest of Kristie Mcauley Beck on the identical charge. An affidavit attached to the arrest warrant and…

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Djokovic, Ferrer advance to U.S. Open semifinals

September 7, 2012
Djokovic, Ferrer advance to U.S. Open semifinals

Defending U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer have advanced to the semifinals after winning their quarterfinal matches on Thursday. Second-seeded Djokovic of Serbia beat Argentina’s seventh-ranked Juan Martin del Potro 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4, and fourth-seeded Ferrer of Spain downed eighth-ranked Serb Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

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Influential NFL owner Art Modell dead at 87

September 7, 2012
Influential NFL owner Art Modell dead at 87

Art Modell, one of the most influential owners in the history of the NFL, died Thursday of natural causes. He was 87. Modell was the owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Baltimore Ravens after he moved the franchise in 1996, forever earning the ire of Cleveland fans. Modell sold the Ravens in 2004,…

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