2013 the year for Oconee FOCUS

September 13, 2012

Oconee County officials say progress continues to be made toward the implementation of their countywide broadband project with next year, 2013, to be the year the first customers will enjoy high-speed data service. In the meantime, I-T Director Mike Powell and ‘FOCUS” project director Kim Wilbanks invite everyone to follow the progress through postings on…

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Covidien to close

September 13, 2012
Covidien to close

First it was Kendall. Later it became Tyco. And then Covidien. But now the maker of medical care products, with its large plant near Seneca, is headed to Central America. And the decision means the loss of nearly 600 jobs at the highway 28 plant in Bountyland. Today’s the day that the executive director of…

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Car jumps curb and hits building

September 12, 2012

The police in Seneca say a car driven by an elderly West Union man jumped a curb and hit the building housing the Lung and Sleep Center. Yesterday afternoon’s accident occurred at 125 Professional Park. And, according to Chief John Covington, occurred when the 85-year old driver accidentally accelerated. No one was hurt. Building damage…

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Furman To Face 11th-Ranked Clemson Saturday

September 12, 2012
Furman To Face 11th-Ranked Clemson Saturday

Stung by a 47-45 triple overtime loss to Coastal Carolina, the Furman Paladins face a tremendous challenge this Saturday when they make the short, 35-mile trip to Clemson to take on the nationally 11th-ranked Tigers in the renewal of one of the state’s oldest football rivalries. Kickoff is set for 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.…

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Prostate screenings

September 12, 2012
Prostate screenings

Screenings are helpful in catching prostate cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages, but also help identify other prostate conditions. So, Oconee Medical Center is hosting a free prostate screening for men Thursday, September 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the hospital. Appointments are required. Participants will receive a PSA blood test as well…

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‘Fierce Five’ U.S. gymnasts injured on tour

September 12, 2012

Two members of the “Fierce Five” U.S. women’s gymnastics team that won the team gold medal at the London Olympics last month were injured with minutes of each other while on the Kellogg’s Tour of Champions on Sunday. The Yahoo! Sports blog Fourth-Place Medal reported Tuesday that McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman both fell while…

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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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