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August 31, 2012

In line with a recommendation from a group of Oconee residents, money spent on accommodations by visitors to Oconee County will be spent by a variety of organizations in the business to bring more visitors to the county. At a meeting yesterday, the county Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission recommended a total of 30 thousand,…

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Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

August 30, 2012
Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

The ninth-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks will open the 2012 football season Thursday night in Music City USA, as they face SEC East rival Vanderbilt in a nationally-televised contest.  Carolina enters the game with its highest beginning rank in school history.  Eyes will be on the play of junior tailback Marcus Lattimore, who is returning following…

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Hands Across the Border

August 30, 2012

Law enforcement in South Carolina and its two bordering states are drawing attention to the need to drive safely this Labor Day holiday weekend. State troopers from the S.C. Department of Public Safety joined fellow law enforcement officers from Georgia and North Carolina for a Hands Across the Border highway safety awareness event last night…

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Oconee answers latest zoning challenge

August 30, 2012

An attorney for Oconee County has answered the latest legal challenge to the county’s zoning rules and regulations. James Logan Jr., the attorney, is mounting a defense on 10 grounds to the suit filed last month for Lillie Davis, Jean Jennings, David and Michelle McMahan, and the estate of Wallace McMahan. The plaintiffs want a…

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Three-way squabble set for 2013 trial

August 30, 2012

A circuit judge has signed an order scheduling a civil court trial to settle a dispute that arose over the completion of runway extension project at the Oconee Regional Airport. Tenth Circuit Judge Alex Macaulay’s order sets the case for trial March 11, 2013. The lawsuit involves the project contractor, the project consultant, and Oconee…

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Lee and Herring move up the ranks

August 30, 2012

Two Oconee County school trustees are recognized by the S.C. School Boards Association for achievement during the association’s boardmanship institute. Jerry Lee of District One and Buddy Herring of District Five took advantage of a year-round training curriculum that helps board members develop skills and stay abreast of state and national educational issues. Lee is…

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  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
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