Padres take series over Braves with Wednesday win

August 30, 2012
Padres take series over Braves with Wednesday win

Chase Headley and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Wednesday for their ninth win in 10 games. Headley hit a two-run single and left-hander Eric Stults won his fourth straight decision as the Padres took two of three from the Braves, who lead the NL wild-card race.  Atlanta has the day before…

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NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

August 30, 2012
NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

The NFL’s regular season will open next week with replacement officials being used, and the league said it is ready to use them as much as necessary after that. Negotiations between the NFL and the Referees Association union are at a standstill, with talks essentially having gone nowhere since the officials were locked out in…

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Arrest made in truck theft

August 30, 2012

Oconee sheriff’s officers have arrested a 52-year old man in the investigation of a work truck stolen last week from a contractor’s office. Law enforcement records show Gregory Asvyle Bates of the Stamp Creek Landing Road charged with the theft of a 1991 Ford flatbed work truck and malicious injury to personal property at Hutch…

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Arsenic study funded by CU Experiment Station

August 30, 2012

The Clemson University Experiment Station has approved funding for research on arsenic in water resources. A worldwide problem, there are coastal areas in South Carolina with above-average levels of naturally occurring arsenic. Clemson biologist Lisa Bain studies killfish, using it as a model to see the effects of arsenic on early stages of growth. Her…

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Recommending a third spec building

August 30, 2012

A group of Oconee County officials and citizens have a consensus toward an economic development strategy. The county’s capital projects advisory committee recommends construction of Oconee’s third speculative building, as soon as it is practicable. County councilman Paul Corbeil, the committee chairman, says the recommendation will go to the county planning commission for further consideration.…

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Medicating Oconee’s inmates

August 30, 2012

The annual bill to dispense medication to Oconee County’s prison population ranges from about $80 thousand to $160 thousand. County staff have settled on $100 thousand as the estimated prescription costs for another year at the county detention center. A recommendation to renew a contract with an Alabama company goes before Oconee County Council next…

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